Archive - 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ Saying she doesnâ€™t want to risk dragging the city into potential litigation, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has withdrawn her name from an application for a proposed mayoral academy â€“ a proposal thatâ€™s already been pre- approved by state education officials.
Rene P. Degre
WOONSOCKET - Rene P. Degre, 73, of Woonsocket, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home 151 So. Main St., Bellingham, MA.
For complete obituary, services, and to sign guest book visit www.cartiersfuneralhome.com
WOONSOCKET â€“ The pungent aroma of the holidays wafts from the freshly-cut pine trees in Douglas Taftâ€™s yard, but he hardly feels like celebrating anything.
He never expected the handsome balsam firs to be there this long. He thought heâ€™d have sold them all by now to raise a little money for his daughterâ€™s track team at Woonsocket High School.
CUMBERLAND â€” Junior tri-captain Kayleigh Canavan expected to swim rather well in Cumberland Highâ€™s Division I season opener against Smithfield on Tuesday afternoon, but what she accomplished, frankly, threw her for a loop.
Canavan not only manufactured two of her best times ever while capturing the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke, but she also mustered a superb 50 breaststroke leg in the 200 medley relay to pace her Clippers to an easier-than-expected 55-38 triumph over the Sentinels at the Aquatic Center.
In Rhode Island interscholastic girls’ hockey, depth is the buzz word amongst those who follow the game.
Talk to the head coaches at Mount St. Charles, Lincoln/Cumberland Co-op and Burrillville/Ponaganset Co-op and their responses about the size of their rosters will tell you plenty about their overall outlooks on the season.
WORCESTER â€” A Massachusetts woman has been indicted on two murder charges after the skeletal remains of three babies were found in her squalid home in September.
District Attorney Joseph Early announced the charges Tuesday against Erika Murray, 31, of Blackstone.
Murray's boyfriend, Raymond Rivera, 38, also of Blackstone, who lived in the basement of the house, was charged Tuesday with child abuse. He pleaded not guilty.
Charles C. Caron
CUMBERLAND - Charles C. Caron 71, of Blanche Ave, died Thursday, December 11 in the Philip Hulitar Center in Providence. He was born in Woonsocket, and in addition to his father Leon, he is preceded in death by his brother Roger Caron.
BLACKSTONE - Mary Pizzi, 92, of Blackstone, MA passed away on December 15, 2014 at the Ballou Home in Woonsocket.
She was the loving wife of 66 years to Domenick A. Pizzi.
She was born in Blackstone, MA a daughter to the late Felice & Elizabeth (DePardo) DePardo.
Mary worked in the library department for the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District for 18 years from where she retired.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Richard Pizzi of Marlboro, MA and Barbara DiPardo of Woonsocket, RI. She is also survived by five grandchildren.