September 27th, 2012
Jarrod Saltalamacchia can look at Ryan Lavarnwayâs quest to become a fulltime catcher and say that not much time has elapsed since the former was in the latterâs shoes.
A coordinatorâs 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 âGood game.â
When it got to the head coaches, the Broncosâ Susan Burgess looked at the Thunderboltâs 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.
CUMBERLAND â Central Falls High head coach Carl Africo doesn't ask former mentor Bobby Marchand to help him out with scouting, but â if he's going to offer â the former isn't about to argue.
Prior to the Warriors' Division I tilt against Cumberland on Wednesday night, Marchand told Africo he had seen the Clippers play at Barrington earlier in the week, and told him that junior striker Kyle Courtney had the speed and ball skills to be a thorn in CF's defensive side.