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March 25th, 2011

Town enjoys 12.7-percent spike in population

March 26, 2011

NORTH SMITHFIELD - U.S. Census figures released Wednesday show that North Smithfield gained 1,349 people, or 12.7 percent, in the last decade, making it the town with the second highest percentage of population growth in the state.
Overall, the state's population grew slightly by 0.4 percent to 1,052,567. There were population declines in 16 municipalities.

Star of film 'Hachiko' to be celebrated with bronze statue

March 26, 2011

WOONSOCKET – For six weeks, the metal statue was hidden in the janitor's broom closet.
“It was a big secret,” say Robert Pilkington, principal of the Beacon Charter High School for the Arts. “Very few people knew about it.”
But the secret's out now, and soon Hachiko – or at least a life-size bronze likeness of the famous dog – will be appearing at a train station near you, the mirror image of the original on the other side of the globe.

Novans chase Hendricken track dynasty

March 25, 2011

The hockey season concluded less than a week ago and to no one's surprise it was Mount St. Charles that was celebrating on the ice with another state championship. Except for a four-year dry spell from 2003-07, that's the way it has been since the 1977-78 season for the Mounties, who have racked up 42 state titles in their storied history.
In boys' swimming, Bishop Hendricken has won every team title since 1989-90, a total of 22 straight crowns.

Cooley must speak to Keno's PC recruits

March 25, 2011

PROVIDENCE – When Kyan Anderson and Markus Crider signed on with Providence College, each player was under the premise that Keno Davis would be coaching them.

Would Ricky Ledo come back to PC?

March 25, 2011

Might Ed Cooley’s standing as the Friars’ new head coach rekindle the sparks with high school prospect and fellow Providence native Ricky Ledo? Time will tell, says Ryan Hurd, Ledo’s head coach at Notre Dame Prep, located in Fitchburg, Mass.

Meredith A. Brodeur

March 25, 2011

Meredith A. Brodeur

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Meredith "Merry" A. (Jensen) Brodeur, 65, passed away after complications of a brief illness on Thursday, March 24, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Sumner E. and Doris (Chase) Jensen.
She was the loving wife of Laurent "Larry" Brodeur and mother to Laura Melo, Lynn Bussaglia and Jeffrey Brodeur. She was Grammie to Brian, Brandon, Brianna and Bryce Bussaglia and Amanda and Ashlee Brodeur. She was dearly loved by her two brothers and sisters-in law, Kenneth R. and Marilyn J. Jensen and Richard E. and Jo-Ann Jensen.

Raymond C. Church

March 25, 2011

Raymond C. Church

SLATERSVILLE- Raymond C. Church 64, of Main St. Slatersville, died Thursday at the RI Veteran's Hospital. He was the husband of Carol (DeVaudreuil) Church.
Born in Pawtucket a son of Mary (Sherman) Church of Providence and the late Chester Church, he moved to North Smithfield in 1976.

Harvey C. Young

March 25, 2011

Harvey C. Young

SEBASTIAN, FL- Harvey C. Young, "Harv" (also affectionately known as "Uncle Harv") 60, of Sebastian, FL, died March 11, 2011 at VNA Hospice, Vero Beach, FL.
He was born in Providence, RI, a son of Flora B. Young of Spring Hill, FL and the late Howard C. Young. He spent his younger years mostly in Pascoag, RI moving to Sebastian in 2005.

Raymond C. Church

March 25, 2011

Raymond C. Church

SLATERSVILLE- Raymond C. Church 64, of Main St. Slatersville, died Thursday at the RI Veteran's Hospital. He was the husband of Carol (DeVaudreuil) Church.
Born in Pawtucket a son of Mary (Sherman) Church of Providence and the late Chester Church, he moved to North Smithfield in 1976.

March 24th

MSC spikers primed for move to Div. I

March 24, 2011

EAST PROVIDENCE — After three straight years of bringing home the hardware in Division II and posting a combined 56-2 overall mark during that span, Mount St. Charles Academy has moved up to the state’s top division this season.
Head coach Josh D’Abate is looking forward to the challenge where his squad will compete against the likes of defending state champion Bishop Hendricken and other powers such as North and South Kingstown.

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