EAST PROVIDENCE â€” In a 3-2 decision at its last meeting, the East Providence School Committee voted to continue the paid administrative leave of Schools Supt. Mario Cirillo. The committee then voted unanimously to send a â€śnotice of non-renewalâ€ť to Cirillo for the fourth year of his contract.
While parents, teachers and peers expressed support for Cirillo and asked the school committee to rescind its decision, School Committee Chairman Charles Tsonos and committee members Stephen Furtado and Ryan Tellier remained steadfast in their decision.
PAWTUCKET â€” When he was a young boy, Joshua Bryant would always be excited to go to the Rhode Island National Guard air shows at Quonset Point to see the Thunderbirds, and on one rare occasion, the Blue Angels. Now, the 35-year-old Pawtucket native and U.S. Marines Staff Sergeant gets to relive that excitement regularlyâ€”and from a different vantage point--as part of the elite Blue Angels Team.
CENTRAL FALLS â€” Central Falls City Councilor Richard G. Aubin, Jr. was arrested Wednesday for allegedly selling vehicles belonging to the police department and keeping the proceeds.