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Archive - 2014

August 7th

Judge says Ray Tempest Jr. can use evidence of witness manipulation by police in bid to overturn 1992 murder conviction

August 7, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Over the objections of state prosecutors, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that Raymond D. “Beaver” Tempest Jr. may argue that he was wrongfully convicted of murder on the strength of false testimony resulting from the unlawful manipulation of witnesses by Woonsocket police officers.

August 6th

Cumberland American concludes pool play on winning note

August 6, 2014

BRISTOL, Conn.  –  Perhaps 30 minutes after the Cumberland American All-Stars had sustained a 5-3 walk-off loss to Fairfield American of Connecticut on Tuesday night, manager Dave Belisle conducted a meeting in the team dorm.

In essence, he told his bunch to keep their heads up, that they had played well in the defeat and to believe in themselves as they always did.

PawSox once again in the mix for playoff spot

August 6, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Manager Kevin Boles doesn’t pretend to be unaware of the fact that his Pawtucket Red Sox are now in the throes of a pennant race, something that in recent years has been an annual staple of August baseball around these parts.

“There’s a buzz and definitely aware what’s going on. They want to accomplish some special things,” Boles said. “We’re here to develop winning ballplayers.”

Lucille C. Ryan

August 6, 2014

Lucille C. Ryan

BLACKSTONE - Lucille C. (St. Jean) Ryan, 81, of Blackstone died August 5th at Milford Regional Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Michael Ryan who died in 2005.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI; daughter of the late Leo and Antoinette (DeCelles) St. Jean. She was raised in Woonsocket and attended St. Claire's High School.
Mrs. Ryan and her late husband owned & operated the former Ryan's Variety store on Main St. in Blackstone. She had also been employed at various times by U.S. Rubber, Tech Industries and S.M.O.C.

William F. Egan IV

August 6, 2014

William F. Egan IV

WOONSOCKET - William F. Egan IV, 65 of Chester St. died August 3, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Charlene (White) Egan. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late William F. Egan III and Blanche (Rondeau) Larochelle.

Rose E. Myette

August 6, 2014

Rose E. Myette

BURRILLVILLE - Rose E. Myette 102, of Oakland RI, passed away August 4, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Oakland RI, a daughter of the late Pierre & Celina (Ferron) Myette.
Rose owned and operated the former Little Rose Shop in Woonsocket, she dedicated her life in helping little Rose Ferron during her life, and she also built a shrine at her home for her. She was a lifelong Oakland resident.

VIDEO - Patriots continue to look good in joint practices

August 6, 2014

VIDEO Training Camp Today: Patriots continue to look good in joint practices
(Boston.com) The Boston Globe's Ben Volin and Boston.com's Zuri Berry recap the Patriots joint training camp practice with Washington. (Video by Zuri Berry, Boston.com Staff)

August 5th

Cumberland American absorbs first loss of summer

August 5, 2014

BRISTOL, Conn.  –  Cumberland American’s All-Stars had inflicted a lot of pain to opponents with three walk-off hits on their road here to the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center.

On Tuesday afternoon, they shockingly were on the receiving end.

Paul Palange named general manager, ad director at The Call and The Times

August 5, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Executives of Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, which includes The Call and The Times of Pawtucket, announced that longtime newspaper professional Paul V. Palange has joined the staff as general manager and director of advertising for the newspapers.

Theresa J. Desmarais

August 5, 2014

Theresa J. Desmarais

BELLINGHAM, MA - Theresa J. (Gagne) Desmarais, 66, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 2, 2014 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond D. Desmarais. Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 25, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Lucille (Champagne) Sullivan and Francis Sullivan.
She was the loving mother of Raymond D. Desmarais, Jr. and his wife, Shaylyn, and Tammy A. Manning and her fiancé, Darryll Brown, all of Bellingham, MA.

CUMBERLAND – Dave Belisle promised his Cumberland American ballplayers that they would be...
PAWTUCKET – By no means did Red Sox newcomer Allen Craig set out to make himself a trade...
CUMBERLAND – Dave Belisle promised his Cumberland American ballplayers that they would be...
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Dowling Village is entering another growth spurt thanks to the completion of agreements with several...
WOONSOCKET – Patrol officers seized heroin, cocaine and more than $2,800 in cash as two men, both with prior...
WOONSOCKET – Former U.S. Congressman Fernand J. “Freddy” St Germain, a favorite son of the city who rose from humble...

 

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