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4th of July

The ultimate Fourth of July parade is back in full force in Bristol, R.I.

The 237th annual Fourth of July parade was back in full force, as thousands of attendees dressed in red, white, and blue lined the streets to celebrate Independence Day, capping off nearly two weeks of concerts and events.

Roxbury’s A.J. Reeves elated to join Celtics Summer League roster

Reeves, the Gatorade Player of the Year in Massachusetts in 2017-18, played at Brimmer and May in Newton and at Providence College.


From mafia hideouts to secrets only restaurant owners on Federal Hill know

“These walls all have ears. They have all listened over the years,” one owner said. “If only they could speak of the secrets they hold.”


5 innovators to watch in Rhode Island

Small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Ocean State have come up with some truly innovative ideas. Here’s a look at a few we’ve spotlighted recently.


One year after the armed standoff, Rhode Island’s Rise of the Moors is in limbo

The standoff with Massachusetts police shut down parts of I-95 in Wakefield and left local residents shaken. What has the so-called sovereign citizen group done since?


Newport police release video and reports on Thames Street arrests

At the Globe’s request under the state Access to Public Records Act, the Police Department released the arrest reports on Friday, as well as a body-camera video from a supervisor in the area.


Best things to do in R.I. this week: July 1-8

You’ll have the best times! Of course, we’re focusing on parades and fireworks. But there are plenty of great options before and after July 4 as well.

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A day-by-day guide to Rhode Island’s best fireworks shows

If you’re scouting out the best celebrations in Rhode Island, here’s a day-by-day guide to the shows you won’t want to miss.