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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Police and Fire

North Smithfield EMT on probation for striking woman during August arrest

NORTH SMITHFIELD – An EMT who reportedly struck an arrested woman during a chaotic incident in August has been placed on a six month disciplinary probation by the Rhode Island Department of...

Per diem firefighters lose rank in Pascoag, banned from unordered training & volunteer work

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners has notified 14 firefighters that they are no longer eligible to volunteer or attend training sessions unless requested, and demoted those in...

Two Burrillville teens arrested for felony assault of police officers

BURRILLVILLE – Two teenage girls were remanded to the Rhode Island Training School after first trying to evade, and then physically assaulting and threatening police officers during an incident last month.

Power outage, light show caused by damaged transformer in Pascoag Tuesday night

BURRILLVILLE – Hundreds of homes lost power and the sky was lit with a flickering blue light Tuesday evening after a tree limb damaged a transformer near the boat launch on Wilson's...

Burrillville man to plea guilty to some charges, forfeit gun stockpile in deal with...

PROVIDENCE — A Burrillville man who has been held at Wyatt Detention Center since police discovered his stockpile of guns last February has reportedly reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.

At Ponaganset, annual Wreaths Across America ceremony honors those who served

GLOCESTER - Ponaganset’s Dean of Students Michael Calenda and special educator Gary Martinelli spent six hours last Saturday planting 2,000 small flags and 148 tall pole flags along Snake Hill and Anan...

Two hospitalized following two-vehicle crash on Victory Highway

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Both drivers were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following a two-vehicle crash in North Smithfield Tuesday evening. Emergency personnel were called to the scene at...