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May 23rd, 2011

Muriel L. Tessier

May 23, 2011

Muriel L. Tessier

MANVILLE- Muriel L. Tessier, 82, formerly of Oak St., Manville, died Saturday evening at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield. She was the wife of the late George Tessier.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Leonard and Sylvia (Tessier) Goyette. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Manville for over 45 years. She also lived at Riverview Apartments in Cumberland for several years before moving to St. Antoine Residence.
Mrs. Tessier was employed at AT Cross in Lincoln for many years and previously worked at Cadillac Textiles and Univis Frames.

Sophie M. Marchwicki

May 23, 2011

Sophie M.
Marchwicki

NORTH SMITHFIELD- Sophie M. (Cybulski) Marchwicki, 88, of Oak Hill Ave., died Friday, May 20, 2011 in The Friendly Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of Edward J. Marchwicki whom she married May 23, 1948.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Marian and Mary (Rudick) Cybulski.
Mrs. Marchwicki was a homemaker, but before her marriage, she was employed by the Nationwide Roofing Co. She was a member of the St. Stanislaus Ladies Guild.

Juliette Terry T. Hebert

May 23, 2011

Juliette Terry T. Hebert

BURRILLVILLE- Juliette Terry T. Hebert, 79, resident of Mapleville, passed away May 22, 2011, at Overlook Nursing Home in Pascoag, surrounded by her loving family.
Loving wife to the late Theodore Hebert Sr.
Born in Mapleville, a daughter of the late Joseph & Olida (Bourgois) Desjarlais.
She worked for Zambarano Hospital and the former Andrews Worsted Mill Co. Terry was a lifelong Mapleville resident, she was a member of Oakland-Mapleville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and was a communicant of Our Lady of Good Help Church.

Rosamond O. Staples

May 23, 2011

Rosamond O. Staples

BELLINGHAM- Rosamond O. (Burr) Staples, 88, of Bellingham, passed away Friday, May 20, 2011 at Milford Regional Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Halsey A. Staples.
Born in Bellingham, MA on June 3, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Harold C. and Olive M. (Briggs) Burr.

Judge Edward V. Healey, Jr.

May 23, 2011

Judge Edward V. Healey, Jr.

CRANSTON- The Honorable Edward V. Healey, Jr., 88, of Cranston, Retired Senior Associate Justice of the Rhode Island Family Court died Saturday, May 21 at the Scandinavian Home, Cranston.
Judge Healey was born in Providence, the first child of the late Edward V. Sr. and Margaret (McGrath) Healey. He was the husband of the late Lillian Dolly E. (Devlin) to whom he was married for thirty-seven years until her death in 1987.

Omer J. Dubois

May 23, 2011

Omer J. Dubois

BLACKSTONE- Omer J. Dubois, 85, of Federal St., Blackstone, MA, died May 16, 2011 at Milford Hospital, 7:54 am.
Born Nov. 3, 1925 in Woonsocket.
He was the beloved husband of Lillian (Morin) Dubois of Blackstone MA. He was the son of the late Regis and Alice (Robitaille) Dubois of Blackstone. Brother of the late Arthur, Aldor, Adrian "Pete" Dubois and Anita Allard.

May 22nd

Lincoln '9' clinches division crown

May 22, 2011

LINCOLN – Just ask anyone associated with the Lincoln High program and they will universally declare the following: Joe Yankee is the quintessential X-factor.
On a team loaded with players ranging from good to very good, Yankee might just be the one Lion whose impact cannot be understated. The junior continued to strengthen said argument Sunday afternoon against a strong Moses Brown offense, striking out seven Quakers in the Lions’ 14-4 mercy-rule thrashing at Chet Nichols Field.

Mount '9' waits to learn playoff fate

May 22, 2011

WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles will now sit back and see if a 7-11 record will be good enough to gain admittance to the 16-team Division I tournament. The Mounties stated their case one final time Sunday with a 2-1 win against Cumberland High. Garrett Hayward was the difference maker, blasting an inside-the-park two-run home run in the last of the sixth inning off of Cumberland ace Justin Patrick.

Museum named for Ernie Taft

May 22, 2011

Family and friends gathered outside the former Bellingham Public Library Sunday for the dedication of the Ernest A. Taft Jr. Historical Museum. Taft passed away in 2010. Pictured, from left, are Taft’s mother, Josephine ‘Josie’ Taft; his brother-in-law, Roland Arcand; former Bellingham selectwoman and friend Mary Chaves; and Taft’s sister, Joanna Arcand. In back is mistress of ceremonies Marcia Crooks of the Bellingham Historical Commission.

May 21st

Katie Libby outruns field at Cherry Tree half-marathon

May 21, 2011

PAWTUCKET — Katie Libby considers herself more a soccer player than a runner. After all, that was her primary sport during her teenage years at Cumberland High and as a collegiate athlete at Nyack College in New York City.
But whenever the 30-year-old Cumberland native steps on the starting line of a race, as she did on Saturday at the Cherry Tree Running Festival’s half-marathon event, there’s no denying that she is a runner.
“I just get competitive when I am out there,” Libby said. “I see people in front of me and I just want to pick them off.”

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launched a new mass emergency notification system designed to alert residents of public safety threats, parking bans,...

 

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