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Ochocinco glad to do things ‘Patriots Way’

August 9, 2011

FOXBOROUGH – Chad Ochocinco is changing his ways. And he’s not making any apologies for it.
To those Twitter followers who claim that the Patriots wide receiver has toned down his activity, Ochocinco has a clear response.
“You have to do it the Patriot Way, the way things are always done here,” Ochocinco said after Tuesday’s practice at Gillette Stadium. “One thing about this city, man, and their sports, all they do is win. So that stuff that I did in the past, there’s no need for it.”

Cumberland American falls to Fairfield

August 9, 2011

BRISTOL, Ct. — Suddenly, the offense is a concern for Cumberland American manager Dave Belisle.
“Very concerned,” Belisle stressed after CALL managed just two hits in a 3-0 loss to defending New England champion Fairfield (Ct.) American Tuesday afternoon at Breen Field. The defeat leaves Cumberland American at 1-2 in pool play and in must-win territory heading into Wednesday morning’s contest against Vermont’s Barre Community.

Soup kitchen finds itself homeless

August 9, 2011

WOONSOCKET — One by one, they file past the chow line to pick up a ham sandwich and some soup served up in paper plates and Styrofoam cups. Many vanish after picking up the free meal, while others enjoy a seat at one of the picnic tables under the gazebo at nearby Veterans Memorial Park.
But it's no picnic for Suzanne Billington. It may be her only meal of the day.
“I'm homeless,” she says. “I actually live in a tent in the woods.”
She's not the only one. The organization that provides this basic relief to some of the city's most destitute citizens is on the street, too. Literally.

Doris E. Langlais

August 9, 2011

Doris E. Langlais

JOHNSTON- Doris E. (Marchand) Langlais, 92, of Johnston, RI formerly of Bellingham, MA passed away on Monday, August 8, 2011 at Pawtucket Health Center. She is survived by her son, Normand Langlais, of East Greenwich, RI; her grandson, Kevin Langlais, and his wife Kerri, and great-granddaughter, Charlotte, of Brooklyn, NY; and granddaughter, Darcy Langlais Hardy, and her husband, John, of Seattle, WA.

Rita L. Raymond

August 9, 2011

Rita L. Raymond

WOONSOCKET- Rita L. (Theroux) Raymond, 86, of Fountain St., died Sunday, August 7, 2011 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Her husband of 38 years, Alfred N. Raymond, Jr., died in 1983.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Joseph A. and Delia (Riendeau) Theroux.
Mrs. Raymond attended St. Louis School. She was a dedicated and passionate employee at CVS on Walnut Hill. Mrs. Raymond was a member of All Saints Community Church.

Beverly A. Holt

August 9, 2011

Beverly A. Holt

WAKEFIELD- Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt, 77, of Ministerial Road, Wakefield, died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at home. She was the wife of Howard R. Holt.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Grace E. (Burlingame) Burgess.
Mrs. Holt was a 1951 graduate of Woonsocket High School and a member of the former First Universalist Church, Woonsocket.

Claire C. Millette

August 9, 2011

Claire C. Millette

WOONSOCKET- Claire C. Millette, 78, of Flat St., Cumberland, formerly of Woonsocket, died Sunday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Normand L. Millette and the late Gerald Aubin.
Born and raised in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Michel and Rosa (Pontbriand) Laprade. She was a resident of Woonsocket for over 45 years until moving to Cumberland in 1999.
Mrs. Millette was employed at the Cadillac Mills, Tupperware, AT Cross, and Koch Jewelry before her retirement.

Robert L. Pleau

August 9, 2011

Robert L. Pleau

WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Pleau, 60, of Greene St. , died Friday August 5, 2011, at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Dawn (O'Dell) Pleau.
Born in Shirley, MA. son of the late Louis Pleau, and Janice (Leslie) Pleau, of Woonsocket.
Mr. Pleau worked as a Machinist for Gould Ehberhart , for several years.
He was a member of the Teamsters.

Estelle R. Pandolfi

August 9, 2011

Estelle R. Pandolfi

MANVILLE- Estelle R. Pandolfi, 93, of Sayles Hill Rd., Manville, died Friday morning at The Holiday. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Pandolfi.
Born and raised in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Laura (Ritchotte) Lachappelle.
Mrs. Pandolfi moved to Manville upon her marriage in 1937 and later lived for 16 years in Ashland, MA. She returned to Manville in 1971 and remained in her home on Sayles Hill Rd. until she took up residence at The Holiday 11 years ago.
In her earlier years Mrs. Pandolfi was employed at the Manville Jenckes Mill.

Lucille Alice Blake

August 9, 2011

Lucille Alice Blake

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