CRANSTON – After months of speculation and public outrage at the news of convicted child killer Michael Woodmansee’s early release from prison, Woodmansee has agreed to remain locked up after he’s released from prison Sept. 1.
At a press conference at the ACI last Friday, the state Department of Corrections announced that Michael Woodmansee agreed to voluntarily commit himself to a locked ward at the state mental institution at Eleanor Slater Hospital in Cranston.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”The town council approved the appointment of Steven Wright to the position of Beach Superintendent this Monday evening with a vote of four to one. The position will run actively from May 15 to September 30. Wrightâ€™s main charge will be the upkeep of daily operational activities and the management of beach staff at a pay rate of $4500 per month.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Ted Johnson, 78, spent exactly three years, three months and three days in the Navy on a heavy cruiser out of Norfolk, Va. The USS Newport News CA-148 was the flagship of the 6th Fleet.
â€śWe went to ports that some others didnâ€™t go to,â€ť Johnson recalls. One of his most prominent early duties was to formally welcome dignitaries visting the Admiral.