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DiSarcina: Every player ‘should feel like they have an opportunity’ for a callup to Boston

July 29, 2013

PAWTUCKET — The conversation started out as a prime chance to look ahead for PawSox players Alex Hassan and Dan Butler. The pair is listed on Boston’s 40-man roster, meaning there’s a pretty good chance that each will make their big-league debuts when MLB rosters expand come September.
It wasn’t Gary DiSarcina’s intention to throw this reporter off the trail, but not soon after the two aforementioned names and the particular circumstances surrounding them were brought to his attention, the Pawtucket manager made a point that helped place everything in proper perspective.

Ten years later, Contreras, Lyon finally find themselves in same dugout with PawSox

July 29, 2013

PAWTUCKET — On the surface, it seems fitting that Jose Contreras and Brandon Lyon are locker room neighbors in the PawSox clubhouse.

One stall stands between the two veteran right-handed pitchers who by happenstance reported to the Triple-A ballclub on the same day (July 19). At this stage, Contreras, 41, and Lyon, 33, are intriguing due to the perception of bullpen depth that’s already in the fold – something the Red Sox at the moment seem to have in abundance considering Franklin Morales and Alex Wilson are in town this week for rehab assignments.

Alfred A. Beauchemin

July 29, 2013

Alfred A. Beauchemin

PARIS, FRANCE Alfred Albert Beauchemin, 81, died July 24, 2013 in the Netherlands as the result of the aftereffects of being hit for no reason in the back of the head in Sacramento, CA 2007 while taking a walk in the evening. The culprit was never found.

Woman charged with animal cruelty after dog found locked in hot car

July 29, 2013

WOONSOCKET – A 20-year-old city woman is facing criminal charges after an emaciated, sickly pit bull was found in a hot, locked car, parked in direct sunlight with the windows rolled up.
Keisha A. Davis was arraigned in District Court Monday on charges of unnecessary cruelty to an animal and animal neglect.
“Unfortunately, they’re state charges,” said Animal Control Officer Doris Kay. “I say unfortunately because I would have liked to give her a ticket myself.”

Diana Lynn Martin

July 29, 2013

Diana Lynn Martin

WOONSOCKET - Diana Lynn (Powers) Martin, 57, of Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Oakland Grove Health Center with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 38 years of Francis P. "Frank" Martin. Born in Boston, MA on July 6, 1956, she was the daughter of Catherine (MacDonald) Powers of Bellingham, MA and the late Ronald O. Powers.

Lorraine L. Millette

July 29, 2013

Lorraine L. Millette

BLACKSTONE - Lorraine L. (Larue) Millette, 74, of Blackstone, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at the Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center of Northbridge, MA with family by her side. She was the wife of the late Jacque Begnoche. Born in Woonsocket on December 13, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Germaine (Cote) Larue.

Omer A. Chevrette

July 29, 2013

Omer A. Chevrette

WOONSOCKET - Omer A. Chevrette, 92, formerly of Clinton St. died Friday at The Holiday. He was the husband of the late Alice (LeBlanc) Chevrette. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Flora (Boucher) Chevrette. Omer was a WWII Army veteran and served with the 305th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was a Firefighter for the City of Woonsocket for thirty three years before retiring in 1983. Omer was a member of the Amvets Post #7 and was a volunteer with the Thundermist District of the Boy Scouts of America for forty five years.

Leonie Doire

July 29, 2013

Leonie Doire

WOONSOCKET - Leonie Doire 80, of Hartford Ave. died Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. She was the wife of the late Laurent Noel Doire. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Aurore (Landry) Dufour. Loenie was a stitcher for the former Narragansett Knitting Co. for many years, she also worked for the Amperex Corporation retiring in 1979. Leonie was an avid bingo player.

Suzanne D. Desmarais

July 29, 2013

Suzanne D. Desmarais

CUMBERLAND - Suzanne D. Desmarais, 58, of Cumberland, died Thursday at Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Richard O. Desmarais. They had been married 30 years. Born in Worcester, MA, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Carolyn (Williamson) Bernard.
She was employed as a call agent at the CVS Call Center.
Suzanne attended Northbridge High School and David Hale Fanning Trade School. She loved gardening, all types of crafts and her precious dachshunds Sable and Sadie.

Jeffrey L. Murray

July 29, 2013

Jeffrey L. Murray

WOONSOCKET - Jeffrey L. "Jeff" Murray, 65, of Woonsocket passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Miriam Hospital with his family by his side.

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