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August 20th, 2014

Police say searches turn up drugs, cash

August 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Patrol officers seized heroin, cocaine and more than $2,800 in cash as two men, both with prior trafficking convictions, were arrested Monday in the Fairmount section.
Steven Kevin Bergeron, 29, of 262 Second Ave., and Jason Andrew Lennox, 28, of 18 Cynthia Drive, North Smithfield, were charged with one count each of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and two counts each of possession of a controlled substance.

Pro ballplayers no strangers to struggles at new levels

August 20, 2014


PAWTUCKET – The struggles endured by Jackie Bradley Jr. at the major-league level have been well chronicled. Despite the constant reminders that figure to stick for the rest of the season, the center fielder should take comfort in realizing that whether it’s the highest rung or professional baseball or the minors, everyone goes through a stretch where nothing seems to click.
 

Brother René Chenard, S.C.

August 20, 2014

Brother René Chenard, S.C.
July 3, 1924-August 15, 2014

PASCOAG - Brother René J. M. Chenard, S.C., 90, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Provincial House, Pascoag, RI, died August 15, 2014 at Overlook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Pascoag, RI. Born in Lewiston, ME, he was the son of the late Joseph and Emilia (Therriault) Chenard. Brother René died on the 70th anniversary of his first religious profession.

Frances J. Laferriere

August 20, 2014

Frances J. Laferriere

WOONSOCKET - Frances J. Laferriere, 91, of Clinton St., died August 18, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Rodrique and Cecile (Asselin) Laferriere and she was raised by the late Clara (Asselin) Jasmin.

Gordon H. Beckwith

August 20, 2014

Gordon H. Beckwith

BURRILLVILLE - Gordon H. Beckwith 87, resident of Pascoag, passed away August 19, 2014 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation in Pascoag RI.
Loving husband of 54 years to the late Barbara (Cambio) Beckwith.
He was born in Charlton MA, a son of the late Charles & Gertrude (Stevenson) Beckwith.
Gordon was a chef at the Zambarano Hospital retiring in 1983. He lived most of his life in Burrillville, and was a WWII Army veteran. He was a very active member of the Berean Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors especially traveling to his camp in NH.

August 19th

Cumberland American and their coach remind us of what sports are all about

August 19, 2014


CUMBERLAND — Dave Belisle is no longer Cumberland American’s manager. He is America’s manager. 
 

Diane C. Loporchio

August 19, 2014

Diane C. Loporchio

CRANSTON - Diane C. (Gaboury) Loporchio, 64, died Sunday, Aug. 10 2014, at home in Cranston after a long illness. She was the wife of Anthony Loporchio. Born in Woonsocket, Diane was the daughter of the late Wilfrid J. Gaboury Jr. and Cecile P. (DeBlois) Gaboury. She lived in Rhode Island for most of her life.
Diane graduated from Woonsocket's St. Claire High School in 1968 and received her bachelor's degree in accounting from Smithfield's Bryant College in 1991. She earned her CPA certificate and spent her career working in accounting.

August 18th

Cumberland American sees run at LLWS come to an end

August 18, 2014

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The world championship dream is over.


The memories will last a lifetime.


Cumberland's Little League World Series run ended Monday night at Lamade Stadium as it made another furious comeback only to watch Chicago score two fifth-inning runs and win an 8-7 thriller.

Turning over a new leaf: Bouley named interim football coach, AD at Woonsocket

August 18, 2014

WOONSOCKET— Carnell Henderson’s first official day as principal at Woonsocket High did not end when he walked out of the building shortly after 4 o’clock last Thursday afternoon.

“Actually, I’m on my way to (Barry Field) right now,” he said about the tug-at-the-heartstrings moment he was set to have with his now former Villa Novan football players.

Dynamic Volleyball Duo: Small in size, Woonsocket's Gould twins came up big on national stage

August 18, 2014

WOONSOCKET ─ Brett and Dan Gould did a lot of hanging around at the beach this summer ─ and at the USA Volleyball Junior Beach Tour Championships, they hung around almost long enough to be declared the best beach volleyball team for their age group in the country.

The 14-year-old twin brothers finished second overall in their age bracket at the national tournament ─ organized by the U.S. Olympic program ─ and held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over the weekend of July 25-27.

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