Monday, February 18, 2013
The Rebels use three wins from the Karpowicz twins, and two relay victories as well, to take the state title.
Monday, February 18
Thanks to dominant performances in the pool at Brown University’s Coleman Aquatics Center on Saturday from sophomore twins Jackie and Kristin Karpowicz, the South Kingstown Rebels are state champions in girls’ swimming. According to The Providence Journal, the Rebels beat North Kingstown 310-225. Barrington took third place with 217 points, and La Salle was fourth with 216. ABC 6 has some highlights of the event here. The entire event is available for free here, with DVDs also available to purchase. (To skip ahead to the team celebration, go to 3 hours, 14 minutes in.)
Friday, February 15, 2013
A clarification to a statement made last week by Meg Rogers, plus, the council is expected to formally announce Richard Kerbel’s hiring Tuesday.
At its meeting Tuesday, the Narragansett Town Council is expected to formally announced a contract agree with new interim town manager Richard Kerbel. As of 5:30 a.m. Friday, an agenda for Tuesday’s meeting hasn’t been posted, and Kerbel’s contract hasn’t been filed on Clerkbase. However, an executive session for a contract agreement was scheduled after last Monday’s meeting. Kerbel is already listed as interim town manager on the town’s website, and he has been issued a town e-mail address. For more on last week’s hiring, read a story from Derek Gomes of The South County Independent here. For more about Kerbel’s tenure in Providence, you can find The Providence Journal’s stories here. The council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. ***** …
Friday, October 19, 2012
Michael Woodmansee, who was convicted of killing Jason Foreman in 1975, has requested an absentee ballot.
According to The Providence Journal and other media outlets, convicted child killer Michael Woodmansee is seeking an absentee ballot for the November election. In 1975, Woodmansee confessed to killing Jason Foreman, and was sentenced to 40 years. However, he only served 28 years and was set to be released before voluntarily committing himself. Before committing himself, news of his release caused residents to protest. According to The Journal, Woodmansee was transferred from the ACI to the Eleanor Slater Hospital in September 2011. WPRO’s John DePetro interviewed John Foreman, the father of Jason, yesterday afternoon. John Foreman said it was ridiculous that Woodmansee was being allowed to vote. For the audio, click here. According to The …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
According to the Associated Press, Michael Cobb, 42, will serve six months in federal prison, followed by six months home confinement.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Michael Cobb, a 42-year-old Wakefield resident, will serve six months in a federal prison followed by six months home confinement for his role in a medical device kickback scheme. According to an Associate Press article printed on Boston.com, Cobb was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston. He pleaded guilty in April to charges of receiving $120,000 from a bone growth simulator company to order their product. The Providence Journal reported in May that Cobb’s Rhode Island medical license would be suspended for six months because of the charge, and he would have to take medical ethics courses to have it restored. According to an article in Bloomberg Businessweek, Orthofix was ordered to pay about $7.42 million in fines and …
Sunday, May 20, 2012
According to The Providence Journal, a fire at 6 p.m. Saturday took one life and destroyed a home.