Churches prepare to reopen under new restrictions

As churches and other houses of worship get ready to return to in-person services in Rhode Island this weekend, faith leaders are finding they have much to prepare. At Holy Trinity Parish in Woonsocket, the Rev. Daniel Sweet spent much of last weekend figuring out how to enforce social distancing... more

SHS seniors maintain Oratorical tradition

SMITHFIELD – Smithfield High School senior Tim Ferron said he hated La Salle Academy during his winning speech in the Oratorical Competition last week, where he pointed out why he felt a public school education is superior to private schools. Though Ferron ended each point of his comical speech... more

Town working on rules to make backyard fires legal

CUMBERLAND – It’s the oldest trick in the book for Cumberland residents who need to justify their backyard fire when safety... more

Lincoln considers selling land to North Providence

LINCOLN – North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi is hoping to purchase some land in Lincoln to enhance what he calls his town’s “... more

Pawtucket officials will vote on 50-year lease for soccer stadium

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UPDATE: PAWTUCKET – A tentative agreement up for a vote by the City Council this Friday, May 29, calls for a 50-year lease agreement... more