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Providence man sentenced for distributing Meth Pills

 A Providence man who, on multiple occasions, while under surveillance by members of the Rhode Island DEA Drug Task Force, sold pills containing methamphetamine, was sentenced today to three years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha.

Tips for hassle-free holiday travel

Bounce compiled a list of travel tips for the holiday season using data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the Department of Transportation.


Quonset celebrates 13,000 jobs

Gov. Dan McKee, Sen. Jack Reed, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse joined state and local officials to mark the major milestone for Rhode Island at one of the nation’s leading business parks.




Bruins improve to record 14-0 at home, beat Avalanche 5-1

David Pastrnak and Trent Frederic scored two goals apiece, Linus Ullmark stopped 25 shots and the Boston Bruins improved to an NHL-record 14-0 at home this season by beating the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Saturday night.

Top stories this week on What’sUpNewp

It was a busy week in and around Newport. Here are the stories that were catching the attention of readers the most this week.




Adebayo, Herro lead Heat over Celtics after Brown forces OT

Bam Adebayo scored 28 points, Tyler Herro had 26 and the Miami Heat completed a split of two games in Boston, beating the Celtics 120-116 on Friday night after Jaylen Brown banked in a long 3-pointer to force overtime.


Holiday gift crazes and fads of the past century

The holidays are coming, and just like every year before this one, there’s sure to be a new gift craze or fad taking the country by storm. To celebrate, Stacker researched the crazes and fads of years past, from 1919 until today.


RIDOT provides weekly Pell Bridge Ramps Phase 2 update

“Weather permitting, a shift is scheduled for installation along Route 138 eastbound at the overpass bridges overnight on December 12, and a new traffic pattern with the opening of the new Connector Road, also overnight on either December 15 or 16.”

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Deadline Dec. 8 for SBA Award nominations

Nominations for the prestigious Small Business Administration’s annual awards is slightly more than a week away (Dec. 8), with awards given on a local, regional, and national level.

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