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Rob Nesbitt


Providence, RI, United States

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Past articles by Rob:

Johnston Town Council OKs proposal to build Amazon distribution center

The Johnston Town Council has officially signed off on a proposal that allows for the construction of a massive Amazon distribution center. → Read More

Police: 1 killed, another seriously wounded in Providence shooting

Police are investigating after a man was shot dead and another was seriously wounded in Providence Thursday night, according to Providence Police Maj. David Lapatin. → Read More

Woman’s body found frozen outside Attleboro apartment building

Eyewitness News was there as medical examiners carried the woman's body away. → Read More

Late police officer’s son accused of pension fund theft

Raymond Haskell Jr. is accused of receiving his mother's widow's fund pension payments on her behalf, even though she passed away in May 2014. → Read More

Deputy chief: Neighbor using street alarm box alerted crews to Providence fire

Firefighters were able to make quick work of intense flames that came shooting out of a Providence home Wednesday evening. → Read More

Fatal fire reignites concerns over New Bedford’s station blackouts

When a fire ignited on the second floor of a Myrtle Street home, the closest station, Station 7, was not in service. → Read More

Hundreds return to Wyatt Detention Facility to protest ICE agreement

The rain didn't keep hundreds of protesters from marching to the Wyatt Detention Center Tuesday evening. → Read More

Colombian immigrant spends summer selling popsicle from his bike

Korik Vargas spent the summer selling popsicles from his bike, calling himself the Paleta Guy. → Read More

Escape Room 207

Tom Anderson opened Escape Room 207 in Topsham in memory of his late wife, Rebecca Anderson. → Read More

Animal Welfare Society volunteer honored with 'Stan's Office'

After more than 20 years of volunteering at the Animal Welfare Society, Stan Barwise was honored with his own office. → Read More

Woman thanks doctors, nurses who saved her life

Megan DiMauro almost died as a result of a stroke in April, but is alive because of doctors and nurses at Maine Medical Center. Staff who she thanked in August. → Read More

John Deere tractor collector becomes hall of famer

Bill Clark has around 40 John Deere tractors in his Skowhegan barn. He received a hall of fame award from the National Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association. → Read More

Eight year old sells art to feed animals in need

Emma Brennan sells her rock art to buy pet food for animal shelters. She also hides some of her creations with a message of spreading kindness to animals. → Read More

French company opens 'glamping' site in Sanford

Huttopia opened its third North America location in Sanford, offering a 'glamping' experience from May to October. → Read More

Seniors find strength at Naples fitness class

Seniors have been working out three days a week at the Naples Park and Recreation Department's senior fitness class for 18 years. → Read More

Portland teen spends summer 'clowning around' with Circus Smirkus

Theo LeBlanc spent the summer touring with Circus Smirkus. The 16-year-old has been performing as a clown, juggler and acrobat for three years. → Read More

Boy with prosthetic leg throws first pitch at Sea Dogs game

Kaleb Merola got to throw the first pitch at a Portland Sea Dog's game, a year and a half after having surgery to remove his right leg. → Read More

Family fundraising to build ski center in son's memory

Gloria Varney and her family are fundraising to build the Maine Outdoor Wellness Center in Turner. The center will be in memory of her son Roy, who died in July. → Read More

11-year-old girl lobstering her way through summer

Norah Donnell fishes her 30 lobster traps twice a week off of Wells beach. The 11-year-old uses her student license to make money during summer break. → Read More

Navy SEALs swim 16 miles for Camp Sunshine

Five Navy SEALs swam 16 miles from Long Lake in Bridgton to Sebago Lake in Casco. Their annual swim has raised $500,000 in five years for Camp Sunshine. → Read More