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WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Public Safety Department is urging residents to stay in their homes amid social media posts warning of potential unrest Tuesday night. The statement, issued by the city's... more
DEM encourages beachgoers to purchase beach parking passes online
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management has announced that all Rhode Island state beaches will be open to visitors with new restrictions in place beginning June 1. “As we welcome... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, provided an update Friday on Rhode Island’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket branch of the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles will reopen on Monday, June 1, according to an announcement from the state's Department of Revenue. The branch... 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
WOONSOCKET – CVS announced on Thursday the company is opening 10 new drive-thru testing sites at locations around Rhode Island. The company also opened a new testing site this week just over the... 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
WOONSOCKET – Prime Restoration & Remediation, a Lincoln-based company currently headquartered at 26 Albion Road, has purchased the former Jeweled Cross building on Park East Drive in Woonsocket... 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