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Members of the Profidence Student Union Demand that Police be Removed From Schools  Government Technology

(TNS) - Thirty teenagers, members of the Providence Student Union, rallied at City Hall Wednesday to demand the removal of police officers from their high ...



Driver charged after police pursuit, crash in Providence  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A 49-year-old Lincoln man faced a judge Monday morning after police said he led officers on a police pursuit and eventually ...



Central High student shot dead outside school; wounded person of interest found a mile away | Video  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 15-year-old high-school student was shot and killed in front of the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Wednesday, the ...



Patriots make donation to Central High School football program  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The New England Patriots and the Kraft family have donated $10000 to the football program of Central High School in Providence.



Patriots Foundation donates $10K to Central High School football program  Turn to 10

Central High School football players got a big surprise during practice in Providence. Former New England Patriots star and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett ...



With emphasis on diversity, Raimondo announces 6 nominees to fill vacant judgeships  newportri.com

PROVIDENCE — Emphasizing the importance of having judges who look like the people who appear before them, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday announced ...



Here's how far these rappers got in school  Nicki Swift

Most of these emcees knew they wanted fame in the rap game long before they donned a high school cap and gown. Which is perhaps why some of them never ...



Governor Raimondo appoints a 'diverse set of judges'  Uprise RI

“I'm incredibly proud of these six outstanding, talented attorneys,” said Governor Gina Raimondo standing with six judicial nominees she will put before the ...



FLASHBACK: When Japanese hit U.S. bomber in 1944, Providence man was lost; pilot went on to become president  The Providence Journal

This story originally appeared in the paper June 9, 1991. A humid Pacific morning, Sept. 2, 1944. A three-man Navy bomber moves in on a Japanese radio ...



16-year-old suspect charged with murder in death of Central High student | Video  The Providence Journal

A 16-year-old Providence boy said to be a member of the Hanover Boyz street gang was ordered detained in the murder of 15-year-old William Parsons outside ...



PICKHARDT, Deborah Susan  Buffalo News

PICKHARDT - Deborah Susan Passed away unexpectedly at Buffalo General Hospital on Friday, November 16th, 2018, at the age of 59. She was born March ...



Patriots Donate $10000 To Central High School Football Program  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Pro Football & Patriots Team Hall of Famer Andre Tippett presenting a check Wednesday to the Central High School football program for $10000. The donation ...



Providence teen shooting victim was innocent bystander  The Providence Journal

The 15-year-old boy killed in front of the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Wednesday was identified as William Parsons. One of his teachers said ...



Students offered trauma support after shooting outside school  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — City and state leaders have arranged to offer some help to students dealing with the traumatic shooting outside Providence Career ...



Central High School Administrator On Leave After Altercation With Student  Patch.com

PROVIDENCE, RI— A Central High assistant principal has been placed on leave after an incident Monday in the cafeteria. According to Laura Hart, director of ...



William Parsons funeral: 250 attend service of prayers, tears for slain Providence student  The Providence Journal

His funeral drew Gov. Gina Raimondo, and many teachers, family members and friends who said William's death had an outsize impact on the Providence ...



Incident at Central High School in Providence Under Investigation UPDATED  GoLocalProv

A video showing a Central High School administrator appearing to pin a student to the ground -- with his knee on his chest -- has reportedly prompted an ...



World War II veterans discuss complexities of war at URI roundtable  URI Today

Documentary filmmaker Tim Gray '89, standing, helps with a remembrance from veteran Ernest Corvese, center, 92, of Smithfield, at a roundtable discussion of ...



No turnout for meeting to guide parents after fatal shooting  The Providence Journal

"Maybe parents aren't ready," said Maribeth Calabro, president of the Providence Teachers Union, which hosted the meeting. But she said the union will host ...



Recreation centers offer emotional support in wake of student's fatal shooting  Turn to 10

Counseling is being made available to students in Providence after a high school student was shot and killed outside a school. Fifteen-year-old William Parsons, ...



True grit: 5 Providence valedictorians share stories of resilience amid adversity  The Providence Journal

There was no such thing as an easy A for these high-achieving students, who faced a variety of obstacles on their way to graduating at the top of their classes.



16-year-old school shooting suspect makes court appearance  Turn to 10

The teenage suspect charged with shooting a 15-year-old high school student in Rhode Island will remain in the state's juvenile detention facility for the time ...



Central High School welcomes students back with music video  Turn to 10

Administrators and students at Providence's Central High School decided to kick off the new school year with a music video.The music is a parodied version of ...



Play 4 Will: Providence teens honor slain friend with basketball fundraiser  The Providence Journal

William "Eddy" Parsons Jr. was an innocent bystander, by all accounts a good person, with many friends. His death shook his family, his friends and the ...



