Archive - Oct 22, 2011
PAWTUCKET â Lincoln Schoolâs doubles team of Hayley Lough and Jamie Pine continued their mastery of Mountâs Katherine Porcaro and Emily Cardosa in Saturdayâs state championship finals at Slater Park.
Mount won the first set 6-4 before the Lincoln School duo used a topspin lob technique to great advantage while winning the final two sets, 6-1 and 6-2. The Lynx team has won all three matches this season between the No. 1 doubles squads of the Division I powers.
BURRILLVILLE â It was a day that Kevin Deschamps and his Burrillville teammates soon wonât forget.
Deschamps finished with 202 rushing yards on 14 attempts with four touchdowns as the Burrillville picked up its first win of the season, blowing past Scituate, 45-6, in a non-leaguer Saturday at Alumni Field.
âIt was great to see the kids enjoy today,â said Broncos head coach Gennaro Ferraro, whose team has absorbed more than its fair share of close setbacks. âIt was nice to see all that hard work pay off.â
FOSTER â Ponaganset High may have lost to division-leader Tolman High, 21-14, yet the loss hardly placed a damper on the Chieftainsâ playoff outlook.
BURRILLVILLE â The fate of Charles Hopkinsâ headstone is a perfect example of how far things had gone at Pascoagâs Historical Cemetery No. 12.
Carlo Mencucci and his wife, Betty, knew Hopkins was supposed to be buried next to his father, Augustus Hopkins, a 19th century mill boss whose grave was marked by a prominent monument. But there was nothing beside the gravestone of the family patriarch save for a mossy depression in the ground.
SMITHFIELD â There is nothing stopping mayors and city councils from passing an ordinance right away that stops COLAs (Cost of Living Adjustments) on municipal employee pensions, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo told a business forum Friday morning.