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Archive - 2014

July 29th

McGair: Keeping tabs on the travels of some prominent Blackstone Valley athletes

July 29, 2014


A little of this, a little of that …
 
For the purposes of building a foundation that leads directly into his sophomore year at Elon University, Nick Zammarelli’s summertime baseball excursion with the Newport Gulls couldn’t have worked out any better.
 

Police: Man attacked officer

July 29, 2014

WOONSOCKET – An 18-year-old city man faces a felony assault charge after he allegedly attacked a local police officer who was responding to a domestic incident at his home early Saturday.
Patrolman Mathew Bourgoin reported he and Patrolman Michael Martinsen responded to the disturbance at 75 West Park Place at 4:39 a.m. and found Devon McKenna in an apparent intoxicated state while yelling at family members inside their third floor apartment.

Wilfred Bertrand Derosier

July 29, 2014

Wilfred Bertrand Derosier

WOONSOCKET/RANGELEY, ME - Wilfred Bertrand Derosier - 36 of Rangeley Maine passed away on Wednesday, July 23 2014 in Rangeley Maine. Will was born on January 25, 1978 in Woonsocket, RI. He graduated from Woonsocket Senior High school in 1996 and attended the Bay State School of Technology in 2006. In his spare time he loved to watch WWE and play mafia wars. Will worked at BJ's Wholesale Clubs from 2002-2008. He moved to Maine in 2011 where he worked as kitchen staff with his favorite cousin Jesse at the Red Onion in Rangeley Maine.

Anthony P. Mottola, Sr.

July 29, 2014

Anthony P. Mottola, Sr.

BURRILLVILLE - Anthony P. "Tony" Mottola, Sr., 67, of Pascoag, RI, passed away July 29, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the loving husband of 48 years to Suzanne (Cates) Mottola.
He was born in Woonsocket, son of the late Anthony & Constance (Paul) Mottola.

Solange L. DiSpirito

July 29, 2014

Solange L. DiSpirito

WOONSOCKET - Solange L. "Sally" (Belair) DiSpirito, 83, of Woonsocket, died Monday, July 28, 2014 in the St. Antoine Residence, No. Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Emilio DiSpirito, Jr. and the late Herve E. Bissonnette. Born in South Bellingham, MA, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Marie-Anne (Fluette) Belair.
Sally was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church. She was a member of the Parkview Social Club.

John F. Mousseau

July 29, 2014

John F. Mousseau

BURRILLVILLE - John F. Mousseau, passed away, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Tockwotton on the Waterfront, East Providence, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Claire (Menard) Mousseau, whom he married on Nov. 25, 1961. They resided in Mapleville and were lifelong residents of Burrillville. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Albert and Elizabeth (McCormick) Mousseau.

Anne Melnyk

July 29, 2014

Anne Melnyk

WOONSOCKET - Anne (Medynski) Melnyk, 87, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Monday at the Friendly Home. She was the loving wife of the late Walter Melnyk. Born, Sept. 12, 1926 in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Elias "Alex" & Mary (Romanovich) Medynski.
Anne was employed as a stitcher for the Stamina Mills before retiring. She was a communicant, and a very active member of the Ladies Sodality of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church in Woonsocket.

July 28th

Firefighters OK contract

July 28, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Members of the International Association of Firefighters Local 732 voted Friday to ratify a collective bargaining agreement with the city.
After multiple rounds of negotiations with the IAFF that date back to the winter, members of the Budget Commission voted 4-1 last Wednesday in favor of the latest version of a proposed five-year deal on wages and benefits with the union.

Pamela G. Cabana

July 28, 2014

Pamela G. Cabana

MAPLEVILLE - Pamela G. Cabana 55, of Oak Terrace, Mapleville, died Saturday at Rhode Island Hospital. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Robert Charland and Gloria (Dupre) Canale. Pam danced for the RI State Ballet for several years. She was a Physical Education teacher in several area schools and also taught gymnastics, dance and aerobics for many years. She had a great love of animals.

July 27th

Combat veterans ride to raise money, awareness for their peers

July 27, 2014

WOONSOCKET – With a good turnout of about 80 motorcyclists helping out, all Cercle Laurier President Roland Cagnon needed make Sunday’s Wounded Warrior benefit bike run perfect was a bit of cooperation from the weather.

And the riders were able to get ready for the run with the roads still dry and the bad weather holding off right up until they rolled out onto East School Street at 11 a.m.

A little of this, a little of that …   For the purposes of building a foundation...
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WOONSOCKET – An 18-year-old city man faces a felony assault charge after he allegedly attacked a local police officer...
WOONSOCKET – Members of the International Association of Firefighters Local 732 voted Friday to ratify a collective...
WOONSOCKET – With a good turnout of about 80 motorcyclists helping out, all Cercle Laurier President Roland Cagnon...