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January 19th, 2015

Mount St. Charles Girls Basketball | Mounties edge Classical in OT thriller, 67-66

January 19, 2015


WOONSOCKET – In a fierce battle between the two top teams in Div. III North on Monday, Mount St. Charles and Classical, the Mounties came out on top for a 67-66 overtime win.
 
Mount sophomore Skylar O’Connell hit the game-winning layup with 18 seconds left in OT with her team down one.
 

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 http://www.rilin.state.ri.us.

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 17th

Boys' Hockey | Mount St. Charles, Burrillville grab wins in weekend action

January 17, 2015


WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles cruised to an easy 8-1 win over Cranston on Friday night at Adelard Arena. 
 
The Mounties jumped out to a quick lead with four first-period goals and Cranston never challenged after that. 
 

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.

Davies Boys' Basketball | Masters' Perez outduels Dominicci, Patriots

January 16, 2015


LINCOLN  –  Davies Tech head coach Bill Meekins has seen his fair share of talented athletes in his decades of mentoring, but admitted Masters Regional Academy’s Pablo Perez is perhaps the best.
 

Providence College basketball | Friars meet Creighton in rematch of New Year's Eve tilt

January 16, 2015

For all the praise the Big East’s 18-game double round-robin men’s basketball schedule has drawn for its simplicity and straightforwardness, a few wrinkles still need to be ironed out.

Robert B. Wood

January 16, 2015

Robert B. Wood

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - We lost a great American hero today. Robert B. Wood (known to many of his closest friends as "Woody") of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of North Smithfield, RI passed away on January 12th, 2015. His proud and loving family surrounded him during his final hours. Born in Wyandotte, Michigan on July 14, 1934, he was the son of the late Blanche Avery and Clarence Wood. He survived three different cancers in the past two years, but brain and spine cancer sadly took its toll on his life.

Constance C. Beaudet

January 16, 2015

Constance C. Beaudet

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Constance C. (Vadenais) Beaudet, 91, formerly of Napoleon St. in Woonsocket, RI, died on Monday January 12, 2015 in Saint Antoine Residence.
She was the wife of the late Robert N. Beaudet.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Arthur and Aurore (Lapre) Vadenais.
Constance worked as an inspector at Narragansett Knitting for several years.
She enjoyed playing bingo, listening to music and dancing. She also loved to travel but really enjoyed spending time with, and baking for, her family and friends.