Archive - 2013
PAWTUCKET â€” Allen Webster brought out his best to nab his first Triple-A victory on a cold Friday night.
The 23-year-old prospect delivered six innings of two-hit ball, striking out nine batters and walking none, to help the Pawtucket Red Sox produce a 4-1 victory over the Durham Bulls at McCoy Stadium.
Aside from a shaky third inning that saw Webster hit the first batter he faced and the Bulls collect both their hits and score their run, Webster was simply on top of his game.
PAWTUCKET â€” Gary DiSarcina wasted little time in explaining why the PawSox are refraining from employing a six-man starting rotation.
â€śChris Hernandez will be in the bullpen,â€ť the Pawtucket skipper stated prior to Thursdayâ€™s game, which was started by Alfredo Aceves.
Carl E. Buxton
WOONSOCKET- Carl E. Buxton, 52 of Progresso Ave died Monday April 29, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center with his family by his side.
Born in Bangor, Maine, son of the late Theodore and Marion (Bradberry) Buxton.
His greatest joy was playing dice with his family and the Lord will take him into his heart and rest in peace.
Anita I. DeMarzi
FRANKLIN- Anita I. (DuMont) DeMarzi 95, a longtime Franklin resident, died peacefully, Friday May 3, 2013 at the Harrington House in Walpole. She was the beloved wife of the late Bruno R. DeMarzi, who died in 1988.
Born in Woonsocket, November 29, 1917, a daughter of the late Victor and Laura (Garneau) DuMont, she lived in Franklin for more than 73 years. She was raised and educated in Woonsocket, and was a retired homemaker.
CUMBERLAND- Marian Sherman, 103, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Archie and Mary (Stewart) Sherman.
Marian was a mender in the textile industry for many years before retiring. She was a member of the Daughters of the Revolutionary War, the Rhode Island Historical Society, and the Blackstone Historical Society.
She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Leroy, Raymond, James, Harry, William, Edward, Arthur, and Alice Sherman.
GLOCESTER- Plante, Paula, 53, of Stirling Drive, Harmony, died Thursday, May 2 at Fatima Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Paul P. and June (Griffiths) Plante.
She is survived by her brother, Gary Plante of Harmony, an aunt, and several cousins including, Jody Munroe.
Funeral Tuesday at 8:30AM from the ANDERSON-WINFIELD Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville.
Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Eugene Church, 1251 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Visitation Monday 4-7pm. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Frances A. Hennigan
CUMBERLAND- Frances A. Hennigan, 74, of Cumberland, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013. She was the wife of James G. Hennigan. They were happily married for forty eight years.
Born in Westerly, RI, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Murphy) Spry.
Mrs. Henningan had lived in Jamestown before moving to Cumberland forty three years ago. She was a member of the Cumberland Seniors and volunteered with the Cumberland Figure Skating Program. She enjoyed painting and knitting.
PROVIDENCE â€“ After 17 long and frequently contentious years of political and legislative struggle, Rep. Gordon Fox, the first openly gay Speaker of the House, brought down his gavel Thursday and announced that the bill to allow same-sex marriage in Rhode Island passed by an overwhelming 56-15 vote.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The police announced three arrests this morning in a string of bomb threats that have disrupted classes at Woonsocket High School on four out of the last eight school days.
During an impromptu press briefing outside WHS, Detective Jamie Paone told reporters that Khalil Oliver, 18, and two juveniles, one girl and one boy who are 16 or younger, were responsible for the incidents. All students at WHS, the three are facing one count each of making a bomb threat in a public building and conspiracy, both felonies. More arrests could come before the end of the day, she said.
GLOCESTER â€“ A lack of leadership and a dwindling volunteer base could be the death knell for Glocesterâ€™s annual July 4th Ancients and Horribles Parade after 86 consecutive years.
The Ancients and Horribles Parade Committee, which has seen many of its members resign or lose interest over the years, no longer has enough voting members to hold a legal meeting, which means thereâ€™s a real possibility there will be no parade this year.