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January 14th, 2015

Father of dead infants remains behind bars

January 14, 2015

BLACKSTONE – The man prosecutors say fathered three infants whose remains were found in a now-razed home on St. Paul Street last year continues to be held in state custody on $100,000 bail after a pre-trial hearing in Worcester Superior Court Wednesday.
Raymond Rivera, 38, did not appear in court, but his lawyer and state prosecutors were briefly questioned by a judge to see if they had any requests as the case moves forward, said Tim Connolly, spokesman for District Attorney Joseph Early.
Another hearing was scheduled for Feb. 11, he said.

Mildred Rennie

January 14, 2015

Mildred Rennie

SPRINGVALE, ME - Mildred Rennie died at age of 106 on January 3, 2015. Born December 1, 1908 in Slatersville RI. She was the daughter of the late Amos F. Lunn and Florence Inman Lunn.
She had five sisters and one brother, all deceased. Married Elwood J. Rennie, born 1909, married 1936 and died 1992. They had 5 children, David A. Rennie, York, ME, Richard W. Rennie, Hudson, NH Bruce A. Rennie, York, ME, Douglas Rennie, Pelham, NH, and Linda Gadoury, Bradford, NH.

Stella G. Corrieri

January 14, 2015

Stella G. Corrieri

BELLINGHAM - Stella G. Corrieri, 85, died on January 2nd, 2015 at Trinity Health Center, Woonsocket, RI. Born in Bellingham, MA, Stella was the daughter of the late Alfred and Stella (Sweck) Godin. She was also the widow of the late Rinaldo R. (Ronnie) Corrieri and mother of the late Rinaldo A. (Ron) Corrieri.

Helena A. Tardie

January 14, 2015

Helena A. Tardie

WOONSOCKET - Helena A. (Bergeron) Tardie, 97, Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015 at The Holiday in Manville, RI with loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Conrad Tardie. Born in Woonsocket, RI on June 5, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Albany and Regina (Bruneau) Bergeron.

January 13th

Providence College basketball | PC offense is no slam dunk: Friars need to improve shot-making

January 13, 2015


PROVIDENCE – The good news for Friar faithful: PC currently sits in a four-way tie for first place in the Big East.
 
The bad news: those same Friars are averaging 69.1 points-per-game through 17 outings, placing them last in scoring in the 10-team conference as of Tuesday. 
 

Tolman – Ponaganset Wrestling | Tigers show plenty of fight in 40-36 loss to Chieftains

January 13, 2015


PAWTUCKET – In their first year running Tolman High’s wrestling program, head coach Jason Rushton and assistant Matt Medina are instilling an aggressive approach that may bring dividends by tournament time, assuming the wrestlers keep working hard.

The Tigers showed flashes of skill during a 40-36 loss to Ponaganset on Tuesday evening at the Donaldson Gym. Ponaganset, now 4-1 on the season, jumped out to a 40-9 lead before the Tigers won the final five matches (two by forfeit).

Susan St. Sauveur

January 13, 2015

Susan St. Sauveur

LECANTO, FL - Susan "Suzie" (Boisclair) St. Sauveur, of Lecanto, Florida died Saturday, December 27, 2014 under the care of Hospice of Citrus County in Florida. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Doris (Grenon) Boisclair.
Susan worked for the Wrentham State School prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Ladies' Emblem Club for Elks 850 BPOE prior to her move.

Bruna Bissonnette

January 13, 2015

Bruna Bissonnette

CHELSEA, MA - Bruna (Anterni) Bissonnette, age 91, of Englewood Ave., Chelsea, MA, formerly of Woonsocket, died on Friday, January 9, 2015.
She was the wife of the late Lucien Bissonnette.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Louis and Maddalena (Bee) Anterni.
Bruna worked as a mender in various textile mills in Woonsocket, prior to retiring.
She was very active in St. Anthony's Church and enjoyed knitting. Bruna knitted 700 hats for the military to put under their helmets to keep them warm while they were serving in the Middle East in 2008.

Judge denies state's motion to dismiss Tempest's bid for post-conviction relief

January 13, 2015

PROVIDENCE - A Superior Court judge has denied the state's motion to dismiss convicted murderer Raymond D. "Beaver" Tempest Jr.'s petition for post-conviction relief.
In a 7-page ruling issued Tuesday, Associate Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini said newly discovered DNA evidence and other issues Tempest claims prove he is innocent warrant a full hearing.

January 12th

Rhonda L. Savoie

January 12, 2015

Rhonda L. Savoie

BELLINGHAM - Rhonda L. (Robidoux) Savoie, 61, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Milford Regional Medical Center with her loving husband by her side. She was the beloved wife for 34 years of Frederick Savoie, Jr. Born in Woonsocket, RI on September 3, 1953, she was the daughter of Leo Robidoux of North Smithfield, RI and the late June (Merchant) Robidoux.
She leaves her brothers, Allan Robidoux and his wife, Cathy of Burrillville, RI and Wayne Robidoux of North Smithfield, RI, and her three nephews and two grand nieces and a grand nephew.

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