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February 3rd, 2012

Therese Dupont

February 3, 2012

Therese Dupont

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Therese Dupont, 85, passed away on Wednesday, February 1st at St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Avenue, North Smithfield, RI 02896, surrounded by the devoted staff of the Residence.
Born on August 23, 1926, the only child of the late Simeon and Jeannette (Belanger) Dupont, she was a long time resident at St. Antoine and was considered family by staff and residents, past and present.
She leaves her extended family of present and past residents and her devoted care giver, Claire Leonard of Central Falls.

Harry Joseph McMichael

February 3, 2012

Harry Joseph McMichael

BLACKSTONE, MA- Harry Joseph McMichael, 63, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Lydia Taft House, Uxbridge, MA.
He was born in Fall River, MA and was the devoted and attentive son of the late Harry X. and Virginia (Accica) McMichael. He was a lifelong resident of Blackstone, MA.

February 2nd

Woonsocket girls nip Barrington for big victory

February 2, 2012

BARRINGTON – Woonsocket scored one of its most satisfying victories of the season on Thursday night, rallying from an early 7-0 deficit to edge Barrington 48-43 and take over second place in Division I-North.
Kailey Fugere scored 30 points and Michelle Brayboy added 13 for the Villa Novans, who are now 9-3 and have won their last six league games. The victory avenged an early-season 51-32 loss to Barrington on Woonsocket’s home court.
Fugere added 11 rebounds and netted the decisive basket with 40 seconds left to play as Woonsocket took a 48-43 lead and then held on for the win.

Kids decide to go green at lunchtime

February 2, 2012

LINCOLN — Central Elementary School fourth-grader Maggie Cabana didn't want to let down her fellow students, so she decided to prepare her Wednesday lunch the night before.
“I made it at about 7:30 (p.m.); I made my peanut butter crackers, strawberries and an orange with the peel taken off, then put them all in plastic containers,” she admitted. “I did it so I wouldn't forget anything. I was scared that I'd put it into plastic bags. I didn't want to forget that's against the rules (for this lunch).”

Irene C. Marion

February 2, 2012

Irene C. Marion

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Irene C. (Denomme) Marion, 85, of Williams St., died Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Florian O. Marion.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Alderic and Eva (Fortier) Denomme.
She had worked for various Textile Mills in the local area. She also worked for L & L Laundromat, Woonsocket.

William L. Koury

February 2, 2012

William L. Koury

FRAMINGHAM- William L. Koury, age 82, a longtime resident of Framingham, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Oak Knoll Healthcare Center in Framingham.
Born in Woonsocket, RI, he was the son of the late Albert and Jamela (Joseph) Koury.
He was the husband of the late Joan C. (Albiniano) Koury who died in 2000.
Mr. Koury worked for many years as a computer programmer.
He served in the US Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Gearing.

February 1st

Friars take care of Rutgers; Cooley lands big man Johnson

February 1, 2012

PROVIDENCE – How do you cure those Friar blues? Answer: a visit from the Scarlet Knights.
Despite playing two very uneven halves Wednesday night, Providence was able to secure a rare Big East triumph at the expense of Rutgers, 78-67. The win snaps a four-game losing streak for the Friars, who placed five players in double figures led by strong performances from Bilal Dixon (18 points, 10 rebounds) and Vincent Council (11 points, 14 assists).
“I thought today was our day,” said a clearly-relieved Ed Cooley, his Friars now 2-8 in the league and 13-10 overall.

Big weekend ahead for Burrillville

February 1, 2012

If Burrillville wants to remain in the top four of the Division I’s power standings and play for the new Championship Division crown next month, then this weekend is the one that could make or break the Broncos’ chances.
The Broncos, who are 8-4 and occupy fourth place in the division’s overall standings, are facing their toughest two-day stretch of the season in the form of a Friday 9:30 p.m. clash at Thayer Arena against first-place Bishop Hendricken (10-1-1) and a Saturday 8:30 p.m. battle in the friendly confines of Levy Arena against Moses Brown (6-5-1).

City has budget hopes for park

February 1, 2012

WOONSOCKET — Gov. Chafee’s proposed $7.9 billion state budget includes a plum the city’s been grasping at for years — $2.6 million to restore long-neglected World War II Veterans Memorial State Park.
Mayor Leo T. Fontaine said the funds were included in the spending package Chafee proposes for the state Department of Environmental Management after an intense lobbying campaign by city officials.

Domestic assault case leads to drug cache

February 1, 2012

WOONSOCKET – There was a bonus for the police at the end of a trail that led to a man wanted for domestic assault. Just as officers closed in on Steve E. Beaulieu, another man was tossing a backpack containing $1,450 worth of cocaine and marijuana out the window, police said.
The episode unfolded in Apt. No. 3 at 174 Robinson St. Tuesday, said Detective Lt. Eugene Jalette, the police spokesman.

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