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January 10th, 2015

Changing attitudes toward police making law enforcement more challenging job

January 10, 2015

Local police chiefs are encouraging their officers to remain vigilant after the fatal shooting of two officers in Brooklyn last month and heightened hostility from nationwide protests fueled by anti-police sentiment.

January 9th

Providence College basketball | McGair: Friars charting new course with deeper bench

January 9, 2015


PROVIDENCE – As Providence’s win over Butler earlier in the week illustrated, dishing out minutes is no exact science.

Coaches like Ed Cooley have to consider every factor when concocting a game plan for that day’s opposition. The toughest decisions don’t always boil down to playing zone or man-to-man on defense. There is one consideration that carries prime importance: Ultimately, you play the guys who provide the best chance to win.

Burrillville – Davies girls' basketball | Patriots’ defense paves way for 51-43 win over Broncos

January 9, 2015

LINCOLN  –  You would think head coach Joe Handy would have been thrilled after his Davies Tech players had collected a pivotal 51-43 victory over Burrillville at Gaskin Alumni Hall on Friday night.

After all, his defense allowed only one Bronco – senior center Catherine Keable – to reach double figures in scoring, and forced a whopping 41 turnovers.

Handy, however, seemed disenchanted with the Division III-North triumph.

Cumberland/Lincoln – Mount Girls' Hockey | Lions look sharp in 5-3 triumph over Mounties

January 9, 2015


WOONSOCKET -- To head coach Tom Pereira, something was clearly missing in the first seven games of the season for the Lincoln/Cumberland Co-op team.

That “someone” was prized transfer Samantha Wellington, who made her season debut Friday against ironically her former club, Mount St. Charles. Though the sophomore did not create a ripple on the scorer’s sheet, she impacted the game in other areas in helping the Lions top the Mounties, 5-3, at Adelard Arena.

Local man learns his sentence

January 9, 2015

WOONSOCKET – A city man on Thursday was sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a crack cocaine trafficking conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Adalberto Negron, 31, of Woonsocket, became the second person sentenced
to 60 months in federal prison for their role in a crack cocaine
distribution conspiracy which operated in Central Falls from January to
November 2013.

Helene Champagne

January 9, 2015

Helene Champagne

WOONSOCKET - Helene Champagne 97, of Woonsocket died Wednesday, January 7th, in the Friendly Home. Her funeral with visitation will be held Monday January 12th, at 9:00 AM in the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St, Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery. Helene was the sister of Sr. Pauline Champagne who died January 9, 2015, in Canada, they will be celebrating their Masses of Christian Burial simultaneously on Monday.

Sarah B. Hayes

January 9, 2015

Sarah B. Hayes

LINCOLN - Sarah B. Hayes, 44, of Great Road passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Peter J. Tarmey and the loving mother of Margaret E. "Maggie" Tarmey.
Born in Providence, the loving daughter of Robert J. and Nancy (Kyle) Hayes of Lincoln, she had lived in Lincoln all of her life.
She was a 1988 graduate of Lincoln High School and was a graduate of Sawyer Business School. She was a member of Lime Rock Baptist Church, Lincoln.

Paul O. Roy

January 9, 2015

Paul O. Roy

WOONSOCKET - Paul O. Roy, age 78, died in the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on Monday, January 5, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on May 6, 1936, he was the son of the late Pierre and Merilda (Gagne) Roy. He was raised and educated in Canada, but returned to the United States in 1960, settling in Woonsocket. He remained in Woonsocket until 2009, when he and his wife moved to North Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Normand A. Dufresne

January 9, 2015

Normand A. Dufresne

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Things to Know for Today

January 9, 2015

BURRILLVILLE  –  Super Bowl Sunday is the pinnacle of the sporting world, and...
PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little...
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WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder...
WOONSOCKET – The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid...
With the Blizzard of 2015 headed out to sea, the clouds gave way to partial sun just after 9:30 Wednesday morning, a...