SCITUATE — Scituate Town Administrator James Boudreau reports that local and elected officials throughout the South Shore will be gathering tomorrow to rally against the proposed closure of Scituate’s seasonal Coast Guard station.
*Media Advisory* Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association, State Highway Officials to Bring Attention to Rise In Motorcycle Fatalities
BRISTOL — The Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association announces that RIPCA officials will be joined by statewide highway stakeholders tomorrow to bring awareness to the rise in motorcycle fatalities in the state this year.
McGuiggan’s Pub To Host Viewing Party for U.S. Women’s National Team Quarterfinal Match Friday Morning
WHITMAN — Whitman-Hanson Regional School District Superintendent Jeffrey Szymaniak and owner Richard Rosen invite the public and media to a watch party for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Olympic quarterfinal match tomorrow at The Patio at McGuiggan’s Pub in Whitman.
*MEDIA ADVISORY* Union Fire District of South Kingstown to Honor Six Members Who Saved a Resident During March 20 Fire
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Chief Steven Pinch reports that the Union Fire District of South Kingstown will be honoring six of its members who saved a resident as well as a dog during a fire rescue earlier this year.
MERRIMAC — Chief Larry Fisher is pleased to announce the Merrimac Fire Department will be reunited next week with a man whose life they saved when responding to a serious crash in November.
*Media Advisory – RSVP Required* Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association to Unveil Nine New DWI Patrol Vehicles
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association will be hosting a press conference tomorrow to unveil nine new patrol vehicles specifically designed to assist in drunk and impaired driving enforcement throughout the state. The vehicles were funded through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration via the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Office on Highway Safety (OHS).
*Media Advisory – RSVP Requested* Whitman Fire Department to Host Area Municipalities as Leaders Speak on Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
WHITMAN — Municipal leaders, first responders and public health officials from several communities will come together Thursday, Feb. 18 to address the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, following the state’s announcement today regarding prioritizing mass and regional sites as opposed to local clinics.
*Media Advisory – RSVP Required* Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association to Sponsor ‘Blessing of the Road’ Event to Promote Highway and Traffic Safety
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association reports that RIPCA officials will be joined by statewide highway stakeholders for a special event tomorrow that will include a ‘Blessing of the Road’ by RIPCA’s official chaplain.
ROCHESTER — Superintendent Kyle Repucci and Hilltop Chevrolet Owner Ron Currier are pleased to announce that the car dealership will be providing lunch for the over 800 staff members in the district next week.
*MEDIA ADVISORY – RSVP REQUIRED* Norwood Police Chief William Brooks, Fire Chief George Morrice to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination
NORWOOD — The Town of Norwood is pleased to announce that, as part of the state’s vaccination rollout for first responders, Norwood Police Chief William Brooks and Fire Chief George Morrice will receive the COVID-19 vaccine next week.