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April 11th, 2015

Firefighters probe ‘suspicious’ blaze

April 11, 2015

WOONSOCKET – A long-abandoned structure on Sunnyside Avenue was destroyed in a fire Saturday morning, and fire officials believe the cause to be suspicious in nature.

Around 11 a.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the one-story property on Sunnyside Avenue after receiving a call for smoke coming from the building. Woonsocket Fire Chief Paul Shatraw said fire personnel arrived on scene to see heavy fire coming out of the building’s exterior and the firefighters’ exterior attack proved successful, as the blaze was deemed under control within 15 minutes.

April 10th

Girls' Softball | Clippers, Lions, Mounties, Tigers set to take on R.I.’s best on the diamond

April 10, 2015


PAWTUCKET  –  Tolman High head coach Craig Giarusso admitted he’s never seen such a horrendous winter, one that has so greatly affected his ability to practice with his girls outside.

Commentary | McGair: Success of hoops, hockey, soccer programs a feast for Friar fans

April 10, 2015


BOSTON – Being affiliated with the Big East Conference and having all their games televised, Providence College men’s basketball is one of biggest windows into the institution. 

People tend to focus on Ed Cooley’s program more than any other sport to the point that it becomes the barometer about how fans and alumni alike feel about PC. 

Property manager saves residents from burning building

April 10, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Draped in blankets, they were shaken and cold, and most weren’t sure where they were going to sleep the next night.
Forty people were homeless after a careless cooking accident triggered a three-alarm fire Wednesday night at 30 Ascension St., one of the city’s largest rooming houses.
Amazingly, all escaped without injury, partly because of the heroics of Douglas Lachance, a live-in property manager who pounded on doors to alert sleeping tenants to the danger.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Mixed Bag for Tiger Woods in Masters Return

April 10, 2015

April 9th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Jack Nicklaus Sinks Hole-In-One In Par-3 Contest

April 9, 2015

School officials to squirts: Knock it off

April 9, 2015

CUMBERLAND — While it may seem harmless enough, Cumberland school officials are warning parents that a popular game where students try to “assassinate” other students with a squirt gun could go too far.
The game is called "Senior Assassin" and it's played at schools across the country, including Cumberland where about 100 high school seniors are reportedly involved in the game. Rules vary, but it generally involves students stalking and shooting human targets with water pistols until only one remains.

April 8th

High school baseball | Division I preview: Novans, Clippers, Lions, Saints nines set to take on R.I.’s best

April 8, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Unlike past years, Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials have chosen to dispose of the typical Division I-North and South leagues, instead dividing those upper-echelon squads into I-A and I-B categories.

New Woonsocket High skipper Paul Murphy wondered about why the switch occurred, but has chosen to take the hand he was dealt as he prepares his Villa Novans for the upcoming campaign.

High school baseball: Division II preview: Strong programs at N.S., MSC, Tolman set to rejoin battle for league supremacy

April 8, 2015

PAWTUCKET  –  Tolman High head coach Theo Murray has mixed emotions about his baseball team being realigned this spring, courtesy of Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials.

Instead of competing in a much bigger Division II-North, like it had the previous two campaigns, the Tigers now must shift to II-Central and face clubs in which they have minimal familiarity.

High school baseball | Division III preview: Closer competition the key for Burrillville, C.F., Shea, Davies Tech

April 8, 2015

BURRILLVILLE  –  In his third full season at the helm, Burrillville High mentor Peter Berthelette claims he has mixed emotions as to his Broncos dropping from Division II-North to Division III this spring.

They will do along with area foes Davies Tech, Central Falls and Shea.

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