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January 21st, 2015

The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 21, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year
The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

January 19th

Fire rips through city triple-decker

January 19, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Tenants dodged falling debris and hastily gathered their loved ones to escape a fast-moving fire that ripped through the top story of a six-family tenement at 685 Wood Ave. Monday morning.

Thirteen people – everyone who lived in the yellow, flat-roof house – managed to flee without injury, but in their hurried flight some reluctantly left behind their most precious belongings.

January 18th

Meet your state senators

January 18, 2015

PROVIDENCE – As the new General Assembly session got under way recently with the traditional swearing in and first-day sessions in both the House and the Senate on Jan. 7, several new legislators joined their veteran counterparts to consider state business in the months ahead.

The following is a listing of area state senators and portions of their biographies listed with the legislative pages at

McGair named 2014 R.I. Sportswriter of the Year

January 18, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Brendan W. McGair, a veteran sportswriter and columnist who covers the Pawtucket Red Sox, college and high school sports for the Call/Times, has been named Rhode Island Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). This is his third NSSA honor in the past five years.

January 16th

Patriots pride you can feel...and taste

January 16, 2015

Scott Anderson has taken the concept of wearing your favorite team colors to a whole new level.

Forget the jerseys and hats. Anderson, 38, of Woonsocket, is showing off his team spirit by getting the Patriots logo shaved into the back of his head. And as Sunday’s AFC Championship between the Patriots and Colts approaches in Foxboro, Anderson says he’s getting lots of smiles and thumbs-ups as Patriots fever grips the Blackstone Valley.

“It’s my team and I have to support my time,” says the lifelong Pats fan.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 16, 2015

January 15th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 Oscar Nominations Announced

January 15, 2015

January 14th

Father of dead infants remains behind bars

January 14, 2015

BLACKSTONE – The man prosecutors say fathered three infants whose remains were found in a now-razed home on St. Paul Street last year continues to be held in state custody on $100,000 bail after a pre-trial hearing in Worcester Superior Court Wednesday.
Raymond Rivera, 38, did not appear in court, but his lawyer and state prosecutors were briefly questioned by a judge to see if they had any requests as the case moves forward, said Tim Connolly, spokesman for District Attorney Joseph Early.
Another hearing was scheduled for Feb. 11, he said.

January 13th

Judge denies state's motion to dismiss Tempest's bid for post-conviction relief

January 13, 2015

PROVIDENCE - A Superior Court judge has denied the state's motion to dismiss convicted murderer Raymond D. "Beaver" Tempest Jr.'s petition for post-conviction relief.
In a 7-page ruling issued Tuesday, Associate Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini said newly discovered DNA evidence and other issues Tempest claims prove he is innocent warrant a full hearing.

January 12th

Dogs removed from Woonsocket animal shelter amid probe into theft of pet food

January 12, 2015

WOONSOCKET – As police looked on, the Animal Control Facility was emptied of its canine population in anticipation of staff workers’ being relieved of duty amid an investigation into the theft of donated dog food.
Joseph Warzycha, the state’s chief animal cruelty investigator, arrived to oversee the operation at the Cumberland Hill Road facility about 12:45 p.m. Monday. He said eight dogs would be transferred to at least three other shelters. There were no cats in the facility yesterday, officials said.

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