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Ricky Stimets, of Osterville, Mass., eyes his approach shot on No. 18 during the opening round of the 2013 Northeast Amateur, June 19, at Wannamoisett Country Club.

Brazil’s Becker blisters East Providence’s Wannamoisett to lead Northeast Amateur

Brazil’s Becker blisters East Providence’s Wannamoisett to lead Northeast Amateur

RUMFORD — Rafael Becker, a big-hitting 6-foot-3 Brazilian, shot a blistering 7-under par 62 Wednesday, June 19, to set the pace at the conclusion of the opening round of the 52nd Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational golf tournament at Wannamoisett Country Club. Becker, who recently completed his senior season at Wichita (Kan.) State, led an afternoon


East Providence’s Wannamoisett hosts 52nd playing of Northeast Amateur

RUMFORD — The 52nd Northeast Amateur Invitational began earlier Wednesday, June 19, at Wannamoisett Country Club, the event once again featuring some of the best young talent in the country and from around the globe. Rhode Island resident Bobby Leopold got off to a quick start, playing the renowned Donald Ross layout to 2-under par

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Rhode Island Community Food Bank hires East Providence’s Fuller

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Community Food Bank has named Karen Fuller of Rumford as director of philanthropy. In this newly created position, she works closely with Chief Philanthropy Officer Lisa Roth Blackman to cultivate major donors and support the Food Bank’s strategic mission of feeding people in need and promoting long-term solutions to hunger.

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DEM announces plan for closure of TLA/Pond View plant in East Providence

PROVIDENCE – There’s no mistaking this latest news about the controversial TLA/Pond View recycling plant on Dexter Road in the Rumford section of East Providence. Its days as an active facility, for the time being at the very least, are now officially numbered. Late Thursday, May 9, 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

VFW Essay Contest winner Anne Rogers (second from left) is joined by James Boardman, State VFW Commander-in-Chief, Edward Banas Past National VFW Commander-in-Chief and guest speaker, and Laura St. Jean, State VFW Ladies’ Auxiliary President during the award presentation.

East Providence youngster Rogers wins VFW Essay contest

EAST PROVIDENCE — Anne Rogers of Rumford, a sixth grade student at St. Margaret School, is the 2013 State of Rhode Island winner of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Her essay is a response to the theme, “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers.” Her selection was announced recently at

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Bernice V. Nolan, Riverside

Bernice V. Nolan, 94, of Meadowcrest Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on Jan. 3, 2013. She was the wife of the late Jerome T. Nolan. She is survived by three nieces; Janet Cantito of Southington, Conn., Gale DiNeno of Wakefield and Nancy Meegan-Dennee of Harvard, Mass., a nephew; Paul McGinn of Rumford and several great nieces