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Providence, RIGoLocalProv

EDITORIAL: Bring RI State Police to Providence to Take on ATVs

Providence is under siege and the Providence Police — understaffed by 100 — can’t possibly address the number of calls for help and overcome the limitations placed on the force by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare alone. Presently, Providence is a terribly violent place. In...
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New Haven Register

Feds: R.I. man spent $48K on stolen credit cards from CT, other states

A Rhode Island man was sentenced in New Haven federal court this week on credit card fraud and identity theft offenses, giving him what prosecutors say is his fourth federal conviction. Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer sentenced 63-year-old Henry A. Fellela Jr., of Johnston, to 48 months in prison, followed by...
Cranston, RIWPRI

More than half seeking COVID-19 funeral aid in RI still waiting

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – When Victor Charles contracted COVID-19 last year, he was filled with dread because he lived alone with his 94-year-old mother, Claire. She too became sick and within days Charles had to call an ambulance. “I looked out the door, they took her in the wheelchair down...
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9 Places In Rhode Island That Are Like A Tropical Oasis In The Summer

Now you may not think of Rhode Island first when you’re trying to replicate a tropical vacation, but actually, it might be the perfect place to do that and save yourself the cost of a pricey plane ticket! Surrounded by miles of gorgeous beaches with all types of terrain, just make sure to bring your sunblock and a towel and you’ll feel like you’re sitting right in an ocean-front tropical resort when you visit one of these nine stunning stops!
Providence, RIprovidencejournal.com

RI updates COVID cases by community

Here is the latest list of coronavirus cases by community. Towns that have reported the most new cases over the last week, on a per-capita basis, are listed higher. New cases were up in 31 of the 39 Rhode Island cities and towns. They were down in New Shoreham, Jamestown, Little Compton, Barrington, Exeter, Central Falls and South Kingstown. They were flat in Burrillville.