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Mayor withdraws name from charter school application

December 17, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Saying she doesn’t want to risk dragging the city into potential litigation, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has withdrawn her name from an application for a proposed mayoral academy – a proposal that’s already been pre- approved by state education officials.

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December 17, 2014

City to Doug: Fir-Get It!

December 17, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The pungent aroma of the holidays wafts from the freshly-cut pine trees in Douglas Taft’s yard, but he hardly feels like celebrating anything.
He never expected the handsome balsam firs to be there this long. He thought he’d have sold them all by now to raise a little money for his daughter’s track team at Woonsocket High School.

Blackstone mother faces murder charges

December 16, 2014

WORCESTER — A Massachusetts woman has been indicted on two murder charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home in September.
District Attorney Joseph Early announced the charges Tuesday against Erika Murray, 31, of Blackstone.
Murray's boyfriend, Raymond Rivera, 38, also of Blackstone, who lived in the basement of the house, was charged Tuesday with child abuse. He pleaded not guilty.

Ex-cop gets prison sentence

December 15, 2014

WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court judge on Monday sentenced suspended city Patrolman Patrick Cahill to six months in prison for abusing his then 9-year-old sister in 2012.
Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini sentenced Cahill to 10 years in all, with six months to serve and the balance suspended, with probation, for choking the girl and dragging her by the hair.
The 25-year-old policeman must surrender all his firearms, undergo mental health counseling and refrain from contacting his sister as part of the judge’s sentence.

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