For the second year in a row the Aquidneck Island Police Parade will be canceled due to concerns around COVID-19.

The event was scheduled to take place in Newport on Sunday, May 2.

WPRI with the full story here – Aquidneck Island National Police Parade canceled for 2nd year due to COVID-19

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