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May 2nd, 2011

Victor Martinez focuses on his own team

May 2, 2011

PAWTUCKET – To trace the path of how Victor Martinez became a Detroit Tiger, one can look back at last July’s trading deadline. The acquisition of Jarrod Saltalamacchia meant the Red Sox had their coveted catcher of the future, and with Martinez heading into free agency, the handwriting was on the wall that the 32-year-old stood a longshot to be back with Boston in 2011.

State reacts to bin Laden death

May 2, 2011

PROVIDENCE — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed called the killing of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden by U.S. commandos in Pakistan “good news, and testimony to the courage and skill of our military forces.
“I hope it is also a moment for the families of 9/11 to have a brief bit of solace after 10 years,” the state’s senior senator said Monday.

Gloria C. Desmarais

May 2, 2011

Gloria C. Desmarais

WOONSOCKET- Gloria C. Desmarais, 80, died peacefully Friday morning at home surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of Robert W. Desmarais. They were married on October 16, 1948.
Born in Burrillville, she was a daughter of the late Wilfred and Annette (Bois) Beaudreau.
She was a resident of Woonsocket for most of her life and later lived in Cumberland. Mr. and Mrs. Desmarais also spent several years living in Boynton Beach, FL. during their retirement.

Barbara J. Campano Gildard

May 2, 2011

Barbara J. Campano Gildard

BELLINGHAM Barbara J. (Clark) Campano Gildard, 74, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Clinton Hospital in Clinton, MA with family by her side. She was the beloved former wife of the Louis D. Campano with whom she resided in Bellingham, and the late Arthur Gildard.

Reverend Carl E. Guiney

May 2, 2011

Reverend
Carl E. Guiney

WOONSOCKET- Reverend Carl E. Guiney, 69, of Harris Ave., died Friday, April 29, 2011 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Faith E. (Shepherd) Guiney whom he married June 29, 1968.
Born in Lafayette, IN, he was the son of the late Earl E. and Kathryn E. (Turner) Guiney.
Reverend Guiney was a 1964 graduate of Central Bible College in Springfield, MO.
He was an accomplished pianist and during his college years he was a member of the Revivaltime Radio Choir and was the manager and accompanist for the Messengers Quartet.

US FORCES KILL BIN LADEN

May 2, 2011

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday.
A small team of Americans carried out the attack and took custody of bin Laden's remains, the president said in a dramatic late-night statement at the White House.
A jubilant crowd gathered outside the White House as word spread of bin Laden's death after a global manhunt that lasted nearly a decade.
"Justice has been done," the president said.

Charles F. Palladini

May 2, 2011

Charles F. Palladini

BURRILLVILLE- Charles F. Palladini, 77, resident of Pascoag RI, died on April 27, 2011 at his residence.
Husband of the late Norma (Richard) Palladini.
Born in Franklin MA, a son of the late John & Alice (Prue) Palladini.
Charles worked for the Electric Boat Co. for many years; he also was a self-employed contractor playing a major role from start to finish of the John Hancock Building. He enjoyed music, gardening, fishing, and golfing.

May 1st

Getting teens involved

May 1, 2011

LINCOLN — It's both amusing and inspiring, how Lincoln High junior Josh Soucy came up with the notion of creating a “Teen Advocacy Group,” an organization that would give him and his peers more input and knowledge about happenings in town government.

Students scaling new heights at BMR

May 1, 2011

BLACKSTONE - Amanda Notz, a life skills teacher at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School, pauses about three feet from the top of a 25-foot-tall fiberglass rock climbing wall that has been erected in a corner of the school parking lot.
The wall has three climbing sides and an automated belay and hydraulic system that allows climbers to slowly descend from the top.
"Don't look down," U.S. Army Sgt. Logan O. Saunders yells up.
Notz adjusts her harness, makes one last reach and then taps the buzzer on top of the wall before lowering herself back down.

April 30th

Costa family paid huge price in WW II

April 30, 2011

PAWTUCKET – John Costa is 89 years old now and still lives in the house on Crane Street that he grew up in during the 1920s and 1930s.
“We had nine people in this house … my mother and father, five boys and two girls,” the World War II veteran was saying a few days ago. “My twin sister Rose and I are the only ones still living. Rose lives out in Rehoboth.”
Costa joined the National Guard in 1940, at the age of 18, admittedly “looking for a little excitement.”

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