Archive - Jan 2014
WARWICK â€“ Lincoln didnâ€™t take the ice for its Division II crossover affair with Pilgrim on Friday night bitter from its first loss of the season, a 2-1 defeat to undefeated longtime rival Cumberland two nights earlier that snapped the Lionsâ€™ 35-game unbeaten streak.
Judging by the way the Lions played, you would have thought they had big chips on their shoulders.
The Lions scored six times in the final nine minutes of the first period and never let their foot off the accelerator as they trounced the one-win Patriots, 11-2, in a crossover contest at Thayer Arena.
Growing up in Uganda, an east African country racked by war, AIDS and extreme poverty, life was a struggle for then 9-year-old Dorothy Nabwami, who was facing a very uncertain future 17 years ago.
Then the African Childrenâ€™s Choir came along.
Nabwami was singing in her local Sunday school choir in her village when the African Childrenâ€™s Choir chose her to be part of an international singing group.
â€śThey gave me clothing and food and the ability to travel around the world,â€ť she says.
WOONSOCKET â€” The number of Rhode Island students meeting at least partial proficiency for state testing of their math skills has increased, but the latest results for the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) released by the Department of Education still show students in urban districts like Woonsocket have more work to do to meet the stateâ€™s new graduation requirements.
Lawrence R. Fine
WOONSOCKET- Lawrence "Larry" R. Fine, 62, of Cottage St., died suddenly and unexpectedly of a presumed cardiac event on January 28, 2014, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, RI. He was the loving and beloved husband of Karen A. (Christiansen) Fine, whom he married April 16, 1994.
Born in Framingham, MA, he was the son of Ernest (Sue) Fine of San Diego, CA, and Freda Schafer Fine of Bethlehem, PA.
Christian Alexander Savoie
TAUNTON- Christian Alexander Savoie, beloved infant son of Eric V. Savoie and Lilia (Rocha) Schmidt, died unexpectedly at his Taunton home on Jan. 28, 2014.
He was born in Providence, RI on July 28, 2013.
In addition to his parents, he leaves his maternal grandmother, Maria Rocha of Taunton; a brother, Brandon R. Heroux of Woonsocket, RI; a sister, Heather L. Savoie of SC; and many aunts and uncles.
WOONSOCKET- Elizabeth A. "Betty" (Bolduc) Highcove of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully at R.I. Hospital on Jan. 29th with her family at her bedside. Betty was the loving wife of her husband and best friend of 43 years to Daniel Highcove.
She was the daughter of the late William & Mary (Mongeon) Bolduc.
PROVIDENCE â€“ If you have been paying the rent on your house or apartment, should you face eviction because the landlord failed to meet the mortgage?
Advocates rallied at the Statehouse Thursday in favor of legislation that would require mortgage lenders who take property in a foreclosure to allow the tenants to keep living there and paying rent, to maintain healthy conditions, and to provide contact information for a local property manager.
Full story appears on page A1 of Friday's Call and Times.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Andria Britt, the woman who triggered a nationwide Amber Alert when she allegedly whisked her 6-year-old son to Washington state in violation of a custody order, was ordered held on $50,000 surety bail during her first appearance in Superior Court Thursday.
Magistrate Patricia Lynch Harwood called Britt â€śa flight risk.â€ť
Looking sullen and withdrawn, Britt, 34, stood beside her attorney in Courtroom 14 to answer to one count of felony child snatching. Her lawyer, Gary Pelletier, entered a plea of not guilty on her behalf.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Late Monday night, the Mount St. Charles girlsâ€™ indoor squad captured for the second straight winter the Dwyer Division crown, courtesy of 92 points, 14 more than runner-up Narragansett High.
It did so with only two event victories, with junior quad-captain Angela Dansereau grabbing the lone individual title in the 55-meter hurdles (9.42) at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house.
PAWTUCKET- Theodore A. Morel Jr., 83, resident of Pawtucket, passed away on January 27, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket.
He was the loving husband of 60 years to Shirley (Fagnant) Morel.
He was born in Bellingham MA., the son of the late Theodore Sr., & Genevieve (Wood) Morel.
Theodore worked as an engineer for the Hasbro Toy Co., for 25 years. He was a resident of Pawtucket for the last six years, previously he lived in Woonsocket, he was an avid fishermen, and also enjoyed watching NASCAR.