After wallowing in the depths of the Division I cellar over the past two-plus years – a pair of winless seasons head coach Anthony Rao, assistant Al Prestly and Co. would prefer to forget – there’s a new positive attitude being exuded.
CENTRAL FALLS — To understand how closely the teams from Central Falls and Burrillville highs battled in a Division II-North contest on Thursday night, consider this one statistic: Through four games, the foes combined for 12 lead changes and 18 ties.
Naturally, only one reigned, and it went to the inconsistent yet powerful Warriors, who survived an entertaining but grueling 3-1 triumph over the Broncos before close to 100 fans.
Theodore C. Surrette
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Theodore C. Surrette, 86, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Bellows Falls, VT, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Wheeler) Surette.
Theodore was a veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force for twenty years before retiring with the rank of Sergeant. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked as a security guard for many years.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A city resident says he filed three separate ethics complaints against members of the City Council Thursday, but staff at the Ethics Commission would not confirm having received them.
Katherine Dâ€™Arezzo, senior staff attorney for the Ethics Commission, said state law gives the director three days to decide whether to accept ethics complaints for further review. If he does, then the agency will acknowledge them and make the details public.
â€śAt this point itâ€™s as if they never existed,â€ť Dâ€™Arezzo said.
PAWTUCKET – Despite being twice their age, Rich Sauveur has a lot in common with the numerous Triple-A pitchers who were entrusted to his care during his successful seven-year run as pitching coach for the Pawtucket Red Sox.
The 50-year-old hoped – make that yearned – for a job at the big-league level.
Rachel C. Bouchard
WOONSOCKET - Rachel C. (Remillard) Bouchard, 73, of Woonsocket, died September 23, 2014 at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of
Albert R. Bouchard whom she married Oct. 19, 1963. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Camille and Florette (Desjarlais) Remillard.
She was a Clerk at Stop & Shop of, North Smithfield.
Evelyn O. Carriere
WOONSOCKET - Evelyn O. Carriere 90, of High St. died Tuesday at Landmark Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Conrad L. Carriere. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Aglae (Laprise) Nadeau. Evelyn devoted her life to caring for her family.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Cumberland Assistant Schools Supt. Robert Mitchell has been offered the superintendentâ€™s job here, beating out the hometown favorite, Interim Supt. and Curriculum Director Dr. Patrick McGee, members of the search committee have confirmed.
But Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt said McGee has been offered a promotion to the position of assistant superintendent, a job that doesnâ€™t officially exist, at least not yet.
Eugene J. Felice
WOONSOCKET - Eugene J. Felice 89, resident of Woonsocket RI, passed away on September10, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born in Woonsocket RI, son of the late Giuseppe & Maria (Ballanti) Felice.
Eugene owned and operated the former Felice Oil Co., he served in the Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was a life member of the Italian Workermen's Club.
Cesera "Sue" Vetri
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Cesera "Sue" (Franceschi) Vetri, 89, formerly of Norwood Rd. died Monday, September 22, in St. Antoine Residence with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Jeno Ventri.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Joseph and Amelia (DiBasco) Franceschi.
She worked as a clerk for American Paper Tool and also for the former Warwick Shoppers World, prior to retiring.
She was a former member of the North Smithfield Senior Citizens and also Precious Blood Senior Citizens.