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WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket has officially lifted its curfew "after two nights of relative calm" according to a press release Thursday from Public Safety Director Eugene Jalette. "We continue... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Administrator Gary Ezovski released another executive order this week easing restrictions on local businesses and gathering size in keeping with the "Phase Two" guidelines of... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Police Department said Wednesday morning there was no widespread looting or rioting in the city the previous night despite social media warnings of potential unrest.... more
DEM encourages beachgoers to purchase beach parking passes online
PROVIDENCE – As of June 1, all Rhode Island state beaches are open to visitors with restrictions. “As we welcome people to our world-class state beaches this year, we’re asking beach visitors to take... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, provided an update Thursday on Rhode Island’s response to the coronavirus disease... more
LINCOLN - Twin River Casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton will begin a limited invitation-only reopening Monday, June 8, the Rhode Island Lottery announced today. The reopening will be limited to select... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are still searching for a 27-year-old man who was reported missing on April 17 after leaving his home with a friend and never returning home. John Cosme was last seen on April 18... more
SMITHFIELD – Police said Thursday that they've arrested a local man, Anthony Rubino, on charges that he set off an explosive device at a home on Greenbrier Road. Rubino had allegedly vandalized a car... more
Boating safety challenge exams offered beginning May 30
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is asking boaters to follow COVID-19 social distancing rules and other safety guidelines at marinas and boatyards and while they’re on the... more