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June 13th, 2011

Leo N. Cote

June 13, 2011

Leo N. Cote

WOONSOCKET- Leo N. Cote, 93, of Woonsocket, died Saturday at The Friendly Home. He was the loving husband of the late Jeannine B. (Durand) Cote.
Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Hidas and Albertine (Durand) Cote. He was a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Cote was a WWII Army veteran. He served in the Pacific Theatre and was awarded the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Star, American Defense Service Medal, and the Asiatic-Pacific-Theatre Campaign Medal.

Walter L. Weseluk

June 13, 2011

Walter L. Weseluk

CUMBERLAND- Walter L. Weseluk 74, of Sulyma St. died Saturday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center. He was the husband of Adrienne (Boisvert) Weseluk.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Walter and Anna (Sulyma) Weseluk. Mr. Weseluk worked for the Cumberland School Department in Maintenance for twenty six years before retiring in 1994. He also worked for the former Whitins Machine and Moore Fabrics for many years. He was past president of the former Ukrainian Citizens Club.

Ida A. Lambert

June 13, 2011

Ida A. Lambert

MILFORD- Ida A. (Brothers) Lambert, 94, of Milford formerly of Holliston, Bellingham and Woonsocket, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Milford Care & Rehabilitation. She was the beloved wife of the late Desire Lambert.
Born in Bellingham on April 12, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lucinda (Dosteleur) Brothers.

James A. Paul

June 13, 2011

James A. Paul

BURRILLVILLE- James A. Paul, 59, resident of Harrisville, died suddenly on June 9, 2011.
Loving husband of thirty seven years to Kathleen (Tatro) Paul.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of Beverly (Lurvey) Chabot of Slatersville, and the late Arthur G. Paul.
James was a Concrete Batcher for Rosenfeld Concrete Co. who maintained a Hydraulic license.

June 9th

Alphonse L. Beauregard

June 9, 2011

Alphonse L.
Beauregard

MANVILLE- Alphonse L. "Paul" Beauregard, 82, of Spring Street,, died on June 2, 2011. He was the husband of Alice S. (Michaud) Beauregard to whom he was married May 19th. Husband of the late Cecile (Parenteau) Beauregard and companion of 25 years of the late Delia Menard.
Born in Manville, RI on May 19, 1929, he was a son of the late Henri W. and Evilina E. (Poitras) Beauregard.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served from 1949 - 1951.

June 8th

Mount spikers eliminated in Div. I semis

June 8, 2011

PROVIDENCE — Mount St. Charles Academy’s first season in Division I ended on Wednesday night with a semifinal round loss to South Kingstown at Rhode Island College, which used an edge on the front line to good advantage during a three-game sweep of the Mounties.

Mounties confirm spot in softball finals

June 8, 2011

PROVIDENCE --- First came the four-run uprising in the seventh inning that led to a 4-3 win over top-seeded Lincoln High on Saturday night. Then came the seventh-inning run that helped cop a 1-0 victory over Cumberland High in Monday afternoon’s winners’ bracket semifinals.
On Wednesday night, ninth-seeded Mount St. Charles Academy struck again late in its winners’ bracket final against third-seeded Cranston West High, and as a result, the Mounties will be playing for the Division I championship.

Clippers finally get the better of Lions

June 8, 2011

PROVIDENCE --- It’s been said time and time again that it’s tough to beat a team three times in a season, and on Wednesday night, Lincoln High realized how difficult a task that is in its Division I losers’ bracket final with longtime nemesis Cumberland High.
After getting swept in their regular-season series with the Lions, the Clippers made sure their third time playing their rivals was indeed the charm.

UPDATE: Alice Mill fire caused by spark from welding torch

June 8, 2011

Woonsocket firefighters pour water on the smoldering remains of the former Alice Mills complex on Wednesday morning, which was gutted by fire Tuesday night. The cause of the fire was deemed accidental, the result of workers using an acetylene torch to cut metal for salvage inside the mill. (Call photo by Ernest A. Brown)

BULLETIN: Mayors asks residents to conserve water

June 8, 2011

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Leo T. Fontaine is asking residents to conserve water as much as possible today because of the demand from firefighters at the scene of the Alice Mill fire on Fairmount Street. So much water has been diverted for the firefighting effort that pressure in outlying portions of the distribution network have been significantly affected, the mayor said. Firefighters were expected to remain at the scene for at least the rest of the Wednesday dousing hot spots.

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