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Middle school sports | Local Olympian helps restore Woonsocket Middle School outdoor track program

December 13, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Thanks to a personal donation from a noted Olympic runner, outdoor track will return to the sports roster at Woonsocket Middle School next spring for the first time since the program was cut four years ago in a fiscal belt-tightening move.

Youth football | Burrillville Panthers capture Rhode Island Pre Teen Super Bowl

December 13, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — The Burrillville Panthers Pee-Wee team finished its season with a flourish, capturing the Super Bowl in the Rhode Island Pre Teen league.

The Panthers defeated the Washington County Raiders in a contest that took place Nov. 23 at Providence’s Conley Stadium. Washington County came into the game with a 10-0-1 record while Burrillville stood at 8-2 with both losses coming against the Raiders.

Super Bowl MVP honors went to Burrillville's 55 Dean Ayotte, who plays full back and linebacker.

December 12th

High school boys hockey | Mounties double up Sentinels

December 12, 2014

SMITHFIELD  –  Sophomore Joe Sanchioni manufactured two goals and Tim Casilli a tally and two feeds as Mount St. Charles rolled past Smithfield, 4-2, in a Championship Division/Cimini League showdown on Friday night.

Sanchioni’s final goal, with 5:29 remaining, provided insurance for the Mounties (2-0-0), though senior Pat Holmes’ score on feeds from Casilli and Justin D’Abrosca with just 2:55 elapsed in the middle session proved to be the clincher.

Mike Macera and Jim Varin each scored for the Sentinels.

Cumberland officials to get look at plan

December 12, 2014

CUMBERLAND – The Town Council Wednesday will get its first glimpse of a draft of the town’s updated comprehensive plan, a document that will help the council determine not only the town’s future needs, but a vision to guide the town for years to come.
The Cumberland Planning Board along with the town’s planning consultant, Mason & Associates, will make a brief presentation on the updated plan at the council’s meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 45 Broad St.

High school basketball | Novans run past Saints in Ciolfi's debut

December 12, 2014

PAWTUCKET – T.J. Ciolfi couldn’t have scripted his first game as Woonsocket’s head coach any better.


Buoyed by suffocating full-court press that paved the way for one easy transition basket after another, Woonsocket stormed past St. Raphael, 82-58, in semifinal-round action of the Dennis M. Lynch, Jr. Memorial Tournament on Thursday night. The Villa Novans placed six players in double figures with Elijah Vazquez (16 points, three 3-pointers) and Gary Lyles (15 points, 11-of-14 from the foul line) leading the charge.

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December 12, 2014

Constance T. Trudeau

December 12, 2014

Constance T. Trudeau

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Constance T. Trudeau, 68, of North Smithfield, RI passed away December 9, 2014 at her residence.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Joseph & Jeanne D'Arc (Bergeron) Trudeau.
Constance worked in the accounting department for St. Antoine in North Smithfield, for 15 years, previously she worked for the former Bancroft Sporting in Woonsocket. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. She was a 1964 graduate of Woonsocket High School and CCRI Community College.

Gregory D. Auger

December 12, 2014

Gregory D. Auger

UXBRIDGE - Gregory D. Auger 46, of Aldrich St. died December 11, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was born in Woonsocket, a son of Richard and Jeannine (Vekeman) Auger. Gregory worked in property management for the past ten years, and was recently employed by Seven Hills RI. Greg was a volunteer at St. Ann Art and Cultural Center. He raised farm animals and enjoyed sharing this knowledge with his nephews.

Mario Andreoni Sr.

December 12, 2014

Mario Andreoni Sr.

WOONSOCKET - Mario Andreoni Sr., 102, formerly of St. Louis Ave, died Thursday December 12, 2014 in the Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Rita (Dalpe) Andreoni.
Born in Fano, Italy, son of the late Attilio and Virginia (Bruscia) Andreoni.
Mr. Andreoni worked as a weaver for 45 years for the U.S. Plush Company in Woonsocket, prior to retiring.
He was a former member of the Marchegiano Club, and the Italian Workingman's Club.
Mario was an avid hunter, cook, dancer, and gardener.

Thomas J. Haughey

December 12, 2014

Thomas J. Haughey

HONOLULU, HI - Thomas John Haughey, 68, of Honolulu, HI, died in Kuakini Medical Center on Sept. 13, 2014.
Born in Rhode Island on Feb. 22, 1946, to the late Ernest W. Haughey and Margaret (Flynn) Haughey, he was one of 5 children, the second oldest of four boys and is predeceased by his one younger sister Margaret "Bunny" (Haughey) Hopkins.

 

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