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June 24, 2018

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Coast Guard rescues 2 teenagers near Point Judith

The Coast Guard rescued two 15-year-old boys Saturday after their boat lost power in Harbor of Refuge, located in Point Judith. A commercial towing company called the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Point Judith reporting two teenagers had a disabled 21-foot recreational boat, and they were stranded on a nearby break wall. A 45-foot response boat

UPDATE: Several Beaches in Rhode Island Reopen After Being Closed Due to High Bacteria Counts

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach and Peabody’s Beach in Middletown, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach for swimming on Thursday, July 27th. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommended on Wednesday, July 26th the closing of Hazards Beach in Newport, Plum Beach in

New Hampshire Woman Wins $100,000 on PowerBall Ticket Purchased in Warwick

A woman from Whitefield, New Hampshire, claimed the $100,000 winning PowerBall PowerPlay ticket from the July 12th draw, according to the Rhode Island Lottery. Her winning ticket matched four numbers and the PowerBall number to win the $50,000 standard payout. Because she purchased the PowerPlay feature for an additional dollar, her prize was multiplied by

Poll: Future of the Pawsox in Rhode Island

​The General Assembly failed to address the future of the Pawtucket Red Sox during its most recent session and suggested it might be discussed at a special Fall session. Meanwhile, the issue of any public financing remains controversial. The Pawsox proposal is also coupled with other economic development surrounding the stadium.​

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