Archive - Mar 1, 2012
Roberto Colon and Soley Trejos of Woonsocket are the proud parents of identical twin Leap Day boys, Julian, left, born at 3:16 p.m., and Ruben, born at 4:06 p.m. at Landmark Medical Centerâ€™s maternity wing. The couple now has four children, including Roberto Junior, 1, and Tiaynna, who will turn 2 in March.
Three months of regular-season games have now boiled down to three weeks of state tournament action.
And for five of the six Blackstone Valley teams that qualified for the playoffs, the â€˜second seasonâ€™ commences tonight at arenas throughout the state.
While the opening weekend of the postseason had long been reserved for the quarterfinal-round series, that wonâ€™t be the case this winter in the new State Championship playoffs, which along with the Division I tourney, jumps right into its semifinals this weekend.
Helene A. Fontaine
BURRILLVILLE- Helene A. Fontaine, 84, resident of Nasonville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at her home.
Born January 15, 1928, she is a daughter of the late Albert and Alexandrina (Trudeau) Garneau.
FRANKLIN- Francis "Franny" Gerard Mazzola, 74, of Franklin, died Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Medway Country Manor Nursing Center after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved husband of Bonita A. (Almeida) Mazzola.
Born June 15, 1937 in Newton, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Antonio "Henry" and Elizabeth (Sampson) Mazzola. He was a resident of Franklin for the past 35 years and a former resident of Bellingham.