BELLINGHAM â€“ 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.
LINCOLN â€“ A three-time drunk driver apprehended by Woonsocket and local police earlier this year was sentenced Monday to three years.
Louis Caruolo, 41, of West Warwick, must serve 18 months of the sentence at the Adult Correctional Institutions, and the balance on probation, according to Amy Kempe, spokeswoman for Attorney General Peter Kilmartin. Judge William Carnes also stripped Caruolo of driving privileges for two years upon his release from the ACI, fined him $1,000 fine and ordered him to undergo substance abuse counseling.
Lucien "Al" Archambault
WOONSOCKET - Lucien "Al" Archambault, 91, of Park Ave, died December 2, 2014 in South County Hospital, South Kingstown. He was the husband of the late Annette L. (Robidoux) Archambault. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Louis and Dora (Guilbault) Archambault.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The state police have arrested seven individuals on motor vehicle charges that grew out of the street-racing fatality in Lincoln this summer that claimed the life of 22-year-old Simon Ratsamy of Park Avenue.
When the Boston Red Sox signed free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez and then implied in various forums that the career-long infielder would likely be taking over left field duties, it revealed something about the team’s philosophy on flycatchers – that outfielders are made and not born.
Denise J. Farley
BLACKSTONE - Denise J. (Cafarelli) Farley, 49, of Blackstone, MA passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 27, 2014 with her loving family
by her side. She was the beloved wife for 29 years of Robert A. Farley. Born in Framingham, MA on May 14, 1965, she was the daughter of Diane (Spinney) Stingley of Woonsocket, RI and the late Louis Cafarelli.
John F. Emidy
BLACKSTONE - John F. Emidy, 58, of Blackstone, MA, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Maine. He was the beloved husband for 37 years of Cynthia A. (Eaton) Emidy. He was the loving father of Daniel P. Emidy of Blackstone, MA. Born in Woonsocket, RI on April 1, 1956, he was the son of the late James H. and Jacqueline M. (Gelinas) Emidy, Jr.
Gerald P. Beaulieu
HARRISVILLE - Gerald P. Beaulieu, 57, died May 14, 2014 at home.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of Roger G. Beaulieu of Woonsocket and the late Henriette "Penny" (Guilbert) Beaulieu. He was raised in Blackstone and lived in Woonsocket before moving to Harrisville over 20 years ago.
Gerry was employed by Cardi Constriction Corp and in his younger years he served with the U.S. Merchant Marines. Gerry was an expert scuba diver and held his pilot's license.
He is survived by a sister Diane Courtier and many relatives and friends.
Marcel R. Lavergne
CUMBERLAND - Marcel R. Lavergne, 80, formerly of Warwick and Plainville, MA, passed away Tuesday at the Heritage Hills Nursing Home, Smithfield. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Dow) Lavergne.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rosalie Lavergne. He resided in Smithfield for the past 2 years, previously residing in Warwick, Plainville, and Bellingham for many years.
Mr. Lavergne was employed as a Union Carpenter for 48 years.
Yvette P. Frappier
WOONSOCKET - Yvette P. Frappier 97, of Clinton St., died Sunday in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Rene Frappier.
Yvette was born in Woonsocket the daughter of the late Arthur and Rose Anna (Beauregard) Lachapelle. She was a stitcher for the former Woonsocket Dress Co. Yvette was also active in her community serving as a member of the Kennedy Manor Assoc., The ARC of Northern RI, and the Woonsocket Emblem Club, where she served as its chaplain, and was a member of the Emblem Club First Guard.