September 27th, 2011
WOONSOCKET â€” The City Council moved to discuss a possible site for a new water treatment plant in closed session Monday evening but not before a local resident voiced opposition to the step.
Lorraine Corey of Huntington Avenue, a fiscal watchdog, questioned why the matter was not aired in public session given the costs involved.
LINCOLN --- Lincoln controlled the clock, but Rogers ruled the scoreboard.
The Vikings only had the ball on offense for approximately 10Â½ of the first 31Â½ minutes of Monday nightâ€™s Division III game at Ferguson Field, but that didnâ€™t prevent them from producing 35 points and 228 yards of real estate and cruising to a 41-6 victory.
WOONSOCKET â€“ The offense of Tolman High, spearheaded by high-scoring sophomore Manny Wongen, has been a major contributor to its undefeated record so far.
But you got to give credit to the Tigersâ€™ defense, too.
Just like its previous seven tilts in Division II-North, the â€˜Dâ€™ was at the top of its game on Monday afternoon as the Tigers held off upset-minded Woonsocket, 2-1, at Barry Field.
WOONSOCKET - Florence (Houle) Boisvert, 93, of Woonsocket, died Friday, September 23, 2011 in the St. Antoine Residence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Alphonse Boisvert.
Born in Upton, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Herve and Opalma (Fontaine) Houle. She lived in Woonsocket for most of her life.
WOONSOCKET - Roy L. Brunelle 45, of Willow St. died September 20th at Phillip Hulitar Center. He was born in Woonsocket a son of Helena (Hebert) Brunelle of Woonsocket and the late Roger E. Brunelle. Roy was a dough master for Pizza Hut for two years before retiring in 2010 due to illness. He had previously worked as a CNA at Hebert Nursing Home for thirteen years. Roy enjoyed GEO Caching.com and fly fishing. Roy was a loving person and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
HARRISVILLE - Mary A. (Archambault) Lesperance Smith, 57, of Chapel St, died Sat. Sept. 24, at Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, surrounded by her loving family. Her first husband Michael E. Lesperance died in 1994.
Robert E Croteau 73, of St. Joseph St. died Thursday at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of the late Lucille A. (St. Germain) Croteau. Born in Woonsocket ,he was the son of the late Ernest and Alice (Lacroix) Croteau. Bob was an auto body repair man for the former Lacroix Auto Body in Providence for twenty years, he had previously worked for UniRoyal for sixteen years. He served in the National Guard. He is a graduated of RI Trade Shop School. Bob was an avid Bingo player and also a Bingo Caller at Precious Blood Church for twenty years.
Cecilia Y. (Beaudry) Nichols, 97, of The Herbert Nursing Home, Smithfield and formerly of Woonsocket, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 24, 2011 with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Vincent S. Nichols deceased in 2002. Born in Woonsocket on June 8, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Albina (Allard) Beaudry. She was the loving mother of Robert V. Nichols of Warwick, RI, Donald E.
WOONSOCKET â€” After winning consecutive Division II Super Bowls, head coach Carnell Henderson and Woonsocket are in the midst of a transition period.
The young and inexperienced Villa Novans are receiving a baptism by fire, while at the same time, trying to uphold the proud tradition that goes with being defending champs. Itâ€™s a club that has plenty of room to grow after absorbing a 35-6 hurting from Tolman High Saturday afternoon at Barry Field. It was a rematch of last Decemberâ€™s Div. II title game, won by the Novans, 28-14.
BURRILLVILLE â€” In a competitive game that went down to the wire, visiting East Greenwich held on for a 13-7 victory against host Burrillville at Alumni Field.
The Avengers trailed 7-6 in the fourth quarter before grabbing a key turnover that turned the tide in their favor. Alex Cleary came up with an interception have a Burrillville receiver failed to haul in a pass from quarterback Glen St. Pierre.