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A 27-year drought ends: Bronco girls top Clippers

September 27, 2011

BURRILLVILLE – There were a few goals that head coach Marty Crowley and his resurging Burrillville High girls’ program made at the beginning of the season.
The first was to possibly claim the Northern Division title, an attainable dream that may have been washed away after a loss to unbeaten Smithfield two weeks ago. Besides earning a slot for the state meet in November, another high focus for the Lady Broncos was to take down league rival Cumberland.
That’s something that hasn’t been done since 1984.

Rebuilding City Hall

September 27, 2011

WOONSOCKET — You'll pardon Jerry St. Angelo if he seems so above it all.
After all, he is.
At least when he's working.
Like tree-trimmers and steeplejacks, St. Angelo spends most of his professional life higher above sea-level than the rest of us.
He's a restoration stonemason, a job that combines the talents of Spiderman and the patience of a brain surgeon. A foreman for RD Preservation, St. Angelo is in charge of a crew that's repairing dangerously unstable masonry on the facade of City Hall.
Just don't call him a bricklayer.

Judith G. Smith

September 27, 2011

Judith G. Smith

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Judith G. (Dubois) Smith, 64, a lifelong North Smithfield resident died Monday, September 26, 2011 in St. Antoine Residence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Meunier) Dubois and was the devoted wife of Ralph H. Smith for forty three years.
Judy worked as an Office Manager at High Rocks Condominiums in North Smithfield, retiring earlier this year due to illness.

Clifford J. Gentile

September 27, 2011

Clifford J. Gentile

WOONSOCKET- Clifford J. Gentile, 46, of Woonsocket, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2011 at home. He was the loving father of Daniel M. Gentile who resides with his mother Michele Plath in Sarasota, FL.
Born in Framingham, MA on February 5, 1965, he was the son of the late Alfred L. Gentile and Frances A. "Ann" (Martini) Gentile-Cohen and her husband Allan Cohen of Centerville, MA.

Cecile Boulanger

September 27, 2011

Cecile Boulanger

WOONSOCKET- Cecile Boulanger, 87, formerly of Flat St. Cumberland and Rhode Island Ave., Woonsocket, died Friday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Normand A. Boulanger.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Genevieve (Rainville) Bernier. She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life.
Mrs. Boulanger was employed by the French Worsted Mill and later at CD Barnes Company in North Smithfield before retiring in 1986.
Cecile was a loving wife and mother and devoted grandmother.

Cindy Jean Palmer

September 27, 2011

Cindy Jean Palmer

NORTH ATTLEBORO- Cindy Jean ( Heon) Palmer, of Forest Street, North Attleboro died Saturday Sept. 24, 2011 at home.
She was the Fiance of Robert Patten, of North Attleboro, and she was the former wife of Glenn C. Palmer Sr. of Texas.
Cindy was born in Attleboro a daughter of Gene R. Heon and the late Dolores (Gaudreau) Pedro.
She was a Certified Nursing Assistant, for over 20 years for the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Attleboro.
Cindy has lived in North Attleboro for over 15 years coming from Attleboro.

Kids learn yoga in Lincoln

September 27, 2011

LINCOLN — Under the watchful eyes of instructors Deb Reddy and Paula Paluch, a group of perhaps a dozen Northern Elementary School students performed an assortment of body moves on a classroom floor early Monday afternoon.
“OK, we're doing the 'Down Dog,'” Paluch announced to the girls as the tune “Township Krishna,” sung by Krishna Das, blared from a small CD player. “Now, swing to the 'Warrior 1.'”
A few seconds passed, and Paluch asked the kids to move to the “Warrior 2,” then to the “Windmill” and “Cobra” before switching back to the “Down Dog.”

City closer to water plant site

September 27, 2011

WOONSOCKET — The City Council moved to discuss a possible site for a new water treatment plant in closed session Monday evening but not before a local resident voiced opposition to the step.
Lorraine Corey of Huntington Avenue, a fiscal watchdog, questioned why the matter was not aired in public session given the costs involved.

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