Archive - Feb 26, 2014
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€“ The townâ€™s ongoing school budget dispute appears to have caused an elected member of the School Committee, George Hemond, to tender his resignation effective Saturday.
Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton reported Hemondâ€™s brief letter of resignation from the five-member committee, citing the budget dispute, was received at Town Hall earlier this week.
â€śHe indicated that he didnâ€™t feel he could do any further good because of the deterioration of the situation,â€ť she said.
WOONSOCKET â€“ They call it the freeze-thaw cycle, and itâ€™s the reason motorists are bobbing and weaving through some of the nastiest pothole fields on city streets in years.
For public works crews, the ups and downs of the February thermometer bring a cycle of their own to deal with the bumper crop of potholes: It starts with a shovelful of â€ścold patchâ€ť asphalt and goes something like this: Fill, tamp, repeat.
â€śFill it first, then level it off, then tamp,â€ť says Mark Gelinas, a highway division worker armed with a special tool for flattening the sticky, tar-based fill.
LINCOLN â€” After rolling to six straight triumphs, Lincoln High sustained a crushing 38-37 Division II-North loss to Moses Brown School on Feb. 12, and that sent it into a dismal tailspin.
On Valentine's Night, they dropped a 57-34 verdict to II Central-leading and unbeaten St. Raphael, 57-34, before getting exploited by Scituate (69-49) and Johnston (42-29) in two more league clashes.
WOONSOCKET- Alicja (Sulkowski) Haczynski, 72, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 24, 2014. She was the loving wife of Zbiginiew Haczynski.
Funeral, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. from the Kubaska Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Woonsocket. Burial at St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery, Blackstone, MA. Calling hours Friday, February 28, 2014 from 4-8 pm. For full obituary go to: