Providence police have concluded their investigation into a public bus accident that resulted in the death of a nine-year old girl. Investigators do not believe the accident was the result of operator error by the bus driver.
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox hosted a walking tour Thursday of the proposed site for a new stadium in Providence. The owners want to move the team from Pawtucket, but there are questions about their plan.
The new owners group wants to build a 10-thousand seat baseball stadium, on a piece of former highway land near downtown Providence. Some of that land was set aside for a public park. But the owners say it’s ideal for a stadium because of its central location, close to amenities and public transit.
Picket lines will be visible outside the Rhode Island School of Design Thursday because of a labor dispute with some workers. The Technicians Union represents 44 employees, responsible for many of RISD’s famous studios.
From glass to ceramics and metalworking, Union President Tucker Houlihan said they’re crucial to a RISD education.
A Brown University graduate student is dead after an apparent suicide.
South Korean Hyoun Ju Sohn was a first year doctoral student in the Brown Physics Program. Sohn fell or leapt from the university’s science library Tuesday. The multi-story building sits in the heart of the school’s Providence campus. Police responded to the scene a little after noon.