Archive - Feb 14, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ Despite La Salle Academyâ€™s early-season woes, Mount St. Charles co-coach Dave Belisle wanted premier play from his troops when the two Division I/Cimini League stalwarts took to the Adelard Arena ice on Friday night.
He received such after his Mounties produced five-unanswered goals, including three in the final stanza, to claim a satisfying 5-2 triumph over the Rams before a crowd of 300.
PROVIDENCE â€“ The stateâ€™s senior citizens would receive a variety of tax breaks by virtue of several pieces of legislation being considered by the General Assembly.
The lawmakers who introduced the bills say they are intended to help the stateâ€™s older population and to keep them from fleeing to more tax-friendly locales.
PROVIDENCE â€“ As health officials called attention to yet another spike of fatal drug overdoses, the R.I. State Police announced that troopers will soon be routinely carrying naloxone, a medicine that quickly flushes opiates like heroin from the body to prevent death.
State Police Supt. Col. Steven G. Oâ€™Donnell also called on all municipal police departments to follow suit, saying drug overdoses claimed more lives in the first six weeks of the year than murder in all of 2013.
NAPLES, FL- Sophie (Sevdagian) Kahaian 85, of Naples, FL, died peacefully, Monday February 10, 2014 at the Frances Georgeson Hospice House in Naples, following an illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Nishan A. "Nish" Kahaian, who died in 1986.
Born July 1, 1928 in Athens, Greece a daughter of the late Bedros and Voski (Bozoglanian) Sevdagian, she was a former resident of Franklin and Woonsocket before moving to Naples in 2005.
Joseph A. Simmons
BLACKSTONE- Joseph A. Simmons, 88, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Milford Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 50 years of Muriel (Dalpe) Simmons.
WOONSOCKET- Laurabelle F. (Deragon) Brouillard, 96, formerly of Adams St., died Monday, February 10, in The Ballou Home. She was the wife of the late Edgar P. Brouillard.
She was born in Milford, MA, a daughter of the late Alfred and Christina (Chevrette) Deragon.
Mrs. Brouillard was a textile worker for the Alsace and Riverside Worsted companies, and also worked for ACS Industries before retiring in 1965. She enjoyed swimming in her youth. She greatly enjoyed motherhood, and was very talented at tatting and sewing.
Constance M. Scotto
PROVIDENCE- Constance M. (Kusnarowis) Scotto, 79, of Smith St. and formerly of Pond House Rd., No. Smithfield, died February 12, 2014 in Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Michael S. Scotto.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Wanda (Comorek) Kusnarowis.