Lillian M. Andre
NEW BEDFORD- Lillian (Richard) Andre, age 81, of New Bedford and formerly of Cumberland, RI, passed away June 25, 2012 at Saint Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. She was the wife of the late John L. Andre.
Born in Norwalk, CT, a daughter of the late Albert and Sadie (Marcouillier) Richard, she had lived in Cumberland, RI, followed by Florida for several years before moving to New Bedford a few years ago.
WOONSOCKET â€” The City Council approved a proposed $129 million city budget plan early Tuesday morning but not before engaging in a pitched debate over a projected $6,375 savings for keeping the River Island Park ice rink closed next winter.
The ice rink's operation was ultimately retained in the 2012-13 spending plan but will now have to survive the state-appointed Budget Commission's final action on the city's budget in the coming days.