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Archive - Apr 2013

April 30th

Mount nets Div. II victory over Woonsocket

April 30, 2013

LINCOLN — Mount St. Charles sophomore Jon Blanchette usually teams with classmate Ethan Guevremont at the No. 1 doubles slot, but he discovered just before stepping on the High Ridge Swim and Tennis Club courts Tuesday afternoon that he wouldn’t.
Head coach Sean McClelland had a promotion of sorts in mind for him, as he had learned earlier in the day that his top singles player, senior Jack Ricci, couldn’t attend school due to illness.

Twin River offers first look at new facilities

April 30, 2013

LINCOLN – A crowd of players engulfed the craps table as dealer Sam Hasney announced the cutoff for more bets.
“Bets set,” he said. “Shooter’s looking for four. Four wins.”
“C’mon Nick,” somebody cheered as an oversized pair of red dice tumbled across the green felt pit of the craps deck.

House gutted by blaze

April 30, 2013

BY JOSEPH B. NADEAU
jnadeau@woonsocketcall.com
WOONSOCKET – A fire, possibly fueled by the area’s dry conditions, heavily damaged a single-family home at 133 Spring Water Drive Tuesday afternoon.
The fire, discovered by neighbors at about 2:15 p.m. appeared to have begun near the front section of the home and consumed a deck porch and front exterior wall before firefighters arrived on scene.

Judith L. Palmer

April 30, 2013

Judith L.
(Sylvia) Palmer

FRANKLIN- Judith L. "Judy" (Sylvia) Palmer 55, of Franklin, died peacefully Sunday April 28, 2013 at the Tippett Home in Needham, following a courageous battle against cancer. She was the beloved wife of Edward M. Ed Palmer.
Born April 10, 1958 in Needham, a daughter of the late Joseph and Norma (Hay) Sylvia, she was a longtime resident of Franklin.

Rita H. Chamberlain

April 30, 2013

Rita H. Chamberlain

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Rita H. (Girard) Chamberlain, 90, formerly of Woonsocket, died Tuesday in The St. Antoine Residence.
She was born in Pascoag, a daughter of the late Napoleon and Augustina (Lamoureux) Girard.
She worked for many years in the packing department of A.T. Cross, retiring in 1987. Mrs. Chamberlain was a member of the St. Joseph's Senior Citizens, the Crepeau Court Club, and was a former member of the St. Ann's Choir.

Dorothy J. Prince

April 30, 2013

Dorothy J. Prince

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Dorothy J. Prince 86, died April 26, 2013, at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield.
She was the loving wife of 64 years to the late Leon E. Prince.
She was born in Rotan Texas, a son of the late L.J. & Lura (Thompson) Blevins.
She formally worked for the Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter Carol Freiberger of N. Smithfield, six grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Madelaine Kroger.

April 29th

Council to take up fire district merge

April 30, 2013

CUMBERLAND – The town’s plan to merge its four independent fire districts reaches a major milestone Wednesday when the Town Council votes to ask state lawmakers to approve the incorporation of a unified town fire district.
The state-approved incorporation would include the creation of a seven-member interim appointed fire committee by June 30 to govern and manage the finances of the unified fire district until a permanent committee is elected next year.
The council meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 45 Broad St.

Backpack causes scare

April 30, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Police used explosives to render a suspicious backpack found behind the Cass Avenue home of a Muslim family harmless on Saturday but now believe the left-behind item was not a hate-crime response to the terror-bombing of the Boston Marathon.
The backpack, which had a reference to “U.S. Bomb” among its several marking, contained items believed to have been stolen and is not believed to have been left as a threat to anyone, Detective Jamie L. Paone, Woonsocket Police Department spokeswoman, said yesterday afternoon.

Cumberland baseball team mercy-rules Lincoln, 11-1

April 29, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The way Cumberland is playing at this very moment is what skipper Paul Murphy envisioned prior to the season’s first pitch.
Take away the moon shot of a home run that Lincoln’s Nick Zammarelli led Monday’s game off with and Cumberland strung together a performance worthy of its play of late. The Clippers’ 11-1 “mercy rule” victory at the Lions’ expense was the third straight Division I-North victory for Murphy & Co. and the fourth overall.

Walter E. St. Sauveur

April 29, 2013

Walter E. St. Sauveur

WOONSOCKET- Walter E. St. Sauveur, 77, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Woonsocket Health Center with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 56 years of Claudette Y. (Gravel) St. Sauveur.
Born in Woonsocket on January 4, 1936, he was the son of the late Walter W. and Valentine E. (Vivequin) St. Sauveur.

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