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November 2nd

Baldelli-Hunt: Let's do better

November 3, 2013

Woonsocket, mayoral candidate Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says, has a branding problem.

Campaigning door-to-door across the city, rather than just in the 49th state representative district she has served at the Statehouse for the last several years, has made her think of parts of the community that outsiders don’t always see.

Fontaine: Look over the record

November 3, 2013

WOONSOCKET — When he was a student at Woonsocket High School, long before anybody ever dreamed of school uniforms, Mayor Leo T. Fontaine had his own dress code.

Fellow classmates recall he routinely wore a tie during his high school days. By then, the youngest of seven siblings in a musically-inclined family had already been the church organist at Sacred Heart Parish for several years, a role he’s never given up. At 44, he still blushes when he hears a certain kind of joke.

Quality, not quantity: Burrillville girls cross country team's success is attributed to a half dozen girls

November 2, 2013

BURRILLVILLE — Shortly before 1:15 on Sunday afternoon, six determined and focused young ladies will toe the starting line at Ponaganset High School, site of the Rhode Island High School Cross Country Championship meet.

November 1st

Late TD helps Clippers take 14-7 thriller with Raiders

November 1, 2013

Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET – Cumberland High took advantage of a crucial pass interference call with three minutes left in Friday night’s game and scored the winning touchdown with 79 seconds left in what became a perilous 14-7 victory over a gallant Shea team that deserved a better fate.

RIC awaits challenge of facing PC in exhibition play

November 1, 2013

PROVIDENCE — Earlier this week, Bob Walsh took in a Providence College practice at Alumni Hall.
What did the Rhode Island College head coach glean in advance of Saturday’s 5:30 p.m. exhibition tilt between the Friars and the Anchormen at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center?
“They’re much deeper as far as talent goes, and they have a lot of offensive weapons,” said Walsh when reached Friday. “The guys that the Friars have added – Brandon Austin, Carson Desrosiers, Tyler Harris – they’re all long.

Helen N. O'Brien

November 1, 2013

Helen N. O'Brien

NORTH SMITHFIELD- O'Brien, Helen N., 85, of North Smithfield, RI died October 31, 2013, at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
She was the wife of the late James F. "Obee" O'Brien.
She was born in North Smithfield, a daughter of the late Henry & Alice (Brodeur) Langelier.

Florence M. Dauphin

November 1, 2013

Florence M. Dauphin

BLACKSTONE- Florence M. Dauphin 98, formerly of Early Village in Blackstone, MA, died Thursday at Philip Hulitar Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Dauphin.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Jules and Analda (Lefebvre) Tessier.
Florence was a clerk at the former Robert's Children's Shop for twenty eight years before retiring in 1989.

Yvette E. Deziel

November 1, 2013

Yvette E. Deziel

BELLINGHAM- Yvette E. (Bell) Deziel, 74, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation in Franklin with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 53 years of Maurice A. Deziel.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on December 10, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Edouard and Lena (St. Germain) Bell.

VIDEO: Party Like It's 1918: Red Sox Win Series at Home

November 1, 2013

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Send The Call your favorite pet photos

November 1, 2013

WOONSOCKET -- Did you dress up Fido or Fluffy in a costume for Halloween? Did you snap a photo? Email it to editor@woonsocketcall.com and The Call will publish it on Monday on the Blackstone Valley Pets page. Be sure to include some information about you and your pet. Please put the word "PETS" in the subject line of the email.

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