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Lucien "Al" Archambault

December 3, 2014

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.

7 face charges in drag racing death

December 3, 2014

WOONSOCKET – 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.

December 2nd

Red Sox baseball | Boston's next left fielder can be as good as he wants to be

December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 2014

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

December 2, 2014

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.

December 1st

City puts outdoor rink on ice; won't open this winter

December 1, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Citing safety issues, city Director of Public Works Steve D’Agostino is recommending against opening the municipal skating rink in River Island Park this season.

The artificially-refrigerated rink has struggled with maintenance and repair issues for some time, but this would be the first season it hasn’t opened since it was built in 1999 if D’Agostino’s advice stands.

He said Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt is asking him to explore options for rehabilitating the rink, but at this point there are no plans of opening it this season.

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

December 1, 2014

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

WOONSOCKET - Juliette T. (Pouliot) Kalenkiewicz, 96, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Kalenkiewicz. Born in Winnipegosis, Canada on June 27, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Elmina (Asselin) Pouliot. She was the twin sister of Stella Bonin of Pawtucket, RI, and the late Joseph, Ernest, Willie, Adelard, Gabrielle Pouliot, and Yvette Durocher. She leaves her cherished nieces and nephews,

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