November 2nd, 2011
BURRILLVILLE- Genvieve F. Letondress 90, resident of Lakeland FL, formerly of Burrillville died October 16, 2011 at the Consulate Healthcare of Lakeland in FL.
Wife of the late Wilfred Letondress.
She was born on May 18, 1921, in Fort Worth TX, a daughter of the late Oscar & Nora (McGee) Morris.
She was an inspector for the Norton Safety Products retiring in 1983. She was a former member of the Bradford Court Residents Association.
Teresa Elena Dalpe
BELLINGHAM- Teresa Elena (Tedeschi) Dalpe, 82, of Bellingham, MA passed away after a short illness on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 60 years to Florent M. "Teke" Dalpe who she married on November 23, 1950 at St. Mary's Church, Providence, RI.
Born in Providence, RI on April 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John Tedeschi and Anna (Tagliaferri) Tedeschi Aidjan.
WOONSOCKET â€” A local man was charged with the theft of natural gas service after police located stolen National Grid equipment and tools at the apartment where he was staying on Saturday.
Timothy E. Ring, 34, was located in a bedroom in an apartment at 47 Paradis Ave. after police investigated a report of gas service tampering at the location at about 1 p.m. Saturday.
A National Grid employee called Patrolman Thomas Gormley III to the location after discovering that a stolen gas meter may have been attached to lines for a shutoff service at the property.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Municipal officials â€“ including Central Falls Receiver Robert Flanders â€“ argued to legislators Tuesday that pension reform cannot be considered comprehensive if it doesnâ€™t include independent city and town pension funds, called the non-MERS plans.
With cameras flashing, Jason Reilly wore a smile as he was the first to cross the finish line of the United HealthCare Half Marathon back on Oct. 16.
The former Cumberland High standout experienced the euphoria of winning and the satisfaction that his strategy paid off on the scenic Newport course.
For about 20 minutes.
NORTH SMITHFIELD â€” When it gets to the end of the league season and the seedings are essentially assured for the playoff-bound teams, it's all about momentum for the postseason.
That's what neighboring Division II-North rivals North Smithfield and host Lincoln were playing for on Tuesday night at the Northmen's Athletic Field.
After 80 minutes of well-played soccer by both squads, the end result was a more-than-fair scoreless tie.
Dreamers can always dream big. Itâ€™s a birthright that canâ€™t be stripped away, regardless if this figment of oneâ€™s creative tanks comes off as either practical or far-fetched.
How do dreams take flight? Obviously we donâ€™t fit the description of a neuroscientist, yet weâ€™ll let you in on the origin behind this particular thought process.
Go back to last week and the exhibition contest between Providence College and Assumption that was played at Alumni Hall. As the game progressed, the more serious we started lending support to this: What if the Friars played a handful of games on campus?
PASCOAG- Woodman, Hazel "Red", 73, passed away on November 1, 2011 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag, RI. She was the beloved wife of Edwin Woodman. They would have celebrated their 56th wedding Anniversary on November 21.
Born in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of William and Edith (Decker) Prince.
Hazel lived in Bellingham, MA for twenty plus years before moving to Chepachet, RI where she lived for the past thirteen years. She was known simply as Red to most of her close friends and colleagues working as a waitress in restaurants throughout Rhode Island.
Pauline Ida Lessard
WOONSOCKET- Pauline Ida (Brouillard) Lessard, 90, of Bradford Street, died Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late George C. Lessard.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Ida (Valois) Brouillard.
Mrs. Lessard was a private piano teacher and received her degree in 1938 from the Dominion College of Music in Montreal. A communicant of Holy Family church, she was a member of the Trinity Club, Y Wives and the Aprs-Midi Club.
BURILLVILLE â€” For students at Burrillville Middle School, â€śbeing mean stinks.â€ť
Hundreds of students in Grades 7-8 have been taking part in Bullying Prevention Month activities this month as part of a local school campaign to spread the word about bullying prevention.
Led by school counselor Pamela Connors, each of the students have taken the anti-bullying promise in which they pledge to wipe out bullying. â€śBullying is cruel. Bullying hurts. Bullying will not be tolerated,â€ť the pledge says in part.
â€śThese activities have really united our school,â€ť says Connors.