Juliette E. Duguay
WOONSOCKET- Juliette E. (Auger) Duguay, 96, died March 27, 2014 in Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre. She was the wife of the late Albert A. Duguay.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Alphonsina (Levesque) Auger.
MILLVILLE- Gladys (Hammann) Frost, 87, of Millville, MA died Saturday, March 29, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford, MA. She was the wife of the late Donald D. Frost.
Born in Blackstone, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harold W. and Mary A. (Goss) Hammann.
George E. Bourgeois
BELLINGHAM- George E. Bourgeois, 78, of Bellingham, MA, passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA. He was the beloved husband of the late Valerie J. (Marchand) Bourgeois.
Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 16, 1935, he was the son of the late Adolphe A. and Florence (Drury) Bourgeois.
WOONSOCKET â€” Lawyers for Raymond D. Tempest Sr. are asking a Superior Court judge to throw out his second-degree murder conviction in the grisly 1982 bludgeoning death of a young Providence Street woman, saying DNA from hair the victim was clutching in her hand came from someone other than Tempest and proves he wasnâ€™t the assailant.
PAWTUCKET â€“ â€śChampions Riseâ€ť is once again en vogue at McCoy Stadium. This time, though, the popular slogan is not directly paying homage to the buildingâ€™s primary tenants.
Last year, â€śChampions Riseâ€ť was synonymous with the Pawtucket Red Sox and the franchiseâ€™s 2012 Governorsâ€™ Cup title. As patrons passed through the main entrance at McCoy, they were greeted by a colossal banner that proved a fitting salute to a fitting champion.
PAWTUCKET â€“ As Kevin Boles discovered this spring, the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of managing the Pawtucket Red Sox will come in good time.
Reached over the weekend from Fort Myers, Boles noted that he and PawSox coach Bruce Crabbe remained with the parent club until the near completion of Grapefruit League play. Keeping the Triple-A manager around the big-league atmosphere is a fairly common practice for the Red Sox, as Boles recalled that his PawSox predecessor, Gary DiSarcina, reported to the minors just as camp was set to conclude.
SMITHFIELD -- Over the last 10 months, the right arm of Bryant University senior Vaughn Hayward has been in high demand all over New England.
In the early summer, Hayward, a 2009 graduate of Mount St. Charles, pitched for the Plymouth Pilgrims of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, and led the team in earned run average. He then discovered the Cotuit Kettleers of the prestigious Cape Cod League were seeking his services for their stretch run.
In a recent conversation with former Central Falls basketball standout Rob Alers, he was asked the whereabouts of fellow C.F. alumnus and his roommate at Lyndon State, George Carle.
With immediate confidence â€“ the kind that comes when youâ€™re pretty sure about something â€“ Alers ventured a guess as to his good friendâ€™s location on the Vermont-based campus.
â€śHeâ€™s probably in the gym as we speak,â€ť was what Alersâ€™ senses were telling him.
CUMBERLAND â€“ Former Cumberland Fire District Tax Collector Karen B. Lambert, 48, of 15 West Wrentham Road, was arrested by the State Police Financial Crimes Unit on Friday and charged in the alleged embezzlement of $83,761.54 in district cash tax receipts and other alleged crimes.
Lambert also faces a charge of embezzling $11,667.93 from a Woonsocket property management company she also work for and allegedly using those proceeds in an attempt to cover her alleged fire district thefts, Col. Steven G. Oâ€™Donnell, state police superintendent, said in announcing the arrest.
Edith J. Champagne
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Edith J. Champagne, loving mother and grandmother died Thursday, March 27th just one week after her 94th birthday. She was the wife of the late Ralph Champagne to whom she was married for sixty-six years prior to his death.
She was born in Woonsocket, one of eight children, and was a daughter of the late Ludger and Lumina (Lozeau) Poirier.
She was an assembler for A.T. Cross Co. for several years retiring in 1986, and was a member of the St. Joseph's Sr. Citizens.