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March 3rd

Laura E. Beaudet

March 3, 2014

Laura E. Beaudet

WOONSOCKET- Laura E. Beaudet, 88, of Jenckes St. died Wednesday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Maurice A. Beaudet with whom she has been married for 69 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Eva (Lajoie) Dufresne.
Mrs. Beaudet was an assembler for Reliance Plastics for thirty five years.

Sr. Lillian Guy, RJM

March 3, 2014

Sr. Lillian Guy, RJM

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sr. Lillian Guy, RJM, 100, in residence at St. Antoine, died Thursday morning.
Born in St. Valerien, P.Q. Canada she was a daughter of the late Amedee and Aurore (Guilbert) Guy.
She was raised in Woonsocket and was a graduate of St. Clare Girls High School.

March 2nd

BEER NEAR — Legendary brewer Yuengling is bringing its beer to stores in Mass. — but not R.I.

March 2, 2014

BELLINGHAM -- Brian Bender, the owner of Denny’s Liquors, hasn’t been so excited since Coors crossed the Mississippi.

After an absence of more than 20 years, Yuengling beer returns to package stores in the Bay State today, offering Rhode Island beer lovers yet another reason to spend their money on the other side of the state line.
“This is big,” says Bender, whose store is a few hundred yards over the Woonsocket line. “I haven’t seen demand like this since Coors came East.”

Lincoln's D'Aloisio captures another state wrestling title; Cumberland places third in team standings

March 2, 2014

PROVIDENCE — When Lincoln High senior Alex D'Aloisio awoke on Saturday morning, he didn't feel that well. He figured it was probably just nerves, as he was about to attempt to claim a second-straight title at the R.I. Interscholastic Wrestling Championships.
“Once I got here (to the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house), I started to feel it in my gut; I was kind out of it,” he confessed.

Cumberland hockey team nips Lincoln, 2-1, finishes Division II-North regular season with 18-0 record

March 2, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET — This is what great sports rivalries are all about: Anything Lincoln can do, Cumberland wants to do it better. Even if the difference between these two outstanding hockey teams is nearly negligible, the Clippers want to outdo their neighborhood rivals on the ice.

March 1st

Hundreds gather to recall life of Nasuti

March 1, 2014

WOONSOCKET – It was fitting that Carol Nasuti was the final speaker on an afternoon that saw many people flock to the high school’s Saravia Gymnasium to remember the life of her late husband, George T. Nasuti.

With her oldest son Chris standing by her side on a maroon-colored podium that was decorated with maroon and white balloons – on top of this neat arrangement were two balloons with the same quote on each: “Forever in our hearts” – Carol showed the audience the pages of notes she was prepared to read from. She then pointed out that there was a problem.

Hendricken turns away rival Mount for third time, sweeps regular-season hockey series

March 1, 2014

WARWICK --- This wasn’t Game 3 of the best-of-three state championship series at Brown University, but Mount St. Charles and Bishop Hendricken did their best to help duplicate that atmosphere in their regular-season finale on Saturday night at Thayer Arena.

Playing in front of a packed house, the Mounties and Hawks hooked up in a fast-paced, tight-checking duel that contained just one penalty and very few shots and mistakes by either side.

February 28th

DeSilva, Reynolds help Burrillville hoopsters down N.S. again in opening round of Div. III tournament

February 28, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — The rematch featured little suspense.
In fact, you could say other than a brief flurry by North Smithfield late in the first half, Burrillville was the hoops outfit in complete control.

Wellington’s hat trick helps Cumberland hockey team defeat North Smithfield, 3-1, hike record to 17-0

February 28, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — Despite Cumberland High’s amazing run so far this season, North Smithfield refused to be intimidated in a huge Division II-North clash on Friday night.
Head coach Paul Nadeau’s Northmen skated with authority, played with heart and desire for a full 45 minutes and gave the unbeaten Clippers a scare.
In the end, however, junior winger and tri-captain Greg Wellington by his lonesome found the net more often than the hosts as Cumberland strolled out of Levy Arena with a 3-1 triumph.

Central Falls earns berth in Division II quarterfinals with 68-56 triumph over Cumberland

February 28, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
CENTRAL FALLS — The last time Central Falls and Cumberland met on a basketball court, just nine days ago, the Clippers upset the Warriors on their home court on a late hoop by freshman Brandon Kolek.
When the two teams met again Friday night on the same court in a Division II playoff opener, the Warriors made sure there would be no late heroics by Cumberland. Central Falls held a 49-44 lead with nine minutes left before going on a 7-0 run that put the game away.

CUMBERLAND — Dave Belisle is no longer Cumberland American’s manager. He...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The world championship dream is over. The memories will last...
WOONSOCKET— Carnell Henderson’s first official day as principal at Woonsocket High...
WOONSOCKET – Former U.S. Congressman Fernand J. “Freddy” St Germain, a favorite son of the city who rose from humble...
CUMBERLAND – For members of the Cumberland American Little League team it was likely a game of the ages, and Saturday...
WOONSOCKET – Citing personal reasons, Interim Schools Supt. James A. DiPrete tendered his resignation Thursday, school...

 

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