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Camaro Hits Fishing Charter Business, Loses

The running joke is that Mustangs are naturally attracted to crowds of people, but it’s not like the Camaro’s image is completely untarnished. We’ve covered quite a few incidents of the Chevy muscle car being crashed into inanimate objects like a pond or a traffic control box. Here’s another one, a Camaro which face-planted into a fishing charter building on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
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Twice-deported Local Dominican national sentenced to prison after 9 million lethal doses of fentanyl, 20 kilos of cocaine, and 1 kilo of heroin seized

PROVIDENCE – A twice-deported Dominican national who led a drug-trafficking organization that imported millions of doses of Mexican-sourced cocaine and fentanyl was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Providence to fifteen years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha. Eighteen kilos of fentanyl, enough to...
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'It was because of Gayle': Bartender remembered as lifeblood of Newport restaurant scene

NEWPORT — A fundraising event to benefit the family of a beloved member of the local hospitality industry who died unexpectedly is slated for Sunday.  Gayle Walsh, who started as a bartender at One Pelham East in 2004 and worked her way up to assistant general manager, died June 10. According to her obituary, she "took her own life after a long and courageous battle with grief over the loss of her youngest daughter Caroline to suicide...

New Bedford Man Arrested for Fentanyl Distribution

A New Bedford man was arrested on June 22, 2022 on drug distribution charges involving fentanyl. Hector Diaz, 44, was indicted on two counts of distribution of and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Diaz was released on conditions following an initial appearance yesterday before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein.

3 players with Rhode Island ties landed with NBA teams. Here's who went where

No local players were selected in this year’s edition of the NBA Draft, but Thursday night still brought good news to a fortunate few with area ties. Portsmouth native Cole Swider agreed to a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and Providence College wing Justin Minaya accepted a Summer League invitation from the Charlotte Hornets. The Athletic and the New York Daily News, respectively, were first to report those two developments.

Bear euthanized after being removed from I-495 median following car crash

MIDDLEBORO – Police moved an injured bear from the median of Interstate 495 in Middleboro early Thursday afternoon after the animal was hit by a car.  The bear will be euthanized after a medical evaluation conducted by wildlife experts determined it sustained significant injuries and couldn't be relocated. Massachusetts State Police and Environmental Police were in the area for more than an hour monitoring the bear's movements in the woods between the north and southbound lanes of 495 near Route 24 in Middleboro.SkyEye video captured the bear attempting to hobble out of the woods before police arrived. The bear was struggling with an apparent injury to its back leg.  After briefly moving toward the highway, the bear limped back into the woods.Troopers shut down traffic in both directions periodically while trying to get the bear to come out.Around 12:30 p.m., Environmental Police were able to sedate the bear, load it into the back of a pickup truck and drive it away safely.

Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina in Newport, RI Sold for $174.0 Million

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) today announced that on June 23, 2022, it acquired the AAA Four Diamond 257-room Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina in Newport, Rhode Island for $174.0 million. Gurney’s Newport is an irreplaceable ten-acre waterside resort located on highly visible Goat Island in world-famous Newport, Rhode...

These three beaches in Bourne all failed water quality testing

BUZZARDS BAY – Three public beaches in Bourne failed water quality testing during the first week of that program carried out by the Barnstable County Health and Environment Department. Bourne Health Agent Terri Guarino told the Board of Health on June 22 that the failed beaches registered elevated bacteria levels at Patuisset along Hen Cove in Pocasset, Picture Lake also in Pocasset and Sagamore Beach north of the canal at Cape Cod Bay. ...

No injuries when front end loader rolls over at job site in Mashpee

MASHPEE – No injuries were reported after a front end loader reportedly overturned at a job site in Mashpee. It happened about 4 PM off Nathan Ellis Highway (Route 151) at a job site by Andy’s Market. Firefighters mitigated a fluid spill. The incident is under investigation. Further details were not immediately available.

Falmouth Continues Steps To Remove Town Manager

FALMOUTH – A public hearing was held this week allowing both parties to state their arguments on the ongoing effort by the Falmouth select board to remove Julian Suso from the town manager role. The effort began after a negative performance review of Suso by the board that indicated...