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Autumn on the march: Autumnfest Parade plans are in final stages

September 22, 2013

By JOSEPH B. NADEAU

WOONSOCKET – Autumnfest Parade coordinators Linda Plays and Tina Go were found helping out at the Autumnfest fundraiser at the Italian Workingmen’s Club on Diamond Hill Road Thursday night but that wasn’t keeping them from final planning for the 10-Division Parade line-up for Monday, Oct. 14.

Most of their work was already done but, as Plays explained, area bands and parade marchers will be signing up right to the kick off of the 35th Annual Autumnfest weekend.

Woonsocket's Nared prepares for second hoops season overseas

September 22, 2013

Even on the phone, the unbridled enthusiasm in Tyrone Nared’s voice was readily apparent.

A new basketball season on foreign soil beckons for this Woonsocket native, and judging by the synopsis Nared provided mere hours before embarking on a near 15-hour flight that would take him to his roundball address for the next several months, the outlook appears bright.

Lavallee comes back from microfracture knee surgery to rule competition in inaugural Novans Pride 5K

September 22, 2013

WOONSOCKET — If you hadn’t heard of Roland Lavallee or seen him in action, you’d have a difficult time believing that the former Mount St. Charles standout was competing in his first race in nearly a year and a half, or was 13 months removed from microfracture surgery to his knee, during Sunday morning’s Novans Pride 5K.

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