After Central High incident, councilman wants more cameras in Providence schools  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Councilman John Igliozzi wants cameras in every classroom.



Mold problem closes 19 classrooms at Providence high school  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Central High School has closed 19 classrooms after mold was discovered in three rooms, according to the city of Providence. In a letter to ...



Providence high school students to learn about summer job opportunities  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Three hundred high school youth will have a chance to learn about job opportunities as part of Mayor Jorge Elorza's summer jobs program ...



72 years later, Central High grads still enjoy getting together  The Providence Journal

The members of Central High School's class of 1945 may be in their 90s, but the girls and boys still sat on opposite ends of the table during their reunion ...



16-Year-Old Charged in Fatal Shooting of 15-Year-Old | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

A 16-year-old boy reputedly associated with a gang is facing murder and other charges in the shooting death this week of a 15-year-old student outside a Rhode ...



Kobi Dennis apologizes for comments on Central High fight  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence mayoral candidate Kobi Dennis is apologizing for comments.



Newport teen dies, man hurt in Providence shooting  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A young man from Newport was killed and a man from Providence was injured in a double shooting early Saturday.Police are searching ...



Victim of Providence home invasion faces drug, gun charges  The Providence Journal

The victim of a recent home invasion was arrested by Providence police and now faces drug and gun charges after a Monday night traffic stop and a search of a ...



Providence parents circulate petition urging action on bus drivers strike, teachers dispute  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Frustrated parents are circulating a letter and petition online to draw attention to “a difficult start to the school year for Providence students ...



St. Andrews Schools Goodine named Gatorade RI Boys Basketball Player of the Year  The Providence Journal

Brycen Goodine of St. Andrew's School has been named as its 2017-18 Gatorade Rhode Island Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The award, which ...



R.I. Women in Action: Chanda Womack brings to light the struggles of Southeast Asian refugees  The Providence Journal

Womack, 38, founded ARISE (Alliance of Rhode Island Southeast Asians for Education) and through her organization, helped launch a pilot course in ethnic ...



Brown University Awards Scholarships to 20 Providence High School Graduates  GoLocalProv

Brown University award scholarships to 20 Providence high school graduates as part of the university's Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence.



$9M grant to increase behavioral-health training, counseling in urban schools  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island has received a $9-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to pay for mental and behavioral ...



Cranston West's Will Such Among 23 Incoming Players In Brown Football Class of 2022  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Brown University head football coach Phil Estes has announced the Brown Football Class of 2022, with 23 freshman recruits launching their Brown careers in ...



Time running out for R.I. All-State athletes to register for banquet  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The annual All-State banquet is only a few days away. Invitation letters for the June 20 event at the Rhode Island Convention Center have ...



Providence City Council candidates discuss the issues at neighborhood meeting  The Providence Journal

Topics discussed by the candidates in Wards 1 and 12 included public schools, a proposed high-rise tower on Dyer Street and a plan to move bus stops from ...



First Ever Urban Planning High School Set to Open in Providence in September  GoLocalProv

A first of its kind Urban Planning and Historic Preservation High School is set to open this September in Providence.



Students launch initiative to shift negative perception of Providences Roger Williams Middle School  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Roger Williams Middle School gets a bum rap.That's the message a group of talented students conveyed during a panel discussion ...



Providence City Council passes $749-million budget - News  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The City Council passed Providence's $749-million revenue and spending plan Friday evening, one day before the end of the fiscal year.



Rhode Island students celebrate the power of poetry  Ricentral.com

High school students from across Rhode Island competed Sunday in the 13th annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals, a national arts education program that ...



Providence mayor pledges to spend up to $400M on school repairs  The Providence Journal

Mayor Jorge Elorza's plan to fix leaky roofs, peeling paint and other structural deficiencies would be rolled out over 10 years and financed by a bond.



Central's Tyler Fenwick overcomes obstacles for wrestling titles  Turn to 10

Central High School's Tyler Fenwick has overcome a tough childhood to become one of the most recognized wrestlers in Rhode Island.Fenwick has bounced ...



Achievement First wants to buy Citizens Bank building on Westminster Street  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The organization that runs two high-performing charter schools in Providence is in talks to purchase the building at 870 Westminster ...



gallery Hightower helps donate Campbell's soup to Providence school Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower and the  Patriots.com

Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower and the New England Patriots Foundation teamed up with Campbell's Soup and donated 350 cans of soup to Webster ...



Everytown for Gun Safety endorses Gina Raimondo for second term as Governor  Uprise RI

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund today endorsed Governor Gina Raimondo for re-election in the September 12 Democratic Primary said gun violence ...



