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Erica Ricci


Rhode Island, United States

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Past articles by Erica:

Poll: Majority of Mass. residents don’t want Biden to run for re-election

Only 22% of Massachusetts residents say they want Biden to run for re-election. → Read More

Pawtucket-Central Falls train station is open

Two decades later, the Pawtucket-Central Falls Transit Center finally opened Monday morning. → Read More

Cranston City Council elects first-ever female leadership team

The council has made history in electing its new president and vice president. → Read More

StormBeat: Hundreds without power due to strong winds

As Southern New Englanders get ready for the holiday weekend, a winter storm is moving into the area. → Read More

Vigil held for 15-year-old shooting victim as investigation continues

Family and friends of the victim lit candles, left messages, and consoled one another about a day after the boy was found shot in a driveway on Wallace Street. → Read More

Providence City Council to hold emergency meeting on recent violence

Following several acts of violence in recent weeks, the Providence City Council is set to hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday. → Read More

After another violent weekend, Providence leaders looking for answers

For the second weekend in a row, police in Providence responded to multiple incidents of violent crime, including a deadly double shooting. → Read More

Fire breaks out at substance abuse hospital in North Kingstown

Crews responding to the AdCare Substance Abuse Rehab Hospital on Tower Hill Road say the fire started around 5 a.m. in one of the complex's two buildings. → Read More

Police locate missing Pawtucket man

Anthony Pandolfo, 89, was located around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. → Read More

More doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrive in RI, Mass.

Care New England is expecting about 5,000 doses to arrive at Women and Infants Hospital and Southcoast Health is awaiting almost 2,000 doses to be delivered to Charlton Memorial in Fall River. → Read More

Watch: Baker provides update on COVID-19 testing; Dr. Jha advises tighter restrictions due to rising cases

Due to the increase in cases, Dr. Ashish Jha, of Brown University, says Gov, Charlie Baker has to tighten restrictions so the state does not have to shut down. → Read More

1 killed, 1 injured in overnight Providence shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Providence overnight, according to Providence Police Detective Capt. Tim O’Hara. Officers responding to Roger Williams Green just after 3 a.m., found a victim alone in the courtyard of the complex, O’Hara said. The victim, a man believed to be in his 20s or 30s, was pronounced […] → Read More

Charges dropped against suspect in Pawtucket cold case murder

In a hearing Tuesday morning, the case against Joao Monteiro was dismissed. → Read More

Pilot in Taunton helicopter crash: 'I didn't react quick enough'

Richard D'Auteuil said the helicopter had barely taken off and was only a foot off the ground when a strong gust of wind caused it to crash. → Read More

Residents to decide between apartments, pot facility for former cinema

The old Showcase Cinemas multiplex on Route 114A (Fall River Avenue) has been closed since 2010. → Read More

Child battling cancer grants Christmas wish for friend fighting same disease

At a time of year when most kids look forward to receiving Christmas gifts, 7-year-old Callan Duquette is focusing on giving a special gift to his friend. → Read More

After Country Inn's closure, owners still honoring gift cards

Jan Companies' vice president, Janice Matthews, said the restaurant shut down because business was not doing well. → Read More

RI woman indicted in fiery wreck that killed Cranston man

Prosecutors said Bergenholtz on May 10 was driving her Volkswagen Toureg the wrong way in the area of Exit 3 when the vehicle slammed into a Jeep Liberty, driven by John Souza, 38, of Cranston. → Read More

Parts of Narragansett, South Kingstown under boil water advisory

E. coli bacteria was detected. Health officials said about 38,000 customers are affected. → Read More

Off-duty firefighters build wheelchair ramp for cancer patient

A Johnston woman is expressing her gratitude after firefighters gave her back mobility following cancer difficulties. → Read More