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Burrillville football team clips Classical, 21-9

October 17, 2010

BURRILLVILLE -- Burrillville moved back into a tie for fourth place in Division III on Saturday with an efficient 21-9 victory over winless Classical.
The Broncos fell behind 2--0 on a safety in the first quarter before scoring three straight touchdowns to put the game out of reach.
“We started slow, as usual,” Burrillville coach Gennaro Ferraro said. “We were up 8-2 at the half after our defense made a goal-line stand near the end of the second quarter.”

N.S. football team downs co-op team, 34-6

October 17, 2010

EAST PROVIDENCE – On a breezy Saturday afternoon, North Smithfield continued to prove why it’s a legitimate contender in Division IV by breezing its way to an easy victory.
Tim Kennett tossed for two touchdowns and teammates Peter Mancini and Alex Blanchette each scored twice as the Northmen turned a close affair after one quarter into a convincing rout, rolling to a 34-6 win over Providence Country Day Co-op at the Knights’ campus.

Lavallee wins UnitedHealthcare Half Marathon

October 17, 2010

NEWPORT — North Smithfield resident and Mount St. Charles Academy boys’ cross country coach Roland Lavallee captured the UnitedHealthcare Half Marathon and topped a field of 2,505 runners with a 1:06:40 time on Sunday morning at Easton’s Beach.
Lavallee topped the runner-up finisher, Kevin Gorman of Norwood, Mass. by more than eight minutes. Gorman’s time was 1:15:20.
Another local runner, Tom Wharton of Riverside, placed eighth with a 1;22:01 clocking.

Trees at root of river debate

October 17, 2010

WOONSOCKET – The federal stimulus package was supposed to save jobs, but in this city it's helped trigger a debate over trees growing along the meandering banks of the Blackstone River.
The Army Corps of Engineers says they must be chopped down and, in many cases, uprooted altogether to protect low-lying portions of the city from flooding. But some champions of recreational tourism and economic development say the government should rethink the plan.

Debates starting to breed contempt

October 17, 2010

PROVIDENCE – After fielding the same questions they’ve by now heard at nearly 30 debates and forums, the four major candidates for governor have their answers polished to a point where a political consultant could see his/her face reflected in them.
Those answers were trotted out once again Thursday at Brown University in response to questions posed by political science Professor Marion Orr before a mostly student audience that filled one of the school’s lecture halls.

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