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Ronald A. Carboni

December 15, 2014

Ronald A. Carboni

PASCOAG - Ronald A. "Babe" Carboni, 75, of Pascoag, died peacefully in his home, December 10, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Michele A. (Marrah) Carboni, whom he married November 20, 1968. Born in Milford, MA, he was the son of the late Alfred and Mary (Tavano) Carboni.
Babe was a finish carpenter, who owned his own business, Ron Carboni Building. He enjoyed woodworking, trips to his daughter Tami's farm, and golfing with his friends.

Cynthia Jerominek

December 15, 2014

Cynthia Jerominek

WOONSOCKET - Cynthia (Fontaine) Jerominek, 44, of Woonsocket passed away December 11, 2014. She was the beloved wife of John W. Jerominek, Jr.
Born January 10, 1970, she was the daughter of Marie (Lebrun) and Ronald Masterson and the late Ronald Fontaine.
Besides her husband, she leaves behind a daughter, Justina M. and a son, John R Jerominek. Her sister, Rebecca (Fontaine) Flynn, 3 cherished grandchildren, Joshua, Aliana and Nicholas as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She will always be loved and forever in our hearts.

Alice M. Lavigne

December 15, 2014

Alice M. Lavigne

BURRILLVILLE - Alice M. Lavigne, 87, of Glendale, RI passed away December 9, 2014 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Pascoag.
She was born in Woonsocket, RI a daughter of the late Arthur & Gabrielle (Rogister) Lavigne.

Roland P. Theroux

December 15, 2014

Roland P. Theroux

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Roland P. Theroux, 65, of Branch Ave died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Andree (Gagnon) Theroux.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Omer and Lillian (Moreau) Theroux.
Roland worked as a spray painter for the Foxboro Company for several years.
He loved spending time with his family and taking walks with his canine companion, his pride and joy, Millie.
He was an avid Boston Red Sox, Bruins and New England Patriots fan, but he was most passionate about the Three Stooges.

December 14th

Council to weigh downtown redevelopment tonight

December 14, 2014

WOONSOCKET – It looks like downtown will become the latest swath of local real estate to be declared a redevelopment zone, a legal definition that puts some teeth into the city’s efforts to pump new vitality into the area.

If all goes according to plan, the City Council will make the declaration at a meeting tonight, opening the door for the city to acquire property in the designated area through the power of eminent domain.

December 13th

Saturday Stroll’s a holiday hit

December 13, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The holiday spirit was alive and well in the city Saturday as revelers came from far and wide to enjoy a myriad of Christmas-themed options as part of the sixth annual Main Street Holiday Stroll.

Just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt welcomed guests gathered in Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to City Hall, then began the countdown from five to one, culminating in the illumination of numerous lighted trees in the park.

Middle school sports | Local Olympian helps restore Woonsocket Middle School outdoor track program

December 13, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Thanks to a personal donation from a noted Olympic runner, outdoor track will return to the sports roster at Woonsocket Middle School next spring for the first time since the program was cut four years ago in a fiscal belt-tightening move.

Youth football | Burrillville Panthers capture Rhode Island Pre Teen Super Bowl

December 13, 2014

BURRILLVILLE — The Burrillville Panthers Pee-Wee team finished its season with a flourish, capturing the Super Bowl in the Rhode Island Pre Teen league.

The Panthers defeated the Washington County Raiders in a contest that took place Nov. 23 at Providence’s Conley Stadium. Washington County came into the game with a 10-0-1 record while Burrillville stood at 8-2 with both losses coming against the Raiders.

Super Bowl MVP honors went to Burrillville's 55 Dean Ayotte, who plays full back and linebacker.

December 12th

High school boys hockey | Mounties double up Sentinels

December 12, 2014

SMITHFIELD  –  Sophomore Joe Sanchioni manufactured two goals and Tim Casilli a tally and two feeds as Mount St. Charles rolled past Smithfield, 4-2, in a Championship Division/Cimini League showdown on Friday night.

Sanchioni’s final goal, with 5:29 remaining, provided insurance for the Mounties (2-0-0), though senior Pat Holmes’ score on feeds from Casilli and Justin D’Abrosca with just 2:55 elapsed in the middle session proved to be the clincher.

Mike Macera and Jim Varin each scored for the Sentinels.

Cumberland officials to get look at plan

December 12, 2014

CUMBERLAND – The Town Council Wednesday will get its first glimpse of a draft of the town’s updated comprehensive plan, a document that will help the council determine not only the town’s future needs, but a vision to guide the town for years to come.
The Cumberland Planning Board along with the town’s planning consultant, Mason & Associates, will make a brief presentation on the updated plan at the council’s meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 45 Broad St.

WOONSOCKET  –  Mount St. Charles got off to a great start in its own Holiday Face...
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Editor’s note: This is the first in a multi-story series looking back at the memorable events of 2014. Whether it was...

 

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