WOONSOCKET â€” Woonsocket High has a new coach and a new outlook for the hockey season this winter.
Getting to the point where it can be competitive again with the teams in Division III, just may take a little time.
The Villa Novans began their league season Friday night against Cranston East. For more than two-thirds of the opening period, Woonsocket kept the Thunderbolts away from the net.
Then the floodgates opened up.
Eileen M. Browchuk
WOONSOCKET- Eileen M. Browchuck, 64, of Gaskill St. died Wednesday, November 30, 2011. She was the wife of Dennis Browchuk.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Richard W. Mulligan, and Barbara (Bardell) Mulligan, of Woonsocket.
Eileen worked as a Certified Professional Coder and also as a Medical Secretary for the former Surgical Group in Providence, for several years.
She was a member of the American Association of Professional Coders.
Paul R. Reber
WOONSOCKET- Paul R. Reber 56, of Wood Ave. died November 26, 2011 at home.
He was born in Woonsocket a son of the late Rudi Gagnon and Rita (Desrosiers) Reber.
Paul was an independent flooring installer.
He is survived by three sons Paul, Justin and Joshua Reber, and a brother Thomas Reber of Woonsocket.
Visiting hours will be held Monday 6-8 PM at the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St. Woonsocket. For guestbook and directions please visit
Claire V. Dominique
BURRILLVILLE- Claire V. Dominique 85, resident of Pascoag passed away December 2, 2011 at the Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was the wife of the late Philbert Dominique.
She was born February 14, 1926 in Oakland RI, a daughter to the late Henri & Alma (Rondeau) Rivet.
Claire worked in area textiles. She was a lifelong Burrillville resident.
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
In 2007, Keith Glass identified all the obstacles and problem areas that the NBA faced in a book entitled â€śTaking Shots: Tall Tales, Bizarre Battles, and the Incredible Truth About the NBA.â€ť
The high-scoring first line from a season ago has graduated. So has the starting goaltender.
And two standout defensemen who could have returned this year opted to transfer to prep school.
So does this mean bad news is in store for Mount St. Charles? Will this be a rebuilding season? Can you dismiss all talk of a â€śdrive for fiveâ€ť straight state championships?
No, no, and no.
â€śThis is one of the youngest teams that weâ€™ve had in a while,â€ť offered MSC coach Dave Belisle. â€śbut the thing that I like about this team is our sophomores and freshmen can play right now. Theyâ€™re that good.
WOONSOCKET â€” A Providence man was charged with assaulting a local police officer after police responded to a domestic assault complaint at the CT Plus convenience store at 11 Hamlet Ave. Tuesday.
A female victim called police to the location at 3:04 p.m. after taking shelter from her boyfriend inside the store. Patrolman John E. Raymond, responding with Lt. Edward J. Doura Jr. and other officers, found the woman at the store and determined a domestic assault had occured.
David P. Walsh
BELLINGHAM- David P. Walsh, 53, of Bellingham, MA, was called back to his Lord on Monday, November 28, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia A. (Bullock) Walsh.
David was born in Boston, MA, on December 2, 1957, the son of the late John J. and Joan E. (MacGillivray) Walsh and was raised in Braintree, MA.
Jacqueline Claire Ethier Twining
BONAIRE, GEORGIA- Jacqueline C. Twining, 83, passed away at home in Bonaire, Georgia, on November 25, 2011. Her parents, Leo Ethier and Alice Chamberland Ethier, preceded her in death.
She is a former resident of Woonsocket, RI; Uxbridge, MA; and Chicopee, MA.
Her memory is treasured by her husband, Richard Arthur Twining; her children, Bruce Twining (Marsha), GA and Carolyn Vanderwarker (Brad) VA; and grandchildren, Kristen Twining (CT) and Lauren Twining (GA).
Joanne K. Lee
COVENTRY- Joanne K. Lee 59, resident of Coventry RI, died November 24, 2011 at Bayberry Commons in Pascoag RI.
She was born on March 23, 1952 in Tewksbury MA, a daughter of the late Everett & Harriet (Mullen) Stone.
Joanne worked at Lakeview Nursing home in Burrillville as a nurses aide for several years. She was also a graduate of the Sawyer school as a lab technician. She was a den leader and served on many committees with the Cub and Boy Scout Troops #102 based in Mapleville.