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RI BIRDS

Many bird species are declining in R.I. — here are 9 that researchers will keep an eye on

“Our goal is to keep common birds common,” said Charles Clarkson, the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s director of avian research.

Off-duty Chelmsford firefighter performs CPR to help save man who went into cardiac arrest playing hockey in New Hampshire

Chelmsford firefighter Josh Abbott was playing hockey at Cyclones Arena when another player suffered cardiac arrest, according to a letter from Hudson Fire Captain Kevin W. Grebinar to the Chelmsford fire chief.

RHODE MAP

Providence’s most-endangered properties for 2023

In addition to the usual suspects, the Providence Preservation Society has the entire Providence public school system on its list.

Mattapan fire displaces 12 people, including 5 children

The fire at 55 Cedar St. broke out around 1 a.m., Boston fire officials said via Twitter. It was visible on the second and third floors and eventually spread to the address next door at 57 Cedar St., officials said.

R.I. FOOD & DINING

A new branch of Plant CityX to open at Bryant University. But there’s a twist.

The university has partnered with Providence-based vegan food hall and marketplace Plant City to open a fast-food location in a residence hall on its Smithfield campus.

RI POLITICS

Candlelight vigil for Tyre Nichols draws hundreds who push for stop to police brutality

“We all have to be part of the change,” said Sylvia Carey-Butler, a Providence resident.

Boston police ask for public’s help to identify man following assault in Mattapan

Police released photos of the man, who they were looking for in connection with an assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon that took place about 3 p.m. on Jan. 19 near 1286 Blue Hill Ave.,

Middleton man to plead guilty to threatening ex-wife and her mother in Iowa

Luis De Leon, 30, a former naval police officer at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in New Hampshire, allegedly called his ex-wife and made statements including, “You’re going to ... pay! Do you understand!? There will be death!"