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Chan's has cameo in 'Dumb and Dumber To'

November 22, 2014

WOONSOCKET – John Chan knows all too well now that when two of your friends are movie co-directors and writers, you just have to go along with what they ask of you.
That’s why the name of Chan’s restaurant, Chan’s Fine Oriental Dining on Main Street, can be seen on the side of a RIPTA bus used in Bobby and Peter Farrelly’s new film “Dumb and Dumber To,” as it cleans up in theaters nationwide.
The RIPTA bus has a role in the film’s slapstick action early on and the advertisement on its side states “Jazz & Blues Live at Chan’s Egg Rolls and Jazz, Woonsocket, R.I.”

Child porn charges filed against ex-city resident

November 20, 2014

PROVIDENCE – A man formerly residing in Woonsocket was arrested for possession of child pornography, state police said.
On Thursday, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Timothy Kempf, 36, formerly of 15 Wood St. in Woonsocket, for possession of child pornography. Kempf was arraigned Thursday at Sixth Division District Court in Providence.

Student who brought fake gun to school will not be charged

November 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET — No charges will be filed against an 11-year-old Globe Park Elementary school student who pointed a plastic pellet gun at another student at the school Tuesday, police said.
Police said the girl brought the toy gun to school and pointed it at another girl during an after-school Kids Club program.
Detective Sergeant Matthew Ryan, officer-in-charge of the Woonsocket Police Department’s juvenile division, said the plastic pellet gun shoots plastic pellets, but was empty at the time.

Man struck and killed outside hospital

November 18, 2014

WOONSOCKET – A 70-year-old city man suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a car while crossing Cass Avenue near Landmark Medical Center Tuesday evening.
John Brann of Orchard Street was reported by police to have been taken to the Landmark ER for evaluation of a fall earlier Tuesday evening and had opted to leave on his own, police investigating the 6:41 p.m. accident told The Call.
Hospital personnel bringing his discharge papers to him in the ER found Brann had already left the hospital and a hospital staff person went outside and saw the accident scene, according to police.

'Mo' facial hair, more health awareness from WPD

November 16, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Every member of the Woonsocket Police Department is a graduate of the police academy, but even seasoned cops are learning a new lesson the hard way this month.
It’s about facial hair. Mustaches, in particular.
For some guys, they just weren’t meant to be.
“Some of them could try growing one for months,” says Detective Sgt. Matt Ryan. “Their mustaches would still look malnourished.”

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WOONSOCKET – John Chan knows all too well now that when two of your friends are movie co-directors and writers, you...
PROVIDENCE – A man formerly residing in Woonsocket was arrested for possession of child pornography, state police said...
WOONSOCKET — No charges will be filed against an 11-year-old Globe Park Elementary school student who pointed a plastic...

 

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