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PawSox players weigh in on Guillen's comments

April 10, 2012

PAWTUCKET – Tuesday morning saw a small group of PawSox players huddle around the clubhouse television as a contrite Ozzie Guillen attempted to move past the uproar he caused over supportive remarks the Miami Marlins manager made in reference to Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
Among those who sat and watched Guillen with great interest were Jose Iglesias and Luis Exposito. In fact, the pair stood side-by-side for roughly 10 minutes before Iglesias plopped himself down into a leather chair, his eyes clearly fixated on what Guillen was saying.

Cumberland's 17-hit attack roughs up Smithfield

April 10, 2012

CUMBERLAND — It’s almost eerie how well Cumberland High struck the ball on Tuesday afternoon.
“We hit it pretty well in our second game against Moses Brown, and in the Injury Fund (tilt) against Woonsocket, but I’ve never seen anything like this,” explained senior righty Justin Patrick after the Clippers clubbed 17 hits – including nine for extra bases – in a 14-0 thrashing of still-winless Smithfield High at Tucker Field.

'We need some rain — and we need it soon'

April 10, 2012

Al Bettencourt lives in Burrillville, but his one-acre vegetable plot looks like it’s part of the Sonoran Desert.
“It’s all cracked,” says the executive director of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau. “It’s too dry. We need some rain and we need it soon.”
Across the region, a virtually snowless winter has given way to one of the driest springs on record, pushing the region to the edge of drought, raising concerns among farmers and prompting government agencies to issue fire hazard warnings.

Robert L. Riendeau

April 10, 2012

Robert L. Riendeau

WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Riendeau (Butch) 73, of Monroe St. died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Carol (Gilson) Riendeau.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Leo and Sylvia (Dubois) Riendeau.
Bob was a dyer for Ocean State Finishing for many years. Most of his life he worked as a stone mason. Bob served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.

Laurel J. Lacey

April 10, 2012

Laurel J. Lacey

BURRILLVILLE- Laurel J. (Loguercio) Lacey, 83, passed away on Friday, April 6, 2012, at home in Bradford Court. A resident of Pascoag she had formerly lived in Oakland for more than 30 years. She was the wife of the late Raymond Lacey.
Born in Lynn, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Eva (Ducasse) Loguercio.
Laurel worked as a mender in area Textile Mills for many years.

Deacon Normand J. Bacon

April 10, 2012

Deacon Normand
J. Bacon

BURRILLVILLE - Deacon Normand J. Bacon, 78, died Friday, April 6, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. A former resident of Woonsocket and Chepachet he lived in Pascoag. He was the husband of Constance (Beaudet) Bacon of Pascoag, whom he married in June of 1964.
Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late Dorien and Alice (Belliveau) Bacon.

Mary Evelyn DesRochers

April 10, 2012

Mary Evelyn DesRochers

BELLINGHAM- Mary Evelyn (Gariepy) DesRochers, 95, of Bellingham, MA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center after a brief illness.
Born in Woonsocket on October 15, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Aram I. and Mary Elizabeth (Mulligan) Gariepy.

Annette L. Archambault

April 10, 2012

Annette L.
Archambault

WOONSOCKET- Annette L. (Robidoux) Archambault, 89, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, April 8, 2012 in her home.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Antonia (Rivet) Robidoux.
Mrs. Archambault worked for Woonsocket Dress and Dennison Manufacturing.

Fred W. Crossley

April 10, 2012

Fred W. Crossley

FL. -Fred W. Crossley passed away in Florida on March 17, 2012.
Born September 3, 1932. His parents were Fred and Evelyn Crossley of Harrisville, R.I.
Fred attended Burrillville High School and Brown University.
He married Maranda Fiske in 1951. To this union were born 6 children. He also fathered 7 other children through a second marriage for a total of 13 children.
He is survived by 1 sister Benice Crossley and 31 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren an 2 Great- great- grandchildren.

Fred W. Crossley

April 10, 2012

Fred W. Crossley

FL. -Fred W. Crossley passed away in Florida on March 17, 2012.
Born September 3, 1932. His parents were Fred and Evelyn Crossley of Harrisville, R.I.
Fred attended Burrillville High School and Brown University.
He married Maranda Fiske in 1951. To this union were born 6 children. He also fathered 7 other children through a second marriage for a total of 13 children.
He is survived by 1 sister Benice Crossley and 31 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren an 2 Great- great- grandchildren.

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