Massachusetts Commercial Fisherman Sentenced to Prison for Tax EvasionHunt County Theft ReportsNewsBreak Contributor
OSHA cites, proposes $200k in fines for Freetown concrete contractor after employee fatalityThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Atlanta-based international drug and money laundering ring dismantled, five sentencedThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Tasty New Business Opens in AttleboroDianna CarneyNewsBreak Contributor
19-year-old Kayla Kermelewicz. Kayla is missing from Massachusetts since April 12, 2023Ada E.NewsBreak Contributor
RI community mourns death of ‘amazing' 22-year-old
The Bristol, Rhode Island, community is mourning the loss of a 22-year-old woman who died last month from viral meningitis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is the most common form of meningitis and most people get better on their own without treatment, but that wasn't the case for Maddie Pacheco, NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR reports.
Cumberland Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Alleged Package Thief
• The Cumberland Police Department is seeking public assistance in identifying a man who allegedly stole a package from a home on Mohawk Street. • The incident occurred on December 1, around 3:30 p.m., and was captured on a Ring camera.
This Rhode Island State City Becomes Battleground in Republican vs Democrat 2024 War
The 2024 presidential election is still over a year away, but the battle lines are already being drawn. One of the key battlegrounds is likely to be Providence, Rhode Island. The city is becoming increasingly politically polarized, and it is home to a growing number of swing voters. As a result, it is likely to be a major focus for both the Republican and Democratic parties in the upcoming election.
Letter: Fall River area woman completely turned her life around; looking for landlord to give her a chance to reunite family
FALL RIVER, MA – Fall River Reporter asked Casey if we could share her post. Good luck and congratulations on your continued recovery!. “These photos are 17 months apart. “I’ve been sober for almost 2 years. I’ve overcame a lot of hardship and struggles and have completely turned my life around and become a totally different person!
Herreshoff Museum Holiday Market: Want to Be a Vendor?
Attention, holiday market enthusiasts! The Herreshoff Museum is gearing up for its Holiday Market and is extending a warm invitation to all. The Sun, Dec 03 · 12pm - 5pm event promises to be a vibrant blend of unique vendors, festive cheer, and maritime history.
Arraignment Set For Florida Man In East Providence Chase
East Providence Police say a Florida man is facing more than 100 felony counts after a shooting and high-speed chase. Joshua Pavao was arrested after he was involved in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pawtucket and Taunton avenues Friday afternoon. That was after someone shot out the back...
These bristol, RI based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to bristol..
Commentary: Offshore wind foes push false info about whale deaths
As the former mayor of New Bedford, former regional administrator of NOAA Fisheries, and as president of the Board of the New Bedford Ocean Cluster, I know that commercial fishing and offshore wind can co-exist and thrive. But this requires honest communication about the real conflicts between wind and fishing that need science-based thinking, baseline and ongoing research, respectful listening, and collaborative problem solving.
Rhode Island police investigating after dog left abandoned in cemetery had to be euthanized
Police in Rhode Island have an active animal abuse investigation open, and they are looking for help from the community. According to police on Friday, this senior male pup was abandoned at Pawtuxet Cemetery, 100 Harrison Avenue, in Warwick. The dog had to be euthanized. Anyone with information on the...
Bristol County home prices stayed the same as last month. Here's what to know.
The median home in Bristol County listed for $549,900 in November, flat to the previous month's $549,900, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. Compared to November 2022, the median home list price increased 16.4% from $471,150. The statistics in this article only pertain to houses listed for sale in Bristol County, not houses...
Florida man arrested, arsenal of weapons seized after RI shooting, high-speed chase
A Florida man is facing over 100 charges after a shooting and high-speed chase in East Providence, Rhode Island, on Friday afternoon. According to WJAR, 43-year-old Joshua D. Pavao, of Kissimmee, Florida, is charged with 106 counts of possessing a large capacity feeding device, two counts of license or permit required for carrying a pistol, discharge of a firearm from a motor vehicle, firing in a compact area, eluding an officer with a motor vehicle in a high-speed pursuit, duty to stop for an accident resulting in injury, duty to stop for an accident with occupied vehicle, vandalism and obstructing an officer in the execution of duty.
Police warn Rhode Islanders of phone scam
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — The South Kingstown Police Department are warning the public about a phone scam affecting Rhode Islanders. Police said the scam deals with a supposed missed court date or money owed to prevent an arrest. The caller in the scam claims to be a South...
New housing facility for homeless female veterans in RI opens
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island reopened a historic Woonsocket property on Nov. 27 as a transitional home for homeless female veterans. The house was named in honor of the late Marine Cpl. Andrea Ryder. The house will provide shelter to 10 female veterans, to be identified by the state Office of Veterans Services. Kasim Yarn, director of that office, attended the ceremony along with Providence VA Medical Center Director Larry Connell and other dignitaries. ...
Bristol mom claims child with special needs isn't getting proper education
(WJAR) — A rocky start to the school year leads a mom in Bristol to pull her son out of the school after she claims he wasn't getting the proper special education resources. "I'm at the point where I'm done fighting. How much do I have to fight for my six year old to go to school?" said the mother, who wanted to remain anonymous out of fear of repercussions.
What are they building by the Airport Connector and I-95 intersection? We found out.
Road construction projects are happening all around the state, all the time. There's the new Interstate 95 North project, the tireless work on the Newport Pell Bridge, the new roundabout at the Henderson Bridge. You get the idea. This week for What and Why RI it's a smaller Rhode Island Department of Transportation that sparked a question, about a new structure currently being built in the grassy area next to I-95. ...
Providence club temporarily closed after triple shooting
Providence police are investigating after three people were shot early Sunday morning.
First-ever Gems and Jewels Ball to celebrate hidden treasures of Fall River community
FALL RIVER — Get all dressed up and celebrate some folks who help the community shine brighter at the inaugural Gems and Jewels Ball. Presented by Bristol Black Collective Inc., the ball will be held at the historic carousel at Battleship Cove. This event is meant to celebrate the...
Stars In Rhode Island For Good Burger 2 Filmed At Friendly’s
Stars in Rhode Island? Is Rhode Island the NEW Hollywood? Push over Hocus Pocus 2. There’s some NEW magic in town!. What do Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Gronk, Pete Davidson, Leslie Jones and more have in common? They were ALL in Rhode Island this year to film Good Burger 2.
Fall River shooting under investigation
A reported shooting is under investigation in Fall River, Massachusetts. Fall River Police tell NBC10 Boston affiliate WJAR that they received several calls around 8:30 p.m. Saturday for multiple shots fired in the area of Tecumseh Street. Responding officers found bullet casings on the ground but there was no victim,...
Warwick Restaurant Trio: A Foodie's Paradise
Discover the diverse flavors of Warwick through a trio of restaurants that offer a blend of Asian, American, and street food delights. Stepped into Wasabi Japanese Chinese Thai Cuisine and was immediately taken by the soothing ambiance and the cute, intimate booths. The service was top-notch, making the experience even better. The Dan Dan and Char Siu noodles, both pork bone-based, were a delight. The vegetable Hibachi and shrimp dishes were a bit salty, but the perfectly cooked vegetables made up for it. The sweet and sour chicken and beef lo mein were memorable. And don't get me started on the tempura ice cream! A hidden gem indeed, with a great lunch menu and a special mention for the 30% off sushi. Highly recommended!