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Rhode Island city settles ACLU suit over political signs

Dec. 06, 2022 14:13 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Pawtucket is lifting restrictions on political campaign signs under a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island, officials said Tuesday. The ACLU filed suit in July on behalf of two Democratic candidates for the state...

Siegrist leads No. 25 Villanova past Providence 79-54

Dec. 04, 2022 15:03 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Maddy Seigrist scored 20 of her 29 points in the first half and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 25 Villanova to a 79-54 win over Providence on Sunday. Seigrist was 12-of-18 shooting, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. The Wildcats (7-2, 1-1 Big East...

Hopkins powers Providence to 88-74 victory over Rhode Island

Dec. 03, 2022 20:43 PM EST

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Bryce Hopkins scored 14 points as Providence beat Rhode Island 88-74 on Saturday night. Hopkins added 15 rebounds for the Friars (6-3). Clifton Moore and Jared Bynum scored 14 points apiece. The Rams (2-6) were led in scoring by Josaphat Bilau,...

Wojcik scores 18 points, leads Brown past Bryant 72-60

Dec. 02, 2022 21:34 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Paxson Wojcik scored 18 points as Brown beat Bryant 72-60 on Friday night. Wojcik was 6 of 12 shooting, including 3 for 8 from distance, and went 3 for 4 from the line for the Bears (4-4). Kalu Anya added 15 points while shooting 6 of 8 from the field and 2...

Rhode Island latest state to allow recreational pot sales

Dec. 01, 2022 11:46 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Customers started lining up to buy recreational marijuana in Rhode Island on Thursday, a little more than six months after Gov. Dan McKee signed legislation permitting such sales to people 21 and older. Five stores are currently allowed to sell recreational...

Walker's 19 lead Bryant over Framingham State 98-44

Nov. 28, 2022 21:54 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Antwan Walker's 19 points helped Bryant defeat Framingham State 98-44 on Monday night. Walker also had seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-1). Earl Timberlake scored 17 points while shooting 7 of 9 from the field and 3 for 7 from the line, and added eight...

McGlockton seals win for Boston College over Rhode Island

Nov. 27, 2022 14:47 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Devin McGlockton hit the go-ahead layup and iced the game with a pair of free throws a minute later and Boston College defeated Rhode Island 53-49 on Sunday. Jaeden Zackery scored 16 points for Boston College (5-2) and McGlockton finished with 11 points and seven...

Croswell's 13 lead Providence over Columbia 78-64

Nov. 26, 2022 19:10 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ed Croswell scored 13 points as Providence beat Columbia 78-64 on Saturday night. Croswell added five rebounds for the Friars (5-2). Jayden Pierre was 5 of 8 shooting (3 for 3 from distance) to add 13 points. Noah Locke recorded 10 points and was 3 of 10...

Croswell scores 17, Providence defeats Merrimack 71-57

Nov. 23, 2022 22:04 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ed Croswell had 17 points in Providence's 71-57 victory against Merrimack on Wednesday night. Croswell had seven rebounds for the Friars (4-2). Noah Locke scored 14 points and added seven rebounds. Bryce Hopkins had 13 points. Ziggy Reid led...

Freeman scores 21, Rhode Island beats Illinois State 57-44

Nov. 23, 2022 14:00 PM EST

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Brayon Freeman led Rhode Island over Illinois State on Wednesday with 21 points in a 57-44 victory. Freeman also contributed five rebounds for the Rams (2-4). Ishmael Leggett scored 18 points while going 3 of 9 from the floor, including 1 for 4...