Archive - Oct 16, 2012
PROVIDENCE â€“ Shea High head coach Pierre Ridore admitted afterward he was just glad to escape the Hope High pitch with a triumph.
For most of the final stanza, his Raiders guarded a 1-0 cushion with aplomb, but it seemed it all would go for naught after officials whistled a Shea defender for a foul against senior Brayan Sucuqui in his own penalty box with only five minutes to play in regulation.
For that infraction, they awarded Sucuqui a penalty kick.
PORTLAND, Maine â€” Patrons of a pizza parlor near the epicenter of an earthquake in southern Maine may not have known what was happening. But the shaking building was enough to send all 20 of them skedaddling outside.
"It was loudest bang you ever heard in your life. We actually thought it was an explosion of some type," said Jessica Hill, owner of Waterboro House of Pizza. "The back door and door to the basement blew open," she said.
PAWTUCKET - Mary Lopes, 96, of Pawtucket, went home to be with the Lord, October 16, 2012. She was the wife of the late Mariano Lopes.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late George and Ida (Zammat) Osso. Mary was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket. She was a member of St. Basil's altar sodality.
She is survived by her twin daughters, Dolores Spencer and her husband Harold, and Marion Johnson and her husband Karl, two grandchildren, Scott and Randy Spencer, and four great grandchildren.
SEEKONK â€” Seekonk Police responded to a reported bank robbery at the Citizens Bank, 125 Highland Ave., on Friday at about 11:22 a.m. This bank is housed in the Stop & Shop grocery store.
Responding officers confirmed that a robbery had occurred. The suspect was described as being a white male in his 30s or 40s, approximately 5â€™7â€ť tall, with a thin build and light beard. He was wearing a camouflage long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, thick-rimmed eye glasses, and a Virginia Tech â€śHokiesâ€ť baseball cap along with a brown wig.
PAWTUCKET â€” Two cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at the Henry J. Winters Elementary School, and state health officials and Pawtucket School officials say they have been actively managing the situation.