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CNE: Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Mandated

PROVIDENCE, RI — Care New England reports 85 percent of staff at its hospitals, including Kent Hospital, are vaccinated against COVID-19, but that it’s ordering...

RIDOH: Scarborough Beaches Closed, Still

NARRAGANSETT — It’s Labor Day weekend, but Scarborough Beaches are closed thanks to fecal coliform bacteria, the RI Department of Health reminds beach-goers. The department...

RIDOH: No Swimming at Scarborough Beaches

NARRAGANSETT —The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends no swimming at Scarborough State Beaches (North and South) in Narragansett due to high bacteria levels....

WPD: Motel 6 Car Thieves Arrested Peacefully

WARWICK, RI — Warwick Police report the peaceful arrest of two Motel 6 car thieves – men linked to three car thefts after finding the...

Council Lets State Firefighter Overtime Rule Alone

WARWICK, RI — About two years ago, RI’s General Assembly codified firefighter paid leave to count toward overtime, typically a negotiated benefit, which the City...

RI Trooper Log: Crashes, Callers, DUI Arrests

Editor’s note: The following RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper Log were reported by the RI State Police on their website. An arrest reflects charges against...

Langevin: U.S. Must Help Partners Fleeing Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Jim Langevin expressed his condolences to the families of the servicemen killed in a bombing Thursday outside Kabul Airport in Afghanistan...

RIDOT: Rte. 10 South Shifts in Providence

PROVIDENCE— As part of the ongoing $410 million Route 6/10 Interchange Project, RIDOT will shift lanes on Rte. 10 South to the left in at...

Kent YMCA Lower Pond Among Closed Beaches

WARWICK, RI — Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in Warwick is among four closed beaches the he Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends no...

DEM Repairing Beaches, Then Parks Post Henri

PROVIDENCE, RI — Tropical Storm Henri  directly hit RI beaches, management areas, and several other facilities, which the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM)...

RI Faces Henri Hurricane Watch, Storm Surge Watch

UPDATE Sunday, 11 a.m.: After a brief updgrade to hurricane,  Henri has been downgraded to a tropical storm. High winds, power outages and flooding are...

Surprise Traffic Camera Surveillance Draws Criticism

CRANSTON, RI — Surveillance cameras went up on Cranston, Pawtucket and Woonsocket Streets without warning or explanation last week, which police told folks yesterday, something...

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