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July 12th

They shared ‘a strong chemistry’ -- crash victims mourned by many

July 12, 2013

BURRILLVILLE – Shannon Heil and Markell Torres hadn’t known each other long, but they bonded quickly through a mutual passion for competitive cheerleading – something they were both very good at.
Their brief time together ended tragically on a rural stretch of Route 102 Thursday afternoon in one of the most violent car crashes Police Chief Stephen J. Lynch has ever seen.
“It was a nasty car accident ... just devastating,” said Lynch, his voice trailing off.

Maurice G. Tondreau

July 12, 2013

Maurice G. Tondreau

HARRISVILLE- Maurice G. Tondreau, 69, of Ironmine Rd., died Friday at home. He was the husband of Jacqueline (Sylvestre) Tondreau.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Albert and Irene (Lessard) Tondreau.
Moe was a mail carrier for the US Postal Service for thirty eight years through the Woonsocket and Providence Post Offices. He was an avid fisherman and always enjoyed life.

Marjorie Gloria Mullett

July 12, 2013

Marjorie Gloria
Mullett

DAYTON- Marjorie Gloria Mullett, age 68, passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2013 in Gorham.
She was born in Glocester, RI on Sept. 23, 1944, a daughter of the late Charles and Bessie (Phetteplace) Migneault.
After graduating from high school, she was a caregiver and provided a home for several foster children.

Pauline A. Landry

July 12, 2013

Pauline A. Landry

WOONSOCKET- Pauline A. Landry, 77, died peacefully surrounded by her extended families at the Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket on Thursday, July 11, 2013.
Pauline was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Herve and Annette (Morrissette) Landry and lived her life in the Blackstone Valley.
She leaves a cousin and devoted caregiver Jacqueline Tondreau and her family of Cumberland and the dedicated and loving staff on the third floor of Trinity Center, especially Kathy, Josette, Christina (Sweetie Pie), and Eric (Tattoo).

Lucille M. Dussault

July 12, 2013

Lucille M. Dussault

WOONSOCKET- Lucille M. "Lulu" (Croke) Dussault, 88, of Burrington St., died July 11, 2013 in St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Raymond Dussault.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Marion (Johnson) Croke.
She worked as an administrator for Firestone Rubber and Tire. Lucille attended Hill College, Providence College and Brown University and graduated with a degree in Business English. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and sitting on the porch talking with neighbors.

Rita V. Hannan

July 12, 2013

Rita V. Hannan

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Rita V. (Cummings) Hannan, 75, of North Smithfield, died July 11, 2013 in her home. She was the wife of the late William L. Hannan.
A devoted caretaker, Rita worked as a CNA at the Friendly Nursing Home for 30 years.

Aurore Camilucci

July 12, 2013

Aurore Camilucci

TEXAS- Aurore "Topsy" (Nadeau) Camilucci, 90, passed away August 31, 2012 in Texas. She was the wife of the late Bruno J. Camilucci.
Aurore moved to Texas in 1999 to live with her family.
She is survived by her daughter Barbara Jean Tondre and grandsons Kenneth and Christopher Tondre, and twin great-grandsons, Jake and Cory Tondre all of Texas.

July 11th

Cumberland wins 3-1 thriller over Warwick West Side to three-peat as Major Division state softball champs

July 11, 2013

NORTH SMITHFIELD — After steamrolling its opposition in its first eight games by a combined score of 107-17, Chris Bodington knew that his Cumberland All-Star team needed to sweat out a close contest somewhere down the line if it planned to take on the finest teams in New England in the extra-competitive Eastern Regionals.

Lincoln's Zammarelli selects Elon over Red Sox

July 11, 2013

LINCOLN – Nick Zammarelli boarded a plane Thursday night fully confident that he made the correct decision – one that figures to benefit him in the long run.

As tempting as it was to turn pro, the recent Lincoln High School graduate believes in his heart of hearts that the pursuit can wait a few years. College life featuring side orders of education and baseball at North Carolina’s Elon University beckons for the 18-year-old Zammarelli following a spring and summer that can be best summed up as a whirlwind.

City gets slapped with open records violation

July 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – State prosecutors have determined that the city violated a state law protecting access to public documents by taking too long to provide a lawyer with records from the Water Treatment Plant Advisory Committee.
Attorney Michael A. Kelly asked for the records on Dec. 21, 2012, and should have been supplied with them within 30 days under the Access to Public Records Act.

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