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April 12th, 2014

Dubois finishing work on Autumnfest movie; will premiere Aug. 28

April 12, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Taking on a filmmaking project is one thing, and getting the project to completion in many ways something else altogether. There is the process of reviewing the footage shot, putting it into the context of the storyline, and then going through the final edit while keeping the film in line with the goal for its creation.

Local filmmaker Derek Dubois has been going through all of that as he finishes up work on his “City on the Move,” a film about Woonsocket’s premiere annual fall celebration, Autumnfest, and its relationship to the city’s ongoing economic and fiscal troubles.

April 11th

Northmen battle back to beat Broncos, 7-4

April 11, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – North Smithfield High seemed rather disinterested in the early going of a Division II-North clash with host Burrillville on Friday afternoon.

After all, head coach Jon Leddy’s unbeaten crew was facing a club that hadn’t won a league contest in three tries this spring. In their collective mind, why would this be any different?

The Broncos, however, assembled a four-run surge with three doubles in a four at-bat span in the back half of the third inning to gain the advantage, though the Northmen responded with four in the top of the fourth to knot it.

Religious programming returns to Blackstone cable TV

April 11, 2014

BLACKSTONE – Religious programming will return to cable access television in Blackstone.

At its meeting Tuesday, the selectmen unanimously voted to overturn a previous board ruling and adopt a new policy that will allow religious oriented programming back on the air effective immediately.

Clemence F. Blanchet

April 11, 2014

Clemence F. Blanchet

WOONSOCKET- Blanchet, Clemence F. (Paquin) 88, of Woonsocket, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was the wife of the late Eugene R. Blanchet, Jr.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Delia (Girard) Paquin.
Clemence worked as a bank teller at Citizens Bank and the former Old Stone Bank, prior to retiring. Mrs. Blanchet was a loving and caring person who was devoted to her family.

April 10th

Woonsocket wins baseball duel with SRA, 9-1

April 10, 2014

Sports editor emeritus
PAWTUCKET — Woonsocket play a crisp baseball game befitting the cool April afternoon on Thursday, rolling to a convincing 9-1 victory over St. Raphael Academy at Veterans Park field.
The Villa Novans got six strong innings of three-hit pitching from Miguel Raymond and backed their junior right-hander with a 12-hit offensive splurge that featured two perfect hit-and-run plays.

RI House speaker visits Woonsocket

April 10, 2014

WOONSOCKET – After spending half a day touring the city with Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and local legislators, new House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello called Woonsocket “a community that needs our attention right now.”
Mattiello, who assumed the most powerful position in state government two weeks ago after a scandal felled his predecessor, Gordon Fox, told a Rotary Club luncheon that “I got a good view of Woonsocket today. You’ve got some great things going on, but there is also blight in certain areas.”

Ernest R. Clough, III

April 10, 2014

Ernest R. Clough, III

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Ernest R. Clough, III, 76, of North Smithfield, died April 9, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Shirley (Ashworth) Clough whom he married March 10, 1956.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Ernest and Rosilda (Jolin) Clough, Jr.

Ernest L. Jolicoeur

April 10, 2014

Ernest L. Jolicoeur, Sr.

NO. SMITHFIELD- Ernest L. "Ernie" Jolicoeur, Sr., 70, of No. Smithfield, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Beverly A. (Reilly) Jolicoeur, whom he married May 21, 1966.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Telesphore and Stella (Aucliar) Jolicoeur.

Elizabeth Bonollo

April 10, 2014

Elizabeth Bonollo

CUMBERLAND- Elizabeth (Barbour) Bonollo, 71, of Mohawk Street, passed away Thursday at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Kenneth N. Bonollo who passed away two weeks ago.
Born in Clayton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Lois (Stevens) Barbour.
She resided in Cumberland for the past 56 years, previously residing in North Carolina.
Mrs. Bonollo was employed as Quality Control Inspector for the Premier Thread Company of Bristol, RI for over 25 years until her retirement.

April 9th

MSC baseball squad rallies past Tolman, 4-3

April 9, 2014

PAWTUCKET --- Mount St. Charles needed to weave a little two-out magic to pull this Division II-North victory out of its hat.

Down by three runs with two runners on base and two gone in the top of the sixth inning of their duel with Tolman, the Mounties strung together four hits in a row to knock in as many runs and end up with a 4-3 win on Wednesday afternoon at Slater Park.

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