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October 24th, 2014

HOUSE OF HORRORS: Blackstone, Winnipeg linked by tragedy

October 24, 2014

BLACKSTONE – 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.

October 23rd

Woonsocket boys' soccer looks to clinch top spot

October 23, 2014

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.

Field hockey Novans earn playoff bid with win

October 23, 2014

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.

Lincoln-North Smithfield High Volleyball | Lions keep playoff hopes alive with 3-1 upset of Lady Northmen

October 23, 2014

North Smithfield seemed ready to do its seniors proud on “Senior Night” Thursday after claiming a rather easy 25-18 verdict in the opening game against Lincoln, but the Lions roared back with three straight triumphs to post a thrilling 3-1 decision at the green-and-white-balloon-adorned Michael F. Lovett Memorial Gymnasium.

Woonsocket takes another ethics hit

October 23, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Another member of the City Council has been named in a complaint sent to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission alleging conflict of interest. This time it’s Councilman Daniel M. Gendron.
Jerome Smith of Woonsocket, a former state legislator and father of City Councilwoman Melissa Murray, said on Wednesday he filed the complaint against Gendron over his past votes as a council member to appoint local Attorney Lloyd R. Gariepy to his position as a Municipal Court judge.

Rita Lemery

October 23, 2014

Rita Lemery

WOONSOCKET - Rita Lemery, 74, of St. Antoine Residence and formerly of Park Avenue, died on Tuesday, October 21, in the Landmark Medical Center. Born in Bellingham, she was a daughter of the late Aldege and Alice (Riquier) Boiteau.
Rita was a homemaker, who had also worked in housekeeping in Landmark Medical Center for fifteen years.

Ruth A. Valois

October 23, 2014

Ruth A. Valois

MANVILLE - Ruth A. Valois, 81, of Bouvier Avenue died Monday, October 20, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket.
A lifelong resident of Manville, she was a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Blandine (Valois) Valois.
Miss Valois was a bookkeeper at Comtorgage Corporation, North Smithfield and later at Halifax Floral, Pawtucket for 20 years before retiring.

Hedwidge C. Simon

October 23, 2014

Hedwidge C. Simon

BURRILLVILLE - Hedwidge "Widgie" C. (Larochelle) Simon, 84, of Camp Dixie Road, Pascoag, passed away with family by her side at her home on Wednesday morning. She was the wife of the late Louis E. Esposito and the late William E. Simon.
Born in North Uxbridge, MA, the daughter of the late Eugene and Bernadette (Brochu) Larochelle, she lived in Whitinsville and Uxbridge before moving to Pascoag in 1964.
Mrs. Simon attended St. Peter's School in Northbridge and Assumption Academy in Nicolet, Canada.

R.I. cross country | Class meets this Saturday at Ponaganset High

October 23, 2014

 

October 22nd

Mount St. Charles girls' volleyball | REIN-Y DAY: Rein leads Mounties past rival Townies in 3-2 thriller

October 22, 2014


EAST PROVIDENCE  –  It doesn't matter when or where Mount St. Charles Academy and East Providence High face each other during the fall, fans are in for a tense, entertaining and gritty battle.

CENTRAL FALLS  –  During preseason workouts in August, some high school football...
For Shea High grid coach Dino Campopiano and his area brethren, it was business as usual Monday...
WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court judge sentenced a local man to 20 years in prison Tuesday for a March 2013 shooting on...
BLACKSTONE – The town has served the owner of 23 St. Paul St. with a statement of claim for $46,457, the total and...

 

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