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CharterCare, the local arm of a California-based for-profit hospital company, announced Wednesday it would like to purchase the now-closed Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket. Memorial shut its doors in 2017, after years of losing money.

Departure Ceremony To Be Held For National Guard Unit

Jun 3, 2014

A departure ceremony for the 126th Medical Evacuation Unit of the National Guard will be held on Wednesday at the Quonset Air National Guard Base in North Kingstown. Rhode Island National Guard Public Affairs Specialist Megan Burmeister says the ceremony is occurring before the unit is deployed in Kuwait.

"They're a Rhode Island unit and they're going to be deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. They'll be deployed as part of a medical evacuation asset for Army Central in Kuwait."