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November 18th

Normand W. Grise

November 18, 2013

Normand W. Grise

MANVILLE- Normand W. Grise, 67, of Manville died Saturday morning at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Gail Roy. They were married on September 3, 1976.
Born in Manville he was a son of the late Wilfrid and Eva (Laliberte) Grise. He remained a lifelong resident of Manville.
Normand was employed at Kens Foods in Marlboro, MA for over 20 years and had previously worked at Globe Distribution.

Sophie Parenteau

November 18, 2013

Sophie Parenteau

WOONSOCKET- Sophie (Przybylo) Parenteau, 93, a resident of Oakland Grove Health Care Ctr. passed away peacefully on Sunday at the center.
Born: September 5, 1920 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late Andrew & Helen (Zych) Przybylo.
She resided in Woonsocket most of her life. Sophie was a clerk for Met Life Insurance Co. for many years retiring in 1982.
She is survived by a son Stephen Parenteau of Lincoln, along with two grandchildren, Matthew and Jennifer. She was the sister of the late Emile & Andrew Przybylo.

Alan J. Maston

November 18, 2013

Alan J. Maston

NORTH PORT, FL- Alan J. Matson, 64, passed away on October 26, 2013 at St. Petersburg VA Hospital.
Alan was a Vietnam Veteran.
He will be missed by son Alan, daughter Amy, brother Michael and sisters Kathy and Ann.
He has completed his last mission.

Louis J. Caron

November 18, 2013

Louis J. Caron

WOONSOCKET- Louis J. Caron 85, of Poplar St., formerly of Bernon St. died peacefully with his daughters by his side, on Sunday November 17, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Muriel P. (Biron) Caron, with whom he celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary, June 6, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Cyrille and Marie Flore (Genest) Caron.

November 17th

All aboard for the Valley’s ‘Polar Express’

November 17, 2013

WOONSOCKET – The train whistle of the Polar Express will soon be sounding from the former Providence & Worcester Railroad Depot at Depot Square as another holiday season of rides to the North Pole begins on Sunday.

Bob Billington of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council said yesterday that the final touches of putting the Polar Express Station together at the Depot will be completed early this week and the local recreation of the Chris Van Allsburg holiday classic ready to take off on its first run Sunday afternoon.

What can the past tell us about organization's search for next possible PawSox manager?

November 17, 2013

PAWTUCKET — If the past is any sort of indicator, the Red Sox can go in one of a number of directions in shopping for a new PawSox manager.

Pawtucket has seen four skippers come and go dating back to Buddy Bailey’s dismissal in 2004. In Ron Johnson and Arnie Beyeler, the Red Sox elected to go the internal route – both received promotions from their managerial posts in Double-A Portland. With Torey Lovullo and most recently Gary DiSarcina, the organization chose to cast a net outside the farm system and bring in someone with already set-in-stone connections.

November 16th

Slatersville Congregational Church turns 175 years old

November 16, 2013

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Slatersville Congregational Church has a lot to celebrate. One hundred and seventy five years, to be exact.

One hundred and seventy five years of a historic building that has hosted community worship services, baptisms and weddings and Sunday school. But most of all, 175 years of coming together week after week to celebrate a faith that has built and bound a community.

Police say officer fired gun near station

November 16, 2013

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred near Pond and Clinton streets about 1:20 a.m. Saturday. No injuries were reported.

The news was announced in a one-paragraph statement issued by the departmental spokeswoman at 11:08 a.m. Saturday. The release offered few details, but Detective Jamie Paone said an officer fired a weapon outdoors during an investigation described as “domestic related.”

Novans fall to Saints in Div. II quarterfinals, 15-14

November 16, 2013

WOONSOCKET — A single image defined Woonsocket High’s incredulously disappointing 15-14 loss to St. Raphael Academy on Saturday afternoon.
Perhaps 15 minutes after the R.I. Division II quarterfinal defeat, junior running back/linebacker Jaston Robinson exited the Barry Field clubhouse doors and – after being approached by a WHS parent – fell into his arms and sobbed.

November 15th

Cumberland crushes Coventry in Div. II quarters, 42-7

November 15, 2013

CUMBERLAND – Blowouts in the postseason are few and far between, but on Friday night, Cumberland picked up a lopsided victory against a club that had given them difficult battles over the years.

Junior tailback Mike Stock ran for 168 yards on 24 carries, and the Clippers’ ground game received a big helping hand from its offensive line in totaling over 300 yards, controlling the clock, and paving the way for a 42-7 triumph over Coventry in their Division II quarterfinal-round affair at Tucker Field.

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