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March 25th, 2012

Changing the world one community at a time

March 25, 2012

David D. Koohy's introduction to Kiwanis International came two decades ago when he volunteered to flip burgers and pour beers at the Kiwanis Club of Newport's food concession stand at the Newport Yachting Center.
The club members were so impressed with his enthusiasm, they invited him back to help out at the next waterfront festival.

March 24th

SOUND OF MUSIC

March 24, 2012

Members of the Woonsocket High School Chorus, from left, Ebony Densmore, Christine Thompson, Brianna Tavares, Jacob Chippo, Alyson Picard and Devon Lee, rehearse one of the songs they will sing at the R.I. All-State Music Festival to be held Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence. Joining them will be Woonsocket Middle School student Emily Taft, not pictured. The festival, sponsored by the R.I. Music Educators Association, is a great opportunity for students to perform with some of the most talented musicians in the state.

Landmark, Blue Cross agree to mediation

March 24, 2012

PROVIDENCE – On the order of a Superior Court judge, Landmark Medical Center and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Rhode Island have agreed to enter mediation in attempts to settle their dueling lawsuits over reimbursements.

March 23rd

Red Sox eye process of filling minor-league rosters

March 24, 2012

There are organizational meetings followed by player evaluations with a round of office powwows involving high-ranking team officials. Welcome to the portion of spring training where filling out minor-league rosters starts to take on a more serious tone.

New scoreboard highlights McCoy Stadium changes

March 24, 2012

PAWTUCKET — The desire to remain current with the times and create a setting that’s aesthetically pleasing to the eyes of those passing through the turnstiles at McCoy Stadium – the members of the Pawtucket Red Sox front office continue to display a jeweler’s attention to detail.

Ronald L. Pinette

March 23, 2012

Ronald L. Pinette

WOONSOCKET- Ronald L. Pinette Sr. 85, died Friday March 16, 2012, in ST. Antoine Residence, with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Murielle (Malboeuf) Pinette.
Born in Biddeford, Maine, son of late Joseph and Rose (Boutin) Pinette.
He was Unites States Navy Veteran serving in WWII.
Mr. Pinette worked as a Freight Conductor for Conrail for several years prior to retiring.
He was a former member of Amvets Post 7, and the Elks BPOE # 850

Sharon M. Mancuso

March 23, 2012

Sharon M. Mancuso

WOONSOCKET- Sharon M. Mancuso 74, of St. Cecile Ave. passed away Tuesday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Michael Mancuso.
Born in Woonsocket she was a daughter of the late Frank and Olive (Andrews) Reed. Sharon was a homemaker and a devout catholic. She loved her cats and Archie comic books.

Lillian M. Laquerre

March 23, 2012

Lillian M. Laquerre

BLACKSTONE- Lillian M. (Delong) Laquerre, 89, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the Beaumont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Northbridge, MA with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Laquerre.

March 22nd

Teachers rally against layoffs

March 22, 2012

WOONSOCKET — After collecting national honors for her role as a Woonsocket High School science teacher, you wouldn't think Claire Laquerre would be worried about whether she might still have her job next year.

Lincoln's DeSimone seeks to close out high school career with title

March 22, 2012

LINCOLN — It was pretty much on a whim that Jillian DeSimone even picked up a lacrosse stick.
As a Lincoln High freshman back in the fall of 2008, she played girls' varsity soccer, and even earned a letter for her rather solid play. A few months later, as spring approached, her dad, Louis, suggested she try out for the school's lacrosse program.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Almost everything he witnessed on Monday morning/afternoon, North Smithfield...
The bib numbers in the 30,000s and high 20,000s look awfully strange. And the newly created fourth...
WOONSOCKET — Since last October, Mike St. Germain and dozens of other folks have spent countless...
LINCOLN -- Firefighters doused a blaze at 6 Winterberry Court Tuesday night after a freezer in the garage at the home...
WOONSOCKET – A man who was hospitalized after fighting with his roommate outside a Fairmount bar on Friday died at...
PROVIDENCE – On a fittingly balmy spring Monday, there were signs of a thaw in Woonsocket’s relationship with its...

 

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