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MSC spikers primed for move to Div. I

March 24, 2011

EAST PROVIDENCE — After three straight years of bringing home the hardware in Division II and posting a combined 56-2 overall mark during that span, Mount St. Charles Academy has moved up to the state’s top division this season.
Head coach Josh D’Abate is looking forward to the challenge where his squad will compete against the likes of defending state champion Bishop Hendricken and other powers such as North and South Kingstown.

Unified Basketball comes to Ponaganset

March 24, 2011

GLOCESTER — Beth Keeling has had a strong involvement in Ponaganset High athletics, particularly over the last decade.
Keeling is the school’s “unofficial” photographer at various sporting events and also has been an avid supporter, including following the stellar football and track & field careers of her three sons, Mike, Jacob and Nick.
Her three sons have since graduated, but the retired special education teacher has still found a way to stay connected with her “kids” on the athletic spectrum at Ponaganset.

Donald E. Fagnant

March 24, 2011

Donald E. Fagnant

WOONSOCKET- Donald E. Fagnant 80, of Park Ave. died March 19, 2011 at Mt. St. Francis Health Care Center. He was the husband of Marian (Rapacz) Fagnant.
Mr Fagnant was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Arthur and Edna (Massart) Fagnant.
He was a pipe shop supervisor for the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics for twenty four years before retiring seventeen years ago. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, and bowling.

Judge gives Landmark more time for suitors

March 24, 2011

WOONSOCKET – The bid deadline for parties interested in buying Landmark Medical Center was supposed to be tomorrow, but a Superior Court judge has agreed to give the hospital a few more days to sort through competing offers.
The new cutoff is Wednesday, said Bill Fischer, a spokesman for the hospital. But the original date of April 1 for the special master in charge of the hospital to submit to the court all bids, with a recommended winner, remains in force, he said.

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