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Archive - Jan 2, 2014 - News Article

Brien no longer defendant in fraud suit

January 2, 2014

WOONSOCKET – City Council President Albert G. Brien and his real estate brokerage company have been released as defendants from a Superior Court lawsuit accusing them of being involved in series of fraudulent land acquisitions made by the operators of the state landfill in Johnston.

For full story, see page 1 of Friday's Call.

Burrillville’s ‘Mr. Doughboy’ faces foreclosure

January 2, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – With an old-fashioned miniature golf course and a menu reminiscent of a dining car, Mr. Doughboy seemed to belong to another era.

Now the roadside landmark at 1950 Broncos Highway may really be going the way of the jukebox and the deuce coupe.

For full story, see page 1 of Friday's Call.

City invokes parking ban today

January 2, 2014

The Woonsocket Public Works Department has issued a parking ban effective starting at noon today and ending Friday at 3 p.m. Woonsocket Police will enforce the ban.
A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions with dangerously low temperatures.

PROVIDENCE – Earlier in the week, even Burrillville High head coach Bill Robinson indicated...
PROVIDENCE – Immediately after it ended, North Smithfield High’s players skated over...
  CUMBERLAND – From instructional to peewees to interscholastic competition to ......
WOONSOCKET – Running enthusiast and Woonsocket police Capt. Michael Lemoine counted his father-in-law as one of the...
The Blackstone Valley towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge will get more than a quarter of a million...
CUMBERLAND – The town’s liability insurer has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a police brutality suit brought...

 

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