Archive - Apr 14, 2013
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
Thereâ€™s plenty of blame to go around now that a Massachusetts group has been given the responsibility to assign, evaluate and train officials for Ocean State-based games.
Itâ€™s the result of an embarrassing fallout exposing unfortunate and regrettable decisions made by all involved parties in the saga over the fate of Rhode Island high school football officials.
PAWTUCKET --- Itâ€™s been said time and time again that life begins at 40, but in Linda Bachandâ€™s case, running careers can also begin at that age.
Four years ago, Bachand, a 44-year-old detective and 18-year veteran of the Pawtucket Police Department, stumbled upon a health and wellness expo with a co-worker during a work conference in Florida.
The expo was being held in conjunction with a nearby marathon that was scheduled that weekend, and when Bachand, who was looking to kill time, toured the expo, something inside her clicked.
PROVIDENCE â€” State Rep. Michael J. Marcello wants to use GPS tracking systems to greatly expand the reach of the stateâ€™s domestic violence laws.
Marcello (D-Dist. 41, Scituate, Cranston) says a court-issued protective order or no-contact order is not enough to ensure that the victim of a crime will be safe from violence.
CENTRAL FALLS â€” Joining neighboring Pawtucket, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa has privatized the city's trash and recycling services with the Seekonk, Mass.-based vendor MTG Disposal, Inc.