October 25th, 2014
BURRILLVILLE -- The tradition after a Burrillville High football victory is for the coaches and players to hustle to the home stands at Alumni Field, and with the marching band knocking it out behind them, to sing the school’s fight song with the remaining faithful.
WOONSOCKET – Richard Lawrence swears by the creed of sportsmanship and fair play. The Mount St. Charles athletic director never hesitates to draw upon his fundamental beliefs whenever a teachable moment with his athletes presents itself.
WOONSOCKET â Landmark Medical Center will be among the stateâs hospitals to conduct âstress testsâ on Ebola response later this week, hospital officials told area first responders at an Ebola preparedness conference on Wednesday.
Even though there are no cases of Ebola in Rhode Island, Landmarkâs Dr. Glenn G. Fort said over the next few weeks Landmark and other Rhode Island hospitals will be treating a mock Ebola patient as part of a state test to make sure Rhode Island is ready if Ebola does come.
The trial runs will take place at the end of the month into early November.
CUMBERLAND – With bullish senior running back Mike Stock at the helm, Cumberland High sailed to a 26-0 triumph over Division I foe Cranston East at Tucker Field on Friday evening.
CENTRAL FALLS – North Smithfield withstood a stiff challenge from Central Falls on Friday night in a Division IV game that looked like a mismatch on paper, at least to those who don’t know the Warriors’ heart.
Regina A. Silkie
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Regina A. Silkie, 88, of North Smithfield, RI formerly of North Attleboro, passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the St. Antoine Residence, North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late James E. Silkie.
Born May, 27, 1926 in Woodhaven, NY she was a daughter of the late Philip and Helen (McKenna) Lee.
Regina was employed at Roosevelt Ave. Elementary School in North Attleboro for over 20 years before her retirement at the age of 80.
She loved reading, knitting, gardening and especially spending time with children.
Beverly M. Levasseur
BURRILLVILLE - Beverly M. Levasseur, 76, of Pascoag, RI passed away October 16, 2014 at her residence in Pascoag.
She was the wife of Lawrence Levasseur.
She was born in Pawtucket, RI.
Beverly managed Echo Lake Campground in Pascoag, for 35 years, she was a resident of Pascoag, formerly she lived in Pawtucket. She enjoyed going to the Foxwoods casino.
BLACKSTONE â Town officials from Blackstone where a squalid house containing the skeletal remains of three dead infants was demolished on Tuesday have been invited by a Winnipeg radio talk show Monday to offer guidance and advice to a Canadian city that is now grappling with a tragedy almost identical to the one that took place in Blackstone.
WOONSOCKET – The Villa Novans stand one win away from clinching the school’s first-ever first-place finish in boys’ soccer after a 5-2 win over Exeter-West Greenwich at a rain-soaked Barry Field on Thursday.
WOONSOCKET – Desperate for a victory if it wanted to earn a Division I post-season berth, Woonsocket High utilized two first-half tallies from senior Dacia MacNeill and freshman Tayla Darling to snatch a 2-0 upset triumph over Warwick Vets at Barry Field on rainy Thursday.