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September 11th

In clash with Blackstone bridge, Minnesota truck driver loses

September 11, 2013

BLACKSTONE – Police closed portions of St. Paul Street early Wednesday after a tractor-trailer got stuck underneath a railroad bridge. 

The truck got stuck about 8 a.m., forcing authorities to close St. Paul Street in both directions from the Blackstone Municipal Center at 15 St. Paul St. all the way up to Route 102 near North Smithfield line.

Arch of Triumph makes final stand downtown tonight

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – The last hurrah of the city’s 125th Anniversary Arch of Triumph will be observed with a celebratory cookout for volunteers and supporters this evening, followed by a final lighting of the 72-foot high locally created work of art on Main Street.

Woonsocket police captain up for Uxbridge job

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – A veteran Woonsocket police captain is one of four finalists for the police chief job in Uxbridge.

Detective Cpt. Edward J. Lee Jr., a longtime city cop who currently oversees the detective division in Woonsocket, is vying for the Uxbridge position along with three other candidates, including Smithfield Police Cpt. Robert Eaton, Auburn, Mass., Det. Lt. Jeffrey Lourie; and interim Uxbridge Police Chief Lt. Peter B. Emerick.

Depleted Woonsocket drops soccer match to S.K.

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET — Head coach Andrew Rao couldn’t and wouldn’t argue the point that his Woonsocket High club, as depleted as it was, exhibited rather solid play in a 2-0 loss to South Kingstown at Barry Field on Wednesday afternoon.
After all, he had to face his Division I opener without the services of junior sweeper Nathan Sengsavang, who received what Rao deemed an unwarranted red card in a recent non-league game against Mount St. Charles, and also senior captain and forward Tyler Pacheco, who suffered a knee injury just two minutes into this affair.

Ronald N. Beauregard

September 11, 2013

Ronald N.
Beauregard

WOONSOCKET- Ronald N. Beauregard, 64, of Woonsocket died Tuesday at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island in Providence. He was the loving husband of Lynne P. Dias. They were marred on March 26, 2007. Ron was also the former husband of Paulette (LEtoile) Beauregard of Woonsocket.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Victor and Grace (Houle) Beauregard.

Claire L. Lemoine

September 11, 2013

Claire L. Lemoine

WOONSOCKET- Claire L. (Morin) Lemoine, 93, of Woonsocket passed away peacefully on Monday, September 2, 2013 at The Holiday, Manville, RI. She was the beloved wife of the late Jacques R. Lemoine.
Born in Woonsocket on April 28, 1920, she was the daughter of the Aime and Adele (Lizotte) Morin.

Frederick O. Klockars

September 11, 2013

Frederick O. Klockars

NO. SMITHFIELD- Frederick O. Klockars, 89, of No. Smithfield, died September 5, 2013 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Inez (Newsome) Klockars whom he married August 9, 1947.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Carl and Althea (Djurken) Klockars.

Patricia Thifault McPeters

September 11, 2013

Patricia Thifault McPeters

BELMONT, N.C. - Patricia (Thifault) McPeters, 68, passed away August 12, 2013. Born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Harold W. Thifault.
She is survived by her loving husband Gerald Frank McPeters of Belmont, NC, daughter of Myrtle King Thifault Morin of Blackstone, MA, 8 brothers; Kenneth, Alan, Robert, James, Richard, Gerald, Edward and Harold, 2 sisters; Debra and Shelley.
Service was held at the East Belmont Church of God on August 15, 2013.

September 10th

Local veterans throughout Valley will remember

September 10, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Carrying on a tradition that they started in 2001, members of the United Veterans Council of Woonsocket and the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a remembrance ceremony today marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on America.

Burrillville teens urged to heed anti-distracted driving lesson

September 10, 2013

BURRILLVILLE – In a town that had its share of serious accidents over the summer, including a July 11 crash that killed two teenagers, two Burrillville High School educators have joined forces with local police to drive home the message to student drivers about the dangers of distracted driving.

On Sept. 26, the high school will be the host school for the “National Save a Life Tour,” a high-impact distracted driving awareness program that travels around the country to educate students about the dangers of districted driving and driving drunk.

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