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Archive - Jun 29, 2013

State to residents: Eat squid (It becomes RI's official appetizer)

June 29, 2013

PROVIDENCE – The House of Representatives whizzed through large piles of bills at a furious rate Friday as they look to close the books on this legislative year on Tuesday.
Among the highlights of Friday’s session was the passage of the measure to designate calamari, a dish made from squid, as the state’s official appetizer.

MAD ABOUT SCIENCE

June 29, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The Summer Reading Program held at the public library got off to a great start on Thursday, June 27, when a “Mad Scientist” amazed an audience of children with her presentation on the Earth’s composition and the scientific method.
“Cyclone Cindy” Brunelle captured the children’s attention with demonstrations of geysers, volcanoes, inertia, and much more.
The young scientists even got to take home small rocks and minerals as tokens of their experiences.

21 firefighters ready for duty

June 29, 2013

PAWTUCKET—As U.S. Sen. Jack Reed noted, thanks to a federal grant, the city has gained 21 newly-trained firefighters “to go where we won't go ... go to the dangerous places to protect us.”

PawSox's Huntzinger values move to bullpen

June 29, 2013

PAWTUCKET --- After opening his 2012 season with four woeful starts for the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, Brock Huntzinger knew that something drastic needed to be done to resurrect not only his season, but possibly his career.

“I just felt like, ‘I get it, I know how this game works,” he recalled. “You either put up or (the organization) gets rid of you or sends you down. I knew there was more in the tank for me as a pitcher, so I had to do something.”

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