Archive - Jul 11, 2013
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” After steamrolling its opposition in its first eight games by a combined score of 107-17, Chris Bodington knew that his Cumberland All-Star team needed to sweat out a close contest somewhere down the line if it planned to take on the finest teams in New England in the extra-competitive Eastern Regionals.
LINCOLN â€“ Nick Zammarelli boarded a plane Thursday night fully confident that he made the correct decision â€“ one that figures to benefit him in the long run.
As tempting as it was to turn pro, the recent Lincoln High School graduate believes in his heart of hearts that the pursuit can wait a few years. College life featuring side orders of education and baseball at North Carolinaâ€™s Elon University beckons for the 18-year-old Zammarelli following a spring and summer that can be best summed up as a whirlwind.
WOONSOCKET â€“ State prosecutors have determined that the city violated a state law protecting access to public documents by taking too long to provide a lawyer with records from the Water Treatment Plant Advisory Committee.
Attorney Michael A. Kelly asked for the records on Dec. 21, 2012, and should have been supplied with them within 30 days under the Access to Public Records Act.
BURRILLVILLE â€“ Two people were killed and two others seriously injured, police said, when two cars collided head-on on Route 102 on the hill above the Mr. Doughboy and Bellaâ€™s restaurants Thursday afternoon.
Police Chief Stephen J. Lynch, declined to say at the scene if anyone had been killed in the 3:28 p.m. crash that destroyed a white sedan and caused heavy front-end damage to a mini van, offering only that all the parties involved had suffered serious injuries.
WOONSOCKET- Armand A. Beauchemin, 83, of Second Ave. died Wednesday in Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Therese (Fontaine) Beauchemin for sixty years.
Mr. Beauchemin was born in Woonsocket, and was a lifelong city resident.
He worked as a technician for Owens-Corning Fiberglass for many years before retiring in1995. He was hard working and was a dedicated and devoted family man.
Betty M. Flynn
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Betty M. Flynn, "Mama", passed away on July 10, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late George F. Flynn for 62 years. They shared their life together in North Smithfield.
Born to the late Thomas F. and Evelyn (Doherty) Mack in Harrisville, RI, she had two brothers and three sisters.