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June 1st, 2015

Police: Drunken altercation led to Burrillville murder

June 1, 2015

BURRILLVILLE — Steven Pietrowicz and Michelle Morin, the Burrillville couple charged with killing 60-year-old Domingo Ortiz whose body was found under newly poured concrete at their home in Nasonville, used their hands and a club to beat Ortiz - whose legs were tied — before his body was dumped in a hand-dug grave beneath a recently built exterior deck in the early morning hours of May 6.

Mount St. Charles Boys Basketball | MSC to host new summer league for northern R.I. high-school hoopsters

June 1, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles boys’ basketball head coach Henry Coleman knew exactly what the situation called for upon learning that the outdoor courts at Cumberland’s Tucker Field were no longer available for an area high school boys’ summer league.

Mount St. Charles Boys Volleyball | South Kingstown's front line proves too much for MSC in Division I semifinals

June 1, 2015

PROVIDENCE – Mount St. Charles Academy won the pre-game crowd support contest on Monday night at the Pizzitola Center. Mountie fans easily drowned out the outnumbered South Kingstown crowd during lineup introductions for this Division I semifinal playoff matchup.

May 31st

Pair charged with Ortiz murder

May 31, 2015

BURRILLVILLE – After identifying Domingo Ortiz, 60, of Worcester, on Saturday as the man found buried a day earlier at 505 Douglas Pike, police arrested two people on charges of murder in connection with his death.

Burrillville Police Chief Col. Stephen Lynch announced in a statement that members of the Burrillville department, members of the R.I. State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force, and Worcester Police Department had arrested Michelle Morin, 50, of the 505 Douglas Pike residence, on an arrest warrant charging her with the murder of Ortiz.

Burrillville-North Smithfield Boys' Lacrosse | Broncos drop 7-6 heartbreaker to Bulldogs in D.III title game

May 31, 2015


PROVIDENCE  –  Nick Koprusak, senior quad-captain of the Burrillville/North Smithfield Co-op squad, had just played his heart out at Brown University’s Stevenson Field early Sunday afternoon, but he really couldn’t come to grips with the way his team’s season had ended.

He had expected more, especially after playing such a key role in his Broncos’ capture of the Division I/Eccleston League state championship in ice hockey almost two months to the day before.

Cumberland Boys' Lacrosse | Prout rains on Clippers’ parade, captures Div. II championship

May 31, 2015


PROVIDENCE  –  Cumberland High senior goalkeeper Mike Stock believed he and his teammates could pull off an upset of top-ranked Prout School in the R.I. Division II Lacrosse Tournament championship final at Brown University’s Stevenson Field on Sunday afternoon.

May 30th

Burrillville body identified as missing Worcester man

May 30, 2015

BURRILLVILLE – Police on Saturday positively identified the body that was unearthed from 505 Douglas Pike as 60-year-old Domingo Ortiz, a Worcester man who was last seen on May 5 visiting that location.

Police unearthed human remains Friday after returning to 505 Douglas Pike for the third time in less than two weeks. Ortiz’s body was found in a shallow grave beneath a recently built exterior deck on the neglected house, located just south of the Western Hotel in the town’s Nasonville section. The grave had been sealed with a layer of concrete.

May 29th

Body discovered in Burrillville

May 29, 2015

BURRILLVILLE – Police unearthed human remains believed to be those of a missing Worcester man after returning to 505 Douglas Pike for the third time in less than two weeks in attempts to locate him.

The suspected body of Domingo Ortiz, 60, was found in a shallow grave beneath a recently built exterior deck on the neglected house, located just south of the Western Hotel in the town’s Nasonville section. The grave had been sealed with a layer of concrete.

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May 29, 2015

May 28th

City firm wins $29M government contract

May 28, 2015

WOONSOCKET – The U.S. Defense Department has awarded The Brickle Group a $29.3 million contract to produce berets for American military personnel, the largest contract the homegrown textile manufacturer has won in years.

Max Brickle, president of the company, says the contract means it will need to double the workforce of the beret division, which currently accounts for about 15 percent of Brickle’s total workforce of 130.
“We’re very excited,” Brickle said. “It’s good for the company and all our employees.”

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