Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Barrington teen facing first degree sex assault charge

Barrington teen facing first degree sex assault charge

A witness statement from a 14-year-old Barrington girl led to the arrest of 18-year-old Mitchell Jacques, of 271 Lincoln Ave., in Barrington, on Tuesday, Sept. 24. According to police, the girl was filling out a witness statement after she told officers that Mr. Jacques was harassing her and spreading lies about her. In the statement,

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East Providence Police name suspects apprehended in Central Avenue shooting

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have named Alexis Valdez and Eric Valdez as the suspects apprehended for the alleged shooting of another male Sunday morning, Sept. 29, at the Onna Moniz John-Central Avenue Playground. EPPD Lt. Michael David announced the arrests in a press release Monday evening, Sept. 30. According to the report, at

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Brian Edward Deese, 46, Midland, N.C.

Brian Edward Deese, 46, of Midland, N.C., passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 at CMC NorthEast in Concord. Brian was born Jan. 23, 1967 in Massachusetts to Jimmy Edward Deese and Barbara Ann Campo. He was also preceded in death by half-brother, Steven DeFelice; half-brother, Kent DeFelice; and step-sister, Laurie Ann Cordeiro. The family will

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Celebrity Pianists Concert at Linden Place Sunday

The Celebrity Pianists Concert is on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m.   in the Linden Place ballroom off Wardwell Street. A reception with light refreshments will follow. Performing are Philip Wesley, Gary Girouard and Doug Hammer. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $10 for children under 18. Proceeds will benefit

Daniel McDonough, the new headmaster of Portsmouth Abbey School.

Portsmouth Abbey selects new headmaster

PORTSMOUTH — The Board of Regents of Portsmouth Abbey School Monday announced the appointment of Daniel McDonough as headmaster. Mr. McDonough has served as acting headmaster since the retirement of Dr. James DeVecchi in June. He joined the Portsmouth Abbey community in 1984 and has since served the School in numerous capacities, including associate headmaster, dean

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Brazilian rhythms shake Portsmouth Arts Guild

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Arts Guild (PAG) hosted its first-ever live music performance Sunday as it welcomed Marcus Santos’ AfroBrazil, a Brazilian percussion ensemble. Mr. Santos, wearing a green-and-yellow wig and slot glasses, led the Boston-based group in replicating the sounds and energy inspired by his hometown of Bahia, Brazil. Mr. Santos has performed worldwide in

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George W. “Bill” Gleeson, 88, Portsmouth

George W. “Bill” Gleeson, 88, of Portsmouth, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Grand Islander Health Care Center in Middletown surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late B. Eileen Gleeson. Born in Portsmouth on Feb. 22, 1925, he was the son of the late John and Katherine (Smith) Gleeson. Bill graduated

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