Pawtucket officials mull future of McCoy Stadium  Turn to 10

Rhode Island officials are pondering the future of a city-owned stadium now that the minor league Pawtucket Red Sox have announced they intend to leave for ...



Study: RI schools need up to $2.2B in improvements  The Providence Journal

An independent analysis commissioned by the state calls for at least $627.5 million worth of urgent repairs to make the schools healthy and safe, and up to $2.2 ...



61 Rhode Island students awarded Pell Medal for Excellence in US History  What'sUpNewp

61 student from across Rhode Island earned the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year. The medal, originally presented by Senator ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



61 RI Students Awarded Pell Medals for US History  GoLocalProv

61 students from across Rhode Island were awarded the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year.



Vigil held for man killed in Providence hit-and-run  Turn to 10

A beloved student athlete's memory was honored at Central High School in Providence during a vigil Tuesday night.Police said 18-year old Christopher Lucero ...



Elizabeth Rouleau — Jeffrey Furtado  The Providence Journal

The marriage of Elizabeth Anne Rouleau to Jeffrey Gary Furtado took place June 25 at St. Joseph's Church, Providence, with Monsignor Raymond Bastia and ...



Diane Antoscia, 58: Beloved wife, mother, athlete, dog-lover and educator, who had a special love for her students  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Diane Antoscia, 58, of Bedford, NH, passed away on August 5, 2018, at Community Hospice House, Merrimack, from injuries sustained in ...



At least 50 Providence school employees placed on leave this year, but most are back at work  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Dozens of Providence School employees have been placed on paid administrative leave since September due to multiple ...



R.I. Real Estate Notes: Bed-and-breakfast inns sold in Newport  The Providence Journal

Three bed-and-breakfast houses in Newport were sold together on April 12 for $3.25 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty.



Bill would allow earlier parole for those sentenced for crimes committed under age 18  The Providence Journal

Legislation considered by a House committee would provide an opportunity for parole after 15 years in prison to anyone sentenced, as an adult, to a lengthy ...



La Salle upends Hendricken for boys indoor track state title  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Fortunately for La Salle boys track coach Vin McGinn, his athletes didn't follow his instructions to the letter in Saturday's boys track and field ...



Everything you need to know about RI high school football realignment  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

High school football in Rhode Island will look a little different next season. A realignment will take place with many of the changes coming to address the ...



Community leaders decry 'racist and divisive' flyer attacking NAACP president  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza called a flyer attacking the president of the local NAACP "deeply disturbing" Monday, saying there ...



From homelessness to Brandeis: Twin sisters are an inspiration at Hope High School  The Providence Journal

The Valdez twins are rock stars in a school that isn't known for its success stories. They are graduating at the top of their class at Hope High School, getting ...



Local High School Culinary Team Wins Third Place at ProStart Invitational  Nashville Scene

Lebanon high-schoolers, the next generation of culinary talent, shine at restaurant marketing competition.



City celebrates diversity of police graduates  Turn to 10

The Providence Police Department held graduation exercises Monday for its latest recruits.The city said the 68th Training Academy is the largest and most ...



Providence teachers afraid to hug students under new law  The Providence Journal

The district's efforts to comply with a new sexual-abuse reporting law have left teachers feeling that no one has their backs. At one point this fall, 48 educators ...



NBC 10 I-Team: Students back at Central High with mold issues, repairs still incomplete  Turn to 10

Students and staff returned to Central High School after spring vacation on Monday, expecting their schedules to be back to normal, but that's not what ...



Here's the status on all of Mayor Elorza's 2014 campaign promises  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

A breakdown of where things stand on every campaign promise Mayor Elorza made.



Brother deals with grief, anger as Providence hit-and-run plays on Facebook  The Providence Journal

Christopher Lucero, 18, was killed Saturday night in Olneyville when he was hit and dragged by a white van. A video of the incident was soon up on Facebook ...



Oct. 17 Community News  Greenville Daily Reflector

Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Today. Hospice volunteers. A session on how to become a hospice volunteer will be held at 10 a.m. at the Council on Aging, ...



Senator Jabour Calls for Increased School Safety, Criticizes Opponents on LIVE  GoLocalProv

Just one day after a Providence student was shot and killed outside Classical High School, District Five Senator Paul Jabour said measures need to be taken to ...



The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2015  GoLocalProv

The grades are in — GoLocalProv's sixth annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island has determined that East Greenwich is head of the class for 2015.



Cyd McKenna announces for Providence City Council, Ward 13  Uprise RI

Cyd McKenna has launched her campaign to be the next Providence city councilor from Ward 13, replacing Bryan Principe, who is not seeking re-election.



