Archive - Jul 7, 2013
PAWTUCKET â€” Pineview Big League skipper Joe Clark revels in this kind of problem.
Thanks to his clubâ€™s simplistic 10-1 victory over East Greenwich in the championship game of the R.I. Big League (15-18) All-Star Tournament at its Presidentâ€™s Field home on Sunday afternoon, Clark and Co. earned a berth in the U.S. Eastern Regional Big League tourney in Dover, Del., one that begins Saturday.
With the title, unbeaten Pineview qualified for its third straight regional event, but will need to raise approximately $5,000 to make the trek.
PAWTUCKET â€” There are coffee drinkers who describe their favorite brew as â€śregularâ€ť or â€ślight with two sugars.â€ť Then there are others whose assessment would go something like this: â€śa heavy, syrupy body and flavors of brown sugar and crĂ¨me brulee give way to nectarine acidity and a clean, dry grapefruit finish.â€ť
(Editorâ€™s note: This is the eighth in a series of reports about the new city of Central Falls, now clear of bankruptcy and proceeding anew to provide for its residents. Robert E. Bradley Jr. is the cityâ€™s first permanent fire chief since 2010.)
CENTRAL FALLS -- During the dark days of the bankruptcy, Fire Chief Robert E. Bradley Jr. saw his force of firefighters dwindle.