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Skeffington’s exuberance remembered

May 23, 2015

PROVIDENCE – A longtime friend of James J. Skeffington spoke of his exuberance, caring demeanor, and love for his friends and family during a eulogy at The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday.

The funeral mass for the former Pawtucket Red Sox president was attended by countless friends, family members, colleagues, and civic leaders Saturday morning. Skeffington, 73, died of an apparent heart attack last Sunday while jogging near his home in Barrington.

Monday’s events will focus on those who served

May 22, 2015

While many Americans are already celebrating the long holiday weekend with picnics and cookouts, trips to beaches and parks, or traveling to see family and friends, others will spend the weekend preparing to honor those who served their country.

On Monday, the nation will mark Memorial Day. In Pawtucket, the Eugene T. Lefebvre VFW Post 1271 will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. at Quinns Square and Dexter Street next to the Dexter Credit Union Bank. Post Adjutant and Past Cmdr. Bill Donnelly will direct the ceremony.

VIDEO: Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce

May 22, 2015

Ten arrested in CF sting

May 21, 2015

CENTRAL FALLS – Three female police officers posing as prostitutes were solicited for sex, according to police, resulting in the arrest of 10 men from cities and towns across Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

The undercover sting on Wednesday, in high-traffic areas of the city, netted the alleged Johns Central Falls said.

The following men were arrested:

- Jose Barragan, 72, of Lincoln, Soliciting from a Motor Vehicle for Indecent Purposes

- Robert Bowman, 26, of Pawtucket, Soliciting from a Motor Vehicle for Indecent Purposes

VIDEO: David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

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