October 27th, 2014
WOONSOCKET â€“ The city is making a push to sell four obsolete school buildings, saying they could be generating tax revenue instead of eating up resources.
The properties include the mammoth Woonsocket Middle School, located at 357 West Park Place; the Second Avenue School, 196 Second Ave; the Fifth Avenue School, 65 Fifth Ave.; and the Social Street School, 706 Social St.
Richard A. Ravenelle, Sr.
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Richard A. Ravenelle, Sr., 75, of North Smithfield, died October 22, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. He was the husband of Christina E. (Rawlings) Ravenelle. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Horace and Catherine (Flood) Ravenelle. He lived in Blackstone for many years.
Michael A. Mencucci
WOONSOCKET - Michael (Puzo) A. Mencucci, 56, of Woonsocket, formerly of Pascoag, died Friday, October 17, 2014 in Rhode Island Hospital after being stricken suddenly.
For more information or to express a condolence please visit his Book of Memories at ProvidenceCremation.com
Timothy Paul Harnois
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Timothy Paul Harnois, 53, of North Smithfield, RI passed peacefully home to the Lord, October 19th, 2014 surrounded by his loving family, friends and caretakers.
Born February 25, 1961, Timmy was born with challenges he faced with strength, courage and humor. For the past twenty years, he resided at Homestead Group Home, North Smithfield under the care of wonderful selfless giving professionals.
Jeannine R. Hyland
BELLINGHAM - Jeannine R. (Gadoury) Hyland, 85, of Bellingham, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at West View Nursing Home, West Warwick, RI with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert D. Hyland.
Jeannette R. Guilbert
WOONSOCKET - Jeannette R. Guilbert 89, of Greene St. died Friday at Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Leo A Dufresne and Eugene L. Guilbert. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred and Leonie (Delorme) LaBreche.
Shirley A. Messier
BOZRAH, CT - Shirley A. Messier, 75, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at her home in Bozrah.
She was born in Bennington, VT on September 3, 1939 daughter of the late Roland and Benjamine (Berard) Lanoue. On September 7, 1959 she was united in marriage to Richard A. Messier in Woonsocket, RI. Mr. Messier survives his wife of 55 years. Shirley worked for many years as secretary/owner of Family Discount Oil Co. with her husband, Richard and son, Kenneth. Earlier in her working career Shirley was a Real Estate Agent and also worked at Cumberland Farms.
Linda T. DiBasco
BLACKSTONE - Linda T. (Peloquin) DiBasco, 65, of Blackstone, MA passed away October 22, 2014 in Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Roger DiBasco. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Lena (Gill) Peloquin.
Mrs. DiBasco worked several years in the clothing department for Ocean State Job Jot, Lincoln. Linda loved and cherished her three dogs, Oreo, Princess and Cassidy.
So, all you Patriots critics out there – you’ve been quiet lately but you know who you are – did you enjoy watching that team?
LINCOLN â€“ Town voters will be asked to consider six changes to the Town Charter, including two modifying the operation of the annual Financial Town Meeting, when they go to the polls on Nov.4.
The measures forwarded to the ballot by the Town Council also include three changes for the townâ€™s Water Commission, and one for appointments to the Budget Board.
Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond said the Water Commission questions are an attempt by the Town Council to clarify the commissionâ€™s role as a town agency.