Firm upgrades R.I. job search website

economic development economy retail PROVIDENCE – A web-based employment search firm based in Westbrook, Maine, has upgraded its Rhode Island site, the first of six New England states to get enhanced tools for employers and users engaged in the job search. “We upgraded Rhode Island first because we view it as the largest growth opportunity […]

Lally named ‘inspirational leader in hospice and palliative medicine under the age of 40′

health care health care workforce PROVIDENCE – Dr. Kate Lally, director of palliative care at Care New England, has been named an “inspirational leader in hospice and palliative medicine under the age of 40” by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The academy asked its 5,000 members to nominate individuals who are young […]

Officials, EPA celebrate energy conservation work

Energy energy energy WARWICK – Five years ago, East Greenwich, North Providence, South Kingstown and Warwick shared a $497,492 federal Environmental Protection Agency grant to reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings. On Monday, the Ocean State’s congressional delegation joined EPA representatives, elected officials and community representatives to recognize the […]

3/26/2015 7:30:00 PM – Diversity Committee Monthly Meeting

Calendar of Events   Back To Calendar Date/Time Event 3/26/2015 9:00 AM (Municipal Court)  Berkeley Heights Municipal Court Session Berkeley Heights Municipal Court Session Add to My Calendar 3/26/2015 2:00 PM (Municipal Court)  New Provicence Municipal Court Session Special DWI Session Add to My Calendar 3/26/2015 7:30 PM (Diversity Committee Event)  Diversity Committee Monthly Meeting […]

Providence police: Teens caught after robbing gas station

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – It took all of 20 minutes for Providence police to find two juveniles accused of robbing a gas station on Manton Avenue Sunday night. Police say three teens robbed Manton Gas at gunpoint shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, making off with about $400. An eyewitness told officers he saw the boys […]

Minor start time delay in Hernandez trial due to snow

(AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Ted Fitzgerald, Pool) Related Coverage FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Testimony resumed Monday morning, after another snowstorm setback the start time for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. Testimony normally begins around 9.a.m., but got underway around 10:15 a.m. LIVE STREAM: Aaron Hernandez murder trial A records custodian for Sprint Telecommunications was […]

Horses rescued after barn collapse in Rehoboth

Related Coverage REHOBOTH, Mass. (WPRI) – Emergency crews rescued several horses from a barn that collapsed in Rehoboth Monday morning. Police and fire were called to Martin Street around 8:30 a.m. and found the roof on an indoor riding arena had fully collapsed. Three horses were inside at the time and were pulled to safety. […]

Missing Central Falls teen found safe

Related Coverage CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — A teenager who was reported missing Tuesday has been found safe by police five days later. Central Falls Police Chief Col. James Mendonca said 16-year old Charles Langley appears to be in good health but was taken to an area hospital as a precautionary measure. His family has […]

Providence schools closed, many districts delayed

Related Coverage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence schools had previously had six snow days for 2015, and they are closed Monday. Pawtucket schools have also been cancelled, and there are numerous school delays. Last week, the Providence school board decided to ask the state to reduce the number of required school days by one day. […]

Snow ends, slick roads will make for slow commute

Here are some snowfall reports as of around 11:30PM: Providence: 5.5 Richmond: 6.0 Wakefield: 6.0 W. Gloceseter: 4.2″ New Bedford: 4.5″ West Warwick: 5.0″ Westerly: 5.5″ When we are all said and done with this storm, our accumulations should look like this:   The 5-8 swath is for South County and southern Bristol County Mass.  […]