Five MA nursing homes to close
Five MA nursing homes to close

Residents from five Massachusetts nursing homes will soon be homeless after the Massachusetts Department of Health announced Wednesday that their parent company, Skyline Healthcare, has agreed to voluntarily close the facilities.

Lifespan warns of 'devastating consequence's of merger
Lifespan warns of 'devastating consequence's of merger

A Rhode Island hospital group is warning of "devastating consequences" for the people of the state if state health regulators approve a proposed merger of another hospital group with Boston-based Partners Health Care.

Daniel Hollingworth
RI Scoutmasters named in list of volunteers accused of sexual abuse
RI Scoutmasters named in list of volunteers accused of sexual abuse

The Boy Scouts of America has since implemented "some of the strongest barriers to abuse" in any youth organizations.

Alana Cerrone
DNA International Hospital – Benh Vien Quoc Te DNA Expanding Services and Operation throughout Vietnam
DNA International Hospital – Benh Vien Quoc Te DNA Expanding Services and Operation throughout Vietnam

DNA International Hospital is opting for more services and expanding their base of operation after massive success. March 5, 2019 / / — DNA International Hospital Benh Vien Quoc Te DNA is looking to expand their...

March 5th, 6:27 AM EST
Local youth chorus heads to Carnegie Hall
Local youth chorus heads to Carnegie Hall

These talented young singers thought Carnegie Hall would be a far-off dream. But now it's their reality.

Stop and Shop strike comes to an end, here's what to expect in the coming days
Stop and Shop strike comes to an end, here's what to expect in the coming days

For the first time in 11 days Stop and Shop workers are back on the job, and for employees and local shoppers this is great news.

Alison Pierel
Convicted felon sentenced for stealing murder victim's car
Convicted felon sentenced for stealing murder victim's car

A Cranston man acquitted of murder in 2014 has been sentenced to serve 18 years on a different charge. 

Samuel Vaccaro
Opioid prescriptions double for veterinarians
Opioid prescriptions double for veterinarians

As the state endorses a large drop in opioid prescriptions, the number actually doubled for veterinarians in 2018.

Daniel Hollingworth
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

A Rhode Island hospital group is warning of "devastating consequences" for the people of the state if state health regulators approve a proposed merger of another hospital group with Boston-based Partners HealthCare....

June 8th, 2:45 PM EDT
Fall River Police searching for missing woman
Fall River Police searching for missing woman

Fall River Police are looking for a missing 20-year-old woman.

Samuel Vaccaro
Dighton students help rebuild rabbit population
Dighton students help rebuild rabbit population

For some seniors at Bristol County Agricultural High School, every day is Earth Day.

John Krinjak
Residents moving out, employees not getting paid at understaffed New Bedford nursing home
Residents moving out, employees not getting paid at understaffed New Bedford nursing home

Bedford Gardens’ Executive Director Steven Haase says the approximately 100 employees who work there have not been getting paid on time. Some employees, he says, weren’t even able to cash their checks when they did come in.

Alana Cerrone
Civil libertarians stand behind school field trip decision
Civil libertarians stand behind school field trip decision

Two legal organizations are standing behind a recent guidance document from the Rhode Island Department of Education that bars school districts from charging students for school-sponsored field trips.

Local Players Lift Boston College Baseball Over Bryant In Smithfield
Local Players Lift Boston College Baseball Over Bryant In Smithfield

Junior Chris Wright (Cumberland, R.I.) tied a career-high with four hits but Boston College posted 18 hits on its way to a 10-5 victory over the Bryant University baseball team on Wednesday afternoon at Conaty Park.

St. Raphael Boys Volleyball Sweeps Shea In Division III
St. Raphael Boys Volleyball Sweeps Shea In Division III

In Division III boys volleyball Wednesday night, St. Raphael sweeps Shea, 3-0. The Saints are now 5-1.

Nick Coit
Red Sox Bounce Back With Offense, Beat Tigers Wednesday
Red Sox Bounce Back With Offense, Beat Tigers Wednesday

J.D. Martinez had three hits, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings and the Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by Detroit with a seven-run outburst in the eighth inning in an 11-4 win over the Tigers.

Important New England scallop ground to be closed 11 months
Important New England scallop ground to be closed 11 months

Federal fishing managers say they are shutting down a key scallop fishing area to some boats for nearly a year.

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Truck crashes into New Bedford home following collision
Truck crashes into New Bedford home following collision

Police are investigating after a pickup truck crashed into a New Bedford home Tuesday afternoon.

Samuel Vaccaro

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