CUMBERLAND -- Although Frank Geiselman has officially retired from Cumberland High School as the Clippers’ athletic director, he hasn’t fully abandoned ship just yet.
launched a new mass emergency notification system designed to alert residents of public safety threats, parking bans, dangerous weather, missing persons and other vital information.
The CodeRED system replaces another technology known as Nixle which had been in place for about two years.
â€śThis is the future,â€ť Emergency Management Director Tim Walsh told an audience of about 40 residents Tuesday at Kennedy Manor, urging them to sign up.
Suzanne M. McNeil
BRUNSWICK, ME - Suzanne M. (Malbouef) McNeil 65, of Brunswick, ME died July 9, 2014. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Leo and Marguerite (Berard) Malboeuf. Suzanne was a graduate of Woonsocket High School and RI Jr. College.
Leo E. Lefebvre Sr.
WOONSOCKET - Lefebvre, Leo E., Sr., 75, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Louis and Yvonne (Rogers) Lefebvre. Mr. Lefebvre was the owner of the Woonsocket Auto Salvage for 54 years. He lived in Cumberland for many years before moving to Woonsocket 23 years ago. He was an avid Red Sox, N.E. Patriots and NASCAR fan, and enjoyed his daily visits to Twin River.
Frank V. Paine, Jr.
MANVILLE - Frank V. Paine, Jr., formerly of Manville, entered into rest July 17, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. He was predeceased in 2009 by his wife of fifty-two years Claudette A. (Paulison) Paine. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Frank V., Sr. and Mabel (King) Paine.
Rodney Cedric Byrd
WOONSOCKET - Rodney Cedric Byrd, 47, of Woonsocket, Rhode Island passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Rodney was the son of Richard and Josephine Byrd of Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
WOONSOCKET â€“ A move to punt City Council President Albert G. Brien from his leadership role on the panel ended yesterday, as abruptly as it began on Friday, after one of its supporters apparently had a change of heart.
Councilman Chris Beauchamp announced publicly Monday morning that he would seek to table the matter at a special reorganizational meeting that was supposed to take place last night, prior to the councilâ€™s regular meeting in Harris Hall. After hearing of Beauchampâ€™s decision, fellow Councilman Garrett Mancieri said, he formally asked the city clerk to cancel the meeting.
CUMBERLAND — Even dating back to last summer, skipper Dave Belisle had a feeling his Cumberland American Little League All-Stars wouldn't have much of an issue with the bats.
But even he's surprised with how his roster of 12 has produced this time around.
Edward R. Rouette
WOONSOCKET - Edward R. Rouette, 71, of Woonsocket died Sunday morning at home surrounded by his family after a valiant two year battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of Georgette L. (Lanctot) Rouette. They were married on June 4, 1966.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Royal and Annie (Bootland) Rouette. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Rouette served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as a medical corpsman with the 29th Evacuation Hospital Unit based out of Fort Devens, MA.
Ronald G. Young
BURRILLVILLE - Ronald G. Young, 61, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Pine Grove Health Center, Pascoag. He was the son of the late Melvin and Jean (Fraser) Young. He is survived by his siblings; Richard, Steve, John, Bill, Kirk, Gloria, Rebecca and Brenda.He was predeceased by his brothers Melvin Jr. and Jeffrey.