SOUTH KINGSTOWN- The Wakefield lawyer charged with embezzling almost half a million dollars from his clients in 2008 was sentenced to three years in prison for forgery, counterfeiting and embezzlement.
CHARLESTOWN - Rep. Donna Walsh (D - Dist. 36) was on hand at the Charlestown Town Council meeting Monday night to update the council on any new state legislation that is going to directly impact the town.
It was mostly good news for Charlestown.
By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ The voice answering the phone at The Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home in Wickford is deep, warm and confident. It belongs to the youngest managing funeral director and embalmer in Rhode Island, Andrew Correia.
He is 23 and, in every way, remarkable.
â€śSince I was a young boy I have always been interested in the funeral profession: the pomp and circumstance, the beautiful black cars from the fleet, and the mystique of it all,â€ť he says. â€śIâ€™ve worked at funeral homes since high school. Iâ€™ve always been an old soul.â€ť