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Landmark patient tests negative for Ebola

December 6, 2014

WOONSOCKET — A Rhode Islander returning from West Africa who was evaluated at Landmark Medical Center Friday night did not have Ebola, according to a R.I. Department of Health spokesperson.

The patient, who is part of the routine monitoring program established by the Centers for Disease Control and administered by the health
department, had returned from West Africa about two weeks ago. The
patient had a “very mild increase in temperature” and out of “an
abundance of caution,” he traveled to Landmark Medical Center to be

December 5th

PawSox | Catching prospect Swihart itching to ramp up workload with eye toward spring training

December 5, 2014

 

PAWTUCKET – If he wasn’t before, Blake Swihart became a marked Red Sox farm hand when Baseball America in late October tabbed the 22-year-old catcher and switch hitter as the organization’s top prospect.

BREAKING: Landmark ER shut down for investigation of possible Ebola

December 5, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Landmark Medical Center’s emergency room was locked down late Friday evening, with hospital officials and R.I. Department of Health personnel investigating a possible Ebola case, multiple sources at the scene told The Call.
Neither medical nor public safety officials would comment on the situation as of early this morning. Hospital officials indicated there would be information released sometime today.

Providence College basketball | Friars fall to BC as shooting woes continue, 69-60

December 5, 2014

NEWTON, Mass. – It’s easy to pick out the main reason why the Providence Friars are in the midst of an early-season funk.

Rene G. Parenteau

December 5, 2014

Rene G. Parenteau

GLASTONBURY, CT - Rene G. Parenteau of Glastonbury, CT passed away on November 20, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 27, 1932 son of the late Philippe and Virginie (Lambert) Parenteau.
Rene is survived by two brothers Raymond A. Parenteau and his wife Lynn of Glastonbury, CT and Joseph Roger Parenteau and his wife Dorothy of Woonsocket, nephew Gil Parenteau and wife Sue, niece Gayle Bagley and husband William, their two sons Aidan and Devin.
He was predeceased by a brother, Pete of St. Petersburg, Fl.
Private funeral and burial were held.

Florence Iannetta

December 5, 2014

Florence Iannetta

CUMBERLAND - Florence (Lachapelle) (Lamothe) Iannetta, 95, formerly of 21 A Street, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Angelo Iannetta and the late Joseph Lamothe.
Born in the Lonsdale section of Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Richotte) Lachapelle. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
Mrs. Iannetta was employed as a machine operator for the former Peterson Puritan Company for over 25 years.

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December 5, 2014

December 4th

PawSox | McGair: Continuity and convenience are keys to potential PawSox purchase

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – This past September, the Houston Astros found themselves scrambling to find a new home for their Triple-A franchise.

Couple out in the cold after blaze in Bellingham

December 4, 2014

BELLINGHAM – A fire breaking out in a 730 Pulaski Blvd. home Tuesday evening was expected to leave a couple homeless until repairs can be made to the damaged dwelling.
An unidentified man and woman were reported to have escaped their home safely as the fire spread from the chimney area at about 6:10 p.m., according to police.
Police Sgt. Lee Rolls said Patrolman Brian Kutner was the first emergency responder to the call and assisted the residents at the scene. No injuries were reported at the fire Tuesday night.

Couple out in the cold after blaze in Bellingham

December 4, 2014

BELLINGHAM – A fire breaking out in a 730 Pulaski Blvd. home Tuesday evening was expected to leave a couple homeless until repairs can be made to the damaged dwelling.
An unidentified man and woman were reported to have escaped their home safely as the fire spread from the chimney area at about 6:10 p.m., according to police.
Police Sgt. Lee Rolls said Patrolman Brian Kutner was the first emergency responder to the call and assisted the residents at the scene. No injuries were reported at the fire Tuesday night.

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