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January 21st, 2015

CVS plans to bring more jobs to Woonsocket

January 21, 2015

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health says it intends to add 100 jobs at the Digital Experience Center in the Highland Corporate Park.
Michael DeAngeles, a spokesman for the company, said there is no timeline for filling the positions, but the company envisions growing the workforce by
about a third.
“We currently have about 200 jobs in Rhode Island and we’ll be adding 100 additional jobs over time,” said DeAngelis. “This is from where we are driving

The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 21, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year
The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

January 20th

Cumberland Swimming | Bauer shines at Read/Watmough with first-, second-place finishes

January 20, 2015


BRISTOL  –  Cumberland High senior captain Jack Bauer admitted he was a bit sore while competing at the annual Max Read/Joe & Roy Watmough Memorial Invitational Swimming Championships on Sunday.

It was no surprise as to why: Less than 24 hours before, he had swum nearly 9,000 yards (or over five miles) with his USA Swimming, Inc.-affiliated club team, Adirondack Aquatics of Franklin, during a practice session.

Tolman Girls' Basketball | Konte’s triple-double powers Tigers past Bishop Keough, 54-45

January 20, 2015


PAWTUCKET  –  Tigers junior center Fenda Konte was force to be reckoned with on Tuesday, notching a triple-double with 16 points, 23 rebounds and 11 blocks, as Tolman held on to beat crosstown foe Bishop Keough, 54-45.
 
Tolman had held a 17-point lead (35-18) over the Koalas with 11:42 left in the final period, and a 16-point advantage (39-23) with less than eight minutes left in the game.
 

Recap of the week that was in pro football

January 20, 2015

Sunday 1/18/15
Seattle (14-4) 28 vs
Green Bay (13-5) 22

January 19th

Burrillville girls' hockey | Cardon, Broncos heat up in 8-1 win over Warwick co-op squad

January 19, 2015

BURRILLVILLE  –  Despite dropping a tough 7-6 decision to the Toll Gate/Pilgrim/Warwick Vets squad at Warwick’s Thayer Arena the night after Christmas, Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op first-year head coach Cortney Lacey deemed it the finest collective outing of the campaign.
 
She changed her mind after her Broncos had manufactured a stellar 8-1 Division I triumph over the Smithfield/North Smithfield/Coventry Co-op team at Levy Rink on holiday Monday afternoon.

Mount St. Charles Girls Basketball | Mounties edge Classical in OT thriller, 67-66

January 19, 2015


WOONSOCKET – In a fierce battle between the two top teams in Div. III North on Monday, Mount St. Charles and Classical, the Mounties came out on top for a 67-66 overtime win.
 
Mount sophomore Skylar O’Connell hit the game-winning layup with 18 seconds left in OT with her team down one.
 

Fire rips through city triple-decker

January 19, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Tenants dodged falling debris and hastily gathered their loved ones to escape a fast-moving fire that ripped through the top story of a six-family tenement at 685 Wood Ave. Monday morning.

Thirteen people – everyone who lived in the yellow, flat-roof house – managed to flee without injury, but in their hurried flight some reluctantly left behind their most precious belongings.

January 18th

Meet your state senators

January 18, 2015

PROVIDENCE – As the new General Assembly session got under way recently with the traditional swearing in and first-day sessions in both the House and the Senate on Jan. 7, several new legislators joined their veteran counterparts to consider state business in the months ahead.

The following is a listing of area state senators and portions of their biographies listed with the legislative pages at http://www.rilin.state.ri.us.

McGair named 2014 R.I. Sportswriter of the Year

January 18, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Brendan W. McGair, a veteran sportswriter and columnist who covers the Pawtucket Red Sox, college and high school sports for the Call/Times, has been named Rhode Island Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). This is his third NSSA honor in the past five years.

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