September 28th, 2012
WOONSOCKET â€“ Landmark Medical Center has signed an asset purchase agreement (APA) with Prime Healthcare Services of Ontario, Calif, after Boston-based Steward Health Care withdrew its offer for the troubled city hospital.
If the name sounds familiar, itâ€™s because Prime Healthcare was one of the four hospital entities that bid on Landmark after its first suitor, the now-defunct Caritas Christi network, backed out in late 2010.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia can look at Ryan Lavarnwayâ€™s quest to become a fulltime catcher and say that not much time has elapsed since the former was in the latterâ€™s shoes.
A coordinatorâ€™s duties seem to be the attention grabber on a rĂ©sumĂ©, the kind that allows a deserving candidate to push to the top of the list whenever head coaching opportunities surface.
BURRILLVILLE â€” Mere seconds after Burrillville High had sailed to a 4-0 Division II-North victory over Cranston East on Thursday afternoon, players â€“ as is standard fare â€“ walked the sideline closest to the team benches and issued other high-fives while stating over and over â€śGood game.â€ť
When it got to the head coaches, the Broncosâ€™ Susan Burgess looked at the Thunderboltâ€™s Sarah Knowlton and offered something undecipherable.
Burgess then placed her arm around her and grinned, and Knowlton responded with a smile before the two embraced right at the midfield stripe.
WOONSOCKET â€” City residents should not get their hopes too high for the return of a Wal-Mart store to Diamond Hill Road â€” at least not for now.
A Wal-Mart spokesman on Thursday said no decision has been made regarding the company's former store at Diamond Hill Road and the future use of the site is still under review.
PROVIDENCE â€” Democratic State Rep. Jon Brien of Woonsocket yesterday filed a federal complaint challenging the legitimacy of the candidate who defeated him in the primary, Woonsocket firefighter Stephen M. Casey.
Brien said Casey is in violation of a law known as the Hatch Act, which prohibits employees of state, county and municipal governments from engaging in partisan political activities if their employers receive federal funds.
WOONSOCKET- Germaine (Latour) Lemoine, 66 of 2033 Mendon Road, Cumberand, previously residing on New River Road, Manville, passed away Wednesday at home. She was the wife of Roland Lemoine, they had been married for the past 47 years.
Born in Woonsocket, and she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Dora (Courtis) Latour. She resided in Cumberland for the past 6 years, previously residing in Manville.
Mrs. Lemoine was a solderer for Mini-Systems Inc. of North Attleboro for 13 years, previously employed by EMC Inc. of Woonsocket.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Ruth (Beckwith) Brodeur, 79, passed away on September 26, 2012 among family and friends at the St. Antoine Residence where she had resided for the last four years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Clarence Beckwith and Frances (Quinn) Beckwith.
AUSTIN, TEXAS- Aurore "Topsy" Camilucci, 90, passed away on August 31, in Austin, Texas after a long illness.
Widow of the late Bruno J. Camilucci, Aurore was born in Woonsocket, on10/24/1921.
She was the fourth of six children born of Ulderic and Eva (Trottier) Nadeau. Aurore's siblings, who have been awaiting her arrival into heaven, are: Alice Grondines, Jeannette Dussault, Helene Bouvier, Beatrice Lamoureux, and Henry Nadeau.
WOONSOCKET â€” The state Budget Commission running city affairs hasn't yet solved a known $4 million funding shortfall in this year's $67 million school budget but that won't keep School Superintendent Giovanna Donoyan from asking for additional positions when the panel meets today.