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December 18th

Burrillville wrestling | Broncos hang tough with Blue Wave but fall 47-31

December 18, 2014


PROVIDENCE  –  Despite Burrillville High’s 47-31 Division II/A-B crossover loss to Hope on Thursday night, head coach Justin Switzer admitted he saw some positives from his rather young squad.
 
He carries just one senior, and his roster is sprinkled with six freshmen and a sophomore, but the experience is beginning to show.
 

Bar will be closed for two days over violations

December 18, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The operator of Rick’s Bar & Grill has agreed to close the doors for two days after the city accused him of serving alcohol to a minor and letting patrons get too rowdy in the parking lot around closing time.

Barbara A. Scungio

December 18, 2014

Barbara A. Scungio

UXBRIDGE, MA - Barbara A. (Maher) Scungio, 62, of Uxbridge passed away on Wed. Dec. 17, 2014 after a long illness in UMass Medical Center, Worcester. She was the wife of James A. Scungio.
A resident of Uxbridge for 38 years, Mrs. Scungio had worked at Wee Wash It Inc. in Woonsocket, RI. She had previously lived in Millville.
Barbara was born May 17, 1952 in Woonsocket, RI the daughter of the late Francis and Stasia (Zajac) Maher and was a graduate of Blackstone High School in Blackstone, Class of 1970.

Mildred L. Doar

December 18, 2014

Mildred L. (Aubin) Doar

GLOCESTER - Millie Doar, 83, of West Glocester (5/19/31-12/16/14) widow of Robert A. Doar Sr. Born in Cumberland RI, daughter of the late Joseph & Hazel Aubin. Active in town affairs, PTA, South Foster ladies auxiliary, and a newspaper carrier for the Woonsocket Call for many years. She enjoyed cooking, reading, farming, and her grandchildren.

December 17th

Mayor withdraws name from charter school application

December 17, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Saying she doesn’t want to risk dragging the city into potential litigation, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has withdrawn her name from an application for a proposed mayoral academy – a proposal that’s already been pre- approved by state education officials.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014

December 17, 2014

Rene P. Degre

December 17, 2014

Rene P. Degre

WOONSOCKET - Rene P. Degre, 73, of Woonsocket, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home 151 So. Main St., Bellingham, MA.
For complete obituary, services, and to sign guest book visit www.cartiersfuneralhome.com

Coy Collins Jr.

December 17, 2014

Coy Collins Jr.

City to Doug: Fir-Get It!

December 17, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The pungent aroma of the holidays wafts from the freshly-cut pine trees in Douglas Taft’s yard, but he hardly feels like celebrating anything.
He never expected the handsome balsam firs to be there this long. He thought he’d have sold them all by now to raise a little money for his daughter’s track team at Woonsocket High School.

December 16th

Canavan finds midseason form early as Clippers roll to opening victory

December 16, 2014

CUMBERLAND — Junior tri-captain Kayleigh Canavan expected to swim rather well in Cumberland High’s Division I season opener against Smithfield on Tuesday afternoon, but what she accomplished, frankly, threw her for a loop.

Canavan not only manufactured two of her best times ever while capturing the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke, but she also mustered a superb 50 breaststroke leg in the 200 medley relay to pace her Clippers to an easier-than-expected 55-38 triumph over the Sentinels at the Aquatic Center.

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