Archive - 2013
PROVIDENCE â€“ The wounds from Providence Collegeâ€™s 17-point loss to Cincinnati were still in need of suturing when Ed Cooley sat down at a podium inside Madison Square Garden. Clearly determined to not wallow in self-pity following the Friarsâ€™ latest one-and-done result in the Big East Tournament, the head coach elected to use the forum to look down the road.
Sheila Loureiro, whose mother, Jeanette Barry, 91, died in a fire here on January 22, 2013, looks through a photo album she salvaged from the debris as her childhood home is demolished on 107 Boulevard Ave. in Lincoln Thursday.
By RUSS OLIVO
WOONSOCKET â€” A consulting team assembled by the Providence law firm of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West has been hired to evaluate the cityâ€™s plans for replacing the antiquated Charles Hamman Water Treatment Plant on Manville Road.
The Budget Commission accepted the firmâ€™s $23,500 offer to review the plans on a unanimous vote earlier this week. Lawyer Teno West, the team leader, told members in a letter the job would be done no later than April 30.
Brother Normand R. Goudreau, S.C.
October 11, 1944-
March 21, 2013
PASCOAG- Brother Normand R. Goudreau, S.C., 68, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Provincial House, Pascoag, RI, died after a courageous battle with cancer on March 21, 2013 at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence, RI.
Born in Central Falls, RI, he was the son of the late William and Cora (Chagnon) Goudreau.
WOONSOCKET â€” On a split vote, the Budget Commission has approved new contracts with Bellingham, Blackstone and North Smithfield that compel those communities to pay the city millions in â€śhost feesâ€ť for using the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The fees, which amount to more than $6.2 million over 20 years, mark the first time the city has taken money from outside ratepayers that will be deposited into the cityâ€™s general fund instead of a
self-sustaining, ratepayer-generated fund that supports all other wastewater operations.
Stephen R. Perron
WOONSOCKET- Stephen R. Perron, 56 of Woonsocket died Tuesday March 12, 2013 at home. He is the husband of Debra (Felicio) Perron.
Born in Woonsocket he is the son of the late Gerard and Adele (Lavendier) Perron. He has been a Woonsocket resident his whole life.
A Navy Veteran, Stephen worked for the Labor Union for 10 years.
Beside his wife, Stephen is survived by his daughters, Crystal and Kelly Yarborough; brothers, Ted, George, Lenny and Roy Perron; sisters, Ann Richer, Marguerite Lesardo and Flora Perron and many beloved nieces and nephews.
June M. St. Louis
NORTH SMITHFIELD- June M. (Rogozyn) St. Louis, 76, of North Smithfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center. She was the beloved wife of Damien A. St. Louis.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on June 4, 1936, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Poznanski) Rogozyn.
CUMBERLAND- Elsie (Waterman) Schofield, 88, of Bear Hill Road died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Grandview Center, Cumberland. She was the wife of the late Richard Schofield.
A lifelong resident of Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Mildred (Jenckes) Waterman.
Mrs. Schofield was a registered nurse at the former Woonsocket Hospital, now Landmark Medical Center, for 22 years before retiring.
Connie Anderson applies a fresh coat of paint to a space that will be the new home for the recently established Arts Guild of Woonsocket, expected to open at the beginning of April. The space is located inside Le Moulin, a crafters gallery and marketplace at 68 South Main St. in Woonsocket. Anderson, owner of the nearby Stage Right Studio for Arts and Wellness, came up with the idea for the Guild while serving as a member of the Main Street Livability Plan Steering Committee as part of its mission to create a more lively and vibrant downtown city zone.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) geologists are in town this week to conduct new surveying, drilling and soil testing of the Stamina Mill Superfund site in Forestdale and determine whether volatile organic compounds still exist in soil above the water table.
The government geologists will be focusing their efforts on an area that has undergone soil vapor extraction and treatment for the past several years.