Caught on Camera  Eastsidemonthly

As reporters gathered inside the Providence Public Safety Complex on the afternoon of Friday, November 10, there were still plenty of questions about why nine ...



Jury finds Woonsocket man guilty in shooting death of former football player at Central High School in Providence  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A jury Thursday found a Woonsocket man guilty of supplying the shotgun and giving the orders that led to the shooting death of Central ...



Across The Country, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence  NPR

One month after the shootings in Parkland, thousands of schools are becoming sites of protest. At 10 a.m., students walked out for 17 minutes — one minute for ...



Kobi Dennis kicks off campaign for Providence mayor  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Democrat Kobi Dennis formally kicked off his campaign for Providence mayor Wednesday night, promising to keep the community ...



ALL-USA RI High School Football Team Announced  GoLocalProv

USA Today named their 2016 All-USA Rhode Island high school football team. Players and coaches were selected based on their athletic achievements from ...



Guest MINDSETTER™ Mendelsohn: Assistant Principals-The Versatile School Leaders  GoLocalProv

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the Federation of School Administrators has declared April 11th-15th National Assistant ...



PC basketball great Marvin Barnes dead at 62 - Sports  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE - Through all the ups, downs, twists and turns of Marvin Barnes' mercurial life, those closest to him always made sure to say a prayer for their ...



Central Falls High School Cancels Thursday, Friday Classes Due to Water Damage  GoLocalProv

The Central Falls School district announced that Thursday, August 31, and Friday, September 1 classes at Central Falls High School are canceled due to water ...



Charter academy in Providence keeps teen parents in school  The Providence Journal

Nowell Academy is a lifeline for young parents and pregnant teens who are given the flexibility to study both online and in the classroom. PROVIDENCE, R.I. ...



Providence man, 19, pleads guilty in football player's murder  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 19-year-old Providence man faces up to life in prison after admitting to conspiring with four other young men to kill Central High football ...



Police: Driver in deadly Manton Ave. hit-and-run in custody  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Police said Mustafa was driving a van that struck Christopher Lucero, who was riding a motorcycle on Manton Avenue around 9 p.m. Saturday.



UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018  UPI.com

On Sept. 25, 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 crashed in San Diego after colliding with a small Cessna aircraft, killing 144 people.



National Treasures: Top 10 U.S. Cities Where You Can Live in a Piece of History  Realtor.com News

To give home buyers hungry for history a leg up, the realtor.com data team set out to find America's most historic cities.



Providence teen fatally shot through window had tragic family life  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The 17-year-old boy who was shot to death Tuesday night had overcome his tragic family life and made a name for himself on Central ...



Covering Walk-outs and Protests  Student Press Law Center

As students take the lead in the conversation about gun control in the aftermath of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, it's important that student journalists also ...



The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2014  GoLocalProv

GoLocalProv's Fifth Annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island has looked at the numbers, and the grades are in -- Narragansett High School.



RI principal placed on administrative leave  Turn to 10

The Providence School Department says the principal of Central High School has been placed on administrative leave.



Convicted R.I. felon charged with threatening to kill witness, 2 kids  The Providence Journal

Aries Crudup was once a promising running back on Central High School's football team.



One day away: Ed Cooley, 9/11 and the recruit who saved his...  The Athletic

How a meeting between John Thompson and Georgetown recruit Brandon Bowman kept Ed Cooley, then a Boston College assistant, off a plane that was ...



Providence to Bill Charters $800 Per Student for Sports, Gist Said Illegal in '09  GoLocalProv

The Providence Public School Department has announced that for the first time, it intends to charge public charter and non-public schools "$802 per student, per ...



See RI's Top High Schools 2015  GoLocalProv

Here it is — the rankings of GoLocalProv's sixth annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2015 BELOW. See SLIDES BELOW.



Providence police: Man posing as Uber driver sexually assaulted girl, 15  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly posed as an Uber driver in order to kidnap and sexually assault a 15-year-old city ...



Prov Councilman Principe Announces He Will Not Run for Reelection  GoLocalProv

Bryan Principe, the Councilman for Providence 13th Ward which includes Federal Hill area, has announced he will not seek reelection. The two-term Democrat ...



On This Day: Pacific Southwest crash kills 144 in San Diego  UPI.com

On Sept. 25, 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 crashed in San Diego after colliding with a small Cessna aircraft, killing 144 people.



How a group of students took on the city of Providence – and won  WPRI-TV 12

In 18 months, a group of students convinced the city to provide more than 1000 free bus passes to help gets kids to school.



RI High School Graduation Rate Up to 81%  GoLocalProv

The high school graduation rate in Rhode Island rose to 81 percent in 2014, an increase of 1-point over the previous year and a 5.5 point increase since 2009.



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