Archive - Oct 2013
This is one of those times when getting it straight from the horseâ€™s mouth just seems right. In Dodgers first base coach Davey Lopes, you have someone who meets the criteria of gleaning insight into what exactly makes the Red Sox and Cardinals tick.
Lopesâ€™ credentials are unparalleled when it comes to weighing in/opining on the two World Series combatants. The East Providence native and La Salle Academy alumnus was part of a Los Angeles organization that recently got pushed aside by St. Louis in the National League Championship Series.
LINCOLN â€“ If you missed the first 30 seconds of Tuesday nightâ€™s Division II girlsâ€™ soccer clash between Lincoln and Warwick Vets, you missed a lot.
Electing to establish tempo on the gameâ€™s initial touch, the Lions quickly penetrated deep into the Hurricanesâ€™ zone before one of their scoring stars took over. Senior Hailee Jarry succeeded in turning the corner and getting past a Warwick Vets defender before rifling a shot from the top of the 18-yard box that goalie Katelen Pick had little chance of stopping.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A fire possibly breaking out in the area of a second-floor bedroom of a two-family home at 137-139 Mount St. Charles Ave. forced residents out into the street Tuesday evening, but luckily did not injure anyone, according to fire officials.
Robert C. Buckborough
FLOWER MOUND, TX - Robert C. Buckborough, age 86, of Flower Mound, Texas, passed away, Monday, October 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine Buckborough. Born in Los Angeles, CA on August 19, 1927, he was the son of the late Crawford and Marjorie Buckborough. He resided in Flower Mound, TX for the past 2 years, previously residing in Cumberland, RI.
Robert was employed as an accountant for many years with Guilbane Building Company.
WOONSOCKET - Louise (Andrews) Hill, 72, formerly of Morin Heights Blvd., died Friday October 18, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center with her Family by her side.
She was the wife of James Hill, Sr.
Born in Newbury South Carolina, daughter of the late Charlie and Lugenia (Williams) Barr.
Louise was an Inspector for Health Tex, several years prior to retiring.
She was an avid Red Sox Fan.
BURRILLVILLE -- Monday served as Senior Day for Burrillville High, and though it only had two honorees from a R.I. Division II championship team that graduated at least a half-dozen key players, senior co-captains Mikayla Fernandes and Brianna Durand had multiple reasons to celebrate.
The first is so easy to explain: Thanks to junior standout Kasey Desrosiersâ€™ unassisted tally only 53 ticks into overtime, the Broncos earned a thrilling 1-0 Division II-North triumph over rival Cumberland before a small but vociferous crowd of perhaps 60.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Rape charges were filed in Sixth District Court Monday against two men police say raped a 42-year-old woman at knifepoint over the weekend.
Owen M. Hicks, 21, of North Smithfield, and Patrick Moore, 19, of Providence, were arrested about 3 a.m. Saturday after police stopped a blue pickup truck on the Court Street Bridge.
Police said the men had just driven away from the womanâ€™s apartment on Harrison Avenue, where the alleged rape had occurred a few moments earlier. Police seized a pair of boxer shorts and a small knife from the vehicle, which Moore was driving.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A woman left an infant and a 4-year-old home alone while she was out breaking into a neighborâ€™s house Saturday, police say.
Moments before they located Rondelle J. Hadrick, 22, police found her children in her second-floor apartment at 37 Paradis Ave. The infant was in a child restraint seat in the middle of the kitchen floor, crying and screaming. The latch on his safety seat was unbuckled and the kitchen was a mess, police said. His brother, seemingly oblivious to his motherâ€™s absence, was in a bedroom, sleeping.
BLACKSTONE - Alcide "Pete" Marcotte, 97, of King Ave., died October 15, 2013 at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA. He was the husband of Rita (Landry) Marcotte whom he married November 25, 1948. Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late Adjutor and Marie (Laquerre) Marcotte.