Westerly, R.I (WPRI)-- Misquamicut Beach businesses are starting to rebuild, now that Sandy relief aid has been approved.
Congress recently passed a bill approving $9.7 Billion dollars in Federal Aid for regions affected by Superstorm Sandy.
Several Rhode Island business owners applied for FEMA loans as long as two months ago, but heard nothing until now.
Misquamicut Beach has some of the worst devastation from the Superstorm. Damages in this area are expected to cost the town of Westerly close to $4 Million dollars.
An officer at the ACI is accused of using excessive force on a prisoner, state police said in a news release Thursday.
A landlord told officials he saw a man trying to break into one of his apartments, then tackled him to the ground until police arrived on scene.
As thousands of mourners paid their respects to a former leader, controversy surrounds the interpreter accused of using fake sign language at Tuesday’s memorial.
A state grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old on a murder charge for allegedly shooting a man to death while he was working on a vehicle in his driveway.
The group working to build a memorial at the site of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people said on Thursday there will be no formal memorial service at the site to mark the 11th anniversary of the fire, a departure from past…