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BEER NEAR — Legendary brewer Yuengling is bringing its beer to stores in Mass. — but not R.I.

March 2, 2014

BELLINGHAM -- Brian Bender, the owner of Denny’s Liquors, hasn’t been so excited since Coors crossed the Mississippi.

After an absence of more than 20 years, Yuengling beer returns to package stores in the Bay State today, offering Rhode Island beer lovers yet another reason to spend their money on the other side of the state line.
“This is big,” says Bender, whose store is a few hundred yards over the Woonsocket line. “I haven’t seen demand like this since Coors came East.”

Lincoln's D'Aloisio captures another state wrestling title; Cumberland places third in team standings

March 2, 2014

PROVIDENCE — When Lincoln High senior Alex D'Aloisio awoke on Saturday morning, he didn't feel that well. He figured it was probably just nerves, as he was about to attempt to claim a second-straight title at the R.I. Interscholastic Wrestling Championships.
“Once I got here (to the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house), I started to feel it in my gut; I was kind out of it,” he confessed.

Cumberland hockey team nips Lincoln, 2-1, finishes Division II-North regular season with 18-0 record

March 2, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET — This is what great sports rivalries are all about: Anything Lincoln can do, Cumberland wants to do it better. Even if the difference between these two outstanding hockey teams is nearly negligible, the Clippers want to outdo their neighborhood rivals on the ice.

EAST GREENWICH – Cumberland High head coach Stefanie Capone-Bello didn’t have to give...
NEWPORT  –  Rogers High exploded for three goals in the opening session and...
NORTH SMITHFIELD  – The seventh-ranked Northmen, making the most of an extreme wind...
PAWTUCKET – Call it a case of punch-drunk love. A Woonsocket woman was charged with false report of a crime, among...
WOONSOCKET – Six businesses – four of them from out of state – are relocating their operations into vacant commercial...
WOONSOCKET – The city is making a push to sell four obsolete school buildings, saying they could be generating tax...

 

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