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Big Papi provides thrill in final game with PawSox

April 18, 2013

PAWTUCKET — The good news coming out of McCoy Stadium on Thursday afternoon was that rehabbing Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, who had struggled at the plate in his first five games with the Pawtucket Red Sox, smacked a home run leading off the sixth inning of the PawSox’s game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
But aside from that, and a four-run rally in that inning by the PawSox that tied the contest at 5-5, there wasn’t much else to smile about on the homefront.

Catherine M. Tousignant

April 18, 2013

Catherine M. Tousignant

WOONSOCKET - Catherine M. Tousignant 89, of Third Ave., died Tuesday at home. She was the wife of Richard R. Tousignant. Born in Wrentham, MA, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Mary I. (Babneau) Proteau. Catherine was a CNA for Medfield State Hospital for twenty nine years before retiring twenty four years ago.

Fire in Woonsocket

April 18, 2013

WOONSOCKET -- Firefighters were on the scene of a two-alarm fire on Green Street in Woonsocket Thursday morning. The fire broke out at about 9:25 a.m. Full story in today's Call.

Fire chief: We're not hiring

April 18, 2013

WOONSOCKET — Fire Chief Gary Lataille says he’s not looking to hire new firefighters, but is merely doing something he does every two years – conduct an open application process for eligible firefighters to be included on a new certified hiring list that goes into effect June 7.
“The Woonsocket Fire Department is not hiring,” says Lataille, who has been fielding calls from people apparently confused about the open application process. “This is something we do every two years.”

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