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September 14th

Woonsocket coaching staff pulling together

September 14, 2011

Carnell Henderson is aware of the burden he’s placed on his Woonsocket assistant coaches. The head coach, who continues to come along after undergoing surgery in early August to repair a torn tendon in quadriceps muscle of his left leg, knows that just like the players have to step up their game whenever there’s an absence, so too does his staff.
The idea is to keep things as close to the status quo as possible until Henderson returns to the sidelines, which he is optimistic will happen this season.

Amy Jarret Remembered

September 14, 2011

Members of Amy Jarret's family, including her mother, Marilyn Trudeau, and her father, Aram Jarret, Jr., seated center, as well as her siblings and nieces and nephews as well as family friends, listen as Amy's sister, Alicia Curran, pays tribute to her sister during a 10th anniversary memorial service at Memorial Square in North Smithfield Wednesday evening. Amy Jarret was a flight attendant from North Smithfield who died on United Airlines Flight 175 at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (photo by Ernest A. Brown)

Super Wal-Mart opens in North Smithfield

September 14, 2011

NORTH SMITHFIELD — They began lining up a half-hour before the doors opened, some hoping to score some swag and grand-opening freebies, while others were looking to get an early start on their shopping.
Even more were there because they were just curious to see what it looked like.
In each case, Wal-Mart Supercenter #2225 didn't disappoint.
About 60 early birds came out Wednesday morning as Wal-Mart celebrated the opening of its new North Smithfield store at Dowling Village with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free coffee just before the store opened its doors to customers at 7:30.

Mom arrested for assaulting 16-month-old son

September 14, 2011

WOONSOCKET -- A city mom voicing anxiety and frustration over her child-rearing responsibilities allegedly assaulted her 16-month-old son in front of her own mother Monday afternoon, tossing him to the floor and fracturing his left shoulder.
Police charged Felicia P. Taylor, 24, of 44 Burnside Ave., with first-degree child abuse over the assault after investigating the incident on Tuesday.
The baby was initially taken to Landmark Medical Center by Taylor and family members and subsequently transported to Hasbro Children's Hospital for further treatment.

Rita M. Galuza

September 14, 2011

Rita M. Galuza

BELLINGHAM- Rita M. (Courtemanche) Galuza, 88, of Bellingham, died Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in Hopkins Manor, North Providence. Her husband of 52 years, Alex Galuza, died in 1998.
Born in Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of the late Pierre and Florilda (Thibeault) Courtemanche.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Woonsocket, the Ladies of St. Ann's and the former Assumption Church in Bellingham. Rita loved to play tennis, sewing, baking, cake decorating and crafts.

Richard P. Dansereau Sr.

September 14, 2011

Richard P. Dansereau Sr.

WOONSOCKET- Richard P. Dansereau Sr., 71, of Paradis Ave. died Tuesday September 6, 2011, in the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Linda (Fregeau) Dansereau.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Conrad and Edna (Kozaczka) Dansereau.
Mr. Dansereau worked as a laborer for Hope Global Co. in Cumberland.

Raymond A. Lemire

September 14, 2011

Raymond A. Lemire

CUMBERLAND- Raymond A. Lemire, 86, resident of Cumberland, formerly of Pleasant St. Bellingham, passed away September 14, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.
He was the loving husband of 61 years to Claire (Defond) Lemire.
Born July 3, 1925, he was the son of the late Henry and Viola (St. Amant) Lemire.

Dr. Edward Wawszkiewicz

September 14, 2011

Dr. Edward Wawszkiewicz

CHICAGO, IL- Dr. Edward Wawszkiewicz, dear son of Sophie Wawszkiewicz, of Biddeford, ME, formerly of No. Smithfield and the late Joseph Wawszkiewicz and fond brother of the late Dr. Monica Wawszkiewicz.

September 13th

Woonsocket, Smithfield battle to scoreless tie

September 13, 2011

WOONSOCKET — It’s been said time and time again in sports that if you want to be the best, you have the beat the best.
On Tuesday afternoon, Woonsocket played what many high school enthusiasts believe is ‘the team to beat’ in Division II, defending state champ Smithfield, and while the Novans didn’t come away with a victory, they picked up the next best thing — a draw.

Ruling may put crimp in pension plan

September 13, 2011

PROVIDENCE — State employees and schoolteachers “possess implied unilateral contract rights” to their pension benefits, a Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday, keeping alive a lawsuit challenging previous changes made in state pension laws and further complicating ongoing efforts to make more changes that General Treasurer Gina Raimondo says are necessary to avert a fiscal calamity.

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