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Hurricane Sandy comes ashore

October 29, 2012

Waves crash over the seawall at Narragansett Pier at the time of high tide Monday morning as Hurricane Sandy's effects begin to be felt in the Ocean State. A crowd of curious onlookers gather near Ocean Road and Beach Street to witness the awesome display by Mother Nature.

Kraig Mitchell Coffin

October 29, 2012

Kraig Mitchell Coffin

UXBRIDGE- Kraig Mitchell Coffin, 21, of Uxbridge died Fri. Oct. 26, 2012 at his residence.
Kraig was born Aug. 26,1991 in Concord, MA the son of Dwayne E. and Donna L. (Harter) Coffin and had been a resident of Uxbridge most of his life.
He attended Norfolk County Agricultural High School in Walpole and Uxbridge High School.

Lucille Miner

October 29, 2012

Lucille Miner

NORFOLK, VA- Lucille (Jabotte) Miner, formally of Woonsocket, RI, passed away Saturday, October 27, surrounded by her loving family.
Born June 24, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anita Jabotte.
Lu, as she was lovingly known to her many friends, was a dedicated nurse for over 40 years, retiring due to illness.

Donald P. Gagnon

October 29, 2012

Donald P. Gagnon

UXBRIDGE- Donald P. Gagnon, 69 of Uxbridge, MA, formerly of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on Oct. 26, 2012, at his home after a two-year illness.

President signs disaster declaration

October 29, 2012

President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for Rhode Island early Monday morning as Gov. Lincoln Chafee requested on Sunday.
The declaration authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in all five Rhode Island counties.

Janet Mary Deschamps

October 29, 2012

Janet Mary
Deschamps

Janet Mary Deschamps, of Spring Street, Wrentham, died surrounded by her loving family on October 26, 2012 at the Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham.
Born in Wrentham on July 21, 1922, she was a loving daughter of the late Guybert and Charlotte (Wheelock) Armitage.
A lifelong Wrentham resident, she had attended Wrentham Schools. Janet had been employed as a dietary aid at the former Wrentham State School, previously working at the former Woonsocket Rubber Company. She had been a longtime member of the First Universalist Church in Woonsocket.

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