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March 25th, 2014

Woonsocket Little League, Rhode Island Athletic Club offer offseason training to young ballplayers

March 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Now that it's official, that the East Woonsocket and Bernon Little Leagues have merged to form one massive Woonsocket Little League, secretary Lisa Godfrin and Rhode Island Athletic Club co-owner Mike Reynolds more or less have done the same – and in an unusual sort of way.
Because some of the children involved may not know each other as well as they perhaps would like, Godfrin and Reynolds chose to put together an offseason training regimen at the club, located at 600 Social St.

Site for water treatment plant not a done deal

March 25, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Even though the city has already spent $390,000 on land to build a future water treatment plant, the Budget Commission has instructed an engineering company to re-evaluate five other sites that were previously rejected by an advisory panel.
At the urging of Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, the commission voted 3-1 to hire the firm Camp, Dresser McKee to include the review as a component of a broader, $327,000 contract related to the plant.

Marsha Shaver

March 25, 2014

Marsha Shaver

WOONSOCKET- Marsha (Wagner) Shaver, 84, of Woonsocket passed away on March 24, 2014. She was the wife of the late Dr. Arthur Shaver for sixty-three years.
Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Jean (Napsky) Wagner.
She is survived by her son Jeffrey and his wife Nadine of Providence and her daughter Dena Stern and her husband Dr. Jeffrey Stern of Stratham, NH. Marsha also leaves two grandchildren, Samantha and Skyler Stern and a twin sister, Elaine Winer of CA. She was the sister of the late Rae Sacks of FL.

Jacqueline N. Lozy

March 25, 2014

Jacqueline N. Lozy

BURRILLVILLE- Jacqueline N. "Jackie" Lozy, 52, of Glendale, RI passed away March 24, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Central Falls, RI, daughter of Blanche (Laliberte) Anderson of Glendale and the late George Anderson.

Camilla C. Czupryna

March 25, 2014

Camilla C. Czupryna

UXBRIDGE- Camilla C. (Malisz) Czupryna, 95, of Uxbridge passed away on Sunday March 23, 2014 in the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge. She was the wife of the late Stanislaus H. Czupryna who died in 1966.
Mrs. Czupryna had been employed in the cafeteria at the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale and had previously worked at Scott’s Mill and J.S.B. Yarns at Wacantuck Mill, both in Uxbridge.

March 24th

R.I. Interscholastic League's PCOA raises concerns about fan conduct at boys' hockey games

March 24, 2014

PROVIDENCE — Based on Monday’s discussion amongst the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s Principals’ Committee, there appears to be growing concern with regard to fan behavior at boys’ high school hockey games.

“We feel that we’ve seen and heard of more issues happening at the rink. Not really players, but parents and students in the stands,” expressed Tom Mezzanotte, RIIL executive director.

Statehouse shakeup felt all the way to Woonsocket

March 24, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt was in an odd spot over the weekend when her hand-picked city solicitor, State Rep. Michael Marcello (D-Scituate) and State Rep. Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Cranston), another friend, went toe-to-toe in a bid to replace the scandal-plagued former House Speaker Gordon D. Fox.

Elvira C. Belair

March 24, 2014

Elvira C. Belair

WOONSOCKET- Elvira C. Belair, 93, died March 22, 2014 at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Arthur "Bones" Belair.
Born in Maine, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Grace (Sawyer) Corbett. Mrs. Belair was a homemaker.

Francine Popovich

March 24, 2014

Francine Popovich

WOONSOCKET- Francine (Andrade) Popovich, 58, of Gaskill St. died Wednesday March 19, 2014. She was the wife of Andrei Popovich.
Born in Woonsocket, R.I., daughter of the late Francis Andrade, and Theresa (Lachapelle) Andrade of Woonsocket, R.I.
Francine was a Bartender for the former Scoreboard located in Blackstone for several years and also for various restaurants in the area.
Francine enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.

Roland H. Lapierre

March 24, 2014

Roland H. Lapierre

WOONSOCKET- Roland H. Lapierre, 76, of Woonsocket died Friday morning at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Jeannette (Turcotte) Lapierre. They were married on August 8, 1959.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Arthur and Rena (Arel) Lapierre. He was a lifelong resident of the city.

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