Archive - Dec 27, 2013
CUMBERLAND â€” In the end, Woonsocket High took advantage of five turnovers in the final 3:37 while mustering an 11-0 flurry in the span of 2:43 to roll to a 63-51 triumph over Tolman in the championship game of the 41st annual Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland/Lincoln Roadshow Holiday Classic on Friday night.
It turned out to be the Villa Novansâ€™ team-leading eighth in the history of the oldest holiday tourney in Rhode Island. Had the Tigers eked it out, it wouldâ€™ve been their sixth, which would have pushed them into a three-place tie with host Cumberland and Lincoln.
PROVIDENCE â€” One of the two suspended freshmen is back on Providence Collegeâ€™s campus. Forward Rodney â€śRajayâ€ť Bullock was a full-fledged participant at Fridayâ€™s practice and will be part of the traveling party when the Friars head to Amherst to tango with nationally-ranked UMass on Saturday night.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The police have filed a new charge of child neglect against a woman who hosted a party at her apartment that turned violent Sunday, they said.
Detective Jamie Paone said the charges against Pamela Perez are justified because her two minor daughters were left in a potentially dangerous situation by their mother, who was stabbed during the party.
WOONSOCKET- Terrence G. Benvenuti, 78, passed away on December 21, 2013 with his loving daughter Tracy by his side.
He was an avid hunter and fishermen. He worked for the City of Woonsocket highway Division as a foreman for 20 years. He was a lifetime member of Italian Workingmen's Club.
Jonathan P. Lebrun
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Jonathan P. Lebrun 31, of Eddie Dowling Hwy, died December 23, 2013 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the loving son of Roger Lebrun of Charlestown, and Patricia Carrigan of North Smithfield, and the step- son of Dianne (Rochefort) Lebrun.
Jonathan was the beloved brother of Jason Lebrun of Springfield, MA, Ryan Contee of Charlestown, RI, Jennifer Hervieux of Burlington, NC, and Madison Lebrun of UT. He was also the brother of the late Jeffrey Lebrun.
WOONSOCKET- Paulette "Bunny" L. (Benjamin) Allen-Duarte, 71, of Greene St., died December 24, 2013 at home. She was the wife of John F. Duarte.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Henault) Benjamin.
Paulette worked as a lab technician for A.T. Cross, Lincoln. She enjoyed the beach, music and singing and was a member of several bands in her younger years.