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January 6th, 2015

Longtime political reporter Jim Baron mourned

January 6, 2015

PAWTUCKET – James F. “Jim” Baron, 57, The Times and The Call’s legendary political reporter and a well-known and respected observer of all doings at the Rhode Island Statehouse, died Monday night at Miriam Hospital.
Jim was the husband of Denise Perreault, a former city editor at the Woonsocket Call, and son of Mary (Wilkie) Baron and the late Robert Baron.

Rita M. Beaulieu

January 6, 2015

Rita M. Beaulieu

WOONSOCKET - Rita M. (Lafreniere) Beaulieu, 90, of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Woonsocket Health Center with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard M. Beaulieu. Born in St. Didace, Quebec, Canada on October 23, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Exilia (Adam) Lafreniere.

Joseph G. Bourget

January 6, 2015

Joseph G. Bourget

BLACKSTONE - Joseph G. Bourget 86, of 38 Fox Run Rd., formerly of Fox Brook Manor died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Bernice (Desjarlais) Bourget and the late Mary (Samford) Bourget. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Joseph and Aldea (Aubin) Bourget.

William E. Larder

January 6, 2015

William E. Larder

WOONSOCKET - William E. ("Bill") Larder, 81, of Kennedy Manor and formerly of Wrentham, MA died January 4, 2015 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Juliette P. (Lacouture) Larder. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Willie and Lily (Ashcroft) Larder.

Leo Beauregard

January 6, 2015

Leo Beauregard

CUMBERLAND - Leo Beauregard, 88, of Cumberland passed away, Saturday, January 3, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Pauline (Masse) Beauregard. They were happily married for 66 years. Born in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Armand and Leona (Desjarlais) Beauregard. He was a navy veteran of World War II.

January 5th

City to learn fate of Wal-Mart building agreement this week

January 5, 2015

WOONSOCKET – City officials expect to find out for sure this week whether an East Hartford manufacturing company will take over the vacant Wal-Mart building on Diamond Hill Road, as previously announced.

Cumberland swimming | Bauer helps Clippers sink Rebels

January 5, 2015

KINGSTON — Senior captain Jack Bauer claimed the 200-yard individual medley (2:06.37) and 100-yard butterfly (56.41) and also swam on a pair of triumphant relays to propel the Cumberland High boys’ finmen to a 54-40 Division I triumph over South Kingstown at URI’s Tootell Natatorium on Monday afternoon.


Teammate Jay Rossi also earned “double-victor” status after landing the 100 freestyle (50.65) and 100 breaststroke (1:06.09), while Killian Canavan took the 50 freestyle (24.57) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.18).

Charles J. Grady

January 5, 2015

Charles J. Grady

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles J. Grady, 74, of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on December 31, 2014 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Charles & Gertrude (Fortin) Grady.
Charles ran the Woonsocket Hearing Aide Center, and was a resident of North Smithfield for 40 years. He was a Vietnam Army veteran.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Jill A. Jellison, sons, Charles "Chuck" Jellison, Glen, Matt and Scott Grady, and a granddaughter, Sara Jellison.

Gertrude P. Laflamme

January 5, 2015

Gertrude P. Laflamme

LINCOLN - Gertrude P. Laflamme, 92, of Sayles Hill Rd. and formerly of Cumberland and Woonsocket, died January 4, 2015 in The Holiday, Lincoln. For full service details, please visit www.holtfuneralhome.com.

Pro Football Playoff Round Up

January 5, 2015

Saturday 1/3/15
Carolina (8-8-1) 27 vs
Arizona (11-6) 16

BURRILLVILLE  –  Super Bowl Sunday is the pinnacle of the sporting world, and...
PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little...
SMITHFIELD  –  The Northmen took advantage of four goals each in the first two...
WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder...
WOONSOCKET – The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid...
With the Blizzard of 2015 headed out to sea, the clouds gave way to partial sun just after 9:30 Wednesday morning, a...

 

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