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March 20th, 2014

Friars need to keep an eye on Tar Heels' Johnson

March 21, 2014

SAN ANTONIO – While the point-guard matchup between Providence’s Bryce Cotton and North Carolina’s Marcus Paige has been the talk de jour leading up to Friday’s NCAA Tournament contest, there’s a frontcourt bout that could prove as important in deciding the outcome.

Friars, Tar Heels persevered through varying levels of frustration to reach tonight's NCAA tourney opener

March 20, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — Let’s remove all the tradition and corresponding subplots from the equation.

Instead, let’s delve into how Providence and North Carolina arrived at this particular juncture – a second-round matchup in the NCAA Tournament that’s on tap Friday night (7:20 tip) at the AT&T Center. The two schools may have arrived at the same destination, yet it’s safe to say that the steps taken to get here were vastly different.

Providence College stands to benefit financially from NCAA Tournament appearance

March 20, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — There’s no question that the NCAA Tournament is the equivalent of a Fortune 500 company. Between the 14-year, nearly $11 million television agreement that CBS and Turner Sports entered into back in 2010 and the presence of recognizable corporate sponsors such as AT&T and The Coca-Cola Company, it wouldn’t come as a shock to learn that they’re printing money at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis.

The question is, just how big of a slice of mince pie do NCAA participants such as Providence receive?

Cumberland hockey team blasts PSW in opener of Division II title series; Game 2 is tonight at Brown

March 20, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
PROVIDENCE – Cumberland put its sterling credentials on the Meehan Auditorium ice for all to see on Thursday night in the Division II championship opener against the co-op team from Providence Country Day, St. Raphael Academy and Wheeler.

Vandals target school playground

March 20, 2014

PAWTUCKET—Despite some problems that have occurred with vandalism, the playground at the Curtis Elementary School on Benefit Street has been kept unlocked and open to members of the community.
“It's open seven days a week,” said Curtis School Principal Jean Friend. “It is left unlocked.” She said there was a period when it had been locked after some mulch and an area that was being reseeded was damaged, but it has been unlocked now “for awhile.” She added, however, that there have still been some occasional issues with vandalism.
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Joyce Kaltsas

March 20, 2014

Joyce Kaltsas

SEEKONK - Kaltsas, Joyce, 81, wife of the late George A. Kaltsas, died Mar. 19th.
Funeral services private. Obituary and condolences at http:// www.jhwilliamsfuneralhome.com/

Suzanne R. Roy

March 20, 2014

Suzanne R. Roy

PAWTUCKET - Suzanne R. Roy of Pawtucket died on March 18, 2014.
Suzanne was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Norman and Virginia (LaPlante) Roy. She was a packer at Fuller Packaging for many years.
Suzanne is survived by her brothers; Michael Roy of Pawtucket, Donald Roy of Seekonk, Ma., David Roy of Pawtucket and Alan Roy of Pawtucket.

Kathleen Dudzik

March 20, 2014

Kathleen Dudzik

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Kathleen, age 84, of Hawthorne, NJ, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Born in Central Falls, Rhode Island, Kathleen lived in Rumford, RI, Maplewood, NJ and Westwood, NJ before moving to Hawthorne. Kathleen's last employment was as a Bookkeeper at South Orange Maplewood Adult School in Maplewood.

March 19th

Friars insist Austin/Bullock saga won’t be a distraction, set sights on duel vs. North Carolina

March 19, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — Just when everything appeared set regarding the saga involving Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock, the one-time hot topic has been thrust back into the spotlight.
The timing of the news that the Providence police are looking into a complaint of sexual assault against one freshman that left the Providence College basketball program (Austin) and another who is still a Friar (Bullock) seems a tad curious. PC is here preparing for its first NCAA Tournament contest in a decade.

