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July 17th

Markings guide cyclists through city streets

July 17, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Say so long to curved arrows and double-striped lines. Kiss the crosswalk goodbye. There’s a new traffic marker in town and it’s got a name so strange it’s bound to make you pay attention.
Meet the “sharrow.” If your travels have taken you through the center of the city lately, you probably already have.

Gerald W. "Gerry" Fournier Sr.

July 17, 2013

Gerald W. "Gerry" Fournier Sr.

BURRILLVILLE- Gerald W. "Gerry" Fournier Sr., 85, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at home. He was the husband of the late Beverly E. (Gingell) Fournier.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Grant Sr. and Loretta Fournier. He lived in Harrisville most of his life.

Andrew A. Kennedy, Jr.

July 17, 2013

Andrew A.
Kennedy, Jr.

NIVERVILLE, NY- Andrew A. Kennedy, Jr., 76, of Niverville, NY died Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at his home.
Born October 19, 1936 in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Andrew A. and Helen (O'Gara) Kennedy Sr.

Doris J. Brunette

July 17, 2013

Doris J. Brunette

WOONSOCKET- Doris J. Brunette, 86, passed away on July 15, 2013 at her residence.
She is survived by her children, Donald Brunette and Monica Aberdeen both of Woonsocket, RI. She is also survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral Services and burial will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to the Egidio DiPardo & Sons Funeral Home, 75 Harris Ave., Woonsocket.
Dipardofuneralhomes.com

Marion E. Belleville

July 17, 2013

Marion E. Belleville

WOONSOCKET- Marion E. (Nichols) Belleville, 90, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the Holiday Retirement Home in Lincoln. She was the wife of the late Ralph N. Belleville, to whom she was married for over sixty years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Lillian (Lever) Nichols.

Edgar T. Lajoie

July 17, 2013

Edgar T. Lajoie

CUMBERLAND- Edgar T. Lajoie, 92, of Mary wood Lane, Cumberland, R.I. formerly of Blackstone, Ma., died, Sunday July 14, 2013, in the Holiday Retirement Home, with his family by his side. He was the husband of the late Stasia (Kinash) Lajoie.
Born in Woonsocket, Son of the late Joseph and Helena (Trudeau) Lajoie.
Mr. Lajoie was Owner and Operator of Tile Craft in Bellingham, MA. Before retiring in l983.
He was a United States Navy Veteran, serving in WW11.
He enjoyed fishing, rock climbing and exploring the woods in Maine.

July 16th

Navigant Post 85 wins rematch with Upper Deck, 2-1

July 16, 2013

WOONSOCKET — Late Monday night, Navigant Post 85 suffered its most dismal frame of the season during an 11-6 loss to North Division-leading Upper Deck Post 86-14 at Chet Nichols Memorial Field in Lincoln.
It surrendered nine runs while issuing seven walks, committing three errors and striking a batter in the bottom of the fifth, handing the tilt to the visitors, which mustered only three hits.
Co-skippers Jim Gauthier and Buster Perreault, however, gained a bit of revenge on Tuesday evening, and it came in the form of Woonsocket High grad Brandon Rainville.

Could a tax revolt be coming to Woonsocket?

July 16, 2013

WOONSOCKET — A fundraising campaign has been launched for the purpose of underwriting a possible legal challenge to the $2.5 million supplemental tax bill the city is planning to issue next week.
The main organizers are Roland Michaud, a member of the Zoning Board of Review, and Dick Bouchard, part-owner of radio station WNRI.

Marjorie M. Robbins

July 16, 2013

Marjorie M. Robbins

WOONSOCKET - Marjorie M. (Harford) Robbins, 82, of Friendly Home Rhodes Ave. and previously of Marlboro, MA, died July 11, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late James W. Robbins. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Harold R. and Ruth (Sheffield) McKenna.

Robert Kirrane Murphy

July 16, 2013

Robert
Kirrane Murphy

PITTSFORD, NY- Robert Kirrane Murph, 74 died peacefully at his home in Pittsford, NY on July 4, 2013 after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Edith D. Murphy.
Bob was born in Woonsocket, RI, the youngest son of Martha (Kirby) and Raymond F. Murphy.
He was a graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy where he was a star hockey player and "Mountie of the Year".

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