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Archive - 2012

March 5th

Northmen girls fall from Div. III hoop semifinals

March 5, 2012

PROVIDENCE — In the end, it wasn’t meant to be for head coach Alisha Brannon and her North Smithfield squad.
Despite North Smithfield putting forth a gutsy and determined effort in the face of long odds, the Northmen saw their season come to a close Monday night in the Division III semifinals at Rhode Island College.
Led by 29 points from senior Sandy Kun, top seed and unbeaten Juanita Sanchez held on for a 53-49 victory.

Woonsocket officer pleads not guilty to DUI

March 5, 2012

By RUSS OLIVO

WOONSOCKET — A city policeman is free on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty to charges of driving under the influence in District Court Monday.
The charges were brought against Patrolman Steven Fairley by members of his own department after an incident that occurred on Feb. 25, police said.

Dorothea Louise St. Onge

March 5, 2012

Dorothea Louise
St. Onge

MANVILLE- Dorothea Louise (Thomas) St. Onge, 98, of Manville, died Saturday, March 3, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Wilfred L. St. Onge, whom she married August 4, 1937.
Born in East Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of the late Raymond E. and Bertha M. (Fernald) Thomas.

Isabelle R. Theroux

March 5, 2012

Isabelle R. Theroux

WELLSVILLE, NY - Isabelle R. Theroux, 83, of 53 Fairview Avenue died on Friday, March 2, 2012 at Jones Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness.
She was born October 12, 1928 in Slatersville, RI the daughter of James and Margaret (Owens) Carroll. On May 18, 1957 in Slatersville she married Robert R. Theroux who survives.

Robert M. Gaulin

March 5, 2012

Robert M. Gaulin

WOONSOCKET- Robert "Limpy" Michel Gaulin 60, of Woonsocket, passed away Thursday. He was the husband of Joan (Mitchell ) Gaulin.
Though he was a Woonsocket resident most of his life, he was born in Farnham, PQ, Canada, a son of Wilfred and Noella (Jacob) Gaulin. He was a US Navy veteran of the Viet Nam War.
He was a quality control inspector for Bird Machine in Walpole for eighteen years, as well as Plainville Machine for many years retiring in 1998.

March 4th

MSC girls force Game 3 in title series with La Salle

March 4, 2012

PROVIDENCE — After his squad's 4-0 loss to La Salle Academy in the first game of the R.I. Championship Division Tournament finals' best-of-three set on Saturday, Mount St. Charles head coach Steve Shea told his kids he loved the fact they had outshot their foes, 30-18.
He also explained to them that mere attempts on goal wouldn't be enough to dispatch the Rams, but firing more quality shots at senior goalkeeper Holly Scott could change the Mounties' fortune.

Eagles down Broncos for Div. I girls' hockey title

March 4, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Just days before the start of the R.I. Division I Tournament championship series between the Burrillville and Barrington co-op squads, Broncos head coach Marc Brissette and his son spent some time shuffling through some old newspapers, just to reminisce.
They came upon one that highlighted the premier PGA careers of the Ocean State’s Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade.
“I knew we were facing Sophie Faxon, the Barrington goalie and Brad’s daughter, in the finals, and I told my son, ‘How ironic is that?’” Brissette stated. “I also said, ‘I hope it’s not an omen.’”

Westerly ousts Woonsocket from Div. I quarterfinals

March 4, 2012

PROVIDENCE — George Coderre knows the drill. As the head coach at Woonsocket High, Coderre studies the game from his sideline perch while his mind races with various adjustment schemes. Obviously the idea is to outsmart the opposition, which Coderre’s club was able to do for most of Sunday’s playoff exercise against Westerly High.

OES: Supporting community, becoming better people

March 4, 2012

Jan M. McIntyre-Ba joined the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, a Masonic youth service organization, when she was 12 years old.
Her mother, Frances, had also been a Rainbow Girl, and her grandfather was a Mason, so Freemasonry, the oldest fraternal organization in the world, was something she was intimately familiar with even at a young age.

POLICE PROMOTION

March 4, 2012

After being promoted to Woonsocket police sergeant, Matthew Richardson has his new badge pinned on him by his girlfriend, Holly Landry, during a swearing-in ceremony at police headquarters Friday. Richardson, who joined the department in 2004, holds multiple commendations for his police work.

 

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