January 25th, 2013
WOONSOCKET â€” While so much public attention has been focused on the fiscal turmoil of the public school system, its private, Catholic counterpart is marking 40 years with stable enrollments and tight but sustainable budgets.
â€śWeâ€™re holding our own,â€ť said Larry Poitras, principal of Good Shepherd School, which, along with Monsignor Gadoury School, make up the Greater Woonsocket Catholic Regional School System. â€śUnless the economy tanks again, I see growth.â€ť
PAWTUCKET â€” As Arnie Beyeler has learned this winter, coaching in the major leagues with a defined role is best not entered into lightly.
Roger P. Lamothe
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Roger P. Lamothe, 82, of Village Way, died January 22, 2013 in The Holiday in Lincoln. He was the husband of Lucille (Bacon) Lamothe, whom he married, January 27, 1951.
Born in St. Aime, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Donat and Emma (Godin) Lamothe.
State and local officials urged residents to take precautions as dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills were forecast for the region through the weekend.
They also advised those at risk of exposure to take shelter at warming centers, including the Woonsocket Senior Center, 84 Social St. The site is open from 1-4 p.m. daily through Friday.
â€śDress warmly, in layers, even if you are making a short trip to the mailbox,â€ť advised Woonsocket Emergency Management Director Gary Lataille.
Other tips for dealing with the cold include:
WOONSOCKET â€“ Despite charges of creating a monopoly, the City Council Tuesday granted preliminary passage to an ordinance capping the number of pawn shop licenses in the city to two, both of which are already held by Daniel Baldelli, operator of the Gold Loan Company.
The panel voted 5-2 in favor of the measure, over the objections of City Council President John Ward and Vice President Daniel Gendron.
Jeannette M. Barry
LINCOLN- Jeannette M. Barry, 91, of Boulevard Avenue, Lincoln passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at home. She was the wife of Henry Barry.
Mrs. Barry was born in Laconia, New Hampshire, the daughter of the late Joseph A. Baron and Rosa A (Derois) Baron. She was a loving homemaker for her children and husband for over 67 years.
Colleen M. Monteiro
WOONSOCKET- Colleen M. (Tempest) Monteiro, 55, of Providence St., died January 18, 2013.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raymond, Sr. and Marguerite (Lee) Tempest.
Ms. Montiero was a homemaker.
July 13th, 1929 -
January 12th 2013
WESTMINSTER, CO- Bernice Edna Bousquet Sarrasin died on January 12th with loved ones by her side.
Bernice was a generous, funny, and loving person who cared deeply for her family. Some of her happiest moments were spent watching her grandchildren play baseball, attending their concerts and teaching them to play card games. She loved to crochet, sew, swim, and travel with her husband.
WARWICK â€” Lincoln junior Casie Beauchemin must have ice water in her veins. With 2.3 seconds left on the clock, Beauchemin swished two free throws to give the Lions a remarkable 34-33 victory over Warwick Vets on Tuesday afternoon.
Down one point late, the Lions (4-2, Division II-North) were scrambling to make something happen when Beauchemin collided with the Hurricanesâ€™ Casey Bennett. Faced with a 1-and-1, the heroine took her time and found nothing but net on her first attempt to tie the score.
Woonsocket police officer Jesse Nunnemacher is bundled up against the cold as he works a detail at the corner of Clinton and Cumberland streets in the city Tuesday. The Arctic cold is expected to last throughout this week, with snow forecast for Friday.