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Cecilia Laprade

December 8, 2014

Cecilia Laprade

WOONSOCKET - Cecilia Laprade, 99, previously of Chateau Clare, died on Friday, December 5, 2014 in the Friendly Home. Born in Blackstone, she was a daughter of the late Pierre and Florilda (Thibeault) Courtemanche. Cecilia was the wife of the late Gerard Laprade.
Primarily a homemaker, Cecilia had also worked in the textile industry as a winder for many years.

Rena F. Sylvestre

December 8, 2014

Rena F. Sylvestre

NEW HAVEN, CT - Rena F. Sylvestre 92, of New Haven, CT died Tuesday December 2, 2014 at the Apple Rehab Center. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Felix and Eva (Leclaire) Sylvestre. Rena was an executive secretary for CIT Financial and the FBI retiring in 1987. She was a volunteer for Birth Right of Greater New Haven, and a longtime parishioner of St. Mary's Church in New Haven.
Rena is survived by her sister Muriel Scimemi of Colorado Springs, CO and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Leo Sylvestre and Edna St. Germain.

Dora M. Forte

December 8, 2014

Dora M. Forte

SOUTH KINGSTON - Dora M. (Vampa), 94, formerly of Woonsocket, died Saturday, December 6, 2014 in South County Hospital, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Virgilio P. Forte.
Born in Saybrook, Conn. daughter of the late, Gotardo and Elisa (Bellucci) Vampa.
Dora worked for the former RI Hospital Trust Bank as a Assistant Manager for 25 years.
She was a former member of the Marchigiano Club, Quota Club, and a volunteer at South County Hospital for 12 years.

Marcel J. Jacques

December 8, 2014

Marcel J. Jacques

BLACKSTONE - Marcel J. Jacques, 84, of Blackstone formerly of Woonsocket, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
Arrangements under the direction of Cartier's Funeral Home, 151 So. Main St., Bellingham, MA.
For complete obituary, arrangements and to sign guest book visit
www.cartiersfuneralhome.com

VIDEO: Patriots snap Chargers' win streak

December 8, 2014

December 7th

Burrillville football | TITLE-VILLE: Broncos finish perfect season with Super win over Scituate

December 7, 2014

CRANSTON  – There was still a quarter to be played, but as the seconds ticked off the scoreboard at the end of the third quarter, Burrillville High head coach Gennaro Ferraro was at a loss for words after witnessing perhaps his team’s best stretch of play all season.

Milk Fund chairman keeps donations flowing

December 7, 2014

WOONSOCKET – As he made his rounds collecting checks for this year’s 82nd annual Milk Fund Drive last week, Milk Fund Chairman Barry Mechanic pointed to a simple formula for the fund’s success in an ever more competitive holiday charity era.
As a group of Masons gathered at Morning Star Lodge No. 13 on Clinton Street learned, Mechanic’s formula is to run the drive without setting an unattainable or weighty goal.

December 6th

Bryant University basketball | Bulldogs offense sputters in 69-62 loss to Brown

December 6, 2014

PROVIDENCE – To Bryant’s credit, it was never out of the game completely against Brown on Saturday night.

Burrillville football | It's all on the line for Broncos in D-IV Super Bowl Sunday

December 6, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Statistical analyses of the Division IV Super Bowl showdown between Burrillville and Scituate highs on Sunday afternoon would indicate the Broncos should win easily.

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

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