WESTERLY — A mix of market rate apartments, manufacturing, restaurants and retail outlets is planned by the new owner of the former Bradford Dyeing Association property, according to town and court officials.
WESTERLY — The man who encouraged others to "keep a song in your heart," and "always keep on singing," is being remembered in fitting fashion — with children, theater and song.
Single family home sales in area towns rose a little over 6 percent in June, compared with June 2018, according to the latest data on closings from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. Here are the local figures:
CHARLESTOWN — Joann DeSarro, her husband, George, and their friend, Ray Capalbo, attended Westerly High School together and graduated in 1969, so they were friends for a very long time. In recent months, though, Capalbo has been even more of a lifeline than a friend.
WESTERLY — The Zoning Board of Review unanimously granted special use and aquifer protection overlay district permits for a proposed medical marijuana growing operation and for a solar power array Thursday. Both projects are envisioned for parts of the former Copar Quarries of Westerly site …
As the start of the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade approached on Thursday afternoon, Dunn's Corners Fire Chief Christopher DeGrave had a tough decision to make. Radar maps weren't favorable much of the day, but the parade had never been canceled and he wasn't about to be the first …
When Stonington police arrested Robert Donell Annunziata, a suspect wanted for murder in Georgia, after he fled the scene of a traffic stop on I-95, K-9 units were crucial in his capture, according to Stonington Police Capt. Todd Olson.
Towns across Rhode Island and Connecticut are readying for extreme heat over the weekend, with temperatures expected to surpass 90 degrees and a heat index that could reach 110 degrees in some areas, according to the National Weather Service. Officials are asking residents to be prepared — a…
WESTERLY — A Bristol man was been ordered held without bond after the police said he stole a 1955 Chevrolet from a man in Narragansett on Tuesday, rear-ended a car on Route 1 in Charlestown and then led police on a chase in Westerly before crashing the car into a ditch near Robin Hollow Lane.
ROCKVILLE — On a sweltering afternoon at the Yawgoog Scout Reservation, campers from Scout Troops 7 and 77 in Warwick are gathered under the trees, setting out the rules for a game they are about to play.
PROVIDENCE — the Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Northfork Bison Distributions of St. Leonard, Quebec, is recalling bison burgers and ground bison because they have the potential to be contaminated with a form of E. coli that can cause diarrheal illness. The meat…
WESTERLY — The Dunn's Corners Fire Department, in partnership with police, fire and EMS agencies across the region, will host the annual Karl E. Kenyon Smokey Bear Parade Thursday night.
WESTERLY — Westerly police said a local man threatened to kill an officer's newborn son and family after his arrest in a domestic dispute Sunday night.
WESTERLY — A Westerly man who fled from an alleged break-in in Smithfield last week was arrested Friday by Westerly police on a charge of filing a false report after he told local police that the rental car he had been driving was stolen.
WILLIMANTIC — Transportation, improved data sharing and renewable energy were some of the issues where the governors of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island said Tuesday they found common ground in their first private meeting with one another, promising to work together in the future.
WESTERLY — The Westerly Housing Authority Board of Directors met Monday during a special meeting to discuss the potential appointment of an interim executive director as well as how to conduct a search for a permanent director.
A Connecticut man is facing charges in two states after police said he fled from the scene of a two-car crash on Atlantic Avenue, only to be stopped across the border in Stonington and charged with driving under the influence.
WESTERLY — A Connecticut woman suffered minor injuries following a Friday afternoon accident in the Walmart parking lot involving an elderly woman who struck the victim and five cars when her foot became stuck on the gas, the police said.
WESTERLY — Two Connecticut men are facing DUI charges following a targeted enforcement Saturday evening that included the assistance of the Providence Police BAT Mobile.
MYSTIC — The Stonington Land Trust will lead a hike through Old Mystic Ridge, the trust’s most recent land acquisition, on Saturday, July 27.
WARWICK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering financial and technical assistance to aquaculture oyster producers through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program. Producers can apply for aid in creating new reefs in approved areas.
WESTERLY — The Westerly Housing Authority will soon begin a search for a new executive director after parting company with Carlos Lopez, who had served since August 2017.
CHARLESTOWN — The Charlestown Town Council has asked Town Solicitor Peter Ruggiero to draft a resolution asking the state legislature to clarify which part of the ocean shoreline is accessible to the general public.
STONINGTON — “An Afternoon at Stone Acres Farm,” a fundraiser for students in South Africa, will be held July 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Stone Acres Farm, 393 Main St.
EXETER — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will begin a timber harvesting project this summer in the Arcadia Management Area.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island's attorney general said Friday that it will be several more months before he is finished reviewing allegations of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy in the state.
WESTERLY — The Jonnycake Center of Westerly will hold a six-week paid job training program for Rhode Island residents age 18 and older beginning Monday, July 29. Classes will be held at the Jonnycake Center, 23 Industrial Drive.
WESTERLY — The Town Council will try a different approach to preventing substance use disorders now that it has abolished the Westerly Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health, which recommended Wednesday that swimming areas at Camp Watchaug and the Burlingame Picnic Area be closed because of high bacteria levels, reversed its recommendation on Thursday, saying that the bacteria counts had returned to acceptable l…
ASHAWAY — The Ashaway Free Library will mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with a special presentation on July 16. Author John Kane will talk about his soon-to-be-published book, "Pilgrims of Woodstock."
PROVIDENCE — Former East Greenwich businesswoman Monique N. Brady, 44, whose company, MNB, specialized in preserving foreclosed homes for resale, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges associated with a $10.3 million dollar Ponzi scheme.
WESTERLY — Westerly High School and Westerly Middle School students exceeded statewide averages for use of alcohol and slightly exceeded or were even with the statewide average for marijuana use, according to results of a survey conducted last year.