Monthly Archives: July 2013

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East Providence Police Log: Cops catch alleged coke dealer

East Providence Police Log: Cops catch alleged coke dealer

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police tracked down a suspected drug dealer, caught a shoplifter and arrested a man wielding a weapon for disorderly conduct among other actions over the last week. EPPD officers arrested a Cranston man in an alleged cocaine deal go wrong Wednesday, July 24. Luis Pena, 31 and of 133 Farmington

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Alan J. McKenzie, 62, Warren

Alan J. McKenzie, 62, of Warren, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at home. He leaves his companion, Debra Vargas. Born in Fall River, a son of the late George and Margaret (Alves) McKenzie. Alan was employed as a cutter by Microfibers of Pawtucket. He was a founding member of the Over the Hill Motor Cycle

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Police: Teens party in Barrington home after family leaves for vacation

A Fireside Drive family discovered a disturbing scene when they returned home from vacation on Sunday night, July 28. The inside of their home was a mess — the result of some hard-partying individuals who used the Hampden Meadows house as a party location while the homeowners were out of town. Food covered the kitchen

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Bristol animal shelter gets help from Patriots

Work is underway on Bristol’s new animal shelter, with the installation of concrete forms that will soon give way to the building’s foundation. Behind the scenes, volunteers continue to strengthen the building’s foundation in another way, raising money to supplement the $2 million bond taxpayers earmarked for the project. “There’s a lot going on behind

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St. Mary of the Bay welcomes ‘new’ pastor

St. Mary of the Bay’s new pastor has traded conch fritters for clambakes. Father Douglas Grant, 60, returned to his old parish earlier this month after spending the last several years on the island paradise of Long Island, The Bahamas. The count so far? Four clambakes in less than a month. “I always said a

Narrowing the Strike Zone

It must be infuriating for batters to see the strike zone expand, giving pitchers the opportunity to get outs they don’t deserve. Last week we saw David Ortiz get a strike called on a pitch that was not even close and the pitcher ended up with a out he did not earn. A Big Papi-style


Hon. Arthur Edwin Lasker, 90, Bristol

The Hon. Arthur Edwin Lasker, died peacefully on July 25, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.  He was 90. A decorated World War II veteran, attorney, and judge, Arthur was born in Staten Island, New York, the second son of Philip Lasker, a Berlin-educated engineer from Riga, Latvia, and Hannah Cohen Lasker.  His Uncle Emmanuel