Tag archive for ‘PROVIDENCE’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Man charged with murder arraigned on fugitive charge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend has been arraigned in Rhode Island on a fugitive from justice charge. Twenty-six-year-old Scott Rego on Friday appeared in More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Gov. Raimondo orders flags lowered for Memorial Day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has ordered that American and state flags be lowered in observation of Memorial Day. The Democratic governor on Friday ordered the flags at state agencies More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Stop taking selfies with seals: officials

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. officials are warning people not to take selfies with seals, no matter how tempting. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s fisheries office says seal pupping season is More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Brown University announces new Rhode Island physicians group

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Brown University's medical school has announced a partnership with six Rhode Island academic medical practices in a new group that will employ more than 500 doctors. The university made the More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Audit: Troubled computer system has cost $400M so far

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A newly released audit finds that Rhode Island has paid more than $400 million to develop its troubled public benefits computer system. A state auditor's report detailing the costs of the More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Rhode Island cities growing slowly

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's biggest city isn't growing very fast. The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that Providence's population grew by an estimated 217 people in a year's time, to a total population More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Mayor keeps fighting after PawSox stadium plans stall

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Supporters of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox haven't given up even though the plans have stalled in the Rhode Island legislature. Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien has scheduled a Wednesday More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Fake Uber driver charged with string of sex assaults

PROVIDENCE, R.I — A Rhode Island man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl while posing as an Uber driver has been indicted on multiple charges. Prosecutors allege 36-year-old Francis More...

By admin On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Kids could spend snow days studying under lawmaker’s bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Snow days at Rhode Island schools might not just be for sledding anymore. The state Senate Education Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday on a proposal that would allow schools More...

By admin On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Seasonal Coast Guard stations open for summer boating season

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is opening seasonal stations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for the summer boating season. The Coast Guard says Station Scituate in Scituate, Massachusetts, opens More...