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September 22nd, 2014

Rose M. Riendeau Rainville

September 22, 2014

Rose M. Riendeau Rainville

CUMBERLAND - Rose M (Comastra) Riendeau Rainville, 75, of Cumberland, RI, passed away September 21, 2014 at home. She was the loving wife of the late Roger Rainville.
Born in Woonsocket, RI she was the daughter of the late Giovanni and Leona (Lamontagne) Comastra. She was a lifelong Woonsocket resident before moving recently to Cumberland.
Rose was a loving homemaker who cherished her time with her children and grandchildren most of all.

September 21st

Autumnfest ready to go to ‘Mega War’

September 21, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Time is running out to get a team entered in this year’s edition of the Mega War Competition at Autumnfest.

Richard and Cheryl Savaria, organizers of the competition, have just one more Open category (18 and older) team slot to fill, and four team berths in the high school competition.

Each of the two team categories offer three prizes of $1,000 for first place, $500 for second and $250 for third, Richard Savaria said on Sunday.

September 20th

Football Broncos belt Tigers in Division IV opener

September 20, 2014

BURRILLVILLE  –  Perhaps the only thing that went wrong for Burrillville High on this cool-turned-sunny Saturday morning was this: Head coach Gennaro Ferraro's bunch scored so often, sophomore Tom Gieseke's PAT boots kept flying into the brush beyond the east end zone.

The Broncos – still reveling in a 32-26 victory over Division II foe East Greenwich in its non-league opener last week – opened their Division IV campaign in style after crushing Tiverton, 34-0, before an  Alumni Field crowd of over 300.

Football Villa Novans pay tribute to late AD by edging Huskies

September 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET  – On a Saturday afternoon where Woonsocket High's players, coaches, families and friends were enveloped in emotion – hugs and kisses abounded everywhere in memory of the late  Athletic Director George Nasuti – interim head coach Brian Bouley responded in kind.

Minutes after his Villa Novans had clinched a well-earned 22-21 victory over gritty Mount Hope in both squads' Division II-B debut, Bouley grabbed young son Brady's hand and asked, “Do you want to come downstairs with Daddy?”

September 19th

Spartans crush Northmen, 38-0, in D-IV debut

September 19, 2014


SCITUATE – Wes Pennington doesn’t like excuses – in fact, he abhors them – enough so that he still wouldn’t be coaxed into making them even after his North Smithfield High squad suffered a series of disasters in its Division IV opener against Scituate.
 

Dumais makes it back-to-back Blackstone Valley Invitationals

September 19, 2014


CUMBERLAND – Meets like Friday’s Blackstone Valley Invitational serve as a way to gauge where teams stand in the season’s early going. Judging by the performance turned in by Burrillville High senior Betsy Dumais, it’s clear that this young lady is out to improve each and every time she toes the starting line.
 

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: North Smithfield not satisfied with regular season success

September 19, 2014


Editor's note: This story originally ran in the print edition of The Call on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
 

Rita L. Cardinal

September 19, 2014

Rita L. Cardinal

Cecil H. Warren

September 19, 2014

Cecil H. Warren

WOONSOCKET - Cecil H. Warren, 75, of Cumberland Hill Rd. died, Sunday, September 14, 2014 in the Oakland Grove Health Center.
Born in Oxford, Pennsylvania, son of the late Cecil E. and Louise (Denny) Warren.
Mr. Warren worked as a truck Driver for Blue Lines, and also for various construction companies, prior to retiring.
He is survived by one brother Edwin Warren of Woonsocket, and one sister Edith M. Warren, of Hockessin, Deleware.

September 18th

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Burrillville primed for turnaround after realignment

September 18, 2014


BURRILLVILLE — Based on Burrillville High’s collective attitude, work ethic and drive so far this fall, veteran mentor Gennaro Ferraro has loved what he’s seen from his squad.
 
He has mixed emotions about falling from Division III to IV, but indicated he, his staff and players have accepted the new designation.
 
CUMBERLAND – With bullish senior running back Mike Stock at the helm, Cumberland High...
CENTRAL FALLS – North Smithfield withstood a stiff challenge from Central Falls on Friday...
WOONSOCKET – The Villa Novans stand one win away from clinching the school’s first-...
BLACKSTONE – Town officials from Blackstone where a squalid house containing the skeletal remains of three dead infants...
WOONSOCKET – Another member of the City Council has been named in a complaint sent to the Rhode Island Ethics...
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to pursue investigations of complaints...