PAWTUCKET -- Life as a Tolman High tennis player is sort of surreal nowadays for senior co-captain Aly Alonzo.
Over the previous two seasons, Alonzo knew before she entered most matches that neither she nor her teammates would win – for a variety of reasons. Among them a carousel of girls quitting, a lack of quality depth or simply issues attracting student-athletes interested in competing.
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien in a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo requested to meet with the governor's office, the Pawtucket Red Sox organization, and other stakeholders to develop “a comprehensive plan” that would preserve the PawSox in Pawtucket and “best serve the needs of Rhode Island.”
CENTRAL FALLS – A local 16-year-old with 11 previous arrests in Central Falls was arrested Thursday after a picture of him with a handgun and ammunition was posted to a social media site, also indicating in text a threat that he would do harm to police officers, police said.
PAWTUCKET – Her career has taken her around New England and the world and she has taught students at Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. But Meghan Kallman is now educating an entirely different group of students: prisoners at the Adult Correctional Institutions, whom she teaches writing and civic engagement.
Upon walking into the Anchor Recovery Community Center on Main Street, it won’t take long to be reminded of the battle everyone there is fighting to overcome.
The center, founded in 2010 by Jim Gillen, was created as a way to not just treat people suffering from substance abuse, but create a community of them, by them and for them.
A man in a blue shirt spoke at an Alcoholics Anonymous session in front of about 50 people, all of whom have been affected by substance abuse. As he spoke to his peers, his voice trembled with sincerity.
PAWTUCKET – Public art will be up for discussion this evening as a public art curator from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy in Boston will discuss how communities benefit from large-scale creative installations.
CUMBERLAND – The technological revolution has made its impact on just about every industry possible in recent years from banking to newspapers to public libraries. Now, Mayor Bill Murray is looking for his local government is getting in on the mix.
PAWTUCKET â Mayor Donald R. Grebien, in a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, requested to meet with the governorâs office, the Pawtucket Red Sox organization, and other stakeholders to develop âa comprehensive planâ that would preserve the PawSox in Pawtucket and âbest serve the needs of Rhode Island.â
In his letter, Grebien additionally said it is time for âan honest conversationâ with the PawSoxâ ownership group about the franchise remaining in Pawtucket, while at the same time exploring the Phase II reinvestment into McCoy Stadium.