Archive - 2012
Ana dos Santos
WOONSOCKET- Ana dos Santos, 93, of Woonsocket, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the Bayberry Commons Nursing Home in Burrillville. Born April 5, 1918 in Rapa, Celorico Da Beira, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Jose Bernardo and Maria Antonia (Gomes) dos Santos.
She was the loving and caring wife of the late Amadeu Cabral.
Frances A. Lambert
WOONSOCKET- Frances A. (Manigan) Lambert, 89, of Cumberland Hill Rd., died Saturday, February 18, 2012 in Oakland Grove Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the Roger L. Lambert, whom she married in 1945.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late James L. and Mathilda (Gallant) Manigan.
Mrs. Lambert was a Secretary for the Hasbro Toy Company in Pawtucket for 26 years, retiring in 1985.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Louis Anez, 97, formerly of Woonsocket and a resident of North Smithfield since 1948 passed away at the Landmark Medical Center on February 15, 2012. He was the son of Nicholas Anez and Naffe (Joseph) Anez and the brother of the late John (Jackie) Anez.
Joseph D. Desjardins
WOONSOCKET- Joseph D. Desjardins 76, of Grandview Ave died Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Rita (Desaulniers) Desjardins.
In NCAA Tournament speak, Selection Sunday is a day for fist clenching as teams wait on hands and knees to see if they made it or were denied admittance. Taking a page from how the field of 68 is unveiled to the viewing public, the Interscholastic League plans to replicate at least some of the drama by conducting a live broadcast of the releasing of boysâ basketball tournament pairings.
Ann L. Hogan has always believed that not only should a person strive to achieve personal success in their own lives, they must go out and serve others. Service to others, she says, not only gives meaning to your own life, it makes life better for others.
âService should be an element of everyone's life. People need to have that experience of giving to others,â says Hogan, 83, a retired school teacher from Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE â Hoya Destroya, indeed.
A Georgetown team that figures to be a tough out come NCAA Tournament time slowed the Providence College Friars to a virtual crawl Saturday night in a 63-53 Hoya win that wasnât even as close as the final score indicates. PC shot 25.9 percent for the game after compiling a 4-for-28 horror show in the first half. Such a frigid display made the task of trying to shock the 10th-ranked team in the country even more of a tall order, one that PC coach Ed Cooley openly acknowledged during his postgame meeting with the press.
WOONSOCKET â A motorist's discovery of a relative's stolen car operating on Wood Avenue resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old city boy on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and driving violations Thursday.
WOONSOCKET â The school department's continuing budget problems will be back in the limelight this week when the school committee considers laying off all of the department's union employees for the coming school year.
PROVIDENCE â In a time of uncertainty, all Ali Sayles of Mount St. Charles could do is rely on pure adrenaline â hoping somehow, some way that everything would work out for the best.
Despite a tough ending in the finals of the girlsâ high jump at Saturdayâs R.I. Indoor Track & Field Championships, Sayles was able to salvage a bit of good news. The senior cleared the bar with a leap of five feet, four inches, good for second place overall. Saylesâ jump was also a personal- and school-best (she achieved 5-2 at the 2011 indoor state meet).