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A popular woodland retreat that straddles the Warwick-Cranston border, the Pawtuxet River Trail is at the heart of the fierce battles of historic Pawtuxet Village. Access to the trail has been partially blocked, leading to growing conflict between developers who want to build industrial warehouses there and a coalition of neighbors, including singer Vanessa Carlton. Can the City of Warwick help both sides find common ground?
Priscilla Melo, the mother of murder victim Kelly Melo, said one of the men involved in Kelly Melo’s murder and amputation had sex with his girlfriend at the state’s Licht Judiciary Complex. “I feel like I’ve been victimized again,” he said after learning of the allegations. Detention as State Prosecutor and State Police Officer. The Melo family now suspects that a desire to cover up that alleged encounter may have influenced the plea bargain the state reached with the defendants.
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Warwick Police have released the name of the woman found dead at TF Green International Airport late Tuesday morning.
She was identified as Rozan Jaros of Pawtucket, age 51.
Police said there were no obvious injuries, but the cause of death will be determined by the state coroner.
police: Woman Found Dead Outdoors at TF Green Airport Identified — What We Know
A lawyer who was suspended 13 years ago after a sports betting conviction has agreed to be disqualified after admitting he is under investigation for unspecified professional misconduct.
On Wednesday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an order barring John S. Ciolli from practicing law.
The court’s order was issued in response to an affidavit filed last month by the Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Commission by Ciolli, a licensee since 2002, who was being investigated for professional misconduct. and voluntarily agreed to be disqualified.
court: RI Attorney Disqualified in Misconduct Investigation — What You Need to Know
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha’s Office on Wednesday accused him of illegally using nearly 5,000 tons of contaminated soil and stone on a $247 million road project and then lying about rebuilding the 6-10 connector. indicted a Massachusetts company hired by the state to fact.
Barletta Heavy Division and Dennis Ferreira, former project manager of a company based in Canton, Massachusetts, each have two counts of illegal dumping of solid waste, one count of operating a solid waste management facility without a license, and one count. I am facing one. Submitting false documents to public officials.
Some of the material, including hazardous materials, came from the Pawtucket/Central Falls Commuter Rail Project, but most of it was trucked across the state line from Massachusetts.
“Ultimately it comes down to this: Mr Ferreira and Barletta Heavy Division have used sites 6-10 as environmental dump sites, as claimed in the information,” Neronha said Wednesday morning. said at a press conference.
Barletta said it did not violate criminal law and said the charges were “legally and factually” baseless.
environment: Large Construction Firm Faces Criminal Liability for Using Contaminated Soil in Highway 6-10 Project
The trial of an off-duty Pawtucket police officer charged with shooting a teenager without cause outside a West Greenwich pizzeria in 2021 began Tuesday in Warwick’s Superior Court.
Daniel Dolan, 40, faces three charges of assault with a lethal weapon and a fourth charge of firing his .40-caliber pistol while committing a crime.
The shooting occurred on the night of June 23, 2021, when Dolan, a school resource officer at Slater Middle School in Pawtucket, chased a speeding vehicle driven by Dominic Vincent off Highway 95 into the Wicked Good Pizza parking lot. It happened when
court: Pawtucket Police Officer Charged With Shooting Teenager Trial Begins Tuesday
For the second year in a row, the private company that manages the operations of the heavily taxpayer-subsidized Rhode Island Convention Center Authority has awarded top staff up to $41,497 in “maintenance bonuses.”
The $41,497 year-end bonus went to General Manager Larry Lepore. His employer, ASM Global, a national contractor, gave him $191,231 a year and a final fixed bonus by the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority on top of his salary. A year ago, the company gave him his $39,885 bonus and raise.
Five other ASM Global employees under contract with convention center authorities, including those responsible for sales, security, ticketing, operations and food and beverages, received bonuses ranging from $8,460 to $11,074.
government: RI Convention Center Authority 5-figure bonus for top venue staff
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