WESTERLY — Local police charged two men following a fight at Junk and Java last week that spilled into the parking lot. The men, Chad T. Raiche, 22, and Vincent J. Federico, 28, both of Westerly, were charged Friday with disorderly conduct and released on a promise to appear in Fourth Divisi…

    HOPKINTON — An upgrade to the CodeRED alert system is enhancing the towns’ ability to communicate with the public, including an expanded feature that allows for those with mobile and VoIP phones as a primary number to now sign up.

    Police in Hopkinton and Westerly have filed charges against an North Stonington man who is accused of stealing a cellphone from a Westerly man and harassing him and his family at their home.

    WESTERLY — An 82-year-old Westerly woman suffered serious injuries to her legs and hip Wednesday afternoon when she was knocked over and became stuck beneath her car in an accident involving a town front end loader at the Westerly Transfer Station, the Westerly police said.

      PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has announced the appointment of J. David Smith as the new associate director of the Rhode Island E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System. Smith is currently the chairman of the Administration of Justice Department and graduate program director at Salve Re…

      HARTFORD — The White House has told U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy that President Donald Trump remains committed to working on expanded background checks legislation for gun purchases, but the Connecticut Democrat acknowledged Friday that he is skeptical whether anything will happen.

        WESTERLY — The Westerly 350th Anniversary's Olde Tyme Fair on Saturday is expected to draw a large crowd and police are asking local residents and visitors to be aware of road closures and detours, as well as park regulations, that are intended to enhance safety and expedite traffic flow.

        WESTERLY — Emergency personnel with the Westerly Ambulance Corps helped to rescue a woman who had passed out along Tower Street and then witnessed a fight that led to the arrest of two of the woman's neighbors.

          PROVIDENCE — A Rhode Island man nicknamed “The Coin,” who was previously convicted of counterfeiting slugs used in slot machines at several Northeast casinos including at Foxwoods, was sentenced Wednesday to serve 15 months in federal prison for counterfeiting $100 bills.