Director Peter Alviti Jr. says that while DOT plans to cut the Transportation Alternatives Program to about $120 million, the state will end up with $200 million in bike and pedestrian work over the next decade because it’s now doing that kind of work as part of larger road and bridge projects. 8:31 p.m.
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A man accused of shooting a Providence police officer in his bulletproof vest Friday afternoon was ordered held without bail on 10 new gun charges and violating his bail on two other cases involving illegal guns. 2:10 p.m.
A lawyer for two insurance companies said Tuesday that Nathan Carman made unsafe alterations to his boat before setting off on a “fateful voyage” three years ago with his mother, then lied about where the boat sank after he was the sole survivor. 8:25 a.m.
It has been nearly two years since Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza launched the PVD Gives program in an attempt to curb panhandling, urging residents to donate spare change to 10 orange giving meters that were installed in high pedestrian-traffic areas around the city. 9:27 a.m.
A 60-year-old woman died Sunday when she was thrown from a two-person catamaran sailboat participating in a regatta after the vessel and a powerboat collided near Newport Bridge in Rhode Island. 9:17 p.m.