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The Fort Dodge Messenger
EMMA A. KNOXFrye, of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Eric, Jason, Diane, and Sally; seven g
EMMA A. KNOX
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted yesterday
Frye, of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Eric, Jason, Diane, and Sally; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd Kempf of Woonsocket, SD; Albert Kempf of San Antonio, TX; sisters, Fern Dent of Platte, SD; and Esther McCoin of Eads, CO. She was... Read more
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Business Wire
T-Mobile Lights Up Greater Boston Area With Extended Range LTENarraganset, Newport, North Providence, Portsmouth, Providence, Richmond, Scitu
T-Mobile Lights Up Greater Boston Area With Extended Range LTE
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Narraganset, Newport, North Providence, Portsmouth, Providence, Richmond, Scituate, Tiverton, Warwick, Westerly and Woonsocket (RI); Chesterfield, Hartford, Hinsdale, Putney, Randolph, Reading, Rockingham, Royalton, Sharon, Springfield,... Read more
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The Wanderer
M. Clare Doylein Meredith, NH on Monday, May 16, 2016. She lived life to the fullest during h
M. Clare Doyle
The Wanderer / Posted 4 days ago
in Meredith, NH on Monday, May 16, 2016. She lived life to the fullest during her incredible 103 years. Clare was born in Woonsocket, RI on August 16, 1912. She graduated from the Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing. Clare entered the US Army... Read more
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Providence Business News
From R.I., a national impactcommitment beyond its retail footprint. As senior director of corporate social
From R.I., a national impact
Providence Business News / Posted 6 days ago
commitment beyond its retail footprint. As senior director of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for the Woonsocket-headquartered company, Dwyer is instrumental in establishing CVS Health's social and philanthropic... Read more
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Providence Business News
CVS launches campaign to raise funds for lung cancer researchWOONSOCKET – Jutta Becker is living with stage 4 lung cancer, and she is one of
CVS launches campaign to raise funds for lung cancer research
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
WOONSOCKET – Jutta Becker is living with stage 4 lung cancer, and she is one of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE heroes, helping to raise awareness about the disease. Two years ago, the 61-year-old North Smithfield resident was given six... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Former Mount St. Charles star Boucher now talking the game he loves for NBCRhode Island hockey story, in a state known for great hockey tales.Boucher grew
Former Mount St. Charles star Boucher now talking the game he loves for NBC
The Providence Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Rhode Island hockey story, in a state known for great hockey tales.Boucher grew up riding his bike through the streets of Woonsocket and playing hockey with good friend Bryan Berard. He and Berard, a star defenseman, went on to play for Mount St.... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Former Mount St. Charles star Brian Boucher now talking the game he lovesRhode Island hockey story, in a state known for great hockey tales.Boucher grew
Former Mount St. Charles star Brian Boucher now talking the game he loves
The Providence Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Rhode Island hockey story, in a state known for great hockey tales.Boucher grew up riding his bike through the streets of Woonsocket and playing hockey with good friend Bryan Berard. He and Berard, a star defenseman, went on to play for Mount St.... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
LaSalle Hands Mount First Volleyball Loss, Smithfield Beats North Providence in Boys Lacrossehanding the Mounties their first volleyball loss, 3 to 1. The Rams lost the fir
LaSalle Hands Mount First Volleyball Loss, Smithfield Beats North Providence in Boys Lacrosse
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 10 days ago
handing the Mounties their first volleyball loss, 3 to 1. The Rams lost the first two games, but rallied to win the next three for the victory in Woonsocket. Earlier this season, the Mount had beaten LaSalle on the road. Both teams now have one l... Read more
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Providence Business News
Once-fractured industry looks to step from shadowsin the state's medical-technology sector, remembers it well. Goldsmith, co-fou
Once-fractured industry looks to step from shadows
Providence Business News / Posted 11 days ago
in the state's medical-technology sector, remembers it well. Goldsmith, co-founder and director of Aspiera Medical in Woonsocket, a business that specializes in wound care, and Stephen Lane, co-founder of Ximedica in Providence, a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Successful acquisitions, specialty business growth raise prospects for CVSindustry, and in Retail, we see a shift favoring Rx over the front-end," wrote
Successful acquisitions, specialty business growth raise prospects for CVS
TheStreet.com / Posted 11 days ago
industry, and in Retail, we see a shift favoring Rx over the front-end," wrote analyst Mark Wiltamuth in a May 12 note. Woonsocket, R.I.-based CVS in December completed its purchase of Target's(TGT - Get Report) pharmacy and clinic businesses... Read more
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Newsmax
Parents Petition to Save School RecessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents Petition to Save School Recess
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Softball notes: Unbeaten Skippers put streak on the linemore wide open, with three teams already reaching the 10-win mark and 14 at or
Softball notes: Unbeaten Skippers put streak on the line
The Providence Journal / Posted 12 days ago
