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Newspaper execs fight proposed legal notice change

February 6, 2014

PROVIDENCE — A Chafee administration plan to allow the state and cities and town to post legal notices on the Internet rather than advertising them in local newspapers ran into opposition Thursday from people who said that while the Internet is indeed gaining in popularity, not everyone is using it and that newspapers provide a service by putting important information right in front of people instead of forcing them to hunt through cyberspace for it.

Supt: Full-day K brings in a profit

February 6, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Nobody questions the educational value of full-day kindergarten, but the cost has been a sticking point for the Budget Commission.

Now Schools Supt. Giovanna Donoyan is poised to roll out a plan to bring back full-day kindergarten that actually results in a program surplus.

Hortense L. Vanasse

February 6, 2014

Hortense L. Vanasse

SMITHFIELD - Hortense L. (Theroux) Vanasse, 84, of Smithfield, formerly of Woonsocket, died Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Hebert Health Center in Smithfield after a long illness. Mrs. Vanasse was the wife of the late Normand J. Vanasse. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Cleophas and Alice (Bibeault) Theroux.
Mrs. Vanasse was an assembler at the A.T. Cross Co. for many years before retiring.

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