Monthly Archives: April 2013

Portsmouth Police

17 RWU students nabbed for underage drinking in Portsmouth

17 RWU students nabbed for underage drinking in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Seventeen Roger Williams University students were arrested for underage drinking at an Island Park bar shortly before midnight on Thursday, April 25. An undercover officer went to the Beach House to observe patrons and employees at the establishment and saw several young adults who appeared to be under 21 consuming alcohol, according to Lt.

EPHS pitcher Lauren Discuillo delivers to home during the Townies' victory over Cranston East April 29. The Townies formally opened their renovated home field at the high school prior to the contest.

East Providence High softball squad christens refurbished field with a victory over Cranston East

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School softball team formally christened its refurbished diamond on a sunny, crisp spring afternoon Monday, April 29, with a pre-game ceremony and eventually a solid 6-1 victory over visiting Cranston East in a Division I outing. Three Townie pitchers — starter Lauren Discuillo along with relievers Michaela Kelley

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Audrey in the Afternoon

“Audrey in the Afternoon,” a 6-week film lecture series celebrating the work of actress Audrey Hepburn, will be presented by librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz at the Barrington Public Library on Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 PM. Roman Holiday, the 1953 film that turned Hepburn into an overnight sensation and earned her the Academy Award

The East Providence High School golf team presents a donation to the Quigley Family — Nicole, Devon and Charlotte (center, left to right) — in support of the former Townies standout's continued rehabilitation from a near-fatal car accident.

East Providence High School golf team tees off in support of injured former standout Quigley

EAST PROVIDENCE — Some 18 months after suffering near-fatal injuries in a car accident, former East Providence High School standout golfer Devon Quigley and his family gathered with the current crop of Townies Monday, April 29, at Metacomet Country Club to accept a donation from the team towards his ongoing recovery efforts. Confined to a

Jake Friar signs his letter of Intent to play baseball at Division 1 Sacred Heart University last Tuesday at Westport High School. Pictured from left in the back row are Principal Cheryl Tutalo, Guidance Counselor Paul Amaral, Head Baseball Coach Glenn Lincoln, and Athletic Director Jason Pacheco. In front are Jake and his parents, Maria and Michael Friar.

Jake Friar takes baseball, scholastic talents to Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart University snagged a good one last week. Westport High’s Jake Friar signed a letter of intent to study and play baseball at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. That signing not only lands Sacred Heart a powerful switch-hitting catcher who can also pitch and play just about every other position if called upon,

Three Tiverton department heads get new contracts

TIVERTON — The Town Council at its most recent meeting last week unanimously handed three Tiverton department heads — the chief of police, the senior center director, and the tax assessor — renewed three-year contracts of employment. All three contracts were largely based on a “model contract” approved recently by the council, which attempted to

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George T. Maynard, 75, Westport

George T. Maynard, 75, of Sodom Road, Westport, husband of Rita (Thibodeau) Maynard, died Sunday, April 28, 2013. He was employed by Colonial Wholesale Beverage, retiring from Local 59, International Brotherhood of Teamsters. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was past commander of the James Morris Post 145 American Legion, Westport, and a

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