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November 30th, 2012

Landmark lays off 22 workers

November 30, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Landmark Medical Center has laid-off another 22 of its employees but the staffing cuts, following an earlier 31 layoffs, will not diminish the quality of patient care, according to the hospital.
The layoffs were the result of a downturn in the Cass Avenue-based hospital corporation’s patient census and the need to reduce costs, according to Bill Fischer, Landmark’s spokesman.

Cumberland woman escapes injury after SUV hits deer

November 30, 2012

LINCOLN — A 56-year-old Cumberland woman escaped injury when her 2012 Toyota Highlander struck a deer on Lonsdale Avenue Tuesday morning.
Debra Kociuba of Shelter Lane, Cumberland, had been traveling south on Lonsdale Avenue near Edgehill Avenue, when the deer bolted out of the woods and ran into the side of the Highlander, Patrolman Bradley W. Stewart reported.

November 29th

Turkey Day rivals Clippers, Villa Novans to play for Division II Super Bowl

November 29, 2012

At first blush, the task of Cumberland and Woonsocket laying the groundwork for the season’s biggest game doesn’t seem entirely daunting – especially since we’re referencing two squads that staged a gridiron tussle merely eight days ago.
With only three days between the semifinals and Sunday’s Division II Super Bowl, the art of familiarity helps to take a little strain off of the preparation process. Time has become a valuable commodity, and if you’re going to step into the ring of fire, what better opponent to have than someone where introductions are not required?

For Red Sox' Kalish, it's full speed ahead

November 29, 2012

PROVIDENCE — To Ryan Kalish, the time and sweat he’s putting in this offseason has a rewarding vibe surrounding it – the kind that provides the 24-year-old Red Sox outfielder with the sort of reassurance that he’ll be ready to answer the bell come spring training.

Theresa E. Bernier

November 29, 2012

Theresa E. Bernier

BLACKSTONE, MA - Theresa E. (Marchand) Bernier, 71, of Blackstone, MA passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, MA with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul B. Bernier, Sr.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 5, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Florence (St. Jean) Marchand.

Madeleine C. Allard

November 29, 2012

Madeleine C. Allard

WOONSOCKET - Madeleine C. (Lalancette) Allard, 87, of Pond St., died November 26, 2012 in Landmark Medical
Center, Woonsocket.
Born in Nasonville, she was the daughter of the late Aime and Alice (Belisle) Lalancette, Sr.

Gloria L. Boucher

November 29, 2012

Gloria L. Boucher

WOONSOCKET - Gloria L. Boucher, 65, of Fourth Ave., Woonsocket, died Tuesday evening at Landmark Medical Center.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Alfred A. and Marie Antoinette (Desilets) Simard. She was a lifelong resident of the city.
Gloria was employed by CVS in Woonsocket for over 20 years before retiring in 2012. She previously worked for Wee Wash It and was also in the painting trade. Gloria enjoyed outdoor activities particularly fishing and camping.
Gloria will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.

Richard W. Brennan

November 29, 2012

Richard W. Brennan

WOONSOCKET - Richard W. Brennan, 66, of Main St., died November 28, 2012 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William C. and Beatrice (Chabot) Brennan.
Richard was very active in the Woonsocket Softball League and was an avid bowler, having been a member of several bowling leagues.
He is survived by his aunt, Jeanette Whiting of Woonsocket and several cousins.

November 28th

Villa Novans blank Knights to earn Super Bowl berth

November 28, 2012

WOONSOCKET --- For the third time in the last four years, Woonsocket is heading to the Division II Super Bowl. And the Villa Novans earned that right to advance thanks to two of the things that helped them win the championship in 2009 and ’10 – a strong ground game and a stellar defensive effort.
Senior Jalen Evans and junior Will Andino teamed up to rush for 246 yards and three touchdowns, and the Novans’ ‘D’ limited the Knights to 167 total yards to help produce a 27-0 semifinal-round triumph on Wednesday night under the brightness of portable lights at Barry Field.

Cumberland heads to Division II Super Bowl after blasting West Warwick

November 28, 2012

CUMBERLAND – Mercy!
It was yet another Big Blue blowout in a season that has pointed in one direction – the Division II Super Bowl. An appearance in the title game is officially in Cumberland High’s line of sight after Wednesday night’s 48-14 romp against West Warwick High in semifinal-round action at frigid Tucker Field.

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