June 19th, 2012
WOONSOCKET â€” The City Council held a public hearing on Mayor Leo T. Fontaine's proposed $122-million city budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 but heard only a handful of local residents comment on the spending plan before the session concluded about 40 minutes after in began in historic Harris Hall.
The light turnout of residents compared to past years likely had to do with the city's move to put its spending authority in the hands of a state-appointed Budget Commission which met earlier in the day and will continue work on a final 2012-2013 budget on Thursday beginning at 3 p.m.
Angelo Broccoli, 3, watches as Nathan Oum, 9, center, and his brother, Biagio Broccoli, 7, reach for the pass as they play catch on the steps of St. James Church in Manville Tuesday. Hot summer weather is forecast for the next couple of days, with highs reaching the mid-90s.
Cynthia A. Tatum
BURRILLVILLE- Tatum, Cynthia A. (LaTour), 63, of Mapleville, passed away Monday June 18, 2012 at the Greenville Health Center.
She was born in Rutland, VT. on July 21, 1948, she was a daughter of Helen E. (Moran) LaTour of Mapleville and the late Robert S. LaTour.
Cindy leaves her sister and brother in-law, Helen and James Williams of Pascoag. She leaves four nephews Jim, Kevin, Christopher and Seth Williams all of Pascoag; two nieces, Dinalyn Williams of Cumberland and Madison Williams of Pascoag.
Robert J. Hemingway
WOONSOCKET- Robert J. Hemingway 60, of Roberts St. died Sunday. He was the husband of Eva (Limburg) Hemingway.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Arlene (Raymond) Hemingway.
Bob was a truck driver for Swiss Line Precision for over thirteen years before retiring . He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Travis R., Todd S. and Tabitha Hemingway, Maurice Godin Jr., and Heather Blanchette, all of Woonsocket, a brother Allen Hemingway of Danielson, CT and fourteen grandchildren.
Gerard R. Rondeau
UXBRIDGE- Gerard R. "Gerry" Rondeau, 88, of Uxbridge, MA, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Philip Hulitar Center of Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Cecile M. (Gaudreau) Rondeau. Born in Willimantic, CT on December 23, 1923, he was the son of the late Adoph and Delina (Lizee) Rondeau.
Pauline A. Bouvier
MANVILLE- Pauline A. Bouvier, 86, formerly of Central St., Manville, died Sunday evening at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Constant J. Bouvier.
Born in Manville, she was a daughter of the late Euchariste and Victoria (Tousignant) Raquier. She remained a lifelong resident of Manville and resided at The Holiday for the past several years.
Mrs. Bouvier was employed at Miller Electric for many years before retiring in 1988.
Chester A. Iannoli
WOONSOCKET - Chester A. Iannoli, 92, formerly of Wyndemere Woods, died June 16, 2012 in The Holiday, Manville. He was the beloved husband of the late Ninfa (Tomaso) Iannoli for twenty-five years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Grace Mary (DeFinis) Iannoli.
Suzanne M. Jarret
CUMBERLAND- Suzanne "Sue" M. Jarret, 65, passed away Wednesday, June 13, in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Marie (Remy) Jarret.
She was a secretary for the American Insulated Wire Company of Pawtucket for 27 years.
She was a communicant of the St. Joan of Arc Church, Cumberland.
PROVIDENCE â€” After winning a months-long tug-of-war with Gov. Lincoln Chafee to gain custody of Jason Wayne Pleau, U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha announced Monday that he intends to seek the death penalty against Pleau for allegedly murdering David Main of Lincoln outside a Woonsocket bank in September, 2010.
PROVIDENCE â€” Monday afternoon saw the Rhode Island Interscholastic Leagueâ€™s Principalsâ€™ Committee on Athletics convene for one final time in 2011-12. Yet before this governing body could officially close the books on the just completed high school sports season, there was the matter of attending to several housekeeping chores.