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Take precautions against the cold

January 23, 2013

State and local officials urged residents to take precautions as dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills were forecast for the region through the weekend.
They also advised those at risk of exposure to take shelter at warming centers, including the Woonsocket Senior Center, 84 Social St. The site is open from 1-4 p.m. daily through Friday.
“Dress warmly, in layers, even if you are making a short trip to the mailbox,” advised Woonsocket Emergency Management Director Gary Lataille.
Other tips for dealing with the cold include:

City Council votes to limit pawn shops

January 23, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Despite charges of creating a monopoly, the City Council Tuesday granted preliminary passage to an ordinance capping the number of pawn shop licenses in the city to two, both of which are already held by Daniel Baldelli, operator of the Gold Loan Company.
The panel voted 5-2 in favor of the measure, over the objections of City Council President John Ward and Vice President Daniel Gendron.

Jeannette M. Barry

January 23, 2013

Jeannette M. Barry

LINCOLN- Jeannette M. Barry, 91, of Boulevard Avenue, Lincoln passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at home. She was the wife of Henry Barry.
Mrs. Barry was born in Laconia, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late Joseph A. Baron and Rosa A (Derois) Baron. She was a loving homemaker for her children and husband for over 67 years.

Colleen M. Monteiro

January 23, 2013

Colleen M. Monteiro

WOONSOCKET- Colleen M. (Tempest) Monteiro, 55, of Providence St., died January 18, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raymond, Sr. and Marguerite (Lee) Tempest.
Ms. Montiero was a homemaker.

Bernice Edna Sarrasin

January 23, 2013

Bernice Edna
Sarrasin

July 13th, 1929 -
January 12th 2013

WESTMINSTER, CO- Bernice Edna Bousquet Sarrasin died on January 12th with loved ones by her side.
Bernice was a generous, funny, and loving person who cared deeply for her family. Some of her happiest moments were spent watching her grandchildren play baseball, attending their concerts and teaching them to play card games. She loved to crochet, sew, swim, and travel with her husband.

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