Skip to main content

Archive - Oct 2012

October 18th

Kenneth W. Lundvall

October 18, 2012

Kenneth W. Lundvall

ABINGTON, PA. - Kenneth W. Lundvall, 71, of S. Abington died Saturday at Abington Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. He was born in Mendon, Ma. the son of John Lars Lundvall and Phebe Briggs Lundvall.
He graduated from Mendon High School, attended DeVry Technical Institute and Moody Bible Institute, and Bible Institute of New England. While living in Ma. he worked for 32 years for Commonwealth Gas Co. (now N-Star) as a natural gas dispatcher. He lived for 11 years in S. Abington Twp.

Richard A. Laforest Sr.

October 18, 2012

Richard A. Laforest Sr.

WOONSOCKET - Richard A. Laforest Sr. 68, of Second Ave. died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Katherine (Thompson) Laforest.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Walter and Marie Anne (Rainville) Laforest. Richard was a maintenance mechanic for the City of Woonsocket for over ten years before retiring. He was a member of the Cercle Laurier, he loved hunting and fishing and was an avid bingo player.

Christopher M. Coley, Sr.

October 18, 2012

Christopher M. Coley, Sr.

WOONSOCKET - Christopher M. Coley, Sr., 43, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of LaTanya M. (Palshan) Coley. Chris was born in Pawtucket, but lived in Woonsocket for most of his life. He was the son of the late Michael E. Coley and Marie I. (Cabica) Coley of Harrisville.

Jacqueline R. Carpenter

October 18, 2012

Jacqueline R. Carpenter

CUMBERLAND - Jacqueline R. (Anderson) Carpenter, 79, formerly of Abbott Run Valley Road died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at North Bay Manor, Smithfield. She was married 38 years to the late Cumberland Police Captain Jesse F. Carpenter.
Born in Attleboro, MA, a daughter of the late Donald P. Anderson, Sr. and the late Lillian (Buxton) Anderson, she had lived in Cumberland for over 50 years. She had many interests including horses, camping, needlework, quilting and painting. She was a member of Quilting Clubs and the 4-H Club.

October 17th

Mount girls' tennis team returns to Div. I semifinals

October 17, 2012

LINCOLN — The fact that Mount St. Charles Academy has captured 14 championships (nine regular-season titles and five state crowns) since 2002 is a truly remarkable accomplishment.
So is the fact that the Mounties will be playing this afternoon in the Division I semifinals for the 12th straight year, a ‘Final Four’ streak no other girls’ tennis team in the state can come close to matching.

RIIL, media seek to get on same page

October 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE – As one longtime newspaper scribe pointed out, “this is something that’s been a long time coming.”
In an effort to better coordinate with members of the working press – be their classification entail print, photo, television or the Internet – the Rhode Island Interscholastic League held a “Media Day” forum Wednesday afternoon at its headquarters, located on the Rhode Island College campus.

Brien challenges Casey to four debates

October 17, 2012

WOONSOCKET — State Rep. Jon D. Brien, who launched a write-in campaign after being unseated in the primary, is challenging the man who defeated him to a series of debates.
With slightly more than three weeks to go before the general election, the city Democrat is asking Stephen M. Casey to participate in four debates before Nov. 6.
Casey dismissed the offer as a desperate ploy for attention.
“The time for debate was before the primary,” said Casey. “I already defeated him in September and he’s not on the ballot.”
But Brien said he’ll go solo if Casey doesn’t show up.

Woman flees home intruder in Lincoln

October 17, 2012

LINCOLN — A 57-year-old woman was surprised by a man breaking into her Tall Wood Drive home Wednesday morning and quickly fled the dwelling, according to police.
“We believe the suspect was not aware that the homeowner was at home,” Police Chief Brian Sullivan said later of the 9:30 a.m. incident.
The woman fled away from Tall Wood in the direction of nearby Route 295 south and called police regarding the break, Sullivan said.

Woonsocket man draws 24 years for 2 rapes

October 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE (AP) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin's office says a Woonsocket man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual assault in two rape cases that had been unsolved for several years.
Armand Ferrio received a total of 40 years, with the balance suspended with probation.
The 25-year-old Ferrio must have no contact with the victims, undergo sex-offender counseling and register as a sex offender when released from the Adult Correctional Institutions.
Kilmartin's office says DNA led authorities to solve the cases.

Toddler’s death a textbook example

October 17, 2012

WOONSOCKET – For an 18-month-old boy crushed under a piece of fallen furniture, death came in the blink of an eye Monday.
The boy’s grandmother told police she had been watching the boy up until the very moment the bookcase tipped over and fell on him.
“She turned her back for a second to move something in a doorway that leads to the basement,” reported Patrolman Patrick Roy. “She turned around and saw the wooden bookcase was now on top of the boy’s chest.”

BURRILLVILLE  –  Perhaps the only thing that went wrong for Burrillville High on...
WOONSOCKET  – On a Saturday afternoon where Woonsocket High's players, coaches,...
SCITUATE – Wes Pennington doesn’t like excuses – in fact, he abhors them...
WOONSOCKET – Time is running out to get a team entered in this year’s edition of the Mega War Competition at Autumnfest...
BLACKSTONE – An extremely malnourished bloodhound loaded with fleas and covered with sores, and a young unspayed, flea-...
BLACKSTONE – A crime-scene cleaning company is expected to finish its work today removing biohazardous material from a...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes