January 30th, 2015
PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little passion play known as the conference tournament. This annual event usually marks the first appearance of the season by the Providence Friars inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”
SMITHFIELD – The Northmen took advantage of four goals each in the first two stanzas and sailed to an 11-2 Division II triumph over the Patriots at Smithfield Ice Rink on Friday night.
Considering North Smithfield High hadn’t played a Division II-North tilt in a month, back on Dec. 27, head coach Paul Nadeau asked his team what their main concern was before facing winless Pilgrim on Friday night.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.â€™s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder of a 22-year-old prom queen from Bellingham is scheduled to begin on Monday and could last three weeks.
Craig Berke, spokesman for the judiciary, said via email that Associate Justice Daniel Procaccini generally plans on convening the hearing on Tempestâ€™s motion for post-conviction relief on a daily basis without interruption, until itâ€™s completed. The only known off-day so far is next Wednesday.
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SPECIAL (NE vs SEA) - How long will it take Idina Menzel to sign the US National Anthem?
Over/Under 2 minutes 1 second
â€˘ OVER- She has done the National Anthem on multiple occasions. In her earlier appearance she was under more later over. Her fame is at an all-time high thanks to Frozen. She will really bring it in a drawn out way.
PROVIDENCE – Kris Dunn did everything short of taking the tickets and selling the popcorn.
Or to take a page from Fleetwood Mac, which rocked the Dunkin’ Donuts Center less than 24 hours earlier, Dunn was the lead vocalist, bass player and drummer rolled into one spellbinding package.
“Great players want challenges and I challenge Kris to be the best player on the floor every day,” said Providence head coach Ed Cooley.
BURRILLVILLE – When Burrillville High quarterback Isaiah DeSilva helped his team cap an undefeated season with a Division IV Super Bowl win back in December, it seemed like a storybook ending to a magical gridiron career.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid allegations of misappropriating donated pet food have now been fired.
Animal Control Officer Doris Kay and Deputy Animal Control Officer Glen Thuot were let go effective Jan. 23, just days after they were suspended without pay â€“ allegedly for giving away hundreds of dollarsâ€™ worth of cat food, dog food and other supplies intended for use at the shelter.
CUMBERLAND — As a history teacher at Cumberland High School, Andy Tuetken has seen firsthand the passion that this tight-woven community has for interscholastic sports.
The opportunity to climb on board and join in the fun came when the Clippers’ varsity baseball head coaching position opened up. To work and coach in the same locale meant that the 28-year-old Tuetken would have to bid a fond farewell to a place that for a myriad of reasons was near and dear to him.
With the Blizzard of 2015 headed out to sea, the clouds gave way to partial sun just after 9:30 Wednesday morning, a welcome respite for residents slowly digging out from a powerful storm that dumped upwards of three feet of snow in Southern New England.
Massachusetts and Rhode Island lifted statewide driving bans at midnight on Tuesday, and trains, buses and subways were back to normal service Wednesday, although there were plenty of delays for the morning commute.
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