January 14th, 2015
PROVIDENCE –A basketball nightmare unfolded at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Wednesday night for Providence College fans.
EAST PROVIDENCE – As much fun as it is, watching Woonsocket run and gun its way past lower echelon Division I opponents, coach T.J. Ciolfi understands that offense alone will not get his team very far in the playoffs.
BLACKSTONE â€“ The man prosecutors say fathered three infants whose remains were found in a now-razed home on St. Paul Street last year continues to be held in state custody on $100,000 bail after a pre-trial hearing in Worcester Superior Court Wednesday.
Raymond Rivera, 38, did not appear in court, but his lawyer and state prosecutors were briefly questioned by a judge to see if they had any requests as the case moves forward, said Tim Connolly, spokesman for District Attorney Joseph Early.
Another hearing was scheduled for Feb. 11, he said.
SPRINGVALE, ME - Mildred Rennie died at age of 106 on January 3, 2015. Born December 1, 1908 in Slatersville RI. She was the daughter of the late Amos F. Lunn and Florence Inman Lunn.
She had five sisters and one brother, all deceased. Married Elwood J. Rennie, born 1909, married 1936 and died 1992. They had 5 children, David A. Rennie, York, ME, Richard W. Rennie, Hudson, NH Bruce A. Rennie, York, ME, Douglas Rennie, Pelham, NH, and Linda Gadoury, Bradford, NH.
Stella G. Corrieri
BELLINGHAM - Stella G. Corrieri, 85, died on January 2nd, 2015 at Trinity Health Center, Woonsocket, RI. Born in Bellingham, MA, Stella was the daughter of the late Alfred and Stella (Sweck) Godin. She was also the widow of the late Rinaldo R. (Ronnie) Corrieri and mother of the late Rinaldo A. (Ron) Corrieri.
Helena A. Tardie
WOONSOCKET - Helena A. (Bergeron) Tardie, 97, Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015 at The Holiday in Manville, RI with loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Conrad Tardie. Born in Woonsocket, RI on June 5, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Albany and Regina (Bruneau) Bergeron.
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.
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
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.
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.
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