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March 16th, 2015

Medicaid budget gets closer look

March 16, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Overviews of state Medicaid costs, the impact of state budget cuts on those providing services, and ideas for better ways of doing business were discussed at the first town hall forum put on by The Working Group to Reinvent Medicaid at Harris Public Library Monday evening.

Elizabeth Roberts, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s new Health and Human Services secretary, said the session, the first of four around the state, was planned as a way to collect ideas on improving Medicaid services from those who access the system.

Mount St. Charles Girls' Hockey | Warwick Co-op delivers one final comeback to claim DeCosta championship

March 16, 2015

PROVIDENCE – A little divine intervention can never hurt, so why not give it a shot?

Minutes after Mount St. Charles Athletic Director Richard Lawrence arrived at Brown University's Meehan Auditorium prior to the R.I. DeCosta Division Tournament rubber tilt between his Mounties and Warwick Co-op, he strolled down the steps to the near bench.

There, he had a few words for head coach Tony DiLorenzo, then walked slowly back to his seat next to assistant A.D. Ray Leveille.

Mount St. Charles Boys' Hockey | Mounties' Dave Belisle sees plenty of good in long, trying season

March 16, 2015

WOONSOCKET– After a season that ran the emotional gamut, Mount St. Charles coach Dave Belisle was thankful for his support system.

His team’s season drew to a close Saturday night as Bishop Hendricken scored five unanswered goals to take Game 2 of the best-of-three State Championship Division semifinals, 6-2, at Adelard Arena.

March 15th

Providence College basketball | Friars head to the big dance with big hopes

March 15, 2015


PROVIDENCE – They are a team that offers fearless freshmen mixed in with gritty veterans.
 
Somehow, these two groups from completely opposite ends of the college basketball spectrum succeeded in meshing together and picking up where their predecessors left off. 
 

Burrillville historians take hands-on care of town’s cemeteries

March 15, 2015

BURRILLVILLE — The Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society is planning a major restoration and conservation project for the Sayles-Cook Cemetery in Pascoag, an abandoned graveyard and final resting place of the Sayles family, who once owned the Granite Mill in Pascoag.

March 14th

North Smithfield Boys' Hockey | Northmen clinch series with another 8-0 takedown of Townies

March 14, 2015


CRANSTON  –  North Smithfield High’s 8-0 dismantling of East Providence in the first of the best-of-three R.I. Division II Tournament quarterfinal set on Friday night was no joke.
 
The dominance (and that’s an understatement) continued 24 hours later as the top-ranked Northmen posted an identical triumph in Game No. 2 at Cranston Vets Rink on Saturday evening.
 

Mount St. Charles Girls Hockey | MSC can’t hold on as Warwick ties DaCosta Division series with 3-1 win

March 14, 2015


PROVIDENCE  –  The Mount St. Charles icewomen yielded top-seeded Warwick Co-op an exorbitant 34 attempts on the cage during the opener of the R.I. DaCosta Division Tournament best-of-three final on Friday night, but the Mounties eventually claimed a stunning 4-2 triumph.
 
That came courtesy of senior Taylor Dill’s 32 stops.
 

Local students on team developing concussion trauma detector

March 14, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Jennifer Roy was 12 years old when she blacked out in the middle of a hockey game with the Providence Junior Bears.

Slammed to the ice by an opponent’s body-check, Roy had suffered a concussion, though she did not know it at the time. She had no recollection of the rest of the game, and after it was over she threw a temper tantrum because she thought she’d been benched.

That’s when she found out she actually scored a goal in the third period.

March 13th

Mount St. Charles Boys' Hockey | Hendricken uses power play to topple MSC, 6-3

March 13, 2015


WARWICK – For Mount St. Charles, the season has come down to one game.
 
An encouraging start by the No. 3 seed Mounties was all but forgotten by the end as second seed Bishop Hendricken skated off with a 6-3 win in Game 1 of the best-of-three Championship/Cimini Division semifinals Friday night at Thayer Arena. The Mounties will look to stave off elimination when the series shifts to Adelard Arena for Game 2 on Saturday. 

North Smithfield Boys' Hockey | Northmen knock down Townies, 8-0

March 13, 2015


NORTH SMITHFIELD  –  If North Smithfield High’s icemen had set out to make a statement in this R.I. Division II Tournament quarterfinal series against East Providence, it did so – and then some.
 
From the opening faceoff to the final horn, it was pure and utter domination.
 
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