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September 18th, 2014

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Burrillville primed for turnaround after realignment

September 18, 2014


BURRILLVILLE — Based on Burrillville High’s collective attitude, work ethic and drive so far this fall, veteran mentor Gennaro Ferraro has loved what he’s seen from his squad.
 
He has mixed emotions about falling from Division III to IV, but indicated he, his staff and players have accepted the new designation.
 

Two pets survive house of horrors

September 18, 2014

BLACKSTONE – An extremely malnourished bloodhound loaded with fleas and covered with sores, and a young unspayed, flea-bitten cat so weak it could barely walk were also living among the filth and vermin at 23 St. Paul St. where the bodies of three infants were discovered among feces, maggots and dirty diapers last week.

Four living children, aged between 6 months and 13 years, were also found living amid the squalor.

Both animals were rescued and are now at the Medfield Animal Shelter, where they are awaiting adoption.

Full story appears on page A1 of Friday's Call.

Edgar D. Roberge

September 18, 2014

Edgar D. Roberge

WESTBROOK, ME - Edgar D. "Eddie" Roberge, 66, of Westbrook, Maine died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Dolley Farm in Westbrook after a long illness. He was born in Biddeford on June 4, 1948 the son of Lucien and Yvonne Nadeau Roberge. He was educated in Biddeford schools and graduated from Biddeford High School.
Mr. Roberge worked several years as a carpenter in the local area and was a trailer truck driver for Carl Subler of Saco. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially in the Allagash Valley.

Stanley Smith

September 18, 2014

Stanley Smith

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Smith, Stanley, 75, of St. Petersburg, FL, passed away on Sept. 16th, 2014. He was born on May 1, 1939 in Woonsocket to parents Robert and Alice Smith. Stanley resided in St. Petersburg, FL for many years.

Raymond J. Lanctot, Sr.

September 18, 2014

Raymond J. Lanctot, Sr.

CUMBERLAND - Raymond J. "Pete" Lanctot, Sr., 68, of Sun Valley Dr., Cumberland died Sunday evening at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Suzanne F. Lariviere. They were married on September 19, 2004.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Louis and Clarinda (Gagnon) Lanctot. He was raised in Albion and resided in Cumberland for over 25 years. During his life Pete also lived in Bellingham, Woonsocket, Pawtucket and New Orleans.
Mr. Lanctot was a U. S. Navy veteran.

Alfred E. McCooey

September 18, 2014

Alfred E. McCooey

WAKEFIELD - Alfred E. McCooey, 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Al was born in Blackstone, MA, and was the son of the late Dr. James H. and Winifred E. (Stacy) McCooey of Blackstone. He was the beloved husband of Claire L. (Daignault) McCooey of Woonsocket for 59 years.

September 17th

Job well done: PawSox manager to spend time on Boston's coaching staff

September 17, 2014

PAWTUCKET – The time-honored tradition of seeing the manager of the Pawtucket Red Sox receive a “job well done” seal of approval in the form of a September call-up to Boston remains alive and well.

Kevin Boles is the latest to receive such a commendation following a transaction-driven Triple-A season that culminated with the PawSox’s capture of the Governors’ Cup.  

September 16th

Lt. Col. Robert H. Desjardins

September 16, 2014

Lt. Col. Robert H. Desjardins

Margaret Chenail

September 16, 2014

Margaret Chenail

MANVILLE - Margaret "Peggy" Chenail, 75, of Manville, died Monday, September 15, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the wife of Robert S. Chenail. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leone and Helen (Kirrane) L'Heureux.
Peggy was a dedicated nurse at Woonsocket Health Center and enjoyed working for Home Care Services of R.I.

Mathias H. Young

September 16, 2014

Mathias H. Young

BURRILLVILLE - Mathias H. "Joe" Young, 94, resident of Mapleville, RI, passed away September 15, 2014, at home surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of 74 years to Mildred Evangeline "Vangie" (Spink) Young.
He was born in Mapleville, RI, a son of the late Harrison & Mary (Dickey) Young.

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