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Archive - Feb 2011

February 15th

Mounties host Catholic Memorial this afternoon

February 15, 2011

WOONSOCKET --- Not many high school hockey coaches get their kicks out of putting together a non-league schedule as grueling and competitive as the one Mount St. Charles Academy coach Dave Belisle rolls out every year.
He always starts it off with the team’s annual post-Christmas Holiday Face-Off tournament, which attracts some of the best talent in the Northeast. He then sprinkles in a couple of tough opponents over the next 4-5 weeks, such as two-time Connecticut state champion Hamden High last Wednesday.

Cumberland matmen host Warwick vets tonight

February 15, 2011

CUMBERLAND -- Tonight marks the beginning of the best 10-day stretch in Rhode Island wrestling this year. It starts with a battle between two unbeaten high school programs. Defending state champion Cumberland will host 2010 runnerup Warwick Veterans tonight at The Wellness Center with the regular season dual-meet title at stake.

Learning civics from the top judge

February 15, 2011

GLOCESTER — When Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell spent an afternoon with retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor during a judges conference in Colorado last year, he was immediately impressed with O'Connor's iCivics, a Web-based education project O'Connor founded to reinvigorate civic teaching and learning in schools.
It didn't take long for Justice Suttell to get on board to promote iCivics in Rhode Island.

Doris T. Leduc

February 15, 2011

Doris T. Leduc

WOONSOCKET- Doris T. (Hunt) Leduc, 88, of Summer St., died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Leduc.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Beatrice (Merritt) Hunt.
A 1941 graduate of Woonsocket High School and a 1942 graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Business, Mrs. Leduc was an office clerk for the Woonsocket Board of Canvassers and the Woonsocket Education Dept., retiring in 1984.

David P. Ethier

February 15, 2011

David P. Ethier

CAMBRIDGE/MILLVILLE- David P. Ethier, 47, of Cambridge and formerly of Millville, MA passed away Mon. February 14, 2011 in Boston after a short illness. A graveside funeral service will be held at a later date in North Purchase Cemetery, Milford. Complete obituary can be found at
www.bumafuneralhome.com.

Doris T. Leduc

February 15, 2011

Doris T. Leduc

WOONSOCKET- Doris T. (Hunt) Leduc, 88, of Summer St., died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Leduc.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Beatrice (Merritt) Hunt.
A 1941 graduate of Woonsocket High School and a 1942 graduate of Johnson & Wales School of Business, Mrs. Leduc was an office clerk for the Woonsocket Board of Canvassers and the Woonsocket Education Dept., retiring in 1984.

February 14th

No shortage of contenders for state indoor track meet

February 14, 2011

There’s never too little to write about when it comes to the Blackstone Valley region and the indoor track & field state championships.
This weekend’s meet, however, may border on the ridiculous. In fact, when it comes to its conclusion roughly four hours after its early 10 o’clock start on Saturday morning, there’s a good chance I’ll develop a mild case of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Margaret M. Alward

February 14, 2011

Margaret M. Alward

BELLINGHAM- Margaret M. (Balzi) Alward, 76, of Bellingham, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center with her family by her side after a long illness. She was the beloved wife for 39 years of Paul A. Alward.
Born in Boston on November 12, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Josephine (Petrucci) Balzi.

Laurette M. Lebrun

February 14, 2011

Laurette M. Lebrun

WOONSOCKET- Laurette M. Lebrun, 92 of Woonsocket passed away Thursday, February 10, 2011 at home. She was the wife of the late John B. Lebrun.
Born in Canada she was the daughter of the late Siffroid and Rose-Anna (Masse) Henault.

Richard B. Hall, Sr

February 14, 2011

Richard B. Hall, Sr

WOONSOCKET- Richard Brian Hall, Sr., 48, of Woonsocket, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on February 1, 2011.
Born July 27, 1962 in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Everett E. and Barbara E. (Bourgeois) Hall.
Richard worked for Stop & Shop Pea Pod of No. Smithfield for the last 10 years. He also was a veteran of the armed forces.

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