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  • A second outbreak of the flu has spread throughout the state, including several cases in Westerly. The Rhode Island Department of Health declared the flu widespread in an April 17 news release, describing it as a more intense strain than … more ...
    HARTFORD — A Stonington woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys’ parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report. The … more ...
    MYSTIC — There are reasons why Gov. Dannel P. Malloy designated the 2013-2014 academic year to be the “Year of the Charles W. Morgan,” and those reasons are approaching fast. The ship, one of the main attractions at Mystic Seaport, … more ...
    KINGSTON — Students in University of Rhode Island’s production of “Chicago” know what it means to be committed. In addition to classes and part-time jobs, these students have been memorizing lines, songs and dances to perfect their performances in the … more ...
    WARWICK — The first phase of the Misquamicut beach access trial ended Wednesday with testimony from two land surveyors called to testify for the defendant property owners. Following the testimony in Kent County Superior Court, William Landry, the lawyer for … more ...
    WARWICK — Two witnesses called Monday to testify in the Misquamicut beach access case said they both believed that the beach area, from Westerly Town Beach to Weekapaug Breachway, was open to the public, but questions from the defense lawyer … more ...
    CHARLESTOWN — The public hearing on the town’s proposed extraction ordinance which began March 10 continued Monday, with the revised ordinance drawing even more criticism than the original. But before the discussion of the revisions began, the council introduced a … more ...

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    URI decides to arm its police officers   Published Apr 14, 2014
    KINGSTON — A decision to arm University of Rhode Island police officers was announced Monday after a year-long campus discussion with faculty, students, staff and others. Although providing weapons to officers has been considered for a period of years, a … more ...
    There is a moratorium on utility shut offs in Rhode Island between Nov. 1 and April 15. Families who don’t pay anything toward their gas or electric bills during those months get a temporary reprieve, but they may also have … more ...
    RICHMOND — Some members of the Richmond Town Council said they were surprised and angry to learn that after supporting a council resolution to support the 2014-15 Chariho school budget, Councilor Paul Michaud later sent a letter to residents urging … more ...
    WARWICK — After reviewing about 200 deeds and other related documents, a real estate title lawyer determined that the original owners of a disputed section of Misquamicut never intended to dedicate the beach area of their property as public. The … more ...
    CHARLESTOWN — Firefly Song of Wind was Dr. Ella Wilcox-Thomas Sekatau’s Narragansett Indian name. On Monday, Sekatau passed from this world into, Native people might say, the spirit world. “She was a great light and we are diminished by the … more ...
    WARWICK — The lawyer for the Misquamicut property owners who are being sued by the state for allegedly failing to allow public access to the beach in front of their homes was scheduled to start his case this morning. On … more ...
    It has long been gospel among retailers that tobacco pulls so much business into stores, with smokers also picking up water, gum or a bag of chips, that dumping it would be a sales killer. However, with pressure from anti-smoking … more ...
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