Top Local News Stories: Monday Morning Nov. 16th


Providence Municipal Court Proceedings On Hold

(Providence, RI) -- Already scheduled arraignments and hearings in Providence Municipal Court are on hold until further notice. People who have a trial date will receive a new summons. Fines can be paid online or between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Complex.

Woonsocket Nursing Home Fined For Virus Violations

(Woonsocket, RI) -- A nursing home in Woonsocket is hit with a federal fine for alleged coronavirus violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a more than eleven-thousand-500-dollar fine against Oakland Grove Health Care Center. A spokesperson for the nursing home says it disputes the violations and is appealing.

Teenager Is Shot In Cranston

(Cranston, RI) -- A shooting in Cranston early last night is under investigation. A 17-year-old boy suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds behind a sandwich shop on Narragansett Boulevard. He was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital before police arrived on the scene.  

Legislators Seek Info On Higher Water Bills

A group of legislators are demanding rate information from the Kent County Water Authority. They say residents of several communities complain their quarterly water bills have dramatically increased with no explanation. The legislators note the unusual rate increase is affecting those on fixed incomes and those who have suffered financially because of the coronavirus pandemic.   

Elderly Johnston Resident Is Safe

(Johnston, RI) -- An 81-year-old Johnston resident reported missing yesterday morning is safe. Richard Dilullo left home around seven a.m. and police were notified by his family when he didn't return. Police say he was located and back home around 5:45 p.m. 

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