CUMBERLAND- Constance D. Carrigan 81, died Tuesday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Thomas John Carrigan. Mrs. Carrigan resided in Washington DC for over forty years before returning to Cumberland in 1992.
She was born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Doria and Corinne (Ladouceur) Laperle. Mrs. Carrigan worked as a dental hygienist until her retirement eighteen years ago. She graduated valedictorian of Blackstone High School in 1947 and then graduated from Forsythe Boston, MA in 1949.
Paul S. Zifcak
BURRILLVILLE- Paul S. Zifcak, 90, of Pascoag, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 at Kent County Hospital. He was the husband of Mary C. (Black) Zifcak whom he married Mar 31, 1946.
Born in Harrisville, he was the son of the late Philip and Frances (Dlugos) Zifcak.
Paul worked as an electrician for many years, retiring in 1982 at age 62. He was an Army Veteran of WWII and a recipient of the Purple Heart Medal.
Elizabeth M. Wilson
WOONSOCKET- Elizabeth M. Wilson 81 of Dulude Ave. died Thursday at home.
She was born in Medford, MA a daughter of the late Albert and Elizabeth (Goss) Carmo. Elizabeth was a nurse's aide at the Blackstone Nursing Home and the former Brothers Nursing Home for many years.
BELLINGHAM- Alice (Lytwynic) Kogut, 82, died peacefully at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Kogut.
Born in Bellingham, daughter of the late Alex and Mary (Bochna) Lytwynic.
Mrs. Kogut worked for Gracious Living in Cumberland, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tupperware, and as a Computer Operator for Woonsocket City Hall Before retiring.
BLACKSTONE- DiLibero, (Allaire), 95, of Blackstone, MA, passed away in her home on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 surrounded by her loving family. She was married to the late John W. DiLibero for fifty-three years.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Darius and Emma (Lavallee) Allaire.
Sometimes things move pretty quickly around here â€“ almost too quickly to catch up and fully appreciate what has transpired.
One day weâ€™re ushering in the winter sports season while the high school Super Bowls have yet to be contested. The non-stop nature extends to all seasons and sports, and we here at Blackstone Valley Sports have no choice but to hop aboard the next train or run the risk of being left behind.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The city firefighters union has unanimously agreed to accept a 2.75 percent, retroactive pay hike for the fiscal year that began on July 1 â€“ now it's up to the City Council to approve the pact.
The proposal would end an arbitration dispute with roots that go back to a multi-year contract ironed out in 2009, during a particularly turbulent period in relations between the city and Local 732 of the International Association of Fire Fighters.
PAWTUCKET â€” â€śSanta to the Starsâ€ť Brady White is now a screen star in his own right with a new music video that is appearing on YouTube.
Called â€śSanta's Wrap,â€ť the video features the Pawtucket resident performing a rap-style song that he wrote himself. Since it made its debut earlier this month, â€śSanta's Wrapâ€ť has garnered over 31,000 hits on the Internet video site. The easiest way to access the video is by looking up â€śSanta's Wrapâ€ť on Google or by visiting YouTube and searching â€śSanta's Wrap.â€ť
WOONSOCKET â€“ When the season first began, Kyle Ivey-Jones figured his senior-laden squad would be competitive in Division I.
The Woonsocket High coach never expected what has transpired over the last month.
Two days before Christmas, the Villa Novans have been in the spirit of giving to their opponents and are now staring at an 0-5 league mark.
WOONSOCKET â€” CVS/Caremark won a round Tuesday as the Zoning Board unanimously rejected an abutter's plea to quash final plans for a new pharmacy proposed for busy Chipman's Corner.
Ron Genereux of 41 Dana St. said the board spurned his argument that the Planning Board should have taken another look at the proposal because it contains new elements that will affect the flow of traffic in the congested intersection.
â€śIt's what we expected I think,â€ť said Genereux. â€śThe zoning board was predisposed to grant CVS permission to move forward.â€ť