Archive - Mar 2013
WOONSOCKET â€“ The School Committee is set to consider a proposed school budget for 2013-14 that is roughly equal to its current spending of $67 million and, for the moment, absent of dramatic changes in programs and staffing.
The panel will take up a draft version of the budget being worked out by School Superintendent Giovanna Donoyan and the school departmentâ€™s interim Finance Director Ralph Malafronte at its regular meeting Wednesday in the Hamlet Middle School building.
STAYTON, OREGON- Gerard O. Lachance Jr. (PETE) January 1, 1952- February 23, 2013. Pete Lachance, 61, passed away from cancer on February 23, 2013 in Stayton, Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerard O Lachance (Jerry) and is survived by his mother, Irene Bristol of Tacoma, WA; loving partner Jacqulin Kirby of Stayton, OR; sisters, Jeannette Thompson of Tacoma, WA and Suzanne Archibald of Turner, OR. He also leaves behind four children: Nicole, Lorene, Daniel and James of Rhode Island.
Mark E. Lambert
WOONSOCKET- Mark E. Lambert, 38, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center with his family at his side.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Linda A. (Zatonsky) Lambert and the late Ernest R. Lambert. He was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket and a graduate of Woonsocket High School, Class of 1993.
Mark worked alongside his dad at the family business the former Lambert's Liquors on Hamlet Ave. in Woonsocket. He was also the manager of Altered Images Tattoo studio for many years.
PROVIDENCE â€“ After months of silence on the comings and goings of the re-configured Big East, Providence College officials had plenty to say Wednesday.
Staging a press conference that served as the lead-in for the PC-Charlotte NIT battle, School President the Rev. Brian J. Shanley and Athletic Director Bob Driscoll spoke for roughly 30 minutes about a wide range of Big East-related topics. The PC power pair not only broke down the leagueâ€™s new structure, they also revealed why they have been so close-mouthed in public over recent weeks.
PROVIDENCE â€“ The wounds from Providence Collegeâ€™s 17-point loss to Cincinnati were still in need of suturing when Ed Cooley sat down at a podium inside Madison Square Garden. Clearly determined to not wallow in self-pity following the Friarsâ€™ latest one-and-done result in the Big East Tournament, the head coach elected to use the forum to look down the road.
Sheila Loureiro, whose mother, Jeanette Barry, 91, died in a fire here on January 22, 2013, looks through a photo album she salvaged from the debris as her childhood home is demolished on 107 Boulevard Ave. in Lincoln Thursday.
By RUSS OLIVO
WOONSOCKET â€” A consulting team assembled by the Providence law firm of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West has been hired to evaluate the cityâ€™s plans for replacing the antiquated Charles Hamman Water Treatment Plant on Manville Road.
The Budget Commission accepted the firmâ€™s $23,500 offer to review the plans on a unanimous vote earlier this week. Lawyer Teno West, the team leader, told members in a letter the job would be done no later than April 30.
Brother Normand R. Goudreau, S.C.
October 11, 1944-
March 21, 2013
PASCOAG- Brother Normand R. Goudreau, S.C., 68, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Provincial House, Pascoag, RI, died after a courageous battle with cancer on March 21, 2013 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, RI.
Born in Central Falls, RI, he was the son of the late William and Cora (Chagnon) Goudreau.
WOONSOCKET â€” On a split vote, the Budget Commission has approved new contracts with Bellingham, Blackstone and North Smithfield that compel those communities to pay the city millions in â€śhost feesâ€ť for using the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The fees, which amount to more than $6.2 million over 20 years, mark the first time the city has taken money from outside ratepayers that will be deposited into the cityâ€™s general fund instead of a
self-sustaining, ratepayer-generated fund that supports all other wastewater operations.
Stephen R. Perron
WOONSOCKET- Stephen R. Perron, 56 of Woonsocket died Tuesday March 12, 2013 at home. He is the husband of Debra (Felicio) Perron.
Born in Woonsocket he is the son of the late Gerard and Adele (Lavendier) Perron. He has been a Woonsocket resident his whole life.
A Navy Veteran, Stephen worked for the Labor Union for 10 years.
Beside his wife, Stephen is survived by his daughters, Crystal and Kelly Yarborough; brothers, Ted, George, Lenny and Roy Perron; sisters, Ann Richer, Marguerite Lesardo and Flora Perron and many beloved nieces and nephews.