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May 3rd, 2012

Quaker Meeting House celebrates 200 years

May 3, 2012

BLACKSTONE — The historic East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year. The burial grounds date back to 1799 and the Meeting House located at 197 Elm St. was built in 1812.
The East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House and Cemetery Historical Association will be celebrating this major milestone with events throughout the year, including a series of ecumenical services that kicks off this weekend.

Noella A. Lambert

May 3, 2012

Noella A. Lambert

WOONSOCKET- Noella A. (Cote) Lambert 92, formerly of Brookhaven Condominiums, died Thursday at The Ballou Home for the Aged. She was the wife of the late Jean Aime Lambert whom she married June 7, 1948 in St. Ann's Church.
Born in Woonsocket, August 25, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Louis Philippe and Laetitia (Guay) Cote.
Noella was a medical secretary for Drs. Catello Scarano and Auray Fontaine for many years. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and a graduate of Presentation of Mary Academy, in Hudson, NH.

Ronald B. Hubert

May 3, 2012

Ronald B. Hubert

UXBRIDGE- Ronald B. Hubert 76, of Country Squire Rd. died Wednesday at University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He was the husband of Suzanne A. (Paulhus) Hubert.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Herve and Aldea (Giguere) Hubert. Ronald was a US Army Veteran. He was a machinist for Electric Boat for nineteen years retiring nineteen years ago.
Besides his wife he leaves a daughter, Tennille Monteiro and her husband Emanuel of Woonsocket, and four grandchildren, Ariana, Blake, Caleb, and Addison.

Arthur J. Lecuivre

May 3, 2012

Arthur J. Lecuivre

WOONSOCKET- Arthur J. Lecuivre, 90, of Paradis Avenue, Woonsocket, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012. He was the husband of the late Virginia A. (Shea) Lecuivre who were blessed with 50 years of marriage.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Vital Lecuivre and Irma (Senn) Lecuivre. Arthur was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Lecuivre attended Woonsocket High School, graduated from Hill College (accounting), worked for UniRoyal for 33 years, worked for OIC of RI and retired from Roger Williams Hospital in 1987. Arthur had a fulfilled 25 years of retirement life.

Lillian M. Salome

May 3, 2012

Lillian M. Salome

WOONSOCKET- Lillian M. (Koury) Salome, 85, of Woonsocket, died May 1, 2012 in St. Antoine's Residence. She was the wife of the late James L. Salome.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Jamelia (Lataash) Koury.
Mrs. Salome worked for the Woonsocket Call for twenty years, beginning as proof reader and retiring as a copy editor in 1987. Lillian was a member of St. Elias Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

Pawtucket police kill Mass. man during car stop

May 3, 2012

PAWTUCKET(AP) — Pawtucket police say they were defending themselves when they killed a Massachusetts man who pulled a gun on them during a traffic stop.
Two police officers shot the man several times on Sherman Street shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say they stopped the man because he appeared to match the description of a suspect wanted by Massachusetts state police for an assault with a firearm earlier in the day.

May 2nd

Hundreds rally in defense of memorial

May 2, 2012

WOONSOCKET — An atheist group from Wisconsin may want the World War I monument bearing a prominent Latin cross removed, but a throng of people rallied around the marker yesterday with another idea, expressed in thunderous enthusiasm.
“It’s staying where it is,” boomed Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio, former adjutant general of the Rhode Island National Guard. “It stays where it is, as it is, right here in the city of Woonsocket. A round of applause and cheers rose from the sea of faces as Centracchio’s voice boomed over a high-decibel PA system, “This is the line in the sand.”

WEB ONLY: Agent talks about Aaron Cook getting his shot with Boston and Youkilis landing on the disabled list

May 2, 2012

Call it a case of all’s well that ends well as Aaron Cook is officially a member of the Boston Red Sox.
Reached Wednesday night, Joe Bick, Cook’s agent, says he went ahead and filed the necessary “opt-out notification” paperwork shortly after the clock struck midnight and the calendar read May 2, one day following the May 1 opt-out clause that the veteran pitcher had written into the minor-league deal he signed back in January.

Rainville, Lawrence lead Novans past Northmen

May 2, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Skipper John Marsella refused to let junior Brandon Rainville step into the batter’s box after he suffered an injury to his right pinkie finger earlier in the season.
The hiatus: Two weeks, and Rainville was just itching to get back into the lineup.
“He took some swings (Tuesday) and he looked OK; he said he felt OK, so we let him hit (Wednesday),” Marsella stated. “Still, we batted him ninth (in the order) because we didn’t want him to have too many at-bats.”

Health panel gives preliminary nod to Steward

May 2, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Steward Health Care System surpassed a preliminary but important regulatory hurdle in its bid to acquire Landmark Medical Center Tuesday as a health department subcommittee recommended approval of the Boston suitor’s application to assume “effective control” of the hospital.
An eight-member subcommittee of the powerful Health Services Council voted unanimously in favor of Steward’s application after airing issues of Steward’s financial strength, quality of care and commitment to the needy during a series of earlier meetings.

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