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December 7th

Milk Fund chairman keeps donations flowing

December 7, 2014

WOONSOCKET – As he made his rounds collecting checks for this year’s 82nd annual Milk Fund Drive last week, Milk Fund Chairman Barry Mechanic pointed to a simple formula for the fund’s success in an ever more competitive holiday charity era.
As a group of Masons gathered at Morning Star Lodge No. 13 on Clinton Street learned, Mechanic’s formula is to run the drive without setting an unattainable or weighty goal.

December 6th

Bryant University basketball | Bulldogs offense sputters in 69-62 loss to Brown

December 6, 2014

PROVIDENCE – To Bryant’s credit, it was never out of the game completely against Brown on Saturday night.

Burrillville football | It's all on the line for Broncos in D-IV Super Bowl Sunday

December 6, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Statistical analyses of the Division IV Super Bowl showdown between Burrillville and Scituate highs on Sunday afternoon would indicate the Broncos should win easily.

Landmark patient tests negative for Ebola

December 6, 2014

WOONSOCKET — A Rhode Islander returning from West Africa who was evaluated at Landmark Medical Center Friday night did not have Ebola, according to a R.I. Department of Health spokesperson.

The patient, who is part of the routine monitoring program established by the Centers for Disease Control and administered by the health
department, had returned from West Africa about two weeks ago. The
patient had a “very mild increase in temperature” and out of “an
abundance of caution,” he traveled to Landmark Medical Center to be

December 5th

PawSox | Catching prospect Swihart itching to ramp up workload with eye toward spring training

December 5, 2014

 

PAWTUCKET – If he wasn’t before, Blake Swihart became a marked Red Sox farm hand when Baseball America in late October tabbed the 22-year-old catcher and switch hitter as the organization’s top prospect.

BREAKING: Landmark ER shut down for investigation of possible Ebola

December 5, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Landmark Medical Center’s emergency room was locked down late Friday evening, with hospital officials and R.I. Department of Health personnel investigating a possible Ebola case, multiple sources at the scene told The Call.
Neither medical nor public safety officials would comment on the situation as of early this morning. Hospital officials indicated there would be information released sometime today.

Providence College basketball | Friars fall to BC as shooting woes continue, 69-60

December 5, 2014

NEWTON, Mass. – It’s easy to pick out the main reason why the Providence Friars are in the midst of an early-season funk.

Rene G. Parenteau

December 5, 2014

Rene G. Parenteau

GLASTONBURY, CT - Rene G. Parenteau of Glastonbury, CT passed away on November 20, 2014. Born in Woonsocket, RI on January 27, 1932 son of the late Philippe and Virginie (Lambert) Parenteau.
Rene is survived by two brothers Raymond A. Parenteau and his wife Lynn of Glastonbury, CT and Joseph Roger Parenteau and his wife Dorothy of Woonsocket, nephew Gil Parenteau and wife Sue, niece Gayle Bagley and husband William, their two sons Aidan and Devin.
He was predeceased by a brother, Pete of St. Petersburg, Fl.
Private funeral and burial were held.

Florence Iannetta

December 5, 2014

Florence Iannetta

CUMBERLAND - Florence (Lachapelle) (Lamothe) Iannetta, 95, formerly of 21 A Street, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Angelo Iannetta and the late Joseph Lamothe.
Born in the Lonsdale section of Lincoln, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Richotte) Lachapelle. She resided in Cumberland for most of her life.
Mrs. Iannetta was employed as a machine operator for the former Peterson Puritan Company for over 25 years.

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December 5, 2014

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