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Injured Brentz doesn’t want to completely close books on return to PawSox this year

August 1, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Was Bryce Brentz resigned to the possibility that his season was over upon undergoing significant surgery to his right knee? A rollover-and-surrender attitude wouldn’t fit the PawSox outfielder’s hard-charging persona now, would it?

That said, the power hitter is a realist and understands the slippery slope that comes with accelerating the rehab timetable in order to return to the field this season.

Perfect! Cumberland American claims 10-11 crown

August 1, 2013

BRISTOL — Milliseconds after southpaw Brendan Wright had fielded an easy grounder and thrown to first baseman Jayden Struble for the final out on Thursday evening, Cumberland American's All-Stars came from all directions to celebrate mere feet in front of home plate.
Not surprisingly, the one on the bottom of the pile happened to be second baseman Johnny Belisle, one of the more vociferous members of this splendid contingent.

RV crashes into building in Woonsocket

August 1, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Janette Adams was asleep in her first floor apartment at 7 Veterans Way when she heard a crash Thursday morning that nearly knocked her out of bed.
Squinting through the blinds of her bedroom window, Adams did a double-take when she saw the front end of a late model Winnebago-style motor home stuck in the mangled front porch of the multi-family apartment building.
The 20-foot-plus RV slammed into the front of the building just after 11:30 a.m., lodging itself in the front porch, which was nearly torn off the building.

Omer J. Durand

August 1, 2013

Omer J. Durand

WOONSOCKET - Omer J. Durand, 84, of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Saint Antoine Residence. He was the beloved husband of the late Irene (Willerval) Durand. Born in Woonsocket on November 29, 1927, he was the son of the late Philippe and Anna (Durand) Durand.

Jeannette Greeno

August 1, 2013

Jeannette Greeno

TEMPLETON, MA - Jeannette "Jan" (Theroux) Greeno, 84, of 41 Pheasant Lane in Templeton died July 30th, peacefully in her home, after a brave battle with cancer.

WOONSOCKET – Once again, WOON (1240 AM) is staking a claim to become the premier on-air...
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WOONSOCKET — With construction crews and school officials scrambling to make last-minute preparations for the first day...
MILLVILLE — A loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother on the other side of the continent has come...

 

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