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August 22nd, 2012

Sister says Officer Cahill strangled her

August 22, 2012

WOONSOCKET — A 23-year-old city policeman who has been suspended without pay and charged with felony assault allegedly choked his 9-year-old sister, according to reports released by the Woonsocket Police Department Wednesday.
Two sisters were at their father’s house when the 9-year-old went downstairs where Patrick Cahill was watching television and asked if she could go outside, according to the report.

Gemma charges Cicilline with voter fraud

August 22, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Painting a lurid picture of what he says is extensive and ongoing voter fraud — people being paid to vote multiple times at different polling places; votes cast in the names of dead people or those who said they would not vote in a given election; mail ballots being “bought” — Democratic congressional candidate Anthony Gemma pointed the finger of accusation directly at his primary opponent, Rep. David Cicilline.

Format for boys' hoops tournament just about set

August 22, 2012

PROVIDENCE – Monday saw the R.I. Interscholastic League Principals’ Committee on Athletics officially welcome St. Patrick’s School of Providence into the fold for boys’ and girls’ basketball, along with boys’ volleyball.

Theresa M. Hebert

August 22, 2012

Theresa M. Hebert

NASONVILLE- Theresa M. Hebert 88, of Ironmine Rd., Nasonville, died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of Conrad A. Hebert.
Born in Blackstone, she was a daughter of the late Delphis and Angelina (Lebrun) Ferron.
Theresa was a credit manager for the former Woonsocket Hospital for twenty five years before retiring. After her retirement, she and her husband lived in Florida for eight years before moving back to RI.

Dennis R. Taillon

August 22, 2012

Dennis R. Taillon

BURRILLVILLE- Dennis R. Taillon, 58, died suddenly, Sunday, August 19, 2012 in Bridgewater, VT. He was the husband of Sandra L. (Flinton) Taillon, whom he was married to for 28 years.
They lived in Pascoag for many years and also spent time at their property in Bridgewater, VT.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Lionel and Dorothy (Daggett) Taillon.
Dennis worked as a Welder for Electric Boat in Quonset for more than 27 years. He was an active member of Pascoag Fire Department, Hose Company #2 since 1990.

Juliette T. Pinsonneault

August 22, 2012

Juliette T.
Pinsonneault

BELLINGHAM- Juliette T. (Plouffe) Pinsonneault, 90, of Bellingham, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston, MA with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene R. Pinsonneault.

Dorothy C. Marshall

August 22, 2012

Dorothy C. Marshall

BURRILLVILLE- Dorothy C. Marshall 96 resident of Pascoag, died August 21, 2012 at Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick.
She was the wife to the late Joseph Marshall Sr.
She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Henry & Lena (Hebert) Mercure.

August 21st

Ex-SRA star Iannetta's back in the saddle with Angels

August 21, 2012

BOSTON — There’s bringing a player up to speed after he’s been out for a lengthy stretch due to injury. Then there’s the term that Angels manager Mike Scioscia used in describing the heightened state of urgency Chris Iannetta finds himself in after missing 2 1/2 months with a broken bone in his right hand.
“You can study and simulate stuff all you want, but when you get behind the plate, you’re like that jockey on a saddle,” Scioscia explained prior to Tuesday’s Red Sox-Angels game at Fenway Park. “That’s the feeling you need and that’s where Chris needs the time in order to come together.”

City cop arrested for assault of girl, 9

August 21, 2012

WOONSOCKET — A city policeman was arrested by his own department on felony assault charges Tuesday for striking a 9-year-old girl, police said.
Officer Patrick Cahill, 23, was taken into custody on a complaint filed by the girl’s mother, said Jamie Paone, a spokeswoman for the Woonsocket Police Department.
She said the girl is closely related to Cahill, but she declined to elaborate, saying the police are trying to protect the privacy of such a young person.

City takes swing at homelessness

August 21, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Pastor Gene Giguere says he’s long felt as though the Harvest Community Church’s efforts to provide seasonal shelter for homeless men were akin to putting a Band-Aid on cancer, but yesterday he could see sunnier prospects for this troubled population.
“Up to now we’ve just been alleviating pain,” he said. “This is a step toward a cure.”
Giguere’s comments came as he joined a who’s who of political figures, affordable housing developers and advocates for the homeless Tuesday to mark the start of construction on a new homeless shelter, just for men, at 96 Burnside Ave.

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