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Authorities locate missing 5-year-old girl
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — East Providence police said they found 5-year-old Rainn Harris after she was reported missing Sunday. Police said they were focusing their search on the Sabin Point of Riverside. Police thanked all those involved in the search for Harris.
Bigger crowds means change of venue for upcoming Fall River Pride Festival
Fall River, Mass. (May 27, 2023) – The Fall River Pride Committee has announced a change in the location of its anticipated festival. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the event will no longer be held at Government Center as originally planned. Instead, the festival will now take place at the City Gates on Ponta Delgada Blvd., still on Sunday, June 4th from noon to 4.
Daniela Ruah spotted in Fall River; tour offers Taste of Portugal: Top stories
As we prepare to kick off a new week, let's take a look back at the week that was. Our picks for the top Fall River area baseball players of all time. We could have easily come up with way more, as there is a plethora of amazing players from over the years to choose from, but here's who we chose for the Top 10.
Battleship Cove unveiling new helicopter exhibit over Memorial Day weekend
FALL RIVER — Just in time for Memorial Day, Battleship Cove is unveiling a new exhibit that will highlight two battle-tested helicopters that were used in Vietnam. “It’s something I’m very excited about,” said Meghan Rathbun, the museum’s executive director. “We’ve been very lucky and very grateful to have a large number of donors.” ...
Three in drug trafficking ring from Cape Cod to Rhode Island sentenced for violent kidnapping, drug offenses
BOSTON – Three men have been sentenced to decades in prison for their roles in a Cape Cod drug trafficking organization that distributed heroin throughout the Cape Cod and Pawtucket, R.I., regions, committed a violent kidnapping recorded on video and worked together to shoot at a Hyannis man over a drug debt.
A driver in a Fall River car crash says he was shot; police say different
Fall River police are disputing the claims made by a car crash victim after he said he was shot on Wednesday, according to a police statement released Thursday. The crash took place in the area of Fourth and Wade streets and involved a parked car, police said. Before arriving, police were advised that the occupants of the parked car fled the crash site. The driver had an injury to his left cheek and he yelled that he was shot.
Fall River Has Pickleball Fever With Opening of New Kennedy Park Complex
Fall River is about to jump on the pickleball trend. New pickleball and tennis courts are just about completed at Kennedy Park. How and when they'll be open to the public is still up in the air. "Pickleball has exploded in popularity in the last year and Fall River wanted...
Opinion: With two recent incidents at Fall River school, how are our children being protected?
FALL RIVER – Can someone please hit the media with questions on how our children are being protected?. My son goes to John J Doran. Last week, they had non-students looking in the gym and this week a gun was found on school grounds around the corner from where the kids were looking in.
Church evacuated after police find suspicious item
WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Warwick police said they responded to St. Peter’s Church on Fair St. in Warwick Saturday after they were told there was a “suspicious item” in the woods near the church. As a precaution, police evacuated the building and searched the area for any additional items; none were found. Members of the […]
Monday, May 29: Focus on Fall River
NEEDHAM, Mass. — Erika explores the next-generation market Portugalia, which highlights high-end goods from Portugal. If you think Fall River’s textile industry is a thing of the past, think again – Erika stops by factories taking advantage of the skilled local workforce to produce high-end linens and rugs. Erika meets teens finding community at the Watuppa Rowing Center. As for those pork pies? At Hartley’s, they’ve been using the same recipe for more than 100 years.
60th Annual Westport Book Fair to feature over 30,000 books at unreal prices
A popular summer event in the Fall River area is back again in 2023. After a return in 2022 after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Westport Friends are excited for the return of their Book Fair beginning July 8, rain or shine. What started as a seven-table book...
Bristol police find car of missing man and a body inside
The Bristol police have found a body inside a car owned by a missing 76-year-old man. The state Medical Examiner's Office has been brought in to positively identify the body and investigate the cause of death, the Bristol police said in a press release. The police had earlier asked for...
White Nationalist propaganda flyers found in Barrington
BARRINGTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Barrington police are investigating after they say several complaints were made after White Nationalist propaganda flyers were found throughout the town. Police are asking anyone with security cameras at their homes to check them and see if there is any suspicious activity related to this incident. If anyone does have information, […]
MIAA released its latest softball power rankings. See where Fall River area teams stand
FALL RIVER — The MIAA released its latest softball power rankings of the season on Friday, with tournament seedings set to come out Tuesday. The rankings only include scores entered into Arbiter, verified by MIAA and schools as of May 26 at 4 a.m. The top 32 teams qualify, while teams 33 and below qualify for a play-in game with a .500 or better record.
26-year-old Westport dirt bike rider seriously injured after afternoon crash
A local man was seriously injured after a dirt bike crash that took place on Friday afternoon. According to WMUR and New Hampshire Fish and Game, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a call came in for a single-vehicle trail bike crash in Jericho State Park in Berlin, New Hampshire. A 26-year-old...
State police make 10 DUI arrests, warn public of patrols
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island State Police said officers made 10 DUI arrests on the first night of Memorial Day Weekend. The department warned drivers that more patrols will be out throughout the weekend looking for drivers under the influence. “If you plan to drink, make a...
Family displaced after fire damages Swansea home
An investigation is underway after a fire tore through a Swansea home Friday afternoon.
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As we head into the week, let's take a look at the news from this past week. Vineyard Wind's first turbine has arrived in New Bedford. The UHL Felicity heavy load carrier will become a familiar site in New Bedford as it makes repeated trips from Portugal to deliver parts of Vineyard Wind’s offshore wind turbines to the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The turbine blades will start arriving in mid-June.
Feds looking to unload a RI lighthouse, but not to just anyone. Here's what it takes to qualify
The current lighthouse was built in 1932 and moved in 1939. The lighthouse and foghorn will continue to operate. WARWICK − The Warwick Neck Lighthouse is being offered for free by the federal government to local nonprofits, the state or the City of Warwick. The U.S. General Services Administration...
3 injured, driver trapped in vehicle after trash truck crash in Lakeville
A crash involving a car and a trash truck in Lakeville earlier this week left three people injured and a driver trapped in their vehicle for nearly an hour, police said. Authorities received a 911 call around 4:50 p.m. Thursday about the two-vehicle crash on Bedford Street near Crooked Lane. Officers went to the scene and found two injured people in the trash truck that had collided with the car, in which the driver was also found wounded, according to a statement from the Lakeville Police Department.
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