Archive - Oct 3, 2013
CUMBERLAND â€“ One more day â€“ at least thatâ€™s the hope that the Cumberland High football team will be allowed to hit its home turf for an intriguing Division II-B contest against St. Raphael Academy.
With the track portion of Tucker Field still in the final phase of completion, school officials decided to push the Cumberland-SRA matchup ahead a day, moving it from Friday night to Saturday night. Kickoff remains at 7 p.m.
WOONSOCKET â€” The Callâ€™s mayoral debate will take place tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at City Hall. Mayor Leo Fontaine, candidate Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Dave Fisher will take questions from a panel of reporters and broadcasters. A Mount St. Charles Academy senior will also join the panel with questions for the candidates.
BURRILLVILLE â€” In an ongoing effort to catch and prosecute dirt bike and all-terrain vehicle riders who disregard traffic laws and ride on posted property, the Burrillville Police Department has been given the green light to purchase two 4-wheel drive ATVs instead of the two dual sport motorcycles originally approved by the council last year.
LINCOLN â€” Raise your hand if you can name the two winningest fighters in the three-year history of Classic Entertainment & Sportsâ€™ mixed martial arts division.
If you can name Pawtucket middleweight Todd Chattelle and Woonsocket bantamweight Andre Soukhamthath, you can go to the head to the class.
Both fighters, who train out of Tri-Force MMA in Pawtucket, have won a record five times under the CES colors, and they will look to continue their winning ways tonight at the Twin River Event Center.
BURRILLVILLE â€” Even before North Smithfield High faced Division II foe and regional rival Burrillville on Thursday afternoon, head coach Jeremy Sherer worried about how his young players would fare against a more experienced squadron.
Turns out, he had reason for concern: The Broncos took advantage of a goal and two assists from senior co-captain Taylor Ross while playing superlative defense throughout to nail down a 3-0 triumph over the Northmen at Gledhill Field.
Maurice L. Monty
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Maurice L. Monty, 61, of Woonsocket Hill Rd., died September 2, 2013 at his home. He was the husband of Michele E. (Woodworth) Gerber Monty.
Born in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of the late Maurice A. Monty and Jeannette (Paquette) Lockwood of Marion, MA.
He worked as a rater for the Veterans Association Regional Office of Rhode Island. Mr. Monty served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Robert L. Bolduc
WOONSOCKET- Robert L. Bolduc, 85, formerly of Privilege St. died Tuesday October 1, 2013, in the Friendly Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Rita (Lemire) Bolduc.
Born in Woonsocket, son of late Aldor and Loretta (Dugas) Bolduc.
Mr. Bolduc worked as a Personnel Manager for Robinson Thread, for several years prior to retiring.
He was a United States Army Veteran, serving in WWII.
Bob was an avid jogger, and golfer.
CUMBERLAND â€“ An elderly woman was killed Thursday morning after she was struck by a dairy truck while crossing Dexter Street at the intersection of Dexter and High Street, police said.
According to police, the woman, whoâ€™s name and age were not being released pending notification of next of kin, was struck around 6 a.m. while she was attempting to cross Dexter Street and was struck by the truck, which
was traveling west on High Street, according to police.
WOONSOCKET â€“ After facing criticism from political opponents for his record on economic development, Mayor Leo T. Fontaine outlined a broad, detailed plan for rejuvenating the cityâ€™s economy and eliminating blight yesterday.