June 20th, 2014
Thomas C. Caron
WOONSOCKET - Thomas Christopher Caron of Woonsocket died February 1, 2014.
Tom was a 1966 graduate of WHS and a 'Boots on the Ground' Vietnam Veteran.
A Memorial Service with full Military Honors will be held on Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1pm at the Veterans Cemetery, Rte. 2, Exeter, RI. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.
PROVIDENCE â€“ After several years of watching Rhode Island high school boysâ€™ basketball crown one undisputed state champion and do so with mostly positive reviews, the girlsâ€™ hoops community is officially prepared to follow suit.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Newly for-profit Landmark Medical Center has agreed to pay more than $900,000 in taxes on real estate and business equipment that the city will pump into the 2015 municipal budget, helping tamp down residential property tax rates.
Camilla W. Horton
PAWTUCKET - Camilla W. (White) Horton, 93, passed away at the Ballou Home on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert E. Horton. Born in Tyner, NC, a daughter of the late Timothy and Bertha White, she resided in Pawtucket most of her life.
PAWTUCKET â€“ If his parents, or any others, could have heard the words spoken by North Smithfield High senior quad-captain/shortstop Dylan Narodowy inside McCoy Stadium late Wednesday afternoon, they would've expressed joy.
The Northmen had just sustained a more-than-crushing 3-1 loss to top-ranked East Providence in Game Two of a best-of-three R.I. Division II Tournament championship final set, but Narodowy maintained his poise.
His dream of earning a state title over, he remained a rock.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A Providence County grand jury has returned a murder indictment against 45-year-old Brian Audette in the beating death of a woman in the Social neighborhood more than a year ago.
Audette, of no permanent address, allegedly murdered Donna Pike on April 7, 2013, in her apartment above a onetime funeral parlor at 79 Rathbun St.
Michael J. Oakes
PASCOAG - Michael J. Oakes, 33, of Pascoag, RI died Sunday, June 15th in Worcester.
He leaves his father, Michael B. Oakes and his wife, Dodie of Pembroke, NH; his mother, Jeannie Gonyea of Pascoag, RI; two brothers, Glenn Oakes of Burrillville, RI and Jeremy Oakes of Pembroke, NH; a sister, Kerri Oakes of Harrisville, RI; paternal grandfather, Richard Oakes of Thousand Palms, CA; maternal grandfather, Edgar Gonyea of Burrillville, RI and several nieces and nephews.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Call it crazy, but North Smithfield High head coach Jon Leddy seemed rather upbeat while walking through the McCoy Stadium grass behind the plate on Tuesday afternoon.
His club had just dropped an at-times ugly, 5-2 decision to top-seeded East Providence in the opener of the best-of-three R.I. Division II Tournament championship set before a crowd of at least 500, but the calm seemingly came from the fact he knew why.
BURRILLVIILLE â€“ A Pascoag man will be in District Court in Providence this morning to answer charges he procured alcohol for three juvenile girls visiting his 106 Sayles Ave. home Monday evening.
Paul White, who also goes by his female identity, Christine, was taken into custody on the three counts and three additional charges of contributing to the delinquency of minors after police executed a warrant for his arrest at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to Burrillville Police Major Larry Guglietta.