To undertake a rebuilding job, one must have a firm understanding that change does not take place over night. The challenge of planting the seeds of encouragement and belief that things will get better with time is the main subplot at Woonsocket High, where a new head coach inherits practically a new team.
WOONSOCKET â If you havenât been to Le Club Par-X for breakfast recently, Sunday morning might be a good day to stop by the Stanley Street gathering place.
Club President Robert Joanette said the club is gearing up for what he expects to be a very successful breakfast for the Milk Fund from 8 a.m. to noon at the club.
âWe want it to be a good breakfast, so we are expecting 100 people or more,â Joanette said.
WOONSOCKET â A Superior Court judge says the Zoning Board of Review must resolve questions of a possible conflict of interest involving member Allen Rivers before putting to rest a controversial petition to redevelop St. Francis House on Blackstone Street.
Michael Allan L'Heureux
CORVALLIS, OREGON- Michael Allan L'Heureux died at home surrounded by his loving family on December 1, 2012. He died at the home he and his wife, Margot Roth, cherished as the family home in Corvallis, Oregon, after a long battle with heart and kidney failure and a short battle with cancer.
Our loving Michael was born to the late Aldor and Lucille L'Heureux, December 13, 1950, in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Albert T. Robidoux
WOONSOCKET- Albert T. Robidoux, 64, of Woonsocket, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of Kathleen (Keyes) Robidoux, to whom he was married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Alcide and Doris (Malo) Robidoux.
BLACKSTONE, MA- Frances G. (Kuczek) Matkowski, 95, of Blackstone, died Tues. Dec. 4, 2012 in the Blackstone Nursing Home, Blackstone where she had been a resident since 2005. She was the wife of the late Joseph Matkowski who died in 1973.
Mrs. Matkowski once worked in the former Ilona Worsted in Millville and the former Cullins Nursing Home as a cook and nursing aide. She later retired from Worcester State Hospital where she was a dietary supervisor for many years.
PROVIDENCE (AP) â An executive at a Rhode Island slot parlor has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography after police say someone discovered the images on his work computer.
WPRI-TV reports that Twin River's vice president of finance, Suneet Talpade, was arrested Monday.
Lt. Brian Casilli tells the station the photos were discovered at the slot parlor in Lincoln.
The 51-year-old Talpade lives in Wallingford, Conn. A telephone message left by The Associated Press at a listing in his name was not immediately returned.
Carol Ann Driscoll
NO. SMITHFIELD- Carol Ann Driscoll, 44, of No. Smithfield, R.I., formerly of Franklin, Ma. passed away December 1, 2012.
Born in Dorchester, Ma., October 3, 1968. Beloved daughter of Dorothy M. Driscoll and the late Robert J. Driscoll of Venice, FL, formerly Franklin, MA and Nancy and Frank Schultz of Wareham.
The Rhode Island interscholastic hockey season is right around the corner, and Blackstone Valley coaches are excited about moving from pre-season training to playing actual games.
As always, Mount St. Charles, La Salle and Hendricken are early favorites to fight for the Division I/Cimini title, while defending D-I/Eccleston champion Burrillville is hell-bent on defending its crown.