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June 11th, 2014

Kimberly D. Gauvin

June 11, 2014

Kimberly D. Gauvin

CUMBERLAND - Kimberly D. (Orzechowicz) Gauvin, 42, of Boyle Avenue died peacefully Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Michael S. Gauvin. Kim and Michael were married May 29, 1999.
Born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Peter and Judith (Meikle) Orzechowicz, she had lived in Cumberland for the past 25 years.
Mrs. Gauvin was a Lab Administrator of Microbiology at Kent County Memorial Hospital, Warwick for the past 16 years. She was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and the University of Rhode Island.

June 10th

WTG campaigning hard against proposed RISE academy

June 10, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The local teachers union has launched an incendiary public campaign attacking the proposed RISE Mayoral Academy as the Rhode Island Department of Education began soliciting public feedback to help determine whether to grant the school a charter.

Jeffrey Partington, president of the 600-member Woonsocket Teachers Guild, says mayoral academies “cherry-pick” the best students, drain resources from public schools and segregate students based on abilities, language and race.

Doubront's 'okay' in rehab start with PawSox

June 10, 2014

PAWTUCKET — To say that Felix Doubront was merely okay in his rehab outing for the PawSox on Tuesday would be a fair and accurate assessment.
There were times when the lefthander appeared in control, mainly when he utilized his changeup and curveball. His velocity, however, suggested a pitcher who was content with the idea of keeping things under wraps – at least for now.
It all added up to a 4.2-inning stint where he was charged with two runs on six hits – all of which were struck with authority – as Pawtucket rallied to knock off Louisville in 10 innings, 4-3.

Maurice A. Bouvier

June 10, 2014

Maurice A. Bouvier

WOONSOCKET - Maurice A. Bouvier, 83, of Woonsocket died Saturday morning at Trinity Health & Rehab Center. He was the husband of the late Yvonne (Jalette) Bouvier.
Born in Lowell, MA., he was the son of the late Damase and Helen (Filiatreault) Bouvier. He was raised in the Lowell area and resided in Woonsocket for over 40 years.
In his early adult life Mr. Bouvier was a Roman Catholic priest serving in the order of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI).
He went on to work for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and also Shove Insurance.

Raymond D. Desmarais

June 10, 2014

Raymond D. Desmarais

BELLINGHAM - Raymond D. Desmarais, 79, of Bellingham, MA passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Landmark Medical Center. He was the beloved husband for 41 years of Theresa J. (Gagne) Desmarais. Born in Woonsocket on May 2, 1935, he was the son of the late Theophile and Clerinda (Laperle) Desmarais.

Judith A. Limoges

June 10, 2014

Judith A. Limoges

WOONSOCKET - Judith A. (Bridge) Limoges, 71, passed away Saturday, May 24th, 2014, at the Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Dec. 15th, 1942 in Providence, to the late Bradford and Mildred (Chisholm) Bridge, of N. Smithfield.

Rose M. Peloquin

June 10, 2014

Rose M. Peloquin

CUMBERLAND - Rose M. (Picknik) Peloquin, 82, of Poplar Street, Woonsocket, passed away Monday at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Gerard H. Peloquin, and the late John Zemba.
Born in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Agnes (Baton) Peloquin. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
She was an avid Bingo player, and loved her chocolate.

June 9th

Doubront's ready for today's rehab start with PawSox

June 9, 2014

PAWTUCKET — Even though he has one more rehab start lined up, Felix Doubront didn’t beat around the bush when asked about the significance of Tuesday’s mound assignment for the PawSox.

9 people overcome by fumes

June 9, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Nine people were sickened – two badly enough to be hospitalized – after gasoline fumes wafted through a dentist’s office at 262 Main St. in Harrisville Monday morning.
Emergency responders arrived at the offices of Dr. Allen E. Schenck about 9:27 a.m. thinking they might be dealing with a case of carbon monoxide poisoning, officials said. But Major Lareto Guglietta of the Burrillville Police Department said officers learned the noxious vapors were from a snow blower stored in the basement.

Muriel L. Gosselin

June 9, 2014

Muriel L. Gosselin

BATH, ME - Muriel Lucille Gosselin, 85, of The Plant Home passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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