Archive - Jun 25, 2013
BARRINGTON â€“ Local legend Billy Andrade knew he and playing partner Bill Haas slowly had been creeping up the leaderboard at this 15th annual CVS Caremark Charity Classic on humid Tuesday, but never knew just how close they were to the front-runners, the duo of Steve Stricker and Bo Van Pelt.
When Haas knocked down a 10-foot birdie putt on the 452-yard, par-four 13th to move he and Andrade to 19-under, the board just behind the green indicated they had sliced the gap to a mere shot.
BARRINGTON â€“ Thereâ€™s always something so reassuring when an event such as the CVS Caremark Charity Classic concludes on this note, â€śSee you next year.â€ť
The words â€“ echoed by Bristol native and co-host Billy Andrade shortly after the winning tandem of Steve Stricker and Bo Van Pelt took their bows on the 18th green at Rhode Island Country Club â€“ helped in providing reassurance that the CVS event will feature a 16th installment.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Will Middlebrooks does not need Pawtucket manager Gary DiSarcina or hitting coach Dave Joppie â€“ two names who have previous player-coach relationships with the scuffling third baseman â€“ to get in his face and flat-out tell the owner of a .192 big-league batting average this season where the areas of improvement lie.
â€śHe knows what he needs to do,â€ť said DiSarcina in anticipation of Middlebrooksâ€™ arrival at McCoy Stadium on Wednesday, one day after getting informed by Boston skipper John Farrell that his season-long offensive funk had earned him a demotion to the Triple-A ranks.
BLACKSTONE â€” The hot and humid weather Tuesday was no hindrance to Lou Ryan as she made her way into the Municipal Center with her daughter, Sharon Finn, of New Hampshire, to vote in the special state election filling U.S. Senator John Kerryâ€™s vacant seat senate.
WOONSOCKET â€“ City police are weighing in on the debate over privacy and medical marijuana after making yet another arrest in a home invasion case that dates back months.
Joshua Gagne, 24, of 482 Park Ave., is the eighth individual charged in connection with the March 24 home invasion at 154 Park Ave., an address police now say housed an operation licensed to grow marijuana under the stateâ€™s medical marijuana law.
Richard R. Pendleton, Sr.
BURRILLVILLE- Pendleton, Richard R. Sr., 62, resident of Mapleville, RI, passed away on June 23, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was the husband of the late JoAnn (Ray) Pendleton.
He was born in Framingham, MA, son of the late Delores Glassey.
CUMBERLAND- Blanche Beauchemin 85, of Diamond Hill Rd. died Monday at home.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Henri and Laura (Lessard) Beauchemin.
Blanche was a molder for The Tupperware Corporation for fifteen years and then retired from Superior Plastics in 1990.
She loved her outings to Twin River, eating out at area restaurants and spending time with her family.
WOONSOCKET- Florette A. (Lavallee) Peloquin Pare 93, formerly of Chimney Hill Apartments in Cumberland, died Saturday June 22, 2013 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Arthur O Pare Jr. and Gerald E. Peloquin.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Palmyre (Lamoureux) Lavallee.
HIGHLAND SPRINGS, VA- Lydia Sgroi Robillard, 72. passed on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents Salvatore and Rose Nisi Sgroi, and her sister Gloria Sgroi Valour.
She leaves behind her husband The Rev. Roger M. Robillard and her sisters Ann Zudekoff, Nina Quatrock (Tom) and brother James Sgroi (Andria).
Richard R. Allard
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Richard R. Allard 54, of Great Rd. died Saturday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Claire (Saumur) Allard.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of Pauline (Rainville) Allard of Woonsocket, and the late Leo Allard.
Richard was a machine operator for R & R Machine for over eighteen years. He was an avid fisherman.