Providence teachers overwhelmingly vote to sign new contract

Thursday Nov 15, 2018 at 7:29 PM Nov 15, 2018 at 8:53 PM CRANSTON, R.I. — Providence teachers overwhelmingly voted to sign a three-year contract with the city following months of acrimony and  protests by union members. By a vote of 930 to 23, teachers approved a new agreement Thursday night after more than 430 days without a new contract.  The agreement, which …

Key Matchup: Ex-Patriot cornerback Malcolm Butler has chance to exact some revenge

Saturday Nov 10, 2018 at 6:06 PM FOXBORO — Julian Edelman has been through this battle before. Over the last four years, the Patriots wide receiver went toe-to-toe with Malcolm Butler through the offseason and during practices in the regular season. The cornerback earned the nickname “strap” for a reason — he was always tightly covering someone …

Silver Alert issued for missing West Warwick man

Journal staff Sunday Nov 4, 2018 at 1:01 AM Nov 4, 2018 at 1:02 AM WEST WARWICK, R.I. — A Silver Alert has been issued to help locate a missing 76-year-old man who may be at risk because of physical- and mental-health concerns. Luciano Vieira was last seen at noon Saturday driving a maroon 2013 Honda Accord with Rhode Island license plate number …

RI House judiciary chair suspended over harassment allegation

Monday Oct 29, 2018 at 9:36 PM Oct 29, 2018 at 11:29 PM PROVIDENCE, R.I. — State Rep. Cale P. Keable on Monday lost, at least temporarily, his post as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and his part-time law job as a result of a WPRI-TV investigation into allegations of sexual harassment at the State House. House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello released …

Bruins defenseman Torey Krug aiming to return to lineup on Tuesday

Saturday Oct 27, 2018 at 5:42 PM BOSTON — Torey Krug is pretty certain his injured ankle feels as good as it’s going to feel for the foreseeable future, but that wasn’t enough to make the Bruins feel Krug should be in the lineup on Saturday night against the Canadiens. “He’s looking good for Tuesday (at Carolina),” head coach Bruce …

Bruins 3, Flyers 0: Boston returns home, blanks Philadelphia

Thursday Oct 25, 2018 at 9:43 PM BOSTON — The Bruins broke even on a four-game tour of Canada that ended on Tuesday night, but apparently didn’t feel that was good enough to give in to the homecoming malaise that often plagues NHL teams. The B’s rode second-period goals from Zdeno Chara (who later added an empty-netter) and Jake DeBrusk, …

Bruins Journal: Rookie Jeremy Lauzon doesn't question timing of NHL debut

Thursday Oct 25, 2018 at 6:47 PM BOSTON — Jeremy Lauzon tried not to feel disappointed late last week, when the Bruins didn’t recall him from AHL Providence to help fill holes in their defense corps. He succeeded. Lauzon also tried not to feel bad when he was called up for Thursday’s game against the Flyers. This …