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April 7th, 2015

Pawtucket Red Sox | Play-anywhere ability puts Weeks in good position

April 7, 2015


PAWTUCKET – No pressure or anything, but Jemile Weeks could end up this year’s version of Brock Holt, Boston’s closest thing to a Swiss Army knife.
 

Pawtucket Red Sox | Workman will try to get back on track in bullpen

April 7, 2015


PAWTUCKET – The perfect eighth inning that Brandon Workman pitched in the clinching game of the 2013 World Series foreshadowed what’s in store for him this coming season.
 

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke's Fantastic Freshmen Lead the Blue Devils to the National Title

April 7, 2015

April 6th

Where once was an ‘Ocean’ will soon be a city park

April 6, 2015

WOONSOCKET – The pond at World War II Veterans Memorial State Park was being filled in on Monday as the city’s renovation work at the long-deteriorated recreational area between Social Street and East School Street kicked into high gear with the improving weather.

Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt visited the park with other city and state officials and representatives in the afternoon to mark the start up of the $2.6 million project with a traditional groundbreaking ceremony at the location of a soon-to-appear youth baseball field.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Duke vs. Wisconsin: Breaking down the matchup

April 6, 2015

April 5th

Veterans’ museum being prepared for duty

April 5, 2015

WOONSOCKET – Glenn Dusablon remembers the precise moment when he was bitten by the collector’s bug.

He was just 12 years old, and his mother had taken him to the family’s historic homestead in Ware, Mass., to poke around for antiques. As he rummaged through the house, he found a military sword one of his ancestors brought home from the Civil War.

“I found that sword, and that’s when I got that bug,” says Dusablon.

April 4th

Outdoor Track | Cumberland boys wins four-man relay at K of C meet for first time since ‘79

April 4, 2015

PROVIDENCE – The last – indeed, the only – time that a Cumberland High boys

four-mile relay won a Knights of Columbus Division I race was back in 1979.

The then-Clipper foursome went 18:56.1 for the win.

On Saturday, 36 years later, Cumberland took the Division I title back to the Diamond Hill Road campus. The Clipper “long rangers’’ - Sean Laverty, Abdullah  Kaba, Jim Haupt and Dave Agudelo – clocked a school-record 18 minutes, 54.1 seconds over a team from Hendricken (19:07.3.).

After 44 years, Mundy finally turns the page

April 4, 2015

BURRILLVILLE – Sandra P. Mundy was only 23 years old and still working on her master’s degree in library science at the University of Rhode Island when she was hired by the Jesse M. Smith Board of Library Trustees as the library’s new director on Oct. 14, 1970.

At the time, some may have thought it a huge leap of faith to hire someone so young and inexperienced.

Taking a chance on Mundy proved to be one of the best decisions the board has ever made.

April 3rd

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 12 Adorable Easter Crafts For Kids

April 3, 2015

April 2nd

Girls' Soccer | Valley trio of Tziachris, Bacon, Venkataraman earn RI honors

April 2, 2015


A former player of the Bayside F.C. Bolts is heading off to play women’s college soccer at the University of Rhode Island. Time will tell if three current program members end up following the scholarship path that North Smithfield High senior Michaela Brodeur successfully navigated, though it would appear that Chrissy Bacon, Vanessa Venkataraman and Emma Tziachris are trending in that direction.

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