October 13th, 2012
LINCOLN â You bought an E-Book reader, a Kindle or an iPad, and now youâre wondering where to find something to read.
Yes, there are plenty of e-book websites to visit and buy the latest hot read for your device, but did you know there are also ways to download a book similar to checking one out from your local library?
Nancy Ross, assistant director of the Lincoln Public Library, says an increasing number of library patrons are taking advantage of the library's e-book lending program and she sees that interest as only increasing in the future as more people learn how to use the service.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â From top to bottom, this was North Smithfieldâs best performance of the season.
Buoyed by Mike Ciceroneâs first-ever start at quarterback and a defense that kept the opposition in check, North Smithfield sailed to a convincing 57-8 margin against the PCD Co-op juggernaut Saturday afternoon. The Northmen will have plenty of time to savor the lop-sided triumph as the teamâs next game isnât until Friday, Nov. 2 at Smithfield.
Burrillville sophomore David Gariepy (13) is in the air for the interception against Exeter/West Greenwich during the third quarter of Saturdayâs non-league encounter. The Broncos would go on to score a touchdown following Gariepyâs pick. The Scarlet Knights would go on to win, 29-22. For game story and additional photos, see Sunday's print edition or click on the E-edition.
WOONSOCKET â The state police arrested two city men Thursday after they allegedly attempted to sell stolen Alex and Ani bracelets on craigslist, they said.
Hector Bonilla, 26, of 104 Sayles St., Apt. 407, was charged with one count of larceny over $1,500, and Manuel Pagan, 27, of 104 Sayles St., Apt. 106, with one count of receiving stolen goods over $1,500.
Colonel Steven G. OâDonnell, the superintendent of state police, said the investigation began when detectives received information that the Alex and Ani bracelets were being sold through the popular online marketplace.
WOONSOCKET â Plans for a $2.6 million overhaul of neglected World War II State Park, with new recreational facilities, are on hold until the city either assumes ownership of the park or picks up a share of the long-term operational costs of the facility.
That was the word from Janet Coit, director of the state Department of Environmental Management, during an appearance before the Budget Commission on Thursday.
William A. Steere, Jr.
BURRILLVILLE- Steere, William A., Jr., 58, of Mapleville, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Marleene L. (Stockwell) Steere of Mapleville.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of William A. Steere, Sr. of Mapleville and the late Dorothy (Smith) Steere.
Elaine B. Trudeau
HANSON, MA- Elaine B. Trudeau, 66, of Hanson, MA. formerly of Woonsocket, RI, passed away on Wednesday at the Kindred Transitional Care-Sachem Center in East Bridgewater, MA.
Born July 5, 1946 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Antoine & Bridget (Walkow) Trudeau.
Elaine was employed as the Registrar for the State of Massachusetts Registry of Vital Records & Statistics for many years retiring in 2005.
The high school football season will meet its halfway point this weekend, which means a large dose of non-league games and a few league matchups on the areaâs docket.
Eight games make up this weekâs schedule, with tonightâs Division II crossover game between II-B team Cumberland and II-A squad Mount Hope in Bristol and tomorrowâs Division IV duel between Central Falls and Hope in Providence highlighting the top local games.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â It was a simple question, and North Smithfield High head coach Jeremy Sherer responded in kind.
When asked if he was satisfied with his Northmenâs 2-0 Division II victory over East Providence early Thursday evening, he stated merely, âNo.â
He claimed he had good reason.
âYou know, weâve had two really good wins this year; the first one against Pilgrim, and the second against Tiverton,â he elaborated. âTheyâre both very strong teams, and when we play those types of teams, we do very well. In big games, we step it up a couple of notches.
WOONSOCKET â City Council President John F. Ward is proposing a new ordinance designed to curb the cityâs population of pit bulls and other âfierce, dangerous or viciousâ dogs.
The most dramatic provision of the measure would be to prohibit any new pit bills bulls in the city after the law is passed. The only legal pit bulls would be those registered by their owners before the law goes into effect, and registration itself would come with onerous new requirements, including a $100,000 worth of liability insurance on the animal.