more wide open, with three teams already reaching the 10-win mark and 14 at or above .500 entering Wednesday. Barrington, Woonsocket, Warwick Veterans and North Providence lead their respective subdivisions, with the Eagles and Cougars having... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill.But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who w
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill.But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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FOX News
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessthe bill. More on this... But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
the bill. More on this... But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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The Columbian
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there’s not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there's not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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Salon.com
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recessFogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who
Parents turn to doctors, lawmakers to save school recess
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Fogarty, who introduced the bill. But Republican state Rep. Karen MacBeth, who works as an elementary school principal in Woonsocket, said that while the bill is well-intended, she voted against it because there’s not always time to carve out 20... Read more
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Providence Business News
Report: Warwick is the city with the least student debt in R.I.of those ages 25 to 44 at $67,928 and the ratio of student debt to median incom
Report: Warwick is the city with the least student debt in R.I.
Providence Business News / Posted 13 days ago
of those ages 25 to 44 at $67,928 and the ratio of student debt to median income of adults ages 25 to 44 at 39 percent. Woonsocket ranked 46th nationwide, for its ratio of student debt to median income of adults ages 25 to 44 at 49 percent, and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Woonsocket cops set out on fundraising walk to WashingtonWOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - Woonsocket police officers are literally taking to the
Woonsocket cops set out on fundraising walk to Washington
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - Woonsocket police officers are literally taking to the streets once again to honor officers killed in the line of duty in advance of National Police Week. Thirteen officers participating in the department's 16th annual... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Police investigating shots fired incident in WoonsocketBy News Staff news@abc6.com Police are investigating a shots fired incident i
Police investigating shots fired incident in Woonsocket
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 14 days ago
By News Staff news@abc6.com Police are investigating a shots fired incident in Woonsocket Monday morning. The incident occurred on Carrington Street. No word on any injuries. Police say they are investigating and should be releasing more... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Woman drives off road, flips car and crashes into junkyardto extricate the woman from her car. She was revived in a rescue truck and was
Woman drives off road, flips car and crashes into junkyard
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
to extricate the woman from her car. She was revived in a rescue truck and was transported to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Fire officials say the victim's vehicle went off the road, jumped a fence and rolled several times before... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Woman drives off road, flips car and crashes into junkyardto extricate the woman from her car. She was revived in a rescue truck and was
Woman drives off road, flips car and crashes into junkyard
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
to extricate the woman from her car. She was revived in a rescue truck and was transported to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Fire officials say the victim's vehicle went off the road, jumped a fence and rolled several times before... Read more
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Providence Business News
Baby products for parentsas executive vice president of product development at Summer Infant Inc., the p
Baby products for parents
Providence Business News / Posted 18 days ago
as executive vice president of product development at Summer Infant Inc., the publicly traded baby-products company in Woonsocket. Gibree and his business partner, Jason Macari, a former colleague from Hasbro, took a chance and bought the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Woonsocket Public Safety StudyA full review of staffing at the Woonsocket fire and police department will soo
Woonsocket Public Safety Study
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
A full review of staffing at the Woonsocket fire and police department will soon be done as part of a public safety study. The city council voted unanimously this week to start looking for a company to analyze both departments. "Some people feel... Read more
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Providence Business News
Summer Infant reports greater loss, revenue dip, in 1QWOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc. saw its loss increase 37.6 percent in the first
Summer Infant reports greater loss, revenue dip, in 1Q
Providence Business News / Posted 18 days ago
WOONSOCKET – Summer Infant Inc. saw its loss increase 37.6 percent in the first quarter to $333,000, or 2 cents per diluted share, from a loss of $242,000, or 1 cent per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2015. The baby and juvenile product... Read more
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Providence Business News
Fostering whole life wellnessCAREER ACHIEVER "Health is everything" is a well-known saying at CVS Health Co
