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July 5th, 2013

‘Like a scene from Cujo’ - pit bull mauls teen

July 5, 2013

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Fourth of July party turned into a scene of chaos and panic when a pit bull went on a biting rampage that didn’t end until the animal was shot dead by police.
Five people were taken to Landmark Medical Center with bite wounds, some serious, after the pit bull was killed about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, said police Capt. Glenn G. Lamoureux.

William O. Lord

July 5, 2013

William O. Lord

MANVILLE - William O. Lord 83, of Manville, and a longtime Franklin and Plymouth resident, died Thursday July 4, 2013 at the Home & Hospice Care Center of Rhode Island in Providence. He was the husband of the late Jean M. (Kuszynski) Lord, who died in 1996.
Born in Boston, October 28, 1929 a son of the late Robert and Kathleen (Butler) Lord, he was raised and educated in Boston, and was a 1949 graduate of the former Boston Commerce High School.

Joseph M. Voas

July 5, 2013

Joseph M. Voas

CUMBERLAND- Joseph M. Voas, 70, of Berlin, NH, passed away Thursday, July 4, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was in the company of his brothers and sisters, who cared for him with great devotion throughout his illness.
Born in Central Falls on December 8 1942, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Lemieux Voas.

Roland W. Vallee

July 5, 2013

Roland W. Vallee

BELLINGHAM- Roland W. Vallee, 80, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Landmark Medical Center after being stricken at home. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecile D. (Rosati) Vallee.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 11, 1933, he was the son of the late Eugene and Emelia (Simard) Vallee.

July 4th

Brian Doyle back in the winner's circle at Arnold Mills Road Race

July 4, 2013

CUMBERLAND – The old phrase “Familiarity breeds contempt” took a beating at the Arnold Mills Four-Mile Road Race on steamy Fourth of July morning.

Perhaps a better way to put the overall mood after Northeastern University junior-to-be Brian Doyle, the 20-year-old son of former Ocean State marathon great Bobby Doyle, crossed the finish line in a cautious but solid winning time of 21:07: The mutual admiration society.

ANCIENT and WACKY

July 4, 2013

The Chuckles & Laughs Show made an appearance in Chepachet Thursday afternoon during the annual Ancients and Horribles Parade.

Man sets fire to his own home, police say

July 4, 2013

UXBRIDGE – A 43-year-old Uxbridge man was arrested Wednesday night after police charged him with setting fire to his own home on Albee Road.
Christian Carven, 43, of 4 Albee Road, was charged and arraigned in Uxbridge District 5 Court Friday on one count of arson in a dwelling.

ARNOLD MILLS PARADE

July 4, 2013

George Stuckatos, 8, of Cumberland sprays the crowd with water while riding with other youngsters on the Miss Jocelyn’s Studio float during the Arnold Mills Fourth of July Parade in Cumberland Thursday.

RIDE releases rankings - N. Smithfield High among the 24 commended

July 4, 2013

North Smithfield High School and the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing Arts in Pawtucket were among the 24 schools Tuesday designated as 2013 commended schools, the highest classification in the Rhode Island Department of Education’s annual public school rankings.
So-called “commended” schools have the highest index scores in the state, no achievement gaps and are recognized because of either high performance or for making significant progress.

July 3rd

Supplemental tax increase passes at Statehouse

July 3, 2013

Tax finally passes

By JIM BARON

jbaron@pawtuckettimes.com

PROVIDENCE – It took two years of parliamentary wrangling, political gamesmanship and a seemingly endless series of meetings, compromises and amendments, but the General Assembly has finally given its permission for Woonsocket to impose a supplemental tax on its residents.

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