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Statement By Attorney General Candidate Charles Calenda On The Arrest Of Aramis Segura

  Another senseless tragedy befell Rhode Island on the first day of 2022 with the death of a 17-year-old East Greenwich student at the hands of career criminal Aramis Segura. Olivia Passaretti’s young life was tragically cut short because of an individual, who, based on criminal history alone, should not[Read More…]

by January 3, 2022

Rhode Island State Police Computer Crimes Unit Arrests Providence Priest On Child Pornography Charges

Colonel James Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police announces that on Saturday, October 30, 2021, members of the Rhode Island State Police/Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force arrested Father James Jackson, age 66, of St. Mary’s Church, 538 Broadway, Providence, Rhode Island for Possession of Child Pornography,[Read More…]

by October 31, 2021

City of Pawtucket to Begin Harm Reduction Station Program

Starting January 1, 2022, the City of Pawtucket will have a harm reduction station in each fire station across the city in an effort to reduce incidents related to substance use disorders. Since 2014, the opioid overdoses and drug abuse has increased dramatically to epidemic-level numbers across Rhode Island, with[Read More…]

by October 26, 2021

City Of Providence Announces Adjustments To Trash Pickup Schedule

  Due to inclement weather, trash and recycling pick-up will be delayed one day. Residents whose usual garbage collection day is Monday (8/23) will have their trash and recycling picked up on Tuesday (8/24). The one-day trash and recycling delay will continue throughout the week. Residents should leave trash and[Read More…]

by August 22, 2021

Mother’s Day without Mom – By Joanne Giannini

It’s that time of year again.  No, I don’t mean Springtime or daylight savings time. It’s Mother’s Day. For those of us who have lost their mom or never knew their mom, it can be a bittersweet day on Mother’s day without her.  We may all take comfort in the[Read More…]

by May 9, 2021

Rhode Island State Police Celebrate Kids, Cops & Christmas!

Hundreds of toys and more than $10,000 distributed to community organizations    The Rhode Island State Police today announced that through their Kids, Cops & Christmas initiative, they have been able to distribute hundreds of toys and more than $10,000 to community organizations throughout Rhode Island.    “We are thrilled by the outpouring[Read More…]

by December 24, 2020