UPDATE: Three arrested for racist graffiti in Smithfield

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UPDATE – Police arrest three SMITHFIELD – Police have arrested three juveniles in connection to racist graffiti on the Stillwater Scenic Trail. The youths were charged with malicious damage and conspiracy, according to Smithfield Police Chief Richard St. Sauveur. He said they will be referred to... more

Local agency struggling to find foster families during pandemic

‘If you’re going to do it, now is the time’
WOONSOCKET – Staff members at a local foster care agency say they’re struggling to recruit new foster parents and place children with families during the pandemic, even as the number of removals from homes plummets statewide. Mark Cote is the director of child welfare for Community Care Alliance,... more

Stalls would add $17,000 to cost of LHS project

LINCOLN – The girls’ locker rooms at Lincoln High School will likely have new changing stalls installed after the recently renovated... more

Superintendent search will be run internally

DiManna not applying for top post
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland school community will run its search for a new superintendent internally instead of hiring an outside... more

Domestic charges against Det. Rivera dismissed

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A judge has dismissed domestic charges against a town police detective, saying that accusations against him were... more