Archive - Oct 27, 2010
PROVIDENCE â As soon as Rep. Patrick Kennedy announced he would not seek re-election in the 1st Congressional District back in February, it was clear the race to succeed him would be one of the marquee races this year.
Sure enough, four Democrats battled in a primary to win that partyâs nomination and Providence Mayor David Cicilline bested a field that included former Democratic Party Chairman William Lynch, state Rep. David Segal and Lincoln businessman Anthony Gemma. Lynch, Segal and Gemma have now endorsed Cicilline.
William T. Egan
OKEECHOBEE, FL- William T. Egan, age 66, died suddenly at his residence in Okeechobee, FL on Sept. 18, 2010.
Born June 05, 1944 in Woonsocket, RI he lived in North Smithfield, RI until he moved to Key West, Fl in 1989.
He worked for the Key West Dept. of Transportation until retiring to Lake Okeechobee in November of 2009. William was a member of the Teamsters, Masonic Lodge, as well as an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Lucille G. Jodoin
CUMBERLAND- Lucille G. (Bolduc) Jodoin, 77, of Cumberland, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 25, 2010 at Landmark Medical Center with family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 57 years of Roland E. Jodoin.
Born in Woonsocket on May 11, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Lindor and Emelia (Paquin) Bolduc.
WOONSOCKET â Bank of America has honored Connecting for Children and Families with a $200,000 grant to grow its network of support services for struggling families.
Terese Curtin, director of the Fairmount-based agency, was to receive the award today during a ceremony at the John Hope Settlement House in Providence, one of just two non-profits in the state to receive BofA's prestigious âNeighborhood Buildersâ Award.
âIt's just a tremendous opportunity for Woonsocket,â said Curtin. âIt allows us to strengthen the community and provide additional support for families who are in most need.â