June 15th, 2014
PAWTUCKET â€“ Despite an early lead and a dominating five-inning performance from Felix Doubront (see related story), the PawSox couldnâ€™t close out Charlotte on Fatherâ€™s Day.
Left-hander Drake Britton came on in the ninth with Pawtucket guarding a 1-0 lead they had held since their first turn at bat. Britton got the Knightsâ€™ Matt Davidson to foul out to first to start the inning, but yielded a ground single to left to Matt Tuiasosopo. The Sox then caught a break as Tyler Saladino botched a sacrifice bunt attempt and fouled out to catcher Christian Vazquez.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Aspiring filmmaker Victor Ramos isnâ€™t ready to quit his day job yet, but heâ€™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 â€śLa Guagua.â€ť
PAWTUCKET â€“ 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 gameâ€™s finer points. Thereâ€™s no substitute for having a dad who understands the baseball culture because heâ€™s lived and experienced it.
WOONSOCKET â€“ 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.
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
WHEATON, IL - Bernadette Therese Hughes (nee Sheehan) passed away June 2, 2014. She was born August 14, 1929 in Woonsocket, RI.
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.
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.
WOONSOCKET â€“ 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.