Providence, RITurnto10.com

Man, 28, in critical condition following stabbing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — Police said a 28-year-old man is in critical condition following a stabbing Saturday morning. Providence police said the man was stabbed at about 2 a.m. outside of Opa Restaurant located on Atwells Avenue. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, officers said. No arrests have been...
Providence, RITurnto10.com

Violent night in Providence leaves 1 dead, several others injured

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — A violent night in Providence leaves one woman dead and several people injured. Providence police said they responded to Broad Street and Fricker Street around 1:45 a.m. for a report of a man who was stabbed. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious, but...
Portsmouth, RITurnto10.com

Boaters gather for informal 'Aquapalooza' event off Portsmouth

Hundreds of boats took to Potters Cove off Prudence Island for the annual Aquapalooza event Saturday. The event, usually the last Saturday in July, was curtailed last year because of the pandemic. People launch their boats from nearby marinas-- some tying their vessels together-- while playing music, enjoying coolers full...
Providence, RIprovidencejournal.com

Woman killed in Providence drive-by shooting

A 24-year-old woman was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on Olney Street in Providence early Sunday morning, police said. The victim, who has not been identified, was outside her automobile across from Roger Williams Green and the University Heights Apartment complex when the shooting happened around 3:30 a.m., Maj. David Lapatin said.
Providence, RIWPRI

Providence police respond to 4 separate incidents, including a deadly shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — It was a busy night for police in Providence as they responded to four separate incidents, including a deadly shooting. According to Major David Lapatin, the first incident happened on Broad and Fricker Streets before 2 a.m. Police were called for a report of a man stabbed. The victim, who is not being identified at this time, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Cranston, RITurnto10.com

DLT resolves issues certifying unemployment claims

CRANSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — The Department of Labor and Training have resolved a system error that prevented people from certifying unemployment claims. A DLT spokesperson said the agency’s reCAPTCHA system, which is intended to stop bots, was not recognizing Social Security numbers to process payments online. They were initially advising...
Acushnet, MAPosted by
Acushnet (MA) Weather Channel

Sun forecast for Acushnet — 3 ways to hit it head-on

(ACUSHNET, MA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Acushnet. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Providence, RIprovidencejournal.com

Car Doctor: Highlander Hybrid was left idling, now it won't start

Q: I have a 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that was running well. About a month ago, I left it running and forgot about it. When I realized I left it running, I went to the car. It had stopped. There was little fuel in the vehicle at the time I left it running. Now, the battery does not charge. It appears the battery is dead, and fuel has run out. Should I put in a new battery and a few gallons of gas and expect it to run? Or should I take it to a mechanic to be fixed? Or must it go to the dealership?
Providence, RIFireEngineering.com

Three Overnight Fires Leave at Least 18 Displaced in Providence (RI)

PROVIDENCE — Fires ripped through three multifamily homes on Friday night and early Saturday morning, displacing several families. The first fire was reported at 28 Simmons St. in the Silver Lake neighborhood at around 7 p.m. The firefighters’ union stated on social media that 59 firefighters were called to what became a three-alarm blaze.
Fall River, MAHerald News

Opinion: Hard to believe Coogan will spend relief funds wisely

It can be applauded that Mayor Paul Coogan has earmarked $1.5M in COVID relief for truly needy families, delinquent in their rent, provided that appropriate criteria, not front page politics, are utilized in determining those best in need. How best to use ARPA money, though, should be very carefully thought...