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Burrillville K9 sniffs out felony charges for Providence woman

BURRILLVILLE – A Providence woman is facing three felony counts of possession of narcotics following a search by Burrillville Police K9 Rex earlier this month that turned up dozens of prescription pills of varying...

Task force: No. Smithfield needs new police station

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Sagging floors. Chipping paint. Cracked and peeling floor tiles. Water leaks that leave stains on the ceiling tiles, window sills and walls; rot door and window frames; and destroy the building's...

Mass. man arrested at Spring Lake after spitting at woman who asked him to...

BURRILLVILLE – A 39-year-old Massachusetts man is facing assault charges after spitting at the beach manager who confronted him because he was not wear a face covering. Robert Branzden of 21 Kinsley Road in North...

One hospitalized, one cited following head-on collision on Route 102 Sunday

BURRILLVILLE — A head-on collision between two vehicles on Route 102 around 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 19 left one person hospitalized. The crash took place at the intersection of Broncos Highway and Inman Road,...

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...

Divided crowd passes $1.6 million Harrisville Fire budget at annual meeting

BURRILLVILLE – To an outsider, annual meetings of a village fire district can always have the potential to seem a bit chaotic, with attendees shouting resolutions, and voting done by a less-than official seeming...

Shoplifter flees police, later treated for overdose in Burrillville

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Mississippi woman who refused to stop for police after allegedly leaving Walmart with stolen goods was arrested after she was brought to the hospital for an overdose later the same...

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