Archive - 2013
WOONSOCKET â€“ A fire possibly breaking out in the area of a second-floor bedroom of a two-family home at 137-139 Mount St. Charles Ave. forced residents out into the street Tuesday evening, but luckily did not injure anyone, according to fire officials.
Robert C. Buckborough
FLOWER MOUND, TX - Robert C. Buckborough, age 86, of Flower Mound, Texas, passed away, Monday, October 14, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Josephine Buckborough. Born in Los Angeles, CA on August 19, 1927, he was the son of the late Crawford and Marjorie Buckborough. He resided in Flower Mound, TX for the past 2 years, previously residing in Cumberland, RI.
Robert was employed as an accountant for many years with Guilbane Building Company.
WOONSOCKET - Louise (Andrews) Hill, 72, formerly of Morin Heights Blvd., died Friday October 18, 2013 in Landmark Medical Center with her Family by her side.
She was the wife of James Hill, Sr.
Born in Newbury South Carolina, daughter of the late Charlie and Lugenia (Williams) Barr.
Louise was an Inspector for Health Tex, several years prior to retiring.
She was an avid Red Sox Fan.
BURRILLVILLE -- Monday served as Senior Day for Burrillville High, and though it only had two honorees from a R.I. Division II championship team that graduated at least a half-dozen key players, senior co-captains Mikayla Fernandes and Brianna Durand had multiple reasons to celebrate.
The first is so easy to explain: Thanks to junior standout Kasey Desrosiersâ€™ unassisted tally only 53 ticks into overtime, the Broncos earned a thrilling 1-0 Division II-North triumph over rival Cumberland before a small but vociferous crowd of perhaps 60.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Rape charges were filed in Sixth District Court Monday against two men police say raped a 42-year-old woman at knifepoint over the weekend.
Owen M. Hicks, 21, of North Smithfield, and Patrick Moore, 19, of Providence, were arrested about 3 a.m. Saturday after police stopped a blue pickup truck on the Court Street Bridge.
Police said the men had just driven away from the womanâ€™s apartment on Harrison Avenue, where the alleged rape had occurred a few moments earlier. Police seized a pair of boxer shorts and a small knife from the vehicle, which Moore was driving.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A woman left an infant and a 4-year-old home alone while she was out breaking into a neighborâ€™s house Saturday, police say.
Moments before they located Rondelle J. Hadrick, 22, police found her children in her second-floor apartment at 37 Paradis Ave. The infant was in a child restraint seat in the middle of the kitchen floor, crying and screaming. The latch on his safety seat was unbuckled and the kitchen was a mess, police said. His brother, seemingly oblivious to his motherâ€™s absence, was in a bedroom, sleeping.
BLACKSTONE - Alcide "Pete" Marcotte, 97, of King Ave., died October 15, 2013 at UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA. He was the husband of Rita (Landry) Marcotte whom he married November 25, 1948. Born in Blackstone, MA, he was the son of the late Adjutor and Marie (Laquerre) Marcotte.
Lucien J. Dagesse
HARRISVILLE - Lucien J. Dagesse, 75, of Collins Taft Rd., passed away Saturday in the R.I. Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Muriel A. (Lafond) Dagesse.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Leonard and Delvica (Breault) Dagesse. He resided in Harrisville for the past 9 years previously living in Woonsocket.
He was the owner of the former Hamlet Diner, for over twenty years until his retirement in 2005.
Linda A. Fontaine
BURRILLVILLE - Fontaine, Linda A. "Mem" 65, of Glendale, RI passed away Sunday, October 20, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was the loving wife of 48 years to Ed Fontaine.
She was born in Ludlow, MA, a daughter of the late Paul & Arietta (Perrault) Kobani.
Linda worked for the Chemart Co. in Lincoln as a production manager for twenty years. She was a Burrillville resident for the last thirty four years. She loved her New York Yankees, but most of all, she was a great wife, mother, and Mem.