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December 5th

Club Par-X breakfast to benefit Milk Fund

December 5, 2012

WOONSOCKET — If you haven’t been to Le Club Par-X for breakfast recently, Sunday morning might be a good day to stop by the Stanley Street gathering place.
Club President Robert Joanette said the club is gearing up for what he expects to be a very successful breakfast for the Milk Fund from 8 a.m. to noon at the club.
“We want it to be a good breakfast, so we are expecting 100 people or more,” Joanette said.

Court tells board to reconsider St. Francis proposal

December 5, 2012

WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court judge says the Zoning Board of Review must resolve questions of a possible conflict of interest involving member Allen Rivers before putting to rest a controversial petition to redevelop St. Francis House on Blackstone Street.

Michael Allan L'Heureux

December 5, 2012

Michael Allan L'Heureux

CORVALLIS, OREGON- Michael Allan L'Heureux died at home surrounded by his loving family on December 1, 2012. He died at the home he and his wife, Margot Roth, cherished as the family home in Corvallis, Oregon, after a long battle with heart and kidney failure and a short battle with cancer.
Our loving Michael was born to the late Aldor and Lucille L'Heureux, December 13, 1950, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

Albert T. Robidoux

December 5, 2012

Albert T. Robidoux

WOONSOCKET- Albert T. Robidoux, 64, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Kathleen (Keyes) Robidoux, to whom he was married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Alcide and Doris (Malo) Robidoux.

John Aska

December 5, 2012

John Aska

Frances G. Matkowski

December 5, 2012

Frances G.
Matkowski

BLACKSTONE, MA- Frances G. (Kuczek) Matkowski, 95, of Blackstone, died Tues. Dec. 4, 2012 in the Blackstone Nursing Home, Blackstone where she had been a resident since 2005. She was the wife of the late Joseph Matkowski who died in 1973.
Mrs. Matkowski once worked in the former Ilona Worsted in Millville and the former Cullins Nursing Home as a cook and nursing aide. She later retired from Worcester State Hospital where she was a dietary supervisor for many years.

Twin River exec faces child porn charge

December 5, 2012

PROVIDENCE (AP) — An executive at a Rhode Island slot parlor has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography after police say someone discovered the images on his work computer.
WPRI-TV reports that Twin River's vice president of finance, Suneet Talpade, was arrested Monday.
Lt. Brian Casilli tells the station the photos were discovered at the slot parlor in Lincoln.
The 51-year-old Talpade lives in Wallingford, Conn. A telephone message left by The Associated Press at a listing in his name was not immediately returned.

Carol Ann Driscoll

December 5, 2012

Carol Ann Driscoll

NO. SMITHFIELD- Carol Ann Driscoll, 44, of No. Smithfield, R.I., formerly of Franklin, Ma. passed away December 1, 2012.
Born in Dorchester, Ma., October 3, 1968. Beloved daughter of Dorothy M. Driscoll and the late Robert J. Driscoll of Venice, FL, formerly Franklin, MA and Nancy and Frank Schultz of Wareham.

December 4th

Boys' hockey preview: Keep an eye on Mount, Burrillville

December 4, 2012

The Rhode Island interscholastic hockey season is right around the corner, and Blackstone Valley coaches are excited about moving from pre-season training to playing actual games.
As always, Mount St. Charles, La Salle and Hendricken are early favorites to fight for the Division I/Cimini title, while defending D-I/Eccleston champion Burrillville is hell-bent on defending its crown.

Lee a finalist for Mass. chief’s job

December 4, 2012

WOONSOCKET – Detective Capt. Edward J. Lee Jr. of the Woonsocket Police Department is one of four finalists for the police chief’s job in the nearby Worcester County, Mass., town of Millbury.
Officially, the identities of the finalists have not been made public yet, according to Millbury Town Manager Bob Spain. He said four finalists were chosen by the Board of Selectmen recently and that their names will be disclosed for the first time on Dec. 13, the same night they will be interviewed in public. The panel will then announce their selection on Dec. 18.

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BURRILLVILLE – Three former Burrillville High School students returned to their alma mater Monday to tell...
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