PROVIDENCE â€“ Scores of advocates on both sides of the volatile abortion issue testified into the night Tuesday on a dozen different bills that sought to either restrict or liberalize the stateâ€™s abortion laws.
Three of the bills were sponsored by local lawmakers.
A measure sponsored by state Rep. Karen MacBeth (D-Dist. 52, Cumberland) would require a physician who is to perform an abortion to also perform an obstetric ultrasound on the pregnant woman and offer to show her the ultrasound images and a medical description of those images.
WOONSOCKET â€“ City planners have long viewed the historic commercial block as a key to rejuvenating Main Street, but the building could be condemned in 30 days if the owners fail to replace the roof.
Planning Director Joel Mathews said the ultimatum would be spelled out in a letter to be mailed today to Stamatos Property Management of Jamaica Plain, Mass.
Mathews said the state fire marshal has also given SPM 60 days to install a hard-wired fire alarm system, but the order is essentially moot unless the leaking, unstable roof is repaired first.
WOONSOCKET – The storied hockey rivalry between Division I powerhouses Mount St. Charles and Hendricken will continue this weekend at Brown University in the form of the R.I. Championship Division Tournament final.
But if this best-of-three set, slated to begin at 7 p.m., Friday at Meehan Auditorium, follows the same pattern as the regular-season tilts between the two, the Mounties could be in for a short appearance.
Ruth A. Beauchamp
WOONSOCKET- Ruth A. Beauchamp, 79, of Woonsocket, formerly of Church St. Manville, died Monday morning at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. She was the loving wife of Rene W. "Butch" Beauchamp. They were married on August 31, 1957.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Corinne (Lachapelle) Latour. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life prior to moving to Woonsocket several years ago.
Mrs. Beauchamp was employed at the Wrentham State School for several years.
Eugene A. Salois
MANVILLE- Eugene A. Salois, 98 formerly of Church St. died Sunday March 9, 2014, in the Holiday Retirement Home. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Bobis) Salois and Lucille (Boucher) Salois.
Born in Manville, son of the late Alexander and Delia (Robidoux ) Salois. Gene was a lifelong resident of Manville.