With readers away, the critters will play

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library is closed to the public, but that hasn’t stopped a special visitor from keeping the librarians company over the past few weeks. A baby woodchuck has become a regular presence outside the library, where librarians say they often see him pressing his... more

Long-lost sight returns to Carriage Heights

LINCOLN – Longtime residents of Lincoln’s Carriage Heights neighborhood were greeted by a familiar sight this month: a historic horse-drawn carriage prominently displayed at the entrance to the community. For years, a covered horse-drawn carriage, complete with a full-sized horse statue, sat in... more

Cumberland police hear 126 complaints on fireworks

One arrest in Cumberland, none in Lincoln
CUMBERLAND – Police in Cumberland responded to 126 calls of complaint related to fireworks during the month of June and through... more

Smithfield council narrowly agrees to allow road race

SMITHFIELD – After debate Tuesday, the Smithfield Town Council agreed in a 3-2 vote to allow the rescheduling of the Sour Apple Road... more

Bridge connecting NP, Johnston shut down

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A small but key connection point between North Providence and Johnston, allowing motorists to avoid significant... more