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Storm knocks out power to thousands across northern RI

NRI – Thousands across the state remained without power Wednesday morning after heavy winds knocked down trees and took out lines Tuesday evening. The storm left more than 140,0000 Rhode Islanders in the dark, with...

An outdoor retreat: Summer 2020 sees camping on the rise

NORTHERN RI – In the 1983 comedy hit National Lampoon's Vacation, the Griswold family's stop at the decrepit and dirty "Kamp Komfort," depicts just one more disappointment in a road trip gone wrong. But far...

Blackstone police seize $10,000 in drugs from 18-year-old suspect

BLACKSTONE - Blackstone police have arrested an 18-year-old man after a complaint from a resident led to police finding some $10,000 worth of drugs including ecstasy, THC edibles and Xanax pills. Zachary Pitler, 18 of...

Autumnfest 2020 officially cancelled

WOONSOCKET – A popular festival that has brought tens of thousands of guests to the Blackstone Valley every year for the past four decades will not take place in 2020, organizers announced today. Autumnfest has...

Around the Valley: Mail voting talk, Food drive, Free seminars

Mail ballot talk Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's office will host a panel discussion on mail voting in the upcoming presidential primary on Thursday, May 14 starting at 2 p.m. via Facebook Live. "Rhode Island’s June...

Rhode Island’s stay-at-home order ends, with restrictions

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo lifted the state's stay-at-home order on Saturday, May 9, but things won't be back to normal just yet in the ocean state as restrictions on large gatherings, restaurant services...

Around the Valley: Concert fundraiser, Long term care panel & $400K for tech

Livestream concert fundraiser Mark your calendars for the chance to enjoy entertainment from the comfort of your home, while raising funds for the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council and RI Hospitality Association's Employee Relief Fund. A packed...

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