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Archive - Mar 2014

March 20th

Henry A. Tessier

March 20, 2014

Henry A. Tessier

WOONSOCKET- Tessier, Henry A. of Woonsocket died March 16, 2014 at his home. He had been the husband of the late Agnes (Leduc) and Rita (Dussault) Tessier.
He was a World War II Army Air Corp veteran.
He is survived by his grandchildren, Christopher, Amanda, and Amandalyn Tessier. He is also survived by several great grandchildren. He was the father of the late Henry Jr. and Paul Tessier and brother of the late Eugene Tessier. Services are private.

March 19th

Friars insist Austin/Bullock saga won’t be a distraction, set sights on duel vs. North Carolina

March 19, 2014

SAN ANTONIO — Just when everything appeared set regarding the saga involving Brandon Austin and Rodney Bullock, the one-time hot topic has been thrust back into the spotlight.

The timing of the news that the Providence police are looking into a complaint of sexual assault against one freshman that left the Providence College basketball program (Austin) and another who is still a Friar (Bullock) seems a tad curious. PC is here preparing for its first NCAA Tournament contest in a decade.

Student zombies invade downtown Providence

March 19, 2014

PROVIDENCE – If you happened to notice a bunch of crazed, foaming at the mouth zombies making their way towards Kennedy Plaza late Wednesday afternoon, you might have thought you stumbled onto the set of the latest episode of the Walking Dead.
But these benevolent zombies don’t want to eat your flesh.
They want to kick your butts.

Jeannine M. Bourassa

March 19, 2014

Jeannine M. Bourassa

BOURASSA, Jeannine M. (Menard), 76, of Front St., passed away on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center surrounded by her loving children and sister. She was the wife of the late Arthur A. Bourassa.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Germaine (Piette) Menard.
Jeannine had been a mill worker for many years at various mills.

Helene C. Malone

March 19, 2014

Helene C. Malone

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Helene C. (Croteau) Malone, 82, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014 at home with family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 45 years of James F. Malone of Glasgow, Scotland.

March 18th

Top-seeded Falcons stymie Broncos, win Division I hockey title

March 18, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Burrillville High assistant Mike Keable issued a few words of wisdom for his troops prior to facing Cranston Co-op in a winner-take-all rubber match for the R.I. Division I Tournament crown on Tuesday night

One came from head coach Steve Daigle, who would miss his second straight finals game due to a bout with pneumonia. The other came from the heart.

“We told the kids that this is your time to shine,” he stated. “We said that this was their opportunity to seize the moment.”

Elizabeth D. Brown

March 18, 2014

Elizabeth D. Brown

BLACKSTONE- Elizabeth D. "Betty" (Millette) Brown, 70, of Chestnut St. died Friday, March 14, 2014, in Milford Regional Hospital, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late John F. Brown Jr.
Born in Cumberland, R.I., daughter of the late Victor J. and Doris L. (Bernier) Millette.
Betty worked as a CNA for Wrentham State School for 13 years. She enjoyed being a Homemaker, and spending time with her loving family. She loved vacationing, the ocean and the mountains. She will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.

Evelyn E. Boudreau

March 18, 2014

Evelyn E. Boudreau

WOONSOCKET - Evelyn E. Boudreau 99, died peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014 at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Boudreau. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Rodolphe and Marie (San Souci) Roberge. Evelyn was a homemaker, she was a sweet and loving lady and loved her entire family. She loved animals and going to antique stores.

Claire M. Gauthier

March 18, 2014

Claire M. Gauthier

VIRGINIA- Claire M. Gauthier, 78, of Woonsocket RI, passed away after a long illness, March 17th, 2014.
Born and raised in Woonsocket, she lived there until 2012 where she had moved to Virginia to be with daughter Suzanne Hooven.
She had worked for Royal Robes for many years and was a member of Precious Blood Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J Gauthier II and her son, Louis J Gauthier III.

March 17th

Mission complete: Hockey Mounties cap off comeback over Hawks in grand style

March 17, 2014

PROVIDENCE --- Bishop Hendricken never saw it coming.

Mount St. Charles erupted for three goals in the first 12½ minutes and held a 4-0 lead in the final minutes of the second period before skating to a 5-2 win over their parochial rivals in the pivotal Game 3 of their State Championship series before a packed house at Brown University’s Meehan Auditorium.

The victory gives the Mounties (18-5) Banner No. 44 in their proud, storied history, and not only were they able to defend last winter’s title, but they also claimed their sixth state crown in the last seven years.

CUMBERLAND -- Although Frank Geiselman has officially retired from Cumberland High School...
CUMBERLAND — Even dating back to last summer, skipper Dave Belisle had a feeling his...
  BRISTOL  –  Sean Meers clubbed two homers, drove in five runs and scored...
launched a new mass emergency notification system designed to alert residents of public safety threats, parking bans,...
WOONSOCKET – A move to punt City Council President Albert G. Brien from his leadership role on the panel ended...
NORTH SMITHFIELD — When the military funeral is over, families of soldiers killed in the service of their country can...

 

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