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April 21st, 2011

Lincoln rallies past La Salle, improves to 7-0

April 21, 2011

PROVIDENCE — When you’re on a roll like Lincoln High, things just seem to fall into place.
The Lions did their best work in the latter innings Thursday, scoring three runs apiece in the sixth and seventh innings to best La Salle Academy, 8-5.
At 7-0, Lincoln stands tall amongst the Division I-North hierarchy. In fact, the Lions are one of just two teams in the league to sport such a glittering mark, North Kingstown being the other.

Tight squeeze

April 21, 2011

Woonsocket Police and Fire respond to yet another tractor trailer that crashed into the P&W Railroad bridge on Main Street at Depot Square shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday. The driver, Bill Rinker of Altoona, Pa., of Black Dog Trucking, did not see the 12-foot marker (clearly visible at left) and thought it was the same clearance as the northbound side of the bridge, which is marked at 14' 6".

Town may consider reopening Harrisville dam

April 21, 2011

BURRILLVILLE - As a child, Burrillville Town Councilman Stephen N. Rawson spent many a morning exploring the natural beauty of Mill Pond and the gushing waterfall at the Harrisville dam on East Avenue.
"I spent most of my life on and around that pond," he says. "I caught my first trout below the falls when I was four or five years old. I spent so many hours down there I can't tell you."

April 20th

Northmen suffer first loss

April 20, 2011

NORTH SMITHFIELD — When you have a very talented team that’s loaded with freshmen and sophomores like the one North Smithfield has this season, even the worst of innings can pop up now and then.
One of those innings took place in the sixth inning of the Northmen’s Division II crossover game at home against Exeter/West Greenwich, and it helped lead to N.S.’s first loss of the season.
The Northmen committed four errors in an ugly inning that saw the defending Division II champion Scarlet Knights scratch out all its runs in a 3-0 victory.

Thundermist CEO decides to move on

April 20, 2011

WOONSOCKET — After 14 years as Chief Executive Officer of Thundermist Health Center, Maria Montanaro has decided to look ahead to new opportunities outside of Rhode Island.
In a letter to her friends and colleagues posted on Thundermist's website, Montanaro said it was with "mixed emotions" that she decided to leave her position with the health agency serving low to moderate income families and follow her husband of 30 years, David Warner, to his new career opportunity in Des Moines, Iowa.

Philip J. King

April 20, 2011

Philip J. King

LINCOLN- Philip J. King, 69, of George Washington Highway, passed away Tuesday in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Alfred E. and Louise B. (Boice) King.
He resided in Lincoln recently, previously residing in Dearborn, MI, and Cumberland.
Mr. King was a United States Navy Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.

Edward D. "Ted" Collins

April 20, 2011

Edward D.
"Ted" Collins

BURRILLVILLE - Edward D. "Ted" Collins, 69, of Harrisville, died Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Milford Hospital, Milford, MA. He was the husband of Lucy (LaFlamme) Collins, whom he married July 2, 1977.
Born in Providence, he was the son of William and Mary (Danahey) Collins.
Ted worked at Zambarano Hospital for more than thirty years. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.

Eric F. Corriveau

April 20, 2011

Eric F. Corriveau

BELLINGHAM- Eric F. Corriveau, 82, of Bellingham, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center. He was the beloved husband of Loretta W. (Renquin) Corriveau.
Born in New York, NY on April 4, 1929, he was the son of the late J. Cyprien and Corinne (Imhoff) Corriveau.

Felix Doubront to join PawSox' starting rotation

April 20, 2011

PAWTUCKET – Felix Doubront is returning to his pitching roots. After serving as a left-handed option in Boston’s bullpen for a week-plus, Doubront will now serve as a member of Pawtucket’s starting rotation.
“He’s going to start games,” confirmed Mike Hazen, the Red Sox’ vice president of player development. “He’ll probably be on a shortened pitch count to start, but we’ll build him up from there. He’ll start the games.”

April 19th

Cumberland takes baseball thriller from MSC

April 19, 2011

CUMBERLAND — Cumberland High coach Paul Murphy attributes his team’s latest surge in the ultra-competitive Division I-North to its work at the plate
In Tuesday morning’s contest against Mount St. Charles Academy, Murphy’s crew didn’t quite get the double-digit hits like it did against Moses Brown and Smithfield last week. But the Clippers did get the key hits it needed to earn themselves a come-from-behind 6-5 victory over the Mounties at Tucker Field.

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