Monthly Archives: January 2014

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East Providence Police seek East Buffet theft suspect

EAST PROVIDENCE — Investigating the case since last fall, East Providence Police Detectives have recently been able to identify the suspect in an unsolved theft case as Cameron Pezza, whose last known address is in North Providence. Mr. Pezza, 19, is the suspect involved in the theft of a wallet from a parked vehicle at the

Workers from J.R. Vinagro Corporation tear down the north end of the former Elmhurst School Friday afternoon.

Elmhurst School demolition underway in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — To borrow a phrase from John Mellencamp, “the walls come tumbling down.” On Friday, workers from J.R. Vinagro Corporation started tearing down the former Elmhurst School, which has been closed since 2010. The Town Council Nov. 25 voted unanimously to demolish everything north of the music room at the former school. That includes the

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NECAP Results: 73 percent meet mathematics graduation requirement

PROVIDENCE — Assessment results released by the R.I. Department of Education (RIDE) Friday, Jan. 31, show that 73 percent of the students who took the NECAP assessments in 2012 have met the graduation requirement in mathematics and are eligible to earn a diploma this spring. Among the high-school seniors who retook the NECAP mathematics assessment

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Trafford’s sells for $1.35 million

The site of a popular restaurant in Warren has changed hands. The building that houses Trafford: A Restaurant at 285 Water St. sold for $1.347 milion; the sale was recorded at Warren Town Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 29. It was sold by A&R One of Smithfield, R.I., to the MHWJ Group LLC. There was no

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Barrington team is tops at computer programming contest

The Barrington High School team of Liam Callanan, Cassidy Laidlaw, Teddy Ni and Sahil Mishra captured first place at a high school computer programming contest held at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts recently. The four local students — Liam and Cassidy are seniors, Teddy is a junior and Sahil is a sophomore — outscored 41

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Barrington students’ progress reports go hi-tech today

Parents of Barrington Public School students will not be receiving paper copies of their son’s and daughter’s progress reports today. Instead, they will need to go online to see how their children performed in class for the first half of the school year. School administrators sent home reminders to parents on Friday, Jan. 31, alerting

Dorothea (Doran) Florenzano, 91, Bristol

Dorothea (Doran) Florenzano, 91, passed away Jan. 29, 2014.  \She was the wife of the late Alphonse Florenzano. A lifelong resident of Bristol, she was born on July 24, 1922 to the late Joseph E. and Kathryn (Taylor) Doran. Mrs. Florenzano worked for P.F. Industries for 35 years before retiring in 1977. She leaves family

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