Archive - Mar 21, 2014
PROVIDENCE â€“ When it was all over, the Cumberland High players not on the ice tossed their helmets, sticks and gloves into the air and raced toward junior goalkeeper Leo Lake.
Once they arrived, in full throttle, they pushed Lake backward, knocking his cage clean off their pins.
Thatâ€™s how the Clippers celebrated their first state title since 2008. They did so with what turned out to be a nail-biting 3-2 victory over the gritty PCD/ST. Raphael/Wheeler Co-op squad in the R.I. Division II Tournamentâ€™s best-of-three series at Brown Universityâ€™s Meehan Auditorium on Friday night.
PROVIDENCE â€“ House Speaker Gordon Foxâ€™s second-in-command in the Democrat-dominated House of Representatives, Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello, said Friday he is not looking to push Fox out of the top post, but if the job becomes open, Mattiello says he has the votes to become Speaker.
A large faction of the Democratic caucus in the House of Representatives convened Friday evening at the Marriott Hotel to mull how they are going to proceed in the wake of a raid by state and federal law enforcement officials on the Statehouse office of House Speaker Gordon Fox earlier in the day.
Brenda S. Goudy
BELLINGHAM- Brenda S. (Wekstein) Goudy, 76, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at home lovingly surrounded by her family.
She was born on May 23, 1937 in Haverhill, MA, daughter to the late Frank and Clara Wekstein, and graduated from Jeremiah E. Burke High School in 1955.
Brenda formerly lived in Milford and Millis and then retired to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida before returning back to Massachusetts last summer. She was the wife of the late Isaac Goudy.
Lucien C. Bonin
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Lucien C. Bonin, 87, of Iron Mine Hill Rd, North Smithfield passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 19th in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Gagnon) Bonin.
He was born in North Smithfield, a son of the late Fernando and Flora (Ouellette) Bonin.
Mr. Bonin was a WWII Navy veteran and served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. He was a machine operator for Whitins Machine Works for many years, retiring in 1988.
Jo-Ann C. Aynes
MANVILLE- Jo-Ann C. Aynes, 49, of Manville, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014, she was the beloved wife of Herman Aynes.
Born in Millville, MA, she was the daughter of the late George and Simone (Giguere) Menard. She resided in Manville for most of her life.
Joann loved to shop, but most of all loved to spend time with her grandson, Aiden.
Besides her husband, she leaves her children, Dustin Giguere and Erika Desmarais both of Manville; her sister, Linda Culerton of Smithfield; her brothers, Rick, Ronnie and Gary; one grandson, Aiden Giguere.
WOONSOCKET- On March 21, Doris Hubert 89, passed away at the Woonsocket Health Centre where since 2007 she received the very best care from a devoted staff.
She was the beloved wife of Armand Hubert Sr., and daughter of deceased Oscar and Ida Bergeron and sister of Irene Hebert. She is survived by her son Armand Hubert Jr. and his wife Jean as well as her granddaughter Leslie Hubert. She is also survived by her brother-in-law Roland Hubert, her niece Lorraine Languirand and her nephews Roger and Donald Hubert.
SAN ANTONIO â€“ While the point-guard matchup between Providenceâ€™s Bryce Cotton and North Carolinaâ€™s Marcus Paige has been the talk de jour leading up to Fridayâ€™s NCAA Tournament contest, thereâ€™s a frontcourt bout that could prove as important in deciding the outcome.