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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
RI Patch Daily: Registered Sex Offender Assaults Girl, Bristol Man Charged With Child Porn, Hospital With Pay Mass Hospital for Data Breach

RI Patch Daily: Registered Sex Offender Assaults Girl, Bristol Man Charged With Child Porn, Hospital With Pay Mass Hospital for Data Breach

Plus, a Newport councilor was charged with simple assault, a Connecticut man died in a Coventry crash and Newport has been named one of best small cities in the US.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Woonsocket Man Pleads Guilty to Six Child Molestation and Five Child Rape Charges

Woonsocket Man Pleads Guilty to Six Child Molestation and Five Child Rape Charges

Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney sentenced Melise to 50 years with 15 to serve at the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston with the remainder of the sentence suspended with
With Wax Bars, Woonsocket Teens Launch Campaign to Build Skateparks Nationwide

With Wax Bars, Woonsocket Teens Launch Campaign to Build Skateparks Nationwide

A group of teens have decided to improve Woonsocket themselves, launching a campaign to build a local skatepark and a brand to start similar campaigns in cities that can't afford them.
Local Scouts Hike through Rocky Mountains

Local Scouts Hike through Rocky Mountains

Scouts spent the first two days of their journey in Colorado Springs adjusting to the climate and altitude. Prior to the hike, Scouts prepared from December up until their departure date of

"Ultimate" Led Zeppelin Experience Coming to Stadium Theatre

ZoSo performs a tribute show that delves straight into what Led Zeppelin was like in their live performances; loose and free-wheeling, taking songs to new places each time they're played, th
RI Patch Daily: Cop Charged With Punching Reality TV Husband, Three Charged With Throwing Bottles at Taylor Swift's House

RI Patch Daily: Cop Charged With Punching Reality TV Husband, Three Charged With Throwing Bottles at Taylor Swift's House

Plus, firefighter who saved man is commended, trial starts in stabbing death of man, fundraising for Newport man who lost his hand from flesh eating disease and Hewitt wins Hall of Fame Cham
Woonsocket Cop Accused of Punching Reality Show Husband

Woonsocket Cop Accused of Punching Reality Show Husband

Connecticut State Police said that an argument between two husbands of women on the reality show "Game of Crowns" broke out during a meet-and-greet at the casino.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Report of Woonsocket Child Abduction a Hoax

Report of Woonsocket Child Abduction a Hoax

Authorities said a girl made up a story about on abduction on Vose Street Tuesday.
Woonsocket Police Investigating Possible Abduction

Woonsocket Police Investigating Possible Abduction

A witness told police that four masked men in a minivan abducted a 5-year-old girl on Vose Street.
Woonsocket Woman Allegedly Drags Boy Down Sidewalk

Woonsocket Woman Allegedly Drags Boy Down Sidewalk

A 10-year-old boy is in the care of a family member a Woonsocket mother allegedly dragged him along a sidewalk while beating him, police said.
Woonsocket to Hold Free Meal Program For Needy Children This Summer

Woonsocket to Hold Free Meal Program For Needy Children This Summer

Meals will be free to all children age 18 and under. There's no application or registration required.
Missing Mom, Infant Found Safe in Woonsocket

Missing Mom, Infant Found Safe in Woonsocket

Bethany Richardson and her daughter, Hannah Marie, were located Wednesday morning in Woonsocket after they went missing Monday.
July 4 Trash Pickup Will be Delayed by One Day

July 4 Trash Pickup Will be Delayed by One Day

A reminder — the city of Woonsocket's Material Recycle Facility at 943 River Street in Woonsocket will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.