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“Mayday, mayday,” crackled the words over the radio. To fellow firefighters, the distress call evokes images of being trapped in a burning building. It is also a plea to save one of their …
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Warwick: SHOPLIFTING Officer Geoffrey Waldman was dispatched to the Stop & Shop at 2470 Warwick Ave. at approximately 4:31 p.m. on April 13 for a report of a shoplifting in progress. Upon arrival, Waldman …
Cranston: BLOCKED DRIVEWAY Officer Matthew Ricci was contacted by the resident at 162 Magnolia St. at approximately 12:06 p.m. on March 29 regarding a pickup truck blocking her driveway. Upon arrival, Ricci …
Johnston: The Police Log is a digest of reports filed by the Johnston Police Department. STOLEN CAR   Patrolman John DeAngelis responded to 167 Putnam Ave. to the Hertz car rental office at 11 …
White Bengal Tiger - photo from Out of Africa Wildlife Area, Camp Verde, AZ
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210. That number represents both the number of days between episodes, and the approximate number of "walkers" killed during this week's season 3 premiere of AMC's The Walking Dead. When we last saw …
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The view from my second – story bedroom window is a humbling one. It reminds me how precious life is everyday. The view is of a simple cemetery, not quite historical, but dated, none-the-less. …
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'Twas NFL kickoff, when all through the land, All the fans rejoiced with the new season at hand. Nylon jerseys were pulled over new shoulder pads, The end of preseason non-sense made …
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Dear Taylor Swift,I didn't think it was possible, but you've done it. You've really done it.The "Milking a Break-Up for All It's Worth" Award always seemed like it would be held by Alanis Morissette, …
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While it won’t come without costing homeowners, City Council approval of $56 million in bonds to extend sewers and upgrade the wastewater treatment plant appears to have averted fines for some …
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Rhode Islanders had the unique opportunity – a first certainly of this campaign season, and perhaps a first ever in recent times – to hear candidates for all the statewide elective offices from a …
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The card was stolen on April 14 from a wallet secured in a locker, and was used to fraudulently purchase two tablet computers at the Warwick Best Buy at 5:23 p.m. that day.
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The second in a series of lectures focused on public parks with a view on what might be applicable to development at Rocky Point will be held next Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rhode Island …
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“ This lighthouse was my home for over 3 years (1958 - 1961) and I am somewhat pessimistic as to the viability of this project. Three couples seems a crowd even for just an overnight stay. The first … ”
“ Not the same thing at all. This wasn't a photo op of him driving a fire engine with lights and sirens blaring. This was about getting in there and seeing the work firefighters do and experiencing for … ”
“ Good Job by Ed Ladouceur.....he now writes his own blogs like the previous two.....he still can t answer the cost of the sewers. Keep blogging Eddie because everyone knows nobody supports you. ”
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Join Jimmy Devine and guest musicians and singers for a great session of traditional Irish music and song.
Colonial Newport was home to a thriving furniture-making industry, including the renowned Townsend and Goddard workshops. Today the history of this furniture making tradition is still tangible in the …