Saturday, June 8
Woman Charged With Embezzling From Boy Scout Troop
On May 29, 2013 the Coventry Police Department took a report of a possible embezzlement from Coventry Boy Scout Troop #1 which operates out of St. Vincent de Paul Church.
Sunday, June 9
Scenes from a Flooded City
The area got between 3 and 4 inches of rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea, swelling the Pawtuxet River over its banks near Fletcher Avenue and giving it a steady roar at the Pawtuxet River Bridge in Pawtuxet Village.
Monday, June 10
Portsmouth firefighters battled a boat fire Sunday evening in the area of Cedar and Marine Avenues. No injuries were reported.
Tuesday, June 11
Thieves Prowling Barrington River and Hundred Acre Cove
Three more thefts of boats or boating gear were reported to the Barrington police in the past week, including a 9-foot dinghy with an engine worth thousands.
Wednesday, June 12
67-Foot-Tall Radio Antenna Upsets Neighbors
James Setzler is serious about his ham radio avocation. So serious, in fact, that he recently replaced a large antenna afixed to the side of his house – this one reaching 67 feet into the air.
For neighbors, however, the antenna is an eyesore.
Thursday, June 13
Three small children were removed from a house and their parents are being charged with cruelty and neglect after a drug raid led Cranston Police to a scene on Preston Drive that can only be described as horrifying, inhumane and disgusting.
An elderly man from Florida has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash Wednesday on Bristol Ferry Road.
Elia Giusti, 79, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, was pronounced dead at Newport Hospital after the three-vehicle crash on Bristol Ferry Road.
Friday, June 15
Eight South Kingstown Waterways Make DEM's Most-Impaired List
While South Kingstown's south shore is prime swimming for beach goers near and far, swimmers should think twice before jumping into some of SK's waterways this summer.