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June 14th, 2014

Filmmaker uses comedy to break down stereotypes; WHS screening Thursday

June 14, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Aspiring filmmaker Victor Ramos isn’t ready to quit his day job yet, but he’s getting close.

The assistant executive director of the Woonsocket Prevention Coalition has already trimmed down the full-time position to part-time hours to promote his feature-length movie, a cross-cultural comedy called “La Guagua.”

PawSox’ Boles, Shaw express gratitude for having pro baseball-experienced dads show them the way

June 14, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Professional baseball was a way of life for Kevin Boles and Travis Shaw long before they reached their respective posts with the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Both have their fathers to thank for lighting the way, giving them a model for understanding the game’s finer points. There’s no substitute for having a dad who understands the baseball culture because he’s lived and experienced it.

June 13th

Judge allows Tempest to argue for new trial

June 13, 2014

WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court judge has decided that Raymond D. Tempest Jr. will be allowed to argue that his 1992 murder conviction should be vacated after his lawyers told the court new DNA evidence from hair the victim was clutching in her hand came from someone other than him.

Tempest, 61, is serving 85 years for the 1982 bludgeoning murder of Doreen C. Picard, 22, in the basement of a multifamily house on Providence Street.

Injury-plagued Middlebrooks hopes McCoy stint brings return to health

June 13, 2014

 

PAWTUCKET –Will Middlebrooks won’t publicly fault the Red Sox’ decision to sign Stephen Drew – a move that has cast a rather large shadow over his future with the club.

Bernadette T. Hughes

June 13, 2014

Bernadette T. Hughes

WHEATON, IL - Bernadette Therese Hughes (nee Sheehan) passed away June 2, 2014. She was born August 14, 1929 in Woonsocket, RI.

Elaine D. DiPardo

June 13, 2014

Elaine D. DiPardo

WOONSOCKET - Mrs. Elaine D. (Lamoureux) DiPardo, 86, of North Smithfield, passed away June 12, 2014 at the Friendly Home in Woonsocket after an illness.
She was the loving wife to the late Angelo A. DiPardo.
Elaine was born in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of the late George L. Sr. & Doris J. (Fugere) Lamoureux.

Angelina Kane

June 13, 2014

Angelina Kane

Jeannette Mailloux

June 13, 2014

Jeannette Mailloux

ROCKY HILL, CT - Jeannette(Tellier) Mailloux, 96, formerly of Woonsocket, died June 10, 2014 after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Paul Mailloux and daughter of the late Philibert and Jeanne Tellier of Woonsocket.
Funeral services are private and a Memorial Mass is scheduled for Saturday June 21, 2014.
She is survived by daughter Suzanne and husband Jim Sorrell of Wethersfield, CT, sister Jacqueline Belisle, Estelle Linton and brother Arthur Tellier.

June 12th

Legal woes continue for Sojourner House

June 12, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The legal dispute between the Sojourner House program assisting the victims of domestic violence and a former staff member alleging the organization misused federal grant funding was continuing this week despite Superior Court ruling dismissing the initial complaint in the case.

Norman A. LaFlamme

June 12, 2014

Norman A. LaFlamme

LITHIA, FL. - LaFlamme, Norman A., 89, of Lithia, FL. passed away on June 7, 2014. He was born on February 20, 1925 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island to the late Leo and Florence (Colby) LaFlamme. Norman graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1943 and was President of his class, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Rhode Island.

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