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Last Week in RI: Drug Use, Holiday Tributes

Miss anything that happened last week? Take a look at the top stories from around the state. Click the headlines for the full stories.

Coventry 8th grader Jake Albanesa has created a touching memorial in honor of 13-year-old Jacob Aversa who passed away in September. Credit: Lauren Costa
Coventry 8th grader Jake Albanesa has created a touching memorial in honor of 13-year-old Jacob Aversa who passed away in September. Credit: Lauren Costa
Monday, Dec. 9

Coventry Teen Dedicates Holiday Display in Memory of Late Friend

Jake Albanesa, an 8th grader at Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School, tragically lost his good friend, 13-year-old Jacob Aversa to a heart attack. Several months later, he's decided to honor Jacob's memory by creating a holiday memorial at his family's 19 Larchmont Drive home in Coventry.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Bristol-Warren Students Among Biggest Users of Illegal Drugs

Students in the Bristol-Warren schools are among the biggest users of illegal drugs in Rhode Island, according to a special report released for all of the state’s communities.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Nuns Thwart Marijuana Delivery

A delivery by a teen to the base of a bush by the Carmelite Monastery on Watson Avenue in Barrington last Sunday afternoon, Dec. 8, seemed a bit odd to one of the nuns.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Fox Found in EG Tests Positive For Rabies

The state Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday a dead gray fox found in a barn in the area of Frenchtown and Tillinghast roads had rabies. The animal was found in the same area a fox terrorized residents last month.

Friday, Dec. 13

Flash Mob Serenades Teacher Facing Cancer Treatment

They gathered as dark and the mercury fell in Mount St. Charles' parking lots Thursday, then hundreds of students, teachers, friends and well-wishers marched down Mount St. Charles Avenue, cheering and playing music.

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