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5 R.I. nonprofits awarded $128K to protect against terrorist attacks

PROVIDENCE – Five nonprofits in Rhode Island were awarded a total of $128,000 in federal grants through the fiscal 2018 Department of Homeland Security’s...

RIEMA director named 2018 Emergency Manager of the Year

PROVIDENCE – Thomas Guthlein, operations section chief for the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, received the 2018 Emergency Manager of the Year Award from the...
THE RHODE ISLAND congressional delegation announced the state has received $7.4 million in federal funding for homeland security grants. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. receives $7.4M in homeland security grants

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received $7.4 million in federal homeland security grants, the Rhode Island congressional delegation announced Monday.Funds were awarded by the U.S....
A WINTER STORM WARNING remains in effect for all of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. / COURTESY NWS

Winter storm expected to thwart Wednesday evening commute

PROVIDENCE - A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts Wednesday, in effect from from 8 a.m. through Thursday...
A WINTER STORM WARNINGS has been issued for all of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. / COURTESY NWS

Wednesday Winter Storm Warning issued for R.I., Bristol County, Mass.

PROVIDENCE – A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for all of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts from 8 a.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m....
THE MAJORITY OF the New England region was blanketed with at least 1 foot of snow from Tuesday’s nor’easter, with some communities in Rhode Island receiving more than 20 inches. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Business resumes in R.I., Bristol County, Mass., after third nor’easter

PROVIDENCE – Business as usual is returning to the area after Tuesday’s nor’easter dumped at least a foot of snow in some communities, keeping...
TUESDAY'S NOR'EASTER FORCED L'Artisan Cafe patrons inside at the Wayland Square eatery in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Storm continues as region shuts down, with scattered power outages

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., residents are now breaking out the shovels and snow blowers to start digging out from this...
HOPKINS HILL ROAD in Coventry was beginning to be covered in snow despite the efforts of plow trucks early on Tuesday. The nor'easter that is hitting New England is still expected to dump upwards of a foot of show or more in the region. / PBN PHOTO/ROB BORKOWSKI

Raimondo, state officials urge safety as latest nor’easter commences

PROVIDENCE — Calling it a “very serious storm,” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo addressed the media at the R.I. Emergency Management Agency in Cranston Tuesday...
ALL OF RHODE ISLAND as well as Massachusetts and Connecticut are under a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service, which expects 10-15 inches of snow to fall on the region, with localized accumulation of up to 18 inches. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Latest nor’easter set to dump 10-15 inches of snow on R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Mother Nature is targeting New England, once again.For the third time in less than two weeks, a significant nor’easter is expected to...
THE R.I. DIVISION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS has asked National Grid Rhode Island to pare its proposed rate increase by 75.2 percent. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/STEVE HOCKSTEIN

Glocester wells off with electricity as National Grid wraps repairs

GLOCESTER – By 5:30 p.m. Thursday, National Grid reported about 7,549 people in Rhode Island were without electrical service after a nor'easter dumped heavy...
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