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Archive - Sep 8, 2013

CF councilor wants to preserve WWII anti-aircraft guns

September 8, 2013

CENTRAL FALLS — Seven years ago, the Eugene T. Lefebvre Post at 414 Hunt St. was sold to the Central Falls Housing Authority. Once a bustling social hub and gathering spot for countless local war veterans and their spouses, the post had fallen on hard times in recent years due to declining membership and an aging infrastructure.

Dragon boat races highlight colorful day of pageantry on river

September 8, 2013

PAWTUCKET – An amazed Alan Ket sits on a bench above the steep bank of the Blackstone River as three colorful dragon boats glide over the choppy surface of the brackish river, drum beats pounding and the sounds of oars slicing through the water.

“This is so cool,” says Ket, who lives in New York City and has never seen a dragon boat up close.

PawSox beat Wings, will play for Governors' Cup

September 8, 2013

PAWTUCKET – Even though he was the winning pitcher in the decisive game, Charlie Haeger wished to have the spotlight redirected elsewhere.

“The real hero you guys should be talking to is standing over there,” said Haeger while pointing in the direction of Chris Martin’s locker.

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