Monthly Archives: February 2013

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East Providence falls to Moses Brown in Division II girls’ hoops playoffs

PROVIDENCE — The 2012-13 season came to a close for the East Providence High School girls’ basketball team in the opening round of the Division II Championship Tournament as the Townies suffered a 48-34 loss to host Moses Brown Wednesday night, Feb. 27. The fourth-seeded Quakers improved to 15-2 in league games and advance to

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East Providence Schools Superintendent candidate Mercer answers questions at public forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — A confident, articulate J. Kimberly Mercer answered about a dozen questions Wednesday night, Feb. 27, at a public meeting where she interacted initially with members of the East Providence community for which she may very well serve as the next Superintendent of Schools. School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro delivered the predetermined questions

Portsmouth's Henry Bolton helped St. Andrew's upset top-seeded Worcester Academy in the opening round of the NEPSAC Class AA playoff, Feb. 27.

St. Andrew’s upsets top-seeded Worcester Academy in NEPSAC Class AA playoff opener

WORCESTER, MASS. — The St. Andrew’s School Varsity I boys’ basketball team slayed the regular season giant as the eighth-seeded Saints upended top-seeded Worcester Academy, 75-69, Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 27, in the opening round of the 2013 NEPSAC Class AA Championship Tournament. The Saints committed just four turnovers in the contest, which came almost a

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Portsmouth woman fatally stabbed on RIPTA bus

PORTSMOUTH — A man who allegedly stabbed a local woman to death on a RIPTA bus Wednesday morning was arraigned in Second Division District Court in Newport later that afternoon. Christopher R. James, 46, of 207 Rhodes St., Providence, was charged with murder following the incident that took place shortly after 6 a.m. “He was arraigned

Bristol Probates – February 27, 2013

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND PROBATE COURT OF THE TOWN OF BRISTOL, RI NOTICE OF MATTERS PENDING AND FOR HEARING IN SAID COURT The Court will be in session at the Town Hall, 10 Court Street on the dates specified in notices below at 9:15 A.M. for hearing said matters: BODELL, JANE P., aka BODELL, JANE

Goalie Sophie Faxon makes a save during Monday night's game.

Barrington High School girls’ hockey wins on senior night

The Barrington-Portsmouth co-op girls’ hockey team won its regular season finale Monday night, Feb. 25, beating the Lincoln/Cumberland Lions, 4-1, at the Portsmouth Abbey hockey rink. The Eagles honored seniors Katie Saunders, Jessica Doherty and Rachel Day before the game, and ended these girls’ regular season hockey careers with a solid victory. “[I’m] really happy

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Secret Service investigating series of credit card fraud reports in Bristol

The U.S. Secret Service is currently investigating credit card fraud in Bristol after police received several complaints that residents’ cards were used without their knowledge or permission. Between Monday, Feb. 18 and Sunday, Feb. 24, police received approximately 20 reports of fraudulent credit card use. After an initial investigation, police linked the incidents to an unidentified business.

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