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November 5th, 2012

Steven A. Hadley

November 5, 2012

Steven A. Hadley

WOONSOCKET- Steven A. "Beaver" Hadley, 49, of Woonsocket, died Monday, October 29th 2012.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of Rachel (Bois) Hadley and the late Francis Hadley.
He resided in Arizona and Rhode Island during most of his life. A carpenter by trade, he loved to draw, work on motorcycles, and go fishing.

Normand E. Jette

November 5, 2012

Normand E. Jette

WOONSOCKET- Normand E. Jette, 71, of Salisbury St. Died Thursday November 1, 2012 in the Home & Hospice Care, of Rhode Island, in Providence.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Honorius and Isabelle (Gaudette) Jette.
Normand worked for Flox Tech Industries, and various textile mills in the area.
He is survived by his Partner for 6 years Dennis Bates, of Woonsocket, R.I. and one brother Honorius Jette, of Woonsocket, R.I. One sister, Evelyn Williams, of Woonsocket, R.I. and several nieces and nephews.

Lucille Y. St. Germain

November 5, 2012

Lucille Y.
St. Germain

LINCOLN- Lucille Y. St. Germain, 102, died October 26, 2012 in The Holiday, Lincoln.
Born in Canada, she was the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Maria (Gauthier) St. Germain.
Ms. St. Germain worked twenty years as an LPN for Dr. Beaudreault, retiring in 1969. She was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Martyr's Church, enjoyed travelling and was devoted to caring for her family.

Richard Albert Boucher, Sr.

November 5, 2012

Richard Albert Boucher, Sr.

DOUGLAS - "Dick" Albert Boucher, Sr. 66 of 27 Reid Road, Douglas, was called home in the late afternoon on October 31st, 2012. He passed on to glory peacefully at home with members of his family by his side.

Rae-Ann Elise

November 5, 2012

Rae-Ann Elise

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Rae-Ann Elise (Denis) Yamzon, 55, of Duane Court, North Smithfield, passed away on October 31, 2012 in Woonsocket after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Paul L. Yamzon, whom she married March 22, 1986.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of Johanne M. (Bombardier) Denis of Woonsocket and the late Raymond D. Denis.

November 4th

Cicilline, Doherty push for every last vote

November 4, 2012

WOONSOCKET (AP) — With the clock ticking down to Election Day, the candidates in Rhode Island's bitter and heated race to represent the 1st Congressional District spent Sunday shaking hands and stumping for every last vote.
Freshman Rep. David Cicilline got help during visits to senior housing projects from popular Democrats, including Sen. Jack Reed and former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, who brought along his infant son, Owen, as an added sweetener.

Learning a new trade

November 4, 2012

Gov. Lincoln Chafee, center, on a recent tour of RiverzEdge Arts Project in Woonsocket, learns the art of screenprinting from assistant instructor Steve Harden, right, and instructor Thomas Engleman, left. The tour was part of the celebration of Arts and Humanities Month in Rhode Island, along with the governor’s interest in the Arts Project’s record in workforce development, a public policy priority of Chafee’s. The screenprinting department at RiverzEdge grosses $100,000 from outside printing sales per year.

GOING PINK

November 4, 2012

Wearing pink attire, 300 students, administrators and teachers gathered Friday on the field between Woonsocket Middle School's Villa Novan and Hamlet buildings to form a giant human pink ribbon as a way of celebrating a recent fundraiser to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. The school raised $1,500 through students, teachers and school administrators.

Two men face drug charges following separate vehicle stops

November 4, 2012

WOONSOCKET – A local man is facing a string of drug charges after a motor vehicle stop, police said.
Chyron Abney of 27 Olo St. was already wanted on a warrant for two counts of delivery of cocaine when police stopped his green Pontiac on Arnold Street Thursday, said Detective Jamie Paone, a spokeswoman for the police. After stopping the vehicle, police searched his apartment, where they found crack cocaine, marijuana, pharmaceuticals and cash.

Expansion of table games not a sure bet

November 4, 2012

LINCOLN – Voters will face a full election ballot when they enter the town’s 12 polling places on Tuesday.
Decisions for electing the President of the United States, members of Congress and local legislative seats will greet voters, but the single, local ballot question, No. 8, for an expansion of gambling at Twin River Casino will likely represent the most significant local decision before them.
Town Clerk Karen Allen said voters will find that important question on a second ballot sheet with no other items on it.

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