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.
CUMBERLAND â€“ The Town Council is not scheduled to convene this month. Those plans have changed thanks to the proposed significant upgrades to the football and track portions of Tucker Field.
Parks and Recreation Director Michael Crawley confirmed late last week that everythingâ€™s in place for the council to gather this coming Wednesday night. The hope is that this special meeting will bring the town one step closer to commencing a construction project that some will say is long overdue.