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Archive - Mar 5, 2013

Two Valley men charged in stabbing

March 5, 2013

CUMBERLAND — A 32-year-old Woonsocket man and a 21-year-old Cumberland man have been charged in connection with the stabbing of a man at a Broad Street bar late Monday night, police said.
Clarence Mowry, of Woonsocket, was arrested early Tuesday morning by Cumberland police and charged with conspiracy, simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned before the 6th District Court and released with surety bail.
Shawn Plunkett, of Cumberland, was taken into custody around noon Tuesday and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

City signs 5-year trash contract

March 5, 2013

PAWTUCKET— It’s official. The city has a five-year contract with MTG Disposal LLC to handle its sanitation and recycling services.

Small businesses to Chafee: 'We need your help'

March 5, 2013

CUMBERLAND – Maria Rosa Takuma opened her contracting firm, Harmony Design and Construction, in Cumberland but has since relocated to Providence because there weren’t as many programs for minority businesses in town than there were in the capital city.

Lincoln/Cumberland Co-op faces tall order in Division II finals

March 5, 2013

CUMBERLAND — During the early afternoon hours Sunday, approximately 16 hours after what was most certainly the most impactful and thrilling triumph in the two-year history of the Lincoln/Cumberland Co-op girls' hockey program, senior captain Jean Bray and her teammates congregated at freshman phenom Cassidy Simanski's home.
They did so for what Bray called a “Hair-Dyeing Party.

Lions vs. Clippers highlights semifinal slate in boys' hockey

March 5, 2013

Looking for a good semifinal-round series to follow this weekend?
It’s going to be awfully tough to pick just one.
Two series contain neighboring teams battling each other. Another features the region’s best parochial school team taking on the state’s top public school squad, and the fourth is a battle between two teams that saw two of their three regular-season games end in ties.
The best-of-three action begins on Friday, and the Division I series featuring Burrillville and Cranston West kicks off the schedule with an early 7 p.m. game at Levy Arena.

Maria J. Pires

March 5, 2013

Maria J. Pires

CUMBERLAND - Maria J. Pires, 89, of Elizabeth St., passed away Monday in the Grandview Nursing Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Antonio Pires.
Born in the Valley Falls section of Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Miguel and Maria (Guerra) Salustio.
Mrs. Pires was a textile worker for many years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Cumberland.

Alphonse Orlowski

March 5, 2013

Alphonse Orlowski

PAWTUCKET - Alphonse Orlowski, 86, of Broadway, Pawtucket died on Sunday, March 3, 2013. He was the husband of Irene Orlowski.
Mr. Orlowski was born in Central Falls, the son of the late Joseph and Regina Orlowski. He was employed by Conlon Movers for many years. Al was a United States Army Veteran of WWII. He was an avid bowler at the East Providence Lanes.

Theresa C. Chartier

March 5, 2013

Theresa C. Chartier

PAWTUCKET - Theresa C. Chartier, 83, passed away peacefully at home on March 3, 2013. She was the wife of the late Edward L. Chartier, who she lovingly referred to as "Mr. Wonderful" throughout their 65 years together.

Madelyn T. Shaw

March 5, 2013

Madelyn T. Shaw

PAWTUCKET - Madelyn T. Shaw, 90, formerly of Pullen Ave, passed peacefully on March 5th. She was the wife of the late Warren J. Shaw Sr.
Born in Pawtucket, Madelyn was a daughter of the late Peter A. and Ella (Cormier) Sherry.
She had been employed by the former Swank Jewelry and Fuller Box Company for many years. She was a former president of the Ladies Auxiliary Pawtucket FOP.

End of the line for Lady Patriots, Northmen

March 5, 2013

PROVIDENCE — As most people expected, No. 1 seeded Middletown and defending champion Juanita Sanchez won their Division III semifinal-round games on Monday night at Rhode Island College.
But they didn’t leave the Tripp Athletic Center without getting tough battles from Davies and North Smithfield, which despite coming up short in their respective bids to reach Sunday’s title game at URI’s Ryan Center, turned in admirable performances.

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