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Clippers to face Warriors in Division I quarterfinals

October 31, 2011

The Division I playoff seeding race has changed shape several times over the past week.
A fortnight ago, it appeared as though La Salle Academy and Shea High would finish 1-2 in the overall points race. Now, thanks to a strong finish by Central Falls, the Warriors will be the No. 2 seed in the eight-team playoff field that begins action on Friday.

Tie doesn’t agree with Clippers

October 31, 2011

PROVIDENCE — Cumberland missed a chance to improve its playoff seeding on Monday when it played a 1-1 tie with Hope High, which brought a 1-13-2 record into the regular season finale.
“We didn’t help ourselves today,” Cumberland coach John Lopes said afterwards. “We had a chance to move up in the seedings if we won and got some help from someone else but we played flat for all but about five minutes of today’s game.”

Adele Roseanne Anderson

October 31, 2011

CABOT, VT - Adele Roseanne Anderson, 78, died October 24th in Cabot, Vermont.
She was born October 15, 1933, daughter of Benedetto and Adelina Olivieri. Formerly from Woonsocket, R.I. where she lived with her husband Carl R. Anderson of 38 years.
Adele retired from New England Telephone. She enjoyed camping, shopping and her dog Frosty.
She was predeceased in death by her husband Carl Richard Anderson.
Grammy we love and miss you.

Roger Ferland

October 31, 2011

Roger Arthur Ferland, 71, formerly of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, U.S.A, passed away peacefully at home on Friday October 21, 2011.
He was born December 10, 1939, son of the Gabriel and Celina Ferland.
Roger graduated from Mt. St. Charles Academy, then joined the USAF stationed in England and retired after 20 years.

Pamela Ann Miclette

October 31, 2011

WOONSOCKET - Pamela Ann Miclette, 45, formerly of Woonsocket, died Saturday, September 24, 2011 in Auburndale, Florida as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near her home.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of Robert A. Miclette of Woonsocket and the late Blanche A. (Lataille) Miclette. Pamela was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Mansfield, MA and Webster, MA before relocating to Florida earlier this year.
Pamela enjoyed cooking and expressing herself through arts and craft work. She was at home being outdoors and was a keen wildlife observer.

Helen Ann Skiffington

October 31, 2011

Helen Ann
Skiffington

WOONSOCKET- Helen Ann (Kaffel) Skiffington, of Third Ave, Woonsocket, died peacefully Saturday October 29, 2011. For 52 years she was the beloved wife of the late John J. Skiffington Jr., former RI Speaker of the House and RI House Majority Leader.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Tekla (Frodyma) Kaffel.

Victor D. Dubois

October 31, 2011

WOONSOCKET - Victor D. Dubois, 85, resident of Woonsocket, died October 28, 2011 at the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Born December 15, 1925, in Woonsocket, a son of the late Dennis & Celia (Robillard) Dubois.
Victor worked in area textiles as an oilman, a lifelong Woonsocket resident formerly of Mt. Vernon Apts. He was a WWII Navy Veteran.
He is survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Alice Comire, Aurore Morrisette, Lillian Brissette, Viola Silba, and Dora Lambert.

Lorraine D. Frenette

October 31, 2011

WOONSOCKET - Lorraine D. Frenette, 64, resident of Woonsocket, died October 27, 2011 at the Landmark Medical Center.
Born September 16, 1947 in Woonsocket, a daughter to the late Donat J. Sr. & Dorothy (Bernard) Frenette.
Lorraine worked 28 years as a med nurse for Zambarano, a resident of Woonsocket formally of Cumberland. She enjoyed crocheting in which she learned on her own.
She is survived by her brother, Donat J. Frenette Jr. of Woonsocket and her niece, Jesse Frenette also of Woonsocket.

October 30th

Area runners ready for state meet

October 30, 2011

FOSTER – The state meet for cross country takes place next Sunday at Ponaganset High.
For some schools, such as the Lincoln boys' team, their “state meet” took place on Saturday at the class championships.
The Lions were among a handful of schools that needed a quality placement in their respective class meet to earn a trip to the states because they did not get an automatic berth by finishing among the top three in their division.

Hazardous road conditions

October 30, 2011

A utility flatbed truck lies on its side, completely blocking the southbound travel lanes on Route 146 in Lincoln around 9 a.m. Sunday. Apparently, the driver of the truck lost control Sunday morning, with wet road conditions possible a factor. The highway was shut down from the Route 99 offramp in Lincoln to the Route 116 exit for close to two hours while the vehicle was righted and towed from the scene. Rhode Island State Police and Albion Fire responded to the scene, while Lincoln and State Police handled road closures and traffic control.

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