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Rollover crash in Westerly sends driver to trauma center

WESTERLY, R.I. (WJAR) — A driver was pulled from a car that rolled over in Westerly on Wednesday afternoon. Crews responded to Atlantic Avenue around 4:30 p.m. where they discovered a car rolled over near a pond. Fire officials said crews from Misquamicut and Westerly removed the driver from...
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How much water is needed for Connecticut to bust through the summer drought?

CONNECTICUT, USA — Connecticut's drought continues to worsen as the summer season presses on. Eastern parts of Windham and New London counties have been upgraded to extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor as of Thursday morning. The area makes up about 13% of the state. But the rest of Connecticut is also experiencing a moderate or severe drought, depending on the location.
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Eye on RI: Washington County Fair

Ashley Erling brings us “Eye on RI” featuring local events and attractions!. Washington County Fair- The Fair is RI’s largest agricultural event. Admission includes access to all daily concerts, special acts and events, the giant midway and kiddy land area (all ride tickets & games separate), agricultural events/shows, exhibits/displays, tractor and horse pulls, farm museum, and much more! At the Main Stage pine grove you can relax and enjoy some of music’s hottest acts…one of the biggest draws to the Fair is today’s Country Music Stars! Bring the entire family for five full days of FUN!
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Police warn of rise of scams targeting renters

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A University of Rhode Island student answered an ad on Facebook Marketplace for an apartment in Wakefield and was cheated out of $1,800. The person claiming to be the landlord said he was always traveling and wouldn’t be able to show the student the apartment before moving into it.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI
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Washington County Fair kicks off in full swing

RICHMOND, R.I. (WJAR) — The Washington County Fair kicked off on Wednesday morning, featuring rides, entertainment, truck pulls and more. The fair will run through Sunday with the fair gates opening at 8 a.m. According to the fair's website, the rides will open at 12 p.m. The fair was...
RICHMOND, RI

Cooling off at the Whale Tail

New London residents cool off at the Whale Tail fountain on Parade Plaza Thursday, August 18, 2022. “It’s finally cool enough to leave the house,” said Miguel Ramos as he watched his girlfriend’s granddaughter Adalyn Silva Torres, 7, play in the water. Nearby Liz Garcia watched as her son Jerome Pittman, 7, ran through the water giggling. “It was his idea to come here today,” she said.
NEW LONDON, CT
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All hands on deck as Ferry owner looks to hire additional employees

Charlie Donadio, the president and owner of Rhode Island Fast Ferry, is making a “Mayday” call for help, but his vessels need employees, not a rescue. “We have immediate openings,” Donadio said. “We are looking for anybody with experience in boating, sailing, offshore fishing, or any type of maritime experience. This is a great opportunity for retirees, or for anybody who just likes working on the water.”
NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI
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Police investigate shoot-out in Norwich

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – Norwich police said they responded to a shoot-out in the late hours of Tuesday evening. Just after 9:30 p.m., officers responded to several 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of Boswell Avenue. The callers stated that multiple vehicles were involved and sped away once the shots had cleared. Once […]
NORWICH, CT
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