Dorothy L. Fearing
CUMBERLAND - Dorothy L. (Morton) Fearing, 95, of Mayflower Drive, died Tuesday December 11, 2012 in the Mount St. Rita Health Center, with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Glenn C. Fearing. Dorothy and Glenn celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on August 17th.
Born in Harveyville, Kansas, daughter of the late William and Susie (Miller) Morton.
She worked as a Food Service Supervisor for several years prior to retiring.
Jeannine G. Crepeau
WOONSOCKET - Jeannine G. Crepeau 75, of Woonsocket, died November 9, 2012. She was the wife of Romeo H. Crepeau, and mother of Roger R. and Robert N. Crepeau and Suzanne Kendzierski.
A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM in St. Joseph's Church, Mendon Rd. Woonsocket.
Pauline F. Laperle
WOONSOCKET - Pauline F. Laperle 81 of Morse Ave. died Friday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Urbain F. Laperle.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Amanda (Brodeur) Croteau. Pauline was a homemaker and spent much of her time babysitting. She enjoyed playing bingo and traveling.
For those in the sportsâ€™ media business, thereâ€™s no beating around the bush â€“ reporting Rhode Island high school hockey is always a game of catch-up.
Translation: Game takes place late Friday night; game doesnâ€™t hit the newspaper pages until Sunday. Such a cycle repeats Saturday with Mondayâ€™s edition representing the earliest chance to get something on the record.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” The name has changed, but the mission remains the same for the North Smithfield Athletic Association.
Formerly known as the Northmen Athletic Club, and back on the scene after a yearâ€™s hiatus, the NSAA, which is headed by former longtime girlsâ€™ hockey coach Bill Nangle, is looking to not only again support the townâ€™s middle and high school sports teams, but also the communityâ€™s recreational programs.
WOONSOCKET â€” Despite the reluctance of finance officials, the Budget Commission has voted to petition the state auditor general to allow the city an extra month to submit audited financial statements of last yearâ€™s books, or until Jan. 31.
Finance Director Thomas Bruce wanted to put out a draft audit as soon as possible because, on the city side, the ledgers are expected to show a surplus in the range of $280,000 for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Seven-year-old Alana Montanez, of Woonsocket, chats with Santa Claus as Mrs. Claus looks on during the Connecting For Children & Families annual Holiday Celebration for member families at Kevin Coleman Elementary School in Woonsocket Thursday night. In addition to the free buffet, families were treated to Christmas carols by members of the Woonsocket Middle School Glee Club, as well as Christmas crafts and other activities.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Zoning: Itâ€™s not exactly a subject that captures the imagination, at least not until somebody starts building a gas station next door to your house.
But thereâ€™s no time like the present to get interested, because the city is in the midst of the most sweeping effort in years to rezone city lands â€“ maybe yours.
LINCOLN â€“ A local youth sports volunteerâ€™s internet surveillance effort helped police recover a trove of stolen goods from a local manâ€™s apartment Thursday.
The volunteer had been keeping an eye out for items that the Lincoln Youth Soccer Association lost in a September break-in at Public Self Storage on Washington Highway and hit paydirt while checking out sports equipment offerings on the Craigslist website, according to Police Chief Brian Sullivan.
Itâ€™s no secret that the art of communication is key to managing the Pawtucket Red Sox. Naturally the interaction with the players is a high priority, yet thereâ€™s also touching base with the major-league coaching staff or the front office, or with someone from the player development sector or even the Double-A manager.
No wonder why several of Gary DiSarcinaâ€™s predecessors made sure to have their cell phones close by while batting practice took place. Itâ€™s a 24/7 lifestyle wherein the PawSox manager must be on standby at all times and ready to field inquires from all walks of baseball life.