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Archive - Jun 2, 2013

Potter Burns set to reopen

June 2, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Potter Burns Elementary School, closed for repairs since a section of an unoccupied basement room gave way on May 22, will reopen for the start of the school day on Monday, June 3.

Nathanael Greene Elementary, closed last week for similar problems, will reopen Tuesday, June 4, according to an announcement by Schools Supt. Deborah Cylke.

C.F. planning director sees river as key to city’s success

June 2, 2013

CENTRAL FALLS – When people try to describe Central Falls, many terms may come to mind, but there is one description no one ever thinks of even though its accuracy and its appeal cannot be denied.

Riverfront.

Central Falls is a city along the Blackstone River, and Steve Larrick, the city’s newly named director of planning and economic development, wants to make sure you and everyone else realizes that fact.

Mayer, 'smallball' helps Lions vanquish Bengals in Div. I softball playoffs

June 2, 2013

LINCOLN – After watching Bay View’s Shannon McArthur bloop a shot that hugged the left-field foul line, Lincoln High head coach Dick Ryan got up from his dugout perch and asked the home plate umpire to grant him time.

With the infielders and star pitcher Lindsay Mayer gathered around him on the mound, Ryan conveyed the following decree – don’t let the Bengals bring the potential tying run to the plate. If the hitter that was next in line to face Mayer was fortunate enough to blast one out of Sullivan Field, the Lions would remain ahead by one run.

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