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HealthSourceRI a success story, executive director tells lawmakers

January 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE — Bringing lawmakers up to date on HealthSource RI, executive director Christine Ferguson said the state’s Obamacare portal “is one of just three or four states that launched successfully, on time, on October 1, our computer system did not crash, we have a call center up and running.

“We did that in four months,” she boasted, “a very fast time frame. We are recognized as one of the tops in the country, we are second in the country as far as exceeding the targets that were set for enrollment.”

Full story appears on Page 1 on Friday's Times.

Virginia R. Loynds

January 9, 2014

Virginia R. Loynds

CUMBERLAND - Virginia R. (Moor) Loynds, 90, formerly of Rigdewood Rd. passed away Tuesday in The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Loynds for 55 years.
Born in Boston, MA she was the daughter of the late Earl M. and Ruth C. (McFaden) Moor. She had resided in Cumberland over 50 years previously residing in Skowhegan, ME and Brookline, MA.

Doris E. Delaney

January 9, 2014

Doris E. Delaney

PAWTUCKET - Doris E. Delaney, born on July 6th, 1925, passed away on January 8th, 2013 in Pawtucket, R.I. She resided at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in Pawtucket, R.I. where she lived for the past several years. Doris was born in Providence R.I., a daughter of the late Elsie and William Wheatley.
She resided in Pawtucket, R.I. with her husband Raymond who predeceased her in 2008. During her years in Pawtucket, Doris was a devoted wife, mother and sister having dedicated her life to raising her family.

Frederick Habershaw

January 9, 2014

Frederick Habershaw

PAWTUCKET - Frederick Habershaw, 86, formerly of Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, passed away Wednesday at Berkshire Place, Providence.
Born in Attleboro, MA ,he was the son of the late William and Sarah (Bradley) Habershaw. He resided in Pawtucket for over 20 years, previously residing in South Attleboro, MA.
Mr. Habershaw was employed at one time by the Crown Manufacturing, Darlington Fabrics and Moore Fabrics. He later was a self-employed maintenance worker.

Glenn R. Fitzpatrick

January 9, 2014

Glenn R. Fitzpatrick

PAWTUCKET - Fitzpatrick, Glenn R., 57 of Pawtucket died January 9, 2014 at Home and Hospice Care of RI. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Providence, son of the late Fred R. and Dorothy H. (Earnshaw) Fitzpatrick. He loved sports.
He is survived by his four siblings, Carolyn Parrott and her husband Robert of Manchester, CT, Barbara King and her husband Joseph of Pawtucket, Allen Fitzpatrick and his wife Michele of Pawtucket and Fred Fitzpatrick and his wife Paula of Bristol. His guardian Cheryl Grenier of Cumberland.

BREAKING NEWS: DePina enters not guilty plea to murder

January 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE—In the company of an interpreter, Jorge DePina of Pawtucket pleaded not guilty in Superior Court on Thursday to murdering his 10-year-old daughter, Aleida.

PC's Cooley: 'Our program will flourish'

January 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE – After watching his team dismantle Georgetown for its Big East win the season, PC head coach Ed Cooley touched upon the ominous cloud that has hovered over his program in recent weeks.

From a three-game losing streak that included a pair of stinging overtime defeats and a 30-point blowout against Villanova, to Brandon Austin’s decision to leave without playing a single regular-season minute, to a fire at Cooley’s East Greenwich home that forced his family to evacuate, the head coach saw an opening to address all concerns following the Friars’ 70-52 bludgeoning of the Hoyas.

Tolman boys thump Shea in Donaldson showdown

January 9, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET — Tolman High coach Mike Kayata has been juggling a bunch of individual talents over the first month of the season while looking for the one piece that will turn his team into a cohesive machine on offense.
“I’ve been looking for a point guard,” the coach said after the Tigers rolled to a 70-56 victory over Shea High in the annual James W. Donaldson Memorial Scholarship game before a full house of vocal fans from both schools.
Examining the stat sheet and learning that newcomer Prince Johnson Jr. collected 10 assists on the night, Kayata smiled.

Council delays again on bar decision

January 9, 2014

PAWTUCKET — In a situation that has become as muddled as the mint in a Mojito, the City Council’s Board of License Commissioners once again delayed a decision on the transfer of a liquor license to the new owner of a Mineral Spring Avenue bar.

 

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