WOONSOCKET â€“ Saturdayâ€™s annual French Heritage Festival & SoirÃ©e is all about spreading Francophile cheer and celebrating the cityâ€™s French-Canadian heritage.
And you donâ€™t have to be French-Canadian to enjoy the festivities.
PAWTUCKET — During the regular season, Pawtucket Red Sox righty Matt Barnes was 2-1 in three starts with a bloated 7.18 ERA.
But any resemblance between the regular-season Barnes and the post-season Barnes was pure coincidence.
WOONSOCKET â€“ Acting against the advice of the Planning Board, the City Council repealed the ban on backyard chickens Tuesday, reversing itself in the process.
The council voted 4-3 to allow residents to keep chickens in the least populous neighborhoods, a little more than a year after defeating a similar proposal. The new measure requires a follow-up vote of affirmation in two weeks to become law, but Councilwoman Melissa Murray, the lead sponsor, doesnâ€™t expect officials to change their minds.
Special to The Call
PAWTUCKET -- Garin Cecchini didn’t exactly crush the ball in the 10th inning Wednesday night. But his three-hop single over a drawn-in infield gave the Pawtucket Red Sox a 2-1 victory over the Syracuse Chiefs in Game 1 of a best-of-five Governors’ Cup semifinal series.
Game 2 is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Thursday with a pair of right-handers on the mound – Syracuse’s Scott McGregor (1-2, 3.91 ERA) and Pawtucket’s Matt Barnes (8-9, 3.95 ERA).
H. Raymond Champagne
WOONSOCKET - H. Raymond Champagne 93, of Greene St. died September 2, 2014 at the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Violet (Dubois) Champagne with whom he has been married for sixty nine years. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Hormidas and Alphonsine (Masse) Champagne. Ray was a sales engineer for International Supply Co. for thirty eight years, before retiring in 1983.
Lillian R. Laliberte
SAINT CLOUD, FL - Lillian Rita Laliberte, 83, was lovingly taken to heaven by Jesus on August 29, 2014 in St. Cloud, FL. She was born on July 15, 1931 in Burrillville, RI to Fredrick and Rosa Bilodeu.
She is survived by her 3 daughters and 1 son Anne Laliberte, Katherine Wasmund, Christine Martin, and Ronald Laliberte. She was predeceased by her beloved son Michael Laliberte. Lillian will also be greatly missed by her 7 grandchildren Justin, Chantelle, Tyler, Danielle, Jessica, Jason, and Noah along with her 7 great grandchildren.
SEBASTIAN, FL - Debra (Cifizzari) Thomas, 57, of Sebastian FL, Passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Born in Framingham, Ma, she was the beloved daughter of Alice R. Cifizzari and of the late Louis A. Cifizzari.
For more details and memorial service information, please visit www.brownfuneralhomes.com
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PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will vie for their second Governors’ Cup crown in three years when they takes on International League-North Division champion Syracuse in a five-game semifinal set to begin tonight at 7:05 at McCoy Stadium.
The PawSox earned a club-record fourth straight post-season appearance when they clinched the wild card berth on Sunday.
WOONSOCKET â€“ What started out as a loverâ€™s quarrel morphed into a foot chase and a wrestling match before it ended with the seizure of more than $14,000 in cash and prescription pharmaceuticals by the police.
By the time it was over, Edwin DeJesus Jr., 27, of 110 Alice Ave., and Ariana Z. Roman, 19, were facing a string of charges, including domestic assault and battery, obstructing police, one count each of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.
Read the full story in Wednesday's newspaper.
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