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March 13th, 2015

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March 13, 2015

March 12th

Providence College basketball | Henton couldn't be happier for teammate Dunn's success

March 13, 2015

 

NEW YORK – If LaDontae Henton couldn’t win Big East Player of the Year, the Providence senior was glad to see the next best thing happen.

“That’s my teammate and a brother,” said Henton when asked about Kris Dunn receiving the conference’s top individual honor. “I was hoping that he would get Player of the Year, either he or myself.”

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Assembly leaders back Raimondo budget

March 12, 2015

PROVIDENCE – The state’s General Assembly leaders said Thursday that they want to know more about Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s new budget proposal, but also that it appears to be one supporting business and improving the state’s economy.

“The budget is a good budget in light of difficult circumstances,” House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello said after getting an overview of the spending plan. “We started out with roughly a $200 million deficit and it’s got to be balanced so your choices are always going to be difficult,” he added.

Mount Boys' Hockey | Mounties to battle archrival Hendricken in Cimini semifinals

March 12, 2015


WOONSOCKET – After a rare .500 regular season, Mount St. Charles coach Dave Belisle hopes that a switch to the playoffs will ignite his players.
 

Providence College basketball | Dunn, Henton and defense stifle St. John’s 74-57, PC to Big East semi

March 12, 2015


NEW YORK – Under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden, Providence put the college basketball world on notice Thursday that they are not a team to look past, suffocating St. John’s with defense on their way to a 74-57 win in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament.
 

March 11th

Providence College basketball | NCAA berth secure, PC playing for pride, seeding at Big East Tournament

March 11, 2015


PROVIDENCE – For a change of pace, the Providence Friars aren’t sweating their NCAA Tournament prospects heading into the Big East’s annual Garden party.
 
There’s no fretting over games won or lost in the conference tournament. There’s no need to keep an eye on bubble teams. 
 

Another Woonsocket official slapped with ethics fine

March 11, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Tuesday’s crop of settlements with the state Ethics Commission brought to five the number of sitting elected officials who have been cited for violating the state ethics code.
Though previously unreported, Councilman Daniel Gendron reached a settlement with the commission on Feb. 4. He agreed to pay a $500 fine to resolve charges that he violated the code by twice voting to reappoint Municipal Court Judge Lloyd Gariepy since December 2009.

March 10th

Cumberland Boys' Track | Kabba taking his running talents to UMass Lowell

March 10, 2015

CUMBERLAND — Abdullah Kaba was getting nervous. The Cumberland High senior had repeatedly emailed the UMass Lowell cross country and track & field head coach to stoke the recruiting fires, but had no luck in receiving a reply back.

Turns out a simple typographical error was preventing Kaba from properly connecting with River Hawks mentor Gary Gardner.

Cumberland Boys' Hockey | Moving up to higher division didn't faze Clippers in the slightest bit

March 10, 2015

CUMBERLAND – It's more than fair to say Cumberland High varsity head coach Dr. Mark Andreozzi never anticipated the kind of dream season his Clippers have enjoyed.

Because his icemen captured the R.I. Division II Tournament championship a year ago with a near-perfect 22-1-0 overall record (against league opponents), Rhode Island Interscholastic League officials chose to bump his program up to Division I/Eccleston.

There they'd be forced to take on the best public school squads in the state, and Andreozzi knew it would be a big, difficult leap.

Baldelli-Hunt to pay ethics fine

March 10, 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.

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