burrillville http://ripr.org en Beloved Woonsocket Athletic Director Dies After Taking A Fall http://ripr.org/post/beloved-woonsocket-athletic-director-dies-after-taking-fall <p>Students and faculty at Woonsocket High School are mourning the loss of athletic director George Nasuti. He died Tuesday night, the school community received the news Wednesday morning.</p><p>Nasuti’s family said he was refereeing a basketball game in Burrillville Friday night when he fell and hit his head on the court.&nbsp; <em>The Woonsocket Call</em> reports that Nasuti then went into a coma.</p><p>Woonsocket Superintendent Giovanna Donoyan sent out a statement to the school community notifying them of Nasuti death, “we are all better people for having George in our life.”</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:58:32 +0000 Catherine Welch 29039 at http://ripr.org Beloved Woonsocket Athletic Director Dies After Taking A Fall Shigella Bacteria Sickens 92, Hospitalizes 16 http://ripr.org/post/shigella-bacteria-sickens-92-hospitalizes-16 <div style="margin:0;"><font color="black" face="Calibri,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><font color="#282828"><font color="black" face="Calibri,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><font face="Cambria"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">The Rhode Island Department of Health says a</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;"> bacteria called shigella is responsible for sickening 92 people</span></font><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;"> with bloody diarrhea, sending many to the emergency room and hospitalizing 16, including children. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:51:58 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 18149 at http://ripr.org Shigella Bacteria Sickens 92, Hospitalizes 16 85 Now Reported Sick from Burrillville Lake http://ripr.org/post/85-now-reported-sick-burrillville-lake <p>New reports of illness are still coming in as Rhode Island Department of Health officials look into an outbreak of bloody diarrhea among people who swam in Spring Lake in Burrillville on July 4<sup>th</sup>. So far, 85 people have been reported ill, and nine admitted to the hospital, according to the department. But so far, there's no clue about what specifically made them sick. Water test results have not found any bacteria but the department is re-testing. Results from those tests and from patients' stool samples could provide more answers tomorrow.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:40:26 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 18066 at http://ripr.org 85 Now Reported Sick from Burrillville Lake