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March 30th, 2011

Clippers making do while Tucker Field tennis courts are repaired

March 30, 2011

CUMBERLAND — For the first few weeks of the spring season, the courts have been empty at Tucker Field, the home of the Cumberland High boys’ tennis team.
That’s doesn’t mean the Clippers haven’t been practicing for their upcoming (and very challenging) campaign in Division I after a four-year absence. While work is in the process of being done to reconstruct the courts, longtime CHS head coach John Jasionowski has managed to prepare his squad by first utilizing the courts at the Abbott Run Valley Club and then over at the nearby Sher-Le-Mon Swim Club.

Construction on Pascoag library is under way

March 30, 2011

BURRILLVILLE — Construction work on a $252,000 addition to the town's first and oldest library began three weeks ago and is making rapid progress, according to library officials.
Work on the Pascoag Public Library addition officially began on March 14. As of today, the foundation has been poured and is being finished and walls for the 22-foot by 38-foot addition have been erected.

Irene T. Charpentier

March 30, 2011

Irene T. Charpentier

WOONSOCKET- Irene T. (Roy) Charpentier passed away March 29, 2011 at the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre surrounded by family and friends. She had celebrated her 90th birthday there on March 7th. She was the widow of Edgar B. Charpentier to whom she had been married for sixty-three years at the time of his death in 2002. She was the daughter of the late Napolean and Roseanna Roy.

Walter H. Emery, Jr.

March 30, 2011

Walter H. Emery, Jr.

BLACKSTONE- Walter H. Emery, Jr., 74, of Blackstone, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Franklin Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Lynn, MA on April 12, 1936, he was the son of the late Walter and Mildred (Haskell) Emery.
He was the father of Susan Chita of Blackstone, MA, Stephen Emery of St. Paul, MN and Michael Emery of Attleboro, MA. He leaves his grandchildren, Jason Beaulieu, Amanda Chita, Christopher Emery, Ryan Emery, Jennifer Tricaico and great-granddaughter, Abagail Slowe. He was the brother of Donald H. Emery of Boston, MA.

Dean Brian Cotnoir

March 30, 2011

Dean Brian Cotnoir

WINTER HAVEN, FL.- Cotnoir, Dean B. 55 of Pascoag, RI and Winter Haven, Fl, died Sunday Jan. 2, 2011 in FL. He was the husband of Mary Ann Cotnoir.
Born in Woonsocket RI, he was the son of Robert and Terry Cotnoir of Blackstone, Mass.
Mr. Cotnoir owned and operated DC Trucking, in RI.
He is survived by his loving children, David Thanos of Tiverton, RI and Michelle Berkovitz of Cumberland, RI, his brother Wayne Cotnoir of Warwick, RI, his nephew Joseph Cotnoir and his two grandchildren Carl John and Brendon.

March 29th

Mounties move up in class

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET — Mount St. Charles Academy moves up to Division I this season after winning the last two Division II state championships.
The Mounties go there knowing full well the challenge that awaits them, head coach Tom Seaver was saying on Monday night while contemplating this question:
“What’s the difference between Division I and II?”
Seaver weighs the query for a moment and then quickly responds.

Battle lines drawn on waste-to-energy plant

March 29, 2011

WOONSOCKET – Though the proposal has been trashed by environmental groups, State Rep. Jon D. Brien says he'll keep pushing to pass his bill to allow a waste-to-energy plant to be built in the city.
The bill would would lift the state's 20-year ban on waste-to-energy projects and allow only one to be built – at an unspecified location in Woonsocket – provided it complies with all applicable legal and health codes and wins the endorsement of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation.

Georgette I. Rouleau

March 29, 2011

Georgette I. Rouleau

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Georgette I. Rouleau, 70, of Wake Robin Rd., Lincoln, died Thursday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of Charles A. Rouleau.
Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late George and Cecile (Froment) Jacobs. She was raised in Woonsocket and resided in Blackstone for over 35 years before moving to Lincoln several years ago.
Mrs. Rouleau worked at Tupperware and Sadwin Curtain. She was later employed in the housekeeping department at St. Antoine Residence for many years until her retirement in 1998.

Gladys I. Martinez

March 29, 2011

Gladys I. Martinez

WOONSOCKET - Martinez, Gladys I. (Medina), passed March 28, 2011 at Landmark Medical Center with her loving family at her side. She was the daughter of the late Carmen Medina (Jimenez).

John S. Moran

March 29, 2011

John S. Moran

WOONSOCKET - John S. Moran (Ionel Mara), 92, of Highland St., died Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Philip Hulitar Center. He was the husband of Marguerite (Aubin) Moran for fifty-five years.
He is also survived by his daughters, Elena Moran and Stephanie Roberts and her husband Michael of Woonsocket, two grandchildren, Jonathan Roberts and his wife Melissa of Greenville and Hillary Roberts and her fiance Tung Ha of Plaistow, NH, two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Samuel Roberts and his brother-in-law, Albert Aubin.

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