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November 6th, 2014

High School Football | Local gridiron squads making their playoff bids

November 6, 2014

Two perfect regular seasons and two playoff berths are on the line this weekend as area football teams gear up for some hotly-anticipated November gridiron clashes. 

Cumberland Cross country | Laverty to lead Clippers at New England championship meet

November 6, 2014

CUMBERLAND – Joyce Bonner’s enthusiasm couldn’t have been any louder or clearer.

Mount St. Charles Volleyball | Mount faces difficult test in bid for volleyball crown as they square off with three-time champs Coventry

November 6, 2014

WOONSOCKET – For Mount St. Charles, the opportunity to unseat the reigning dynasty in Rhode Island high school girls’ volleyball is hand.

Alice N. Cook

November 6, 2014

Alice N. Cook

CUMBERLAND - God saw you getting weary, he did what he thought best; he put his arms around you and said, (come and rest). Alice N. (Cesaroni) Cook, 85, of Cumberland Rhode
Island passed on November 5, 2014. She was the wife of the late Kenneth R. Cook, whom she married October 20, 1956. Born in Woonsocket Rhode Island. She was the daughter of the late Galliano Cesaroni and Teresa (Rondina) Cesaroni.

Cecile M. Lauzon

November 6, 2014

Cecile M. Lauzon

LINCOLN - Cecile M. (Robidoux) Lauzon, 90, formerly of School Street, Albion died Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. She was the wife of the late Maurice H. Lauzon.
A lifelong resident of Albion, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon and Clara (Lusignan) Robidoux.
Mrs. Lauzon was a stitcher at American Tourister before retiring.
She was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Albion. She was a Past President of the Golden Agers of Manville and Albion and volunteered for many years for Meals-on-Wheels.

Sojourner House hosting masquerade ball this Friday

November 6, 2014

WOONSOCKET – For the fourth year in a row, Sojourner House is hosting a masquerade ball Friday to generate funds to provide shelter and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence.

November 5th

Emergency personnel train on handling Ebola patient

November 5, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Local firefighters know that plenty of training is needed to make sure everyone remains safe during an emergency, and that also applies to the possibility of a case of the Ebola virus sickening someone in the city some day.
So on Tuesday, Woonsocket Rescue crew members joined the staff at Landmark Medical Center in testing their practices for handling just that sort of a crisis with a coordinated drill outside the hospital.

Cumberland field hockey | Clippers stopped one win short of crown by Classical

November 5, 2014


BRISTOL  --  Immediately after the final whistle had sounded, Cumberland High’s players jogged back to embrace their goalkeeper, junior Michaela Simanski. 

November 4th

Gina Raimondo elected governor of RI

November 4, 2014

PROVIDENCE – The race looked close as the first precincts began to report results from the Rhode Island governor’s race, but in the end, Democrat Gina Raimondo was victorious. Raimondo, who beat Republican Allan Fung with 40.1 percent of the vote, is the first woman to be elected governor in the Ocean State.
“Rhode Island is ready for a governor who is going to turn this state around,” Raimondo said in her victory speech, going on to repeat a campaign slogan: “It’s time to get Rhode Island back to work.”

Edward L. Curtis

November 4, 2014

Edward L. Curtis

CHEPACHET - Edward L. "Eddie" Curtis, 72, of Chepachet, RI passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 1, 2014 with loving family by his side. Together for 22 years,
he was the beloved husband of Mary Ellen Costantino. Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 29, 1942, he was the son of the late Edward and Doris (Sylvestre) Curtis. He was the loving father of Edward Curtis of Bellingham, MA and Tammy Ruiz and her husband, Douglas of Pascoag, RI, and the step-father of Scott Sampson of Blackstone, MA, and Renee Barlows of New Lebanon, NY.

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