HOPKINTON — A 33-year-old Groton woman who was working as a live-in caregiver for a Panciera Lane resident is facing charges after the police said she took a shotgun belonging to her employer while intoxicated and fired several rounds toward the tree line outside his home during the early mo…

NORTH STONINGTON — Increased traffic flow, an uptick in the number of summer visitors and volunteer availability during weekday shifts have left leaders at the North Stonington Volunteer Fire Company with a difficult balancing act to assure they are able to continue to meet the community’s g…

CHARLESTOWN — Members of the community have stepped up to help a Rhode Island State Trooper and his family, raising $65,000 in under four days after they lost their home in a Thursday afternoon fire as friends, extended family and neighbors seek to help the family get back on their feet.

RICHMOND — Police have filed charges against a Hopkinton man that officers said “was driving with reckless disregard for others” just prior to a crash on July 1 that led to the death of a 73-year-old attorney and seriously injured his wife.

    WESTERLY — Members of the public are invited to meet with Smokey Bear, check out old fire engines and other apparatus, and learn about local fire services during the Watch Hill Fire Department's annual Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Night on Wednesday.

    Smoke alarms save lives and are critical in protecting families from the devastation of home fires. They provide early warning of fire and allow for additional time to escape before smoke and flames obstruct and hinder your exit. However, there are times when smoke alarms sound when there is…

    WESTERLY — A year ago, members of the Dunn’s Corners Fire Department had to work hard to save a 50-year tradition, altering the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade to adhere to social-distancing guidelines. Firefighters broke from the usual crowd interactions and local residents were le…