PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has recommended the closure of Spring Lake Beach Facility (50 Old Hillside Drive, Glendale, RI) to swimming after a group of people who swam there on July 4 became ill with bloody diarrhea. HEALTH has not yet identified the source of the illness, but has taken water samples to test for bacteria. This facility has no history of high bacteria counts.
On July 4, 2013 at approximately 3:56 A.M. members of the Woonsocket Police Department responded to the area of 165 East School St. for a report of a motorcycle accident. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Clyde K. Ewing (54) of 457 Diamond Hill Rd.. Mr. Ewing hit a parked vehicle on East School St. He was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The accident is still under investigation.
Movies in the Park starts THIS Friday, July 5th, River Island Parkand continues each Friday in July!
STATE HOUSE – The General Assembly approved legislation yesterday that would revise Cumberland’s charter in order to consolidate its four fire districts into one.
Mayor Leo Fontaine announces the city’s annual 4th of July celebration to be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at World War II Memorial Park, Social Street.