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October 26th, 2014

Lincoln FTM changes in voters’ hands

October 26, 2014

LINCOLN – Town voters will be asked to consider six changes to the Town Charter, including two modifying the operation of the annual Financial Town Meeting, when they go to the polls on Nov.4.

The measures forwarded to the ballot by the Town Council also include three changes for the town’s Water Commission, and one for appointments to the Budget Board.

Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond said the Water Commission questions are an attempt by the Town Council to clarify the commission’s role as a town agency.

October 25th

Woonsocket High Football | Guernon, Novans run wild on ‘Canes

October 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The Villa Novans rolled up more than 200 ground yards in a 47-7 demolition of Division II-A foe Warwick Vets at Barry Field on Saturday afternoon.

Burrillville High Football | Welcome to Blowout-ville: Broncos rout Spartans 56-13

October 25, 2014

BURRILLVILLE  --  The tradition after a Burrillville High football victory is for the coaches and players to hustle to the home stands at Alumni Field, and with the marching band knocking it out behind them, to sing the school’s fight song with the remaining faithful.

‘The Way You Play Matters’ | Sportsmanship the name of the game at Nov. 3 forum hosted by Mount

October 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Richard Lawrence swears by the creed of sportsmanship and fair play. The Mount St. Charles athletic director never hesitates to draw upon his fundamental beliefs whenever a teachable moment with his athletes presents itself. 

 

Landmark preparing for state exam on handling Ebola

October 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Landmark Medical Center will be among the state’s hospitals to conduct “stress tests” on Ebola response later this week, hospital officials told area first responders at an Ebola preparedness conference on Wednesday.

Even though there are no cases of Ebola in Rhode Island, Landmark’s Dr. Glenn G. Fort said over the next few weeks Landmark and other Rhode Island hospitals will be treating a mock Ebola patient as part of a state test to make sure Rhode Island is ready if Ebola does come.
The trial runs will take place at the end of the month into early November.

October 24th

Friday Night Football Roundup: Cumberland plays "Rock 'em, Stock 'em" | Shea, St. Raphael notch wins

October 24, 2014

CUMBERLAND – With bullish senior running back Mike Stock at the helm, Cumberland High sailed to a 26-0 triumph over Division I foe Cranston East at Tucker Field on Friday evening.

North Smithfield Football | Northmen battle for 23-12 victory over Warriors

October 24, 2014

CENTRAL FALLS – North Smithfield withstood a stiff challenge from Central Falls on Friday night in a Division IV game that looked like a mismatch on paper, at least to those who don’t know the Warriors’ heart.

 

Regina A. Silkie

October 24, 2014

Regina A. Silkie

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Regina A. Silkie, 88, of North Smithfield, RI formerly of North Attleboro, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late James E. Silkie.
Born May, 27, 1926 in Woodhaven, NY she was a daughter of the late Philip and Helen (McKenna) Lee.
Regina was employed at Roosevelt Ave. Elementary School in North Attleboro for over 20 years before her retirement at the age of 80.
She loved reading, knitting, gardening and especially spending time with children.

Beverly M. Levasseur

October 24, 2014

Beverly M. Levasseur

BURRILLVILLE - Beverly M. Levasseur, 76, of Pascoag, RI passed away October 16, 2014 at her residence in Pascoag.
She was the wife of Lawrence Levasseur.
She was born in Pawtucket, RI.
Beverly managed Echo Lake Campground in Pascoag, for 35 years, she was a resident of Pascoag, formerly she lived in Pawtucket. She enjoyed going to the Foxwoods casino.

HOUSE OF HORRORS: Blackstone, Winnipeg linked by tragedy

October 24, 2014

BLACKSTONE – Town officials from Blackstone where a squalid house containing the skeletal remains of three dead infants was demolished on Tuesday have been invited by a Winnipeg radio talk show Monday to offer guidance and advice to a Canadian city that is now grappling with a tragedy almost identical to the one that took place in Blackstone.

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