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January 13th, 2015

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.

Georgette Lebon

January 12, 2015

Georgette Lebon

WOONSOCKET - Georgette (Dufault) Lebon, 83, formerly of Clinton St. died Friday January 9, 2015 in the Friendly Home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Raymond Lebon.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Wilfred and Clara (Rousseau) Dufault.
Georgette and her husband moved to Blackstone in 1955 where she raised her four children and moved back to Woonsocket in 1986.
Georgette worked as a Housekeeper at St. Antoine Residence for four years prior to retiring. She was also a Homemaker.

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

1/10/15
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

Dogs removed from Woonsocket animal shelter amid probe into theft of pet food

January 12, 2015

WOONSOCKET – As police looked on, the Animal Control Facility was emptied of its canine population in anticipation of staff workers’ being relieved of duty amid an investigation into the theft of donated dog food.
Joseph Warzycha, the state’s chief animal cruelty investigator, arrived to oversee the operation at the Cumberland Hill Road facility about 12:45 p.m. Monday. He said eight dogs would be transferred to at least three other shelters. There were no cats in the facility yesterday, officials said.

James F. Baron

January 12, 2015

James F. Baron

CUMBERLAND - James F. "Jim" Baron, 57, of Bear Hill Road, died Monday, January 5th, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of seventeen years of Denise Perreault.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Mary M. (Wilkie) Baron of Lincoln, and the late Robert Baron, he grew up in Lincoln and had lived in Cumberland for the past twenty years.

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