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Archive - Aug 2013

August 26th

PawSox walk off with 2-1 victory over RailRiders

August 26, 2013

PAWTUCKET – Follow the trail of pixie dust and it will lead you directly to the home clubhouse at McCoy Stadium.
The good times continued at the ballpark Monday night as the PawSox staged a 2-1 walk-off win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Pawtucket trailed 1-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth before receiving a game-tying sacrifice fly from catcher Ryan Lavarnway and a game-ending RBI single by Mark Hamilton that came on a 3-2 pitch.

PawSox's DiSarcina: Jeter's 'a classy individual'

August 26, 2013

PAWTUCKET — For PawSox manager Gary DiSarcina, seeing Derek Jeter propel himself through the rehab process this past weekend helped conjure up one pleasant memory after another.

“I hadn’t seen him in a while, but the first thing I thought of when I saw him was ‘Man, he’s a classy individual,’” DiSarcina expressed. “In my mind, he and Cal Ripken Jr. were the torchbearers. Cal handed it over to him, and not because Derek won, but it’s the way he won.

Dennis T. Brennan

August 26, 2013

Dennis T. Brennan

MANVILLE - Dennis T. Brennan, 42, of Manville died Saturday morning at home. He was the loving husband of Jennifer A. (Blanchette) Brennan. They were married on November 26, 1988.
Born in Gardner, MA he was a son of Daniel F. Sr. and Zelia (Cavaco) Brennan of Bellingham. He was raised in Bellingham and resided in Manville for over 20 years.
Dennis attended Bellingham schools and worked in the construction industry. He was the proprietor of All-Phase Flooring.

Anna Chaharyn

August 26, 2013

Anna Chaharyn

BURRLLVILLE - Anna (Iwasko) Chaharyn, 97, a resident of Overlook Nursing Home, formerly of St. Paul's St. North Smithfield, R.I., died Sunday August 25, 2013, in the nursing home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Thomas Chaharyn.
Born in Boston, Ma. daughter of the late Anthony and Maria (Nychay) Iwaska.
Mrs. Chaharyn worked as an assembler for A T Cross prior to retiring.

Dep. Chief Walsh named acting chief of WFD, effective Sunday

August 26, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Deputy Chief Timothy Walsh of the Woonsocket Fire Department will succeed retiring Chief Gary Lataille on an interim basis after the chief retires at the end of the week.
Walsh will assume the title of acting chief of the WFD on Sunday, said Mayor Leo T. Fontaine.
“This is a temporary, interim appointment,” said Fontaine. “This will give us time to go through a full search and appointment process.”

Rachel T. Evans

August 26, 2013

Rachel T. Evans

WOONSOCKET - Rachel T. (Sylvestre) Evans, 57, of Summit St. passed away on Sunday at home
She was the loving wife of Robert W. Evans. Born April 6, 1956 in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Jeanne (Gelinas) Sylvestre of Woonsocket and the late Henri Sylvestre.
Rachel was a Machine Operator for the Avery-Dennison Manufacturing Corp. retiring due to disability. Before Avery-Dennison, she was employed at the former Tupperware Co.

Jessie E. Carter

August 26, 2013

Jessie E. Carter

BLACKSTONE - Jessie E. (Buchtzk) Carter, 92, of Blackstone, MA died Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Blackstone Nursing Home, Blackstone, MA. She was the wife of the late Leonard Carter. Born in Woonsocket, RI, Mrs. Carter was the daughter of the late Samuel and Paulina (Gouron) Buchtzk.
Mrs. Carter was a cord assembler for Miller Electric in Woonsocket RI before retiring in 1962.

Barbara A. Lesowski

August 26, 2013

Barbara A. Lesowski

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Barbara A. (Osborne) Lesowski, 80, of No. Smithfield, died Thursday, August 22, 2013 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the wife of Frank T. Lesowski, whom she married June 22, 1957. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Clifton and Signe (Greenlund) Osborne.

August 25th

McGair: Bogaerts could be this year's version of Orioles' Machado

August 26, 2013

On the surface, Xander Bogaerts is this year’s answer to Baltimore’s Manny Machado. Both are talented 20-year-olds with left-side-of-the-infield pedigree who have skyrocketed up the organizational ladder, each making their respective debut on an American League East squad during the height of a playoff race.

Lincoln High’s newest Lions ‘Roar’

August 25, 2013

LINCOLN – Starting out as a freshman student in high school can be much easier if there are a few familiar faces at the school when the first day of school arrives.

That’s why Lincoln High School Principal Kevin McNamara, staff members of the school and upperclassmen were out in the school’s parking lot on Wednesday for the annual Freshmen Roar night.

Freshmen and their parents could meet the students’ teachers, take a tour of the high school, and also sign up for extracurricular activities such as sports or afterschool clubs.

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WOONSOCKET – The United Veterans Council has announced that Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio, adjudant general...
WOONSOCKET – After hearing that The River United Methodist Church couldn’t afford to keep its lights on and appliances...
WOONSOCKET – The line of people, some disheveled and weary-looking, formed behind a red pickup truck that backed into a...

 

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