March 10th, 2015
WOONSOCKET - Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt will pay a fine as agreed to by the state Ethics Commission. The $750 penalty is for the mayor's violation of the state ethics code by hiring her son for an unadvertised summer job in the city.
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted Tuesday to accept a settlement and resolve Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's case.
Read the full story in Wednesday's newspaper.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Burrillville pig farmer Ronald Vaz was the stateâ€™s star witness in the 1992 trial that put Raymond Tempest Jr. behind bars for 85 years in the bludgeoning and strangulation death of Doreen C. Picard.
Called to the witness stand in Superior Court yesterday, Vaz, however, said some of the key components of his trial testimony were not accurate
PROVIDENCE – For all that he endured injury-wise in his first two seasons in a Providence College uniform, the news of Kris Dunn being named co-winner of the Big East Defensive Player of the Year laurel should be viewed as an organizational achievement.
Saturday, March 7
(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50
Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.
(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59
An unfavorable economic environment not only reduces adoptions of homeless animals, it can force people to surrender pets they already have to a shelter or rescue organization because they can no longer afford pet food or veterinarian bills, especially for senior dogs and cats.
PROVIDENCE – The road to repeating as Big East Tournament champs got bumpier for Providence College after they lost Saturday’s regular-season finale to Butler.
BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op girls’ icewomen were bumped from the playoffs by top-seed La Salle on Saturday evening, despite a head-standing display from their goalie in front of their home fans at Levy Rink.
The Lady Broncos suffered a 2-1 OT defeat in the R.I. Emma Division Championship Tournament’s best-of-three semifinal series before a crowd of at least 200.
They say time is money.
Which helps explain why so many of Woonsocketâ€™s noteworthy clocks are broken.
The hands on the McCarthyâ€™s clock next to City Hall â€“ arguably the cityâ€™s most iconic timepiece â€“ are out of sync with the actual time, though the gap might tighten a bit as Daylight Savings Time takes hold, starting today. Across, the street, the clock on the face of the historic P&W train station has decorative appeal, but it doesnâ€™t function as a time-teller, either.
An open letter to PawSox fans:
The 2015 home opener is scheduled for Thursday, April 16. Clear the schedule and come on down to McCoy Stadium.
There’s also a game at the venerable ballyard the next night, and the following day, and the day after that and … you get the idea.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Minutes after this epic Friday night tilt had ended, Mount St. Charles’ girls mentor Tony DiLorenzo peered at an onlooker, gave a mammoth “Whew!” and smiled weakly.
That’s what happens when you eke out an astonishingly-entertaining, not to mention thrilling, playoff triumph.
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