WOONSOCKET â UnitedHealthcare and Landmark Medical Center have ironed out a new contract that restores 52 physicians with admitting privileges at the hospital to the health insurerâs coverage network, the parties announced.
UnitedHealthcare dropped Landmark from its coverage network after the hospital was purchased last year by the for-profit, California-based hospital chain, Prime Healthcare Services.
The two parties have been trying to firm up a new contract since.
WOONSOCKET â Carnell Henderson, 41, has always had a goal of doing something more since he was a student at Woonsocket High School and member of the graduating class of 1991.
Back then, he will tell you today, there wasnât a concrete plan of what âmoreâ would be, but Henderson just knew from the support he had received from his family, his coaches, and his teachers in school he would some day be involved in the leadership of his community.
PROVIDENCE â A Superior Court judge Wednesday sentenced former Woonsocket Municipal Court Clerk Rachel Arruda to an 18-month prison term and ordered her to make $60,000 restitution after she entered a plea of no contest to 2011 state police charges of embezzling nearly $400,000 from the struggling city.
Judge Jeffrey Lanphear ordered Arruda to surrender to authorities on Sept. 10 to begin serving her sentence at the Adult Correctional Institutions, Cranston, rejecting lawyer Mark Smithâs plea for home confinement.
WOONSOCKET – Never mind the Supermoon: If nighttime seems brighter than usual in your neighborhood lately, chances are it’s because all your street lights are on for the first time in nearly four years.
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says more than half the street lights that were dimmed by the previous administration in a money-saving move have been reactivated since late February.
WOONSOCKET â Smile, Woonsocket: Youâre on Derek Duboisâ candid camera.
In his first feature-length documentary, the award-winning filmmaker has created âCity on the Move,â a close-up look at the cityâs triumphant spirit through difficult times.
WOONSOCKET — Eddie Hanson has always viewed the world with a photographer’s eye, ever since his dad gave him his first camera 60 years ago – a Burke & James 2 ¼ × 3 ¼ – and “20 seconds” of instructions on how to use it.
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WOONSOCKET â In September 2013, Jose Anibal Santiago pled guilty to charges stemming from his role as the getaway driver in a fatal robbery outside an East Woonsocket bank that triggered a two-year-long battle over the death penalty.
Now he wants to change his mind.
Through his lawyer, Santiago, 37, has filed papers with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston seeking to withdraw his guilty plea. He contends U.S. District Judge William E. Smith in Providence failed to properly inform him of the full implications of his plea before he was sentenced.
Woody Allen directs a scene for his upcoming movie on Main St. in downtown Pawtucket Thursday on morning. Main St. and High St. were closed for a time while several scenes were filmed for the new movie, as yet untitled, before Allen and company moved to 207 Wickenden St. in Providence for filming shot the Coffee Exchange.
See Friday's Pawtucket Times and Woonsocket Call for complete story and more photos.
PROVIDENCE â Over the objections of state prosecutors, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that Raymond D. âBeaverâ Tempest Jr. may argue that he was wrongfully convicted of murder on the strength of false testimony resulting from the unlawful manipulation of witnesses by Woonsocket police officers.
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WOONSOCKET â A Superior Court judge sentenced a local man to 20 years in prison Tuesday for a March 2013 shooting on...
BLACKSTONE â The town has served the owner of 23 St. Paul St. with a statement of claim for $46,457, the total and...