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August 8th, 2014

Lincoln takes home New England crown in 9/10 tournament, plays for East Region honors today

August 8, 2014


CRANSTON – In the 9/10-year-old East Regional tournament semi-final on Friday, the Lincoln Little League All-Stars traded the lead three times with their foes from Mystic, Conn., but ultimately came out on top for a 7-5 win at Michael P. Varrato Field.
 

Cumberland American faces Fairfield, Conn. tonight — with a trip to the Little League World Series on the line

August 8, 2014


Patrick R. Levesque, M.D.

August 8, 2014

Patrick R. Levesque, M.D.

LINCOLN - Patrick R. Levesque, M.D., 85, of Old River Road died Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the beloved husband of Andrée (Julien) Levesque. Dr. and Mrs. Levesque were married for 56 years.
Born in Quimby, Maine, a son of the late Louis and Antoinette (Cyr) Levesque, he lived in Cumberland for 34 years before moving to Lincoln 13 years ago.

VIDEO: Patriots rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo after preseason debut

August 8, 2014

VIDEO: Patriots rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo after preseason debut

August 7th

Pleau’s getaway driver seeks to withdraw guilty plea, citing judicial error

August 7, 2014

WOONSOCKET – 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.

Paula Staples Burrell

August 7, 2014

Paula Staples Burrell

BLACKSTONE, MA - Paula Staples Burrell, 67, formerly of Blackstone, MA, died on July 24, 2014 at her home in East Lempster, NH. She was the daughter of the late George and Pauline Staples of Blackstone.
Paula is survived by her five children: her two sons Kenneth and Keith Cranshaw, and her three daughters Patricia Prudhomme, Pauline and Penny Cranshaw; as well as, fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Thelma F. Steffancci

August 7, 2014

Thelma F. Steffancci

RENO, NV - Thelma F. (Bailey) Steffancci, 94, of Round Robin Lane, Reno and formerly of Woonsocket, died July 25, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late Charles P. Steffancci. Born in Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Leon A. and J. Inez (Pratt) Bailey.

Eight-inning outburst sends Cumberland American to New England finals

August 7, 2014

BRISTOL, Conn. – Buoyed by a nine-run uprising in the top of the eighth inning, Cumberland American stormed past Falmouth, Maine, 13-4, in the semifinals of the New England Little League Regional tournament at Breen Field.

CALL now advances to Saturday night’s championship game and will face either top-seed Fairfield (Conn.) American or No. 4 Barnstable (Mass.) American. Cumberland routed Barnstable in pool play while falling to Fairfield thanks to a walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth.

Saturday’s New England finale will air live on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m.

Woody Allen spends Thursday morning filming latest movie in Pawtucket

August 7, 2014

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.

Judge says Ray Tempest Jr. can use evidence of witness manipulation by police in bid to overturn 1992 murder conviction

August 7, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Over the objections of state prosecutors, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that Raymond D. “Beaver” 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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