Popular Discount Supermarket Closes Doors, Leaving Shoppers Stunned in Warwick, Rhode IslandEmily Rose KentNewsBreak Contributor
Rhode Island Man Charged with Cocaine Possession Near Canadian Border on Lake ChamplainDesiree HarosNewsBreak Contributor
Taunton Police Officers Injured in Encounter with Knife-Wielding SuspectRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Dartmouth Health To Host 5 former U.S. Surgeons General for Virtual Roundtable on HealthcareInDepthNH.orgNewsBreak Contributor
Myths and Urban Legends in Rhode IslandDede KurniaNewsBreak Contributor
Popular Discount Supermarket Closes Doors, Leaving Shoppers Stunned in Warwick, Rhode Island
Customers left puzzled and frustrated by sudden grocery store closure. In a startling turn of events that has left customers and local community members perplexed, a well-loved regional grocery chain has shut down one of its key locations. This decision was made without any clear explanation, causing an air of bewilderment amongst regular shoppers and employees alike.
Change of Venue for October 23, 2023 Town Council Meeting: Now at Portsmouth High School Auditorium
The Town Council Meeting, originally scheduled for October 23, 2023, has been relocated to the Portsmouth High School Auditorium at 120 Education Lane. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM. The agenda will include discussions carried over from the meeting on September 11, 2023, primarily focusing on 'Old Business One'.
Rhode Island man charged after feds find 26 pounds of cocaine in kayak near Canadian border
Federal agents apprehended 38-year-old Freddy Rodriguez in Highgate, Vermont, after finding 26 pounds of cocaine in his possesseion, prosecutors said.
Man who killed girlfriend, wrapped her in plastic, and left her body in a fridge sentenced to life
ROVIDENCE, R.I. (TCD) -- A man who was recently found guilty of killing his girlfriend last year and leaving her body in a refrigerator has been sentenced to two life terms in prison. The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office announced the news Tuesday, Sept. 26, saying Nathan Cooper will serve...
Fire at Fall River seafood wholesaler
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — A fire broke out at a Fall River seafood wholesaler on Wednesday afternoon. ABC 6 News crews saw multiple fire department vehicles at Raw Seafood, Inc. on Currant Road around 4 p.m. Firefighters were also seen supplying water to the business’ roof. ABC...
Suspected DUI driver in stolen truck drove on wrong side of road, reached 100 mph, before deadly crash: police
DUI suspect, Alexis Pineda, 25, who has a history of arrests, is facing numerous charges for a crash that killed 63-year-old Michael Hope of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and left a passenger in the alleged stolen Chevrolet pickup truck seriously injured, according to the arrest report.
Police say group of aggressive panhandlers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts are scammers from Texas
Local police are warning the public that money donated to certain panhandlers may not be going where you think it is going. The West Warwick Police has learned about an organized group from Romania (via Texas), who have been aggressively panhandling at street intersections throughout the area. This group uses...
Bristol man accused of killing, robbing grandmother for drug money convicted
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A Bristol man was convicted in the killing of his grandmother, prosecutors said Tuesday. The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office said Raymond Paiva, 30, plead guilty to murder, conspiracy to commit murder, four counts of receiving stolen goods — less than $1,500, two counts of forgery, and obtaining property under false pretenses — less than $1,500.
Missing 21-year-old Fall River man found dead
Fall River Police Department said the missing Fall River man last seen on Saturday was found dead Tuesday. Police said that Thomas Rabuffetti, 21, was found dead on Tuesday morning. He was last seen near Cloverdale Farm on South Main Street at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and was listed as...
New high-end Mexican waterfront restaurant coming to Fall River
A new restaurant is headed to Fall River’s waterfront in the coming months. Represented by Attorney Mark Levin and well-known city restaurant owner Michael Lund, Morgan’s Cantina LLC went in front of the Licensing Board on Monday for a new All Alcohol Common Victuallers License. Lund, who currently...
A RI woman is helping the National BTK Task Force. What they hope to learn.
The daughter of the BTK serial killer was in the throes of what she describes as a "closet crisis" in her Florida home on Aug. 30. Kerri Rawson says the "raw feelings" stemmed from an inflection point in her high-profile campaign assisting investigators trying to solve cold cases that might involve her father. Feeling a bit exposed, she escaped to her closet.
Frosty Freez closes for the season on September 30
Frosty Freez, the ever-so-popular ice cream shop located at 496 East Main Road in Middletown, has announced that it will close for the 2023 season on Saturday, September 30. Frosty Freez, a season business in operation since 1956, will reopen for the 2024 season around April 1. Frosty Freez is...
9 Target Stores Closing In These Major Cities Because Of Theft And Violence
Target is the ultimate store where you can walk in to buy just one thing and walk out with a carriage full of things you didn’t need. When you ask the average consumer why they shop at Target stores, you’ll get a variety of answers but the most common one is “you can find absolutely anything at a Target store.” Target’s motto is “Expect More. Pay Less.” For the most part, people shop at Target to grab anything from baby products to household items to groceries. Not every Target has a grocery section but many do. Either way, we can bet money that if you’re planning on going to a Target store for one item, you’ll come out with at least two.
Local Butler Hospital Begins Construction on Renovated Mental Health Unit
Governor Dan McKee has started construction on a 25-bed unit at Butler Hospital, part of Care New England Health System. The State Fiscal Recover Fund (SFRF) and federal funds are financing the renovations. The project aims to enhance mental health and substance abuse treatment services, aligning with the Rhode Island 2030 Plan.
State suspends license of fire inspector connected to Harborside Inn – what we know.
NEW SHOREHAM – The inspector who marked as compliant the fire-suppression system that failed to activate in the Harborside Inn during a blaze that destroyed the historic hotel has had his license revoked, state officials confirmed. Peter Freund, owner of Emergency Services of New England LLC, was operating under...
Smart electric meters are coming to Rhode Island. Here's why.
Smart meters, technology considered essential to modernizing the power grid, are coming to Rhode Island. State regulators on Wednesday approved a $153-million plan for Rhode Island Energy to replace over the next decade 525,000 outdated meters at homes and businesses with new devices that would allow the company and its customers to monitor usage in close to real time.
RI announces $10 million in funding for housing crisis as colder months approach
The McKee administration is making an effort to ramp up the state's efforts to fight the state's housing and homeless crises as the colder months approach.
Newport County real estate: Jamestown home sold for $3.1M top sale
222 Beacon Ave, $840,000, B: Terrance W. Hopper, S: John Connors & Pamela Connors. 67 Newport St, $3,100,000, B: Liberty Realty T & Ingrid B. Chung Tr, S: Catherine W Wilkinson RET & Catherine W. Wilkinson Tr. MIDDLETOWN. 163 Chases Ln, $468,222, B: Christopher P. Johnson, S: Christ Michael E...
New Bedford Was the Backdrop for This Reba McEntire Video
Reba McEntire is arguably one of the biggest stars in American country music. Dubbed "The Queen of Country," Reba has sold over 75 million records worldwide, with over 100 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 25 of which reached No. 1. In addition to recording, Reba has performed...
Portsmouth Community Electricity announces electricity prices for Winter 2023-2024
The Portsmouth Community Electricity program is announcing new winter electricity supply prices to go into effect beginning with the November meter read. The new prices are fixed for six months and will be adjusted to summer rates in May 2024. Current participants do not need to take any action to remain in the program and receive the new pricing for the product in which they are currently enrolled.