Comeback victory over Scituate earns St. Raphael girls berth in Saturday's Division II title game

March 19, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Way back in January, St. Raphael Academy faced Scituate in a crossover tilt between league frontrunners.
Despite the Spartans’ physical presence, or the fact it would eventually become the Division II-North champion with a stellar 16-2 mark, the Saints manufactured a 44-38 triumph, though head coach Fred Saunders claimed it was a tough, aggressive affair.
The two foes met again in a R.I. Division II semifinal at Rhode Island College on Wednesday night for the right to play for the state crown on Saturday. And this time, the same ensued, except …

Students to be homeless for a night

March 19, 2014

PAWTUCKET — The 2014 6th Annual Catholic High School Homeless Sleep Out, unfortunately could not be held at the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul this year.
Instead, it will be hosted by Saint Raphael Academy tonight. There will be a Diocesan Professional Day the following day—so all Catholic High School students in the Diocese of Providence will not have school. The five schools participating in the Homeless Sleep Out are St. Raphael Academy, Bishop Hendricken, LaSalle Academy, the Prout School, and Bayview Academy.
Two-hundred students are expected at this event.

Ex-Pawtucket cop indicted

March 19, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A statewide grand jury has indicted a former Pawtucket police officer accused of choking and raping his girlfriend last year.
Stephen Ricco, 41, of 1 Tupperware Drive, was indicted on one count each of first-degree domestic sexual assault; domestic strangulation; and two counts of domestic assault. The former two charges are felonies.
The alleged incidents took place in Ricco’s condo on Nov. 28, state prosecutors said. Ricco has been held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions since his arrest, the same day.

Maria M. Almeida

March 19, 2014

Maria M. Almeida

Wanda Squadrito

March 19, 2014

Wanda Squadrito

PAWTUCKET - Wanda Squadrito, 91, of Bellmore Drive, Pawtucket died March 19th at Grandview Nursing Home in Cumberland. Wanda was the wife of the late Angelo Squadrito Sr.
She was born in Norwich, CT a daughter of the late Joseph and Franciska (Wojnar) Brzozowski.
Mrs. Squadrito worked for Texas Instruments in Attleboro, MA for eighteen years before retiring in 1985.

Joan LeBeau

March 19, 2014

Joan LeBeau

PAWTUCKET - Joan Elizabeth (Tretton) LeBeau, of Pawtucket, RI, died peacefully on March 14, 2014, on her 80th birthday, of complications from Alzheimer's disease.
She was born on March 14, 1934, in Central Falls, Rhode Island, the second child of the late Eugene Tretton and Elizabeth "Lily" (Mayman) Tretton. She grew up in Seekonk, Massachusetts, and graduated from East High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Joan was a long-time resident of Pawtucket.

March 18th

Central Falls schools could face restructuring plan

March 18, 2014

CENTRAL FALLS—The Central Falls Schools Superintendent has come up with a proposal that she said would integrate special education classes across all grade levels while better accommodating the school district's increasing primary school population.

Vincenza A. Lincardio

March 18, 2014

Vincenza A. Lincardio

PAWTUCKET - Vincenza A. "Auntie Vee" (Pacia) Lincardio, 86, a longtime Pawtucket resident, passed away at Elmhurst Extended Care in Providence, on March 17, 2014. She was the wife of the late Joseph Lincardio and daughter of the late Angelo and Antonetta (Bounaito) Pacia.
Vincenza was employed in the Jewelry industry at Richmond Sales, a business owned by her brother, before her retirement.

Josephine C. Varone

March 18, 2014

Josephine C. Varone

PAWTUCKET - Josephine C. "Joan" Varone, 98, passed away Monday March 17, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank A. Varone.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Kara) Molak. She lived in Pawtucket for the past 37 years.
Joan was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church Central Falls and a member of the former Orchard Lake Schools Ladies Auxiliary.

Kathleen Lalime

March 18, 2014

Kathleen Lalime

PAWTUCKET - Lalime, Kathleen Eleanor, 86, of Pawtucket, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014. She was the wife of the late Laurent A. Lalime. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Mary Elizabeth (Martin) DuBreuil. Mrs. Lalime lived in Cumberland for the last two years. She previously lived at Daley Court, Pawtucket.

Roland G. LaPalme

March 18, 2014

Roland G. LaPalme

 

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