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Fairhaven exceeds snow removal budget

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (WPRI) – Southeastern Massachusetts is expected to be hit especially hard by this storm, which will take another big bite o…

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FCC Children’s Programming

As required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(a)(8)(iii) of the FCC Rules and Regulations, on the tenth day of each calendar quarter, WPRI-TV and…

Twin Oaks celebrates 80 years in business. (Photo credit: Twin Oaks)

Twin Oaks celebrates 80 years in business

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – A historic Rhode Island restaurant that’s been family owned and operated since opening its doors is celebrating 80 y…

Deer hunting begins on Block Island. (WPRI 12)

Deer hunting begins on Block Island

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials say four weeks of deer hunting are beginning on Block Island for 24 hunters who won a lotte…

Fire crews in Cranston are investigating after a city home went up in flames. (WPRI 12)

Cranston house fire under investigation

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Fire crews in Cranston are investigating after a city home went up in flames. The fire started just after midnight M…

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Volunteers needed to shovel for elderly

The state’s center for volunteerism and service is looking for volunteers to help dig out elderly and disabled residents after the storm.

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Crews preparing roads for expected snow

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) –A layer of salt is already down on some Rhode Island roads, as state transportation officials say the upcoming wint…

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State Police arrest man for 10th OUI

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) – A Middletown man is facing OUI charges after an incident on 195 East in New Bedford. On Saturday around 8 p.m., …

Massachusetts State Police say they seized 200 grams of heroin from 46-year-old Ralph Dagostino on Monday, Jan. 20.

Man arrested, 200 grams of heroin seized

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) – A man and a woman were arrested on Monday after police said they found 200 grams of heroin in the man’s car. Ralph…

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Snow postpones State of the Commonwealth

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick has postponed his annual State of the State address due to the winter storm bearing down on the region. The…

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RI Senate reveals job training plan

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The leaders of the Rhode Island Senate are calling for a greater investment in job training and adult education to i…

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Central Falls principal dies unexpectedly

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — The Central Falls community is mourning the loss of a city school principal. According to Victor F. Capellan, D…

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Fall River preps for winter storm

FALL RIVER, MASS. (WPRI)- Fall River is bracing itself for the winter storm making its way into the Northeast. A parking ban will go into ef…

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Dem. primary to be held in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Voters in Woonsocket will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election. A Democratic primary is being held to …

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Volunteers needed to shovel for elderly

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The state’s center for volunteerism and service is looking for volunteers to help dig out elderly and disabled resid…