Archive - Jan 2013
PAWTUCKET â€” Should we stay or should we go? That was the question facing Lincoln head coach Jim Riel during the offseason when the RIIL was getting ready to realign its teams for the 2012-13 campaign.
Stay in the Division I-Eccleston and the Lions would have been competitive night in and night out against the other five public schools in the division. Drop down to Division II and also face a drop in competition, but the Lions would have been one of the clear favorites in the running for a lower state championship.
Linda E. Trucchi
UXBRIDGE, MA - Linda E. (Angus) Trucchi, 65, formerly of Mechanicsville, VA., who recently relocated to Uxbridge, MA with her beloved husband and soul mate of 26 years, Steven E. Trucchi, passed away Thursday night, January 17, 2013, with loved ones by her side. She courageously, and gracefully, fought a 13 month battle with pancreatic cancer.
David B. Dexter
RIVERSIDE, OHIO- David B. Dexter (SMSGT retired), age 76 of Riverside, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013. He is preceded in death by his mother, Isabelle Dexter-Durand; and father, Charles H. Dexter.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Rochelle (Gauvin) Dexter; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Bowman, Denise (Rodney) Helton, Diane (Bill) King; grandsons, Don Olson, David Olson, Rodney Helton, Levi Helton, and William Yoder; six great-grandchildren; nephews, Tom and Eric Dexter.
Thelma Louise O'Hara
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Thelma Louise (Aldrich) O'Hara, 85, of Woonsocket Hill Rd, North Smithfield, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Peter Leo O'Hara, Jr. who just passed away January 13, they were married for 65 years.
Born in North Smithfield she was the daughter of the late Warren and Marion (McClintock) Aldrich.
She worked as a Nutritional Aide for The State of Rhode Island the for The University of Rhode Island before retiring. She received an Associate's Degree from Hill College.
Rachel M. Beaulieu
BELLINGHAM- Rachel M. Beaulieu 82, of Box Pond Dr. died Saturday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Louis Beaulieu.
Born in Van Buren, ME, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Isabelle (Cote) Deloge.
Mrs. Beaulieu was a homemaker, and loved spending time with her family and knitting. She was a devote Catholic.
CUMBERLAND â€” The three-member Fire Consolidation Subcommittee will hold a workshop meeting with trustees from the town's four fire districts to discuss concerns and ideas relative to a plan to consolidate the town's four independent fire districts.
The workshop is scheduled to be held on Monday, Feb. 4. Attending the session will be Fire Consolidation Subcommittee members Scott R. Schmitt, Arthur Lambi Jr. and William Murray, along with eight trustees â€” two from each of the four fire districts.
PAWTUCKET â€” The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame (RIMHOF) held a press conference on Friday announcing its 2013 inductees. The press conference took place in the RIMHOF Museum space located at Hope Artiste Village.
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
Wake me when itâ€™s Tuesday â€“ the day Terry Franconaâ€™s juicy and highly anticipated book is scheduled to hit the shelves.
Not a moment too soon.
Look, I understand the importance of publicizing and spreading the word to the masses that thereâ€™s something on the immediate horizon that you may want to check out. The particular PR campaign for Franconaâ€™s 368-page opus has me a tad confused, however.
CUMBERLAND â€” The New England Patriots dominated Baltimore, shutting out the Ravens, 26-0.
At least that was the outcome of the "Financial Football" game played one morning this past week in Renee DeRosier's personal finance class at Cumberland High School.
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis served as honorary coach for a team of teens that scored a virtual victory as a hopeful preview of the Patriots real playoff game tonight.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Highway Supt. Rick Lambert was on his way to tend to an emergency boiler problem when he came upon it, tossed unceremoniously to the curb like an ordinary piece of litter, the merriment all but expunged from its branches.
It was a Christmas tree, of course, but the timing was so wrong he had to chuckle.
â€śIt was Christmas morning,â€ť Lambert recalled. â€śThey were already done with their Christmas tree. It was out the door.â€ť