Survivor’s fiancé lobbies for change at dangerous Manville Road intersection

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WOONSOCKET – It was about 1:30 on a Saturday afternoon and Michelle Young was on her way back from Dunkin' Donuts. She took the usual route back to her apartment, walking up Davison Avenue toward Manville Road. At the top, she turned left and walked a few feet up toward her apartment before... more

Meet Foster’s official fence viewer

SCITUATE – Carrying on a tradition passed down over hundreds of years is precisely the kind of work local historian Tom D’Agostino loves, he said when explaining his position as Foster’s appointed fence viewer. Though the role is antiquated, it is a timeless function that’s called D’Agostino to... more

Azar fighting to reopen Albion Post Office

LINCOLN – While residents in the village of Albion recently celebrated the reopening of the Albion Bridges on School Street, they’re... more

Ex-Chief Finlay receives $65,000 severance

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CUMBERLAND – Departed Fire Chief Kenneth Finlay received a $65,840 payout under a severance agreement and release finalized on Aug.... more

Area communities taking varied precautions against EEE

From shifting soccer practice times and closing parks earlier to canceling community events and dropping mosquito larvicide into... more