Fostering whole life wellness
Providence Business News / Posted 19 days ago
CAREER ACHIEVER "Health is everything" is a well-known saying at CVS Health Corp. And that tenet not only includes the Woonsocket-based company's many customers, but each and every one of its employees. "One of the areas I'm really focused on is... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecastsper share, mainly on higher acquisition-related costs. Excluding certain expens
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
per share, mainly on higher acquisition-related costs. Excluding certain expenses, the company earned $1.18 per share. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager posted revenue of $43.22 billion in the period,... Read more
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Providence Business News
CVS, American Cancer Society launch initiative to help colleges go tobacco-freeWOONSOCKET – A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S
CVS, American Cancer Society launch initiative to help colleges go tobacco-free
Providence Business News / Posted 19 days ago
WOONSOCKET – A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning to help them go tobacco-free was launched Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Corp. Through the partnership, ACS and... Read more
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Investopedia
CVS Stock Rises on 20% Surge in Q1 Revenue (CVS)was 2 cents better than analysts' forecasts. (See also: CVS Health Earnings: Wh
CVS Stock Rises on 20% Surge in Q1 Revenue (CVS)
Investopedia / Posted 19 days ago
was 2 cents better than analysts' forecasts. (See also: CVS Health Earnings: What to Expect.) During the quarter, the Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based company posted revenue of $43.22 billion, marking a 19% rise year-over-year, also exceeding... Read more
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examiner.com
Woman captures police officer's compassionate rescue of small doghad just rescued a dog. Edwards uploaded the photo of the barefoot officer, ide
Woman captures police officer's compassionate rescue of small dog
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
had just rescued a dog. Edwards uploaded the photo of the barefoot officer, identified as Joe Brazil with Rhode Island's Woonsocket Police Department, along with an explanation of what she witnessed. Edwards wrote, "I wanted to share this... Read more
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Providence Business News
CVS posts profit decline, revenue jump in 1QWOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. posted a 6.1 percent decline in profit, but an 18
CVS posts profit decline, revenue jump in 1Q
Providence Business News / Posted 20 days ago
WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. posted a 6.1 percent decline in profit, but an 18.9 percent increase in revenue in the first quarter. The company, in its earnings release on Tuesday, said profit of $1.1 billion, or $1.04 per diluted share, was... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecastswith the average estimate of 25 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
with the average estimate of 25 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of $1.16 per share. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager posted a18.9 percent boost in revenue to $43.22... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecastswith the average estimate of 25 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
with the average estimate of 25 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of $1.16 per share. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager posted a18.9 percent boost in revenue to $43.22... Read more
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Island Packet
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecastsCVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $1.15
CVS Health tops Street 1Q forecasts
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $1.15 billion. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based company said it had net income of $1.04 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.18 per share. The... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Hoglund & Kusler Named 2016 Mr. & Ms. Basketball South Dakotaboy's Mr. Basketball race will be wide open while the state's top girls will be
Hoglund & Kusler Named 2016 Mr. & Ms. Basketball South Dakota
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 21 days ago
boy's Mr. Basketball race will be wide open while the state's top girls will be chasing after SDSU recruit Myah Selland of Sanborn Central/Woonsocket and Anna Brecht of Lincoln for the Ms. Basketball crown. © 2016 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Res... Read more
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Providence Business News
Summer Infant CEO Stebenne made $687K in 2015WOONSOCKET – In 2015, a year consumed by a company lawsuit, Robert Stebenne, th
Summer Infant CEO Stebenne made $687K in 2015
Providence Business News / Posted 21 days ago
WOONSOCKET – In 2015, a year consumed by a company lawsuit, Robert Stebenne, the new president, CEO and chief operating officer of Summer Infant Inc., made $686,945. Stebenne’s base pay was $242,308, while he received $415,000 in option... Read more
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Providence Business News
A child's aviation dream and moreyoung children, he left RIAC after three years for a more livable salary from S
A child's aviation dream and more
Providence Business News / Posted 22 days ago
young children, he left RIAC after three years for a more livable salary from Stericycle, a bio-hazard treatment plant in Woonsocket. But RIAC was eager to have him back after a senior specialist in operations retired. From there, with "a little... Read more
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Providence Business News
PBN garners business story honors from R.I. press associationwork done in 2015, with The Providence Journal leading the way with 19 firsts.
