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October 19th, 2014

McKee's budget adjustment unanimously passed by Cumberland council

October 19, 2014

CUMBERLAND – Mayor Daniel J. McKee will be able to leave office in January knowing that savings from his work to revise the town’s costs for police retirement and healthcare benefits have been applied to the local budget.

McKee, a candidate for lieutenant governor in the Nov. 4 general election, was given that sendoff by a unanimous 7-0 vote of the Town Council last week, one of the final times the current panel will be acting on local budget matters before a new council is also sworn in.

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Lincoln High Tennis | Quite the turnaround: Lions capture Division II title after back-to-back winless seasons

October 19, 2014

PAWTUCKET -- The final shot signified the astounding turnaround the Lincoln High girls' tennis program has made in the span of just 12 months.


On match point, senior co-captain Tallia Akay knocked a backhand off the net cord, and it barely trickled over. When the ball bounced softly on the side of South Kingstown senior Annie Madden, her Lions' teammates scrambled through the gate on the wooded side of Slater Park's Mike Kenny Courts to rush Akay.

October 18th

Burrillville High Football | Red hot Broncos dispatch Exeter/West Greenwich with ease, 42-8

October 18, 2014


EXETER – Exeter/West Greenwich football coach Mike Watters has developed a good perspective on two of the best teams in Division IV this season – unbeaten Burrillville and once-beaten Scituate. His rebuilding Scarlet Knights have lost to both Super Bowl contenders by rebounding margins.
 

North Smithfield High Football | NICKY SHUFFLE: Cabral, Cicerone key Northmen in 28-0 whitewashing of No. Providence

October 18, 2014


NORTH PROVIDENCE  –  North Smithfield High veteran head coach Wes Pennington expected a certain determination from his squad as it took on always-gutsy North Providence on Friday night, but what he witnessed soared past his wildest dreams.
 

North Smithfield girls' tennis | THEY'RE PERFECT: Lady Northmen complete perfect season, capture state championship

October 18, 2014


PAWTUCKET – You can’t rush perfection – and never was that more true than on Saturday at the Slater Park Mike Kenny Courts, where North Smithfield waited through a three-hour rain delay before they got the chance to cap off a 14-0 dream season.
 
Once the droplets were dry and the games began, however, the Lady Northmen’s peerless talent shone through, and the team captured their first state D-III championship since 2010 with a 4-0 victory over Chariho.

October 17th

Woonsocket boys' soccer | Villa Novans enjoying successful season, upset unbeaten Davies

October 17, 2014


WOONSOCKET  –  It was easy to tell there was a lot at stake when Woonsocket High “entertained” Davies Tech in a battle featuring Division III’s top two squads, considering all the jersey-tugging, sliding tackles, hard liners off defenders’ mid-sections and coaches hollering instructions throughout.

That explained the physicality and aggressiveness the two opponents displayed in their efforts to gain supremacy.

Muriel B. Aubin

October 17, 2014

Muriel B. Aubin

WOONSOCKET - Muriel B. Aubin, 78, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Joseph O.L. Aubin Sr, of Grove St, Woonsocket, to whom she had been married for fifty one years. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Derilda (Chabot) Chevalier.
Muriel had worked in the textile industry for many years at both Art Garment and Royal Robes. She enjoyed bowling, jigsaw puzzles and crochet.

Edgar N. Arcand

October 17, 2014

Edgar N. Arcand

BELLINGHAM - Edgar N. Arcand, 80, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with dementia, on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Blaire House Worcester with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 53 years of Denise C. (Begnoche) Arcand. Born in Bellingham on July 6, 1934, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Lillian (Bernier) Arcand.

Pearl Peters Frappier

October 17, 2014

Pearl Peters Frappier

WOONSOCKET - Pearl Peters Frappier, 86, of Burnside Ave., died October 12, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Dollard Frappier. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angele (Van Maldeghem) Peters.
In her earlier years, Mrs. Frappier worked for the former McCarthy's Dept. Store, Woonsocket. She volunteered at the St. Francis House, Woonsocket for 15 years. Mrs. Frappier loved to garden and especially enjoyed maintaining her rose garden.

Marguerite E. Carter

October 17, 2014

Marguerite E. Carter

WOONSOCKET - Marguerite E. "Maggie" Carter, 84, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, at Landmark Medical Ctr. She was the loving wife of the late Alfred Vadenais & Eugene "Skippy" Carter. Born August 27, 1930 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Leone (Baillergeon) Lafleche.

PAWTUCKET -- The final shot signified the astounding turnaround the Lincoln High girls'...
EXETER – Exeter/West Greenwich football coach Mike Watters has developed a good...
NORTH PROVIDENCE  –  North Smithfield High veteran head coach Wes Pennington...
CUMBERLAND – Mayor Daniel J. McKee will be able to leave office in January knowing that savings from his work to revise...
WOONSOCKET – Freshman Councilman Garrett Mancieri became the fourth elected official to face an ethics complaint in...
WOONSOCKET – If you’re thinking of donating blood, you might as well have the spirit of Dracula looking over your...