September 17th, 2012
DURHAM, N.C. â€” When does a Game One have a Game Seven vibe to it?
The answer: When youâ€™re participating in a single nine-inning affair that will determine the top Triple-A squad of 2012, which is whatâ€™s happening Tuesday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, site of the Triple-A National Championship Game between International League champion Pawtucket and the Reno Aces, the top team from the Pacific Coast League.
Itâ€™s a winner-take-all contest that will serve as the final minor-league baseball game of the season, at any level.
DURHAM, N.C. â€“ What images do the Pawtucket Red Sox conjure? For longtime fans, the question could elicit all kinds of responses.
You think of Ben Mondor, Pawtucketâ€™s late owner who would have been in his glory this week, enjoying every moment of the pomp and circumstance leading up to tonightâ€™s Triple-A National Championship.
You also think of beautiful McCoy Stadium, a befitting monument to Mondorâ€™s tireless efforts to build a first-class, fan-friendly ballpark out of the rundown facility he inherited.
DURHAM, N.C. â€” The sum of the phrase â€śthe 2012 Pawtucket Red Soxâ€ť is much bigger than the 25-man roster at manager Arnie Beyelerâ€™s disposal for tonightâ€™s Triple-A National Championship at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
With injuries, call-ups, trades and other roster maneuvering, the PawSox needed a proverbial village of ballplayers to get through a challenging season, make the International League playoffs and clinch the Governorsâ€™ Cup.
WOONSOCKET â€“ There may be no place in the city where the sobering legacy of recession and cuts in government aid is revealed so plainly as Main Street.
From vacant storefronts to boarded-up mills where lofty rehab projects were stopped cold, Main Street is in a kind of deep economic sleep, waiting for something to wake it back to life.
Now thereâ€™s something you can do to help: Just show up for a special planning workshop tomorrow night â€“ and bring your imagination.
WOONSOCKET â€” A 29-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly text-messaging digital images of a maleâ€™s genitals to a 14-year-old girl, police said.
The photos allegedly sent by Dereck J. Daniel of Woonsocket were discovered by the girlâ€™s mother while the woman examined her daughterâ€™s cell-phone activity at police headquarters.
Daniel was taken to headquarters with the girl about 2:16 a.m. from his third-floor apartment at 277 Diamond Hill Road after neighbors reported a quarrel, said Detective Jamie Paone, a spokeswoman for the police department.
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Garrett F. Haganey
FRANKLIN- Garrett F. Haganey 20, of Franklin died September 15 in a motorcycle accident in Franklin.
Born in Norwood, September 25, 1991, the son of Stephen and Carlene (Moustakis) Haganey of Franklin, Garrett was raised in North Smithfield, Rhode Island and had lived in Franklin for the past 6 years.
He was a graduate of Natick High School where he played on the football team.
Garrett was a member of the Laborers Union Local 609; he was working at the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Center in Charlestown and truly loved his work.
Robert R. Gill
BELLINGHAM- Robert R. Gill 75, of Winter St. , died Sunday morning September 16, 2012 at home. He was the husband of the late Viola (Luziette) Gill.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late William and Cecilia ( Lamothe) Gill.
Mr. Gill was Owner and Operator of Roy's Auto Body in Bellingham, retiring in 2002.
He was a member of the Elks BPOE# 850
He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Mr. Gill was an avid golfer and sports fan. He also was a collector of Antique Cars.
BLACKSTONE- William F. "Luke" Bolduc, Sr., 60, of Blackstone, died August 30, 2012 in the Milford Care and Rehabilitation Center in Milford.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late William J. and Mary (Mongeon) Bolduc.
Mr. Bolduc was a driver for Kimball Trucking Company, Blackstone. He was a member of the Polish American Citizens Club, Blackstone and enjoyed watching NASCAR and western movies. His favorite role was being a grandfather.
Dana C. Kipp
WOONSOCKET- Dana C. Kipp, 59, died Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Pamela (Brien) Kipp.
Born in Boston, Mass. Son of the late Arthur and Elaine (Damon) Kipp.
Dana worked as a Computer Programmer for Systems Consulting Services, for several years.
He was an avid Patriots Fan, and his favorite quote was "GO PATS"
NO. SMITHFIELD- Eleanor M. O'Donnell, of No. Smithfield, died peacefully, in the comfort of her own home, on Thursday, September 13, 2012.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Winifred (Gunnigan) McMichael. She met her husband Jim, married and moved to No. Smithfield in 1950, where she resided until her death.