PBN garners business story honors from R.I. press association
Providence Business News / Posted 22 days ago
work done in 2015, with The Providence Journal leading the way with 19 firsts. Rhode Island Monthly took four firsts, the Woonsocket Call took three and The Independent and SO Rhode Island each earned two first-place wins. Mercury, the Newport... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grantsdesigning walking tours, planting community gardens and installing historical m
Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
designing walking tours, planting community gardens and installing historical markers and monuments. The city of Woonsocket received $8,500 to install public art, Aquidneck Community Table received $12,000 to create a community garden in... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Burrillville police investigating 15-month-old's deathat the scene by members of the Pascoag and Harrisville fire departments. He was
Burrillville police investigating 15-month-old's death
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
at the scene by members of the Pascoag and Harrisville fire departments. He was rushed to Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, where he was later pronounced dead. Leahey says it's routine for his department to probe any sudden deaths,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
ACLU files civil rights lawsuit against Woonsocket policeWOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Libertie
ACLU files civil rights lawsuit against Woonsocket police
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Woonsocket Police Department over the arrest of a deaf man in 2015. The lawsuit, filed Thursday, claims that... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
ACLU sues Woonsocket Police for discriminating against deaf manRhode Island chapter of the ACLU, and the Rhode Island Disability Law Center ha
ACLU sues Woonsocket Police for discriminating against deaf man
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 25 days ago
Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU, and the Rhode Island Disability Law Center have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Woonsocket Police Department. According to a media release from the ACLU, a deaf man was arrested and detained overnight by... Read more
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Providence Business News
Grow Smart award winners announcedthe “crown jewel in the network of libraries across the state of Rhode Island.”
Grow Smart award winners announced
Providence Business News / Posted 26 days ago
the “crown jewel in the network of libraries across the state of Rhode Island.” Outstanding Smart Growth Policies/Plans: Woonsocket Downtown Overlay District. The city of Woonsocket used this zoning tool in an effort to redefine itself and adapt... Read more
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Calgary Sun
No. 1 pick Berard has no regrets about asking for trade out of Ottawait was just at that time, it was the franchise and we just didn't like what dir
No. 1 pick Berard has no regrets about asking for trade out of Ottawa
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
it was just at that time, it was the franchise and we just didn't like what direction they were heading," the native of Woonsocket, R.I., said. "I look back, some of the most fun I had was playing in Canadian cities, Edmonton, Calgary. It's... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Woonsocket middle school teacher arrested on assault chargesWOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - A Woonsocket middle school teacher has been arraigned o
Woonsocket middle school teacher arrested on assault charges
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 26 days ago
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - A Woonsocket middle school teacher has been arraigned on charges he broke into his girlfriend's apartment and assaulted her. Forty-seven-year-old Corey Lamoureux was arrested Wednesday and charged with breaking and entering,... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Bryan Berard has no regrets about requesting trade from Ottawait was just at that time, it was the franchise and we just didn’t like what dir
Bryan Berard has no regrets about requesting trade from Ottawa
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 26 days ago
it was just at that time, it was the franchise and we just didn’t like what direction they were heading," the native of Woonsocket, R.I., said. "I look back, some of the most fun I had was playing in Canadian cities, Edmonton, Calgary. It’s... Read more
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