Archive - 2012
EAST PROVIDENCE - After sweating out back-to-back nailbiters that werenâ€™t decided until the final seconds, East Providence was able to relax a bit on Thursday night and enjoy a blowout victory.
Sparked by a game-high 17 points from Mary Monagle and 14 points and as many rebounds by Taylor Wiggins, the Townies, who are back in Division II after a two-year stint in Division I, ran their young league record to 2-0 by rolling to a 58-38 crossover victory over Burrillville on their home floor.
WOONSOCKET â€” The Budget Commission yesterday instructed Police Chief Thomas Carey to see whether a Fall River-based pawnbroker ran afoul of any laws at a shop in Danvers, Mass., before it decides whether to consider granting the company a license to do business here.
Vincent Mesolella Jr. appealed to the commission after the City Council rejected Spindle City Pawnbrokersâ€™ application for a second-hand dealerâ€™s license last week.
CUMBERLAND- Dr. George Valois Picard, a Woonsocket dentist, died peacefully at home on December 12, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
He will always be cherished as the wonderful husband, father, grandfather and dentist that he was.
Robert C. Alarie
BURRILLVILLE- Robert C. Alarie, 57, passed away accidently Monday December 10, 2012.
He was born in Providence, a son of the late Robert and Barbara (Chase) Alarie.
Robert was a truck driver for many years and has lived in Harrisville for over 30 years.
He was the father of Christopher R. Alarie of Pascoag and Jason R. Alarie of Exeter. He is also survived by 2 brothers Paul and Jonathan Alarie; 2 sisters Susan Tate and Kathleen Alarie and 1 granddaughter.
Chelsea L. Caron
BELLINGHAM- Chelsea L. Caron, 24, of Bellingham, formerly of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. She was the loving mother of her son, Sebato J. Moses.
Born in Woonsocket on March 28, 1988, she was the beloved daughter of Beverly (Hanson) Caron of Woonsocket and the late Dennis Caron.
She leaves her brother, Eric Caron, Brooke Caron and her cherished nephews, Jayden, Lucas, and William.
Her greatest loves are her son, Sebato and caring for her nephews, Jayden, Lucas and William. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Lorraine G. Jacobson
WOONSOCKET- Lorraine G. Jacobson, 70, died Tuesday at home. She was the former wife of the late Donald G. Jacobson, Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Harold Trudel and the late Rose (Pelletier) Trudel LeBlanc.
Lorraine was employed by CVS in Woonsocket for several years.
WOONSOCKET â€” Say so long to the blues â€” blue trash carts, that is.
The familiar 64-gallon bins will begin disappearing from sidewalks after next weekâ€™s trash collection rounds begin on Monday. Their burgundy and green companion bins will be left behind as the longstanding trio of the cityâ€™s waste pickup formula is broken up for good.
Deemed obsolete in the age of single-stream recycling, the blue bins â€” an estimated 10,300 of them in all â€” have been sold off to the neighboring town of Cumberland for $14 each.
LINCOLN â€“ A Lower River Road womanâ€™s amicable relationship with her ex-boyfriend turned sour on Friday when he allegedly became violent during a domestic disturbance and bit her face.
Patrolman Steven M. Tellier reported finding the 39-year-old victim with red marks on her face consistent with a bite after responding to the 2:35 a.m. disturbance at 864 Lower River Road with fellow police officers.
Catherine Theresa Venditti
WARWICK- Venditti, Catherine Theresa (Monti), died peacefully at Scalabrini Villa on December 10, 2012, just shy of her 100th birthday. She was the beloved wife for 56 years of the late Capt. Edo G. Venditti, US Army (Ret.).
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Enrico and Rosalie Monti, she resided in Warwick since 1956.
Clara F. Ruo
WOONSOCKET- Clara F. Ruo 89, resident of Woonsocket died December 10, 2012 at the Landmark Medical Center.
She was the wife of 59 years to the late Marte Ruo.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Frank & Pauline (Slobodzan) Warzybok.
Clara was a loving home maker; she was a lifelong Woonsocket resident.
Clara is survived by her son Thomas Ruo of Woonsocket, two grandsons, Steven Ruo Waltham MA and Mathew Ruo of Woonsocket. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.