Archive - Feb 17, 2011
Paul M. Driscoll
CUMBERLAND - Paul M. Driscoll, 58, of Lonsdale Farm Road passed away Wednesday, February 16 at home.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Edward J. and Mary V. (Vass) Driscoll. He resided in Cumberland for the past 33 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
He was a United States Army National Guard Veteran, serving in the Airborne Division.
He was employed as a floral desiger for Uncle Ronnies Flower Shop of Cumberland for over 30 years.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Tolman High demonstrated the proper way to head into the postseason, dispatching of Ponaganset High, 71-44, Wednesday afternoon at the Donaldson Memorial Gymnasium.
PAWTUCKET â€” As is normally the case, Tom â€śSaarâ€ť Sorrentine uses â€śSenior Nightâ€ť as a chance to shine the light on those seniors who normally take a backseat to more acclaimed teammates. For Newon Sendolo, Franklin Batista, Ben Pillsbury, Austin Hill and Calvin Contreras, that meant a chance to make a rare start, doing so with playoff position hanging in the balance against perennial power Bishop Hendricken.
CUMBERLAND â€” The Cumberland High wrestling program runs as deep as the roots head coach Steve Gordon has nurtured in this town since moving here nearly 50 years ago.
The Clippers finished their second straight undefeated dual-meet season on Wednesday night with a 37-20 spanking of equally unbeaten Warwick Veterans, which was the favored team heading into this showdown between Division Iâ€™s two elite squads.
PAWTUCKET â€” It had been frigid and icy getting around and the sprawling Hope Artiste Village was the last stop on a tiring, whirlwind tour of Rhode Island's arts scene, but Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, still exuded enthusiasm about the people and places he visited.
â€śRhode Island gets it,â€ť said Landesman. â€śIt is an arts state. Rhode Island has the most working artists, per capita, than any other state in the country, and what I'm taking back is information showing how the arts can be a model for economic development.â€ť