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Rhode Island prepares for winter

Rhode Island prepares for winter

After the first snowfall of the year Monday dropped up to four inches of snow in parts of Northern Rhode Island, state officials advised motorists about preparations for winter weather, saying motorists should drive accordingly.MORE

Commuter rail and bus hub opens in Pawtucket

Commuter rail and bus hub opens in Pawtucket

A long-awaited new commuter rail station opened Monday on the Pawtucket – Central Falls border, linking commuter rail service from Boston and RIPTA buses serving Rhode Island.MORE

Mass. firm charged with illegally dumping contaminated fill

Mass. firm charged with illegally dumping contaminated fill

A Massachusetts construction company and a former employee have been charged with illegally dumping thousands of tons of contaminated fill in Providence during a highway construction project, the Rhode Island attorney general’s office said Wednesday.MORE

Municipal Court Judge Caprio retires

Municipal Court Judge Caprio retires

Frank Caprio, Chief Judge of the Providence Municipal Court has announced he will retire after 38 years on the bench, according to a statement.MORE

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