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November 2nd, 2010

State cross country meet set for Sunday

November 2, 2010

Familiar area rivals like Cumberland, Lincoln, Smithfield and recently Mount St. Charles have consistently sent teams to the state championships and in some cases have done well.
Back in 2004, Cumberland shocked pre-race favorite Bishop Hendricken for the boys’ state crown. Last year, Mount St. Charles made big strides in its program by placing seventh among the 18th schools. In 2005, the Cumberland girls qualified for the New England Championship by finishing sixth, a point ahead of Lincoln.

November 1st

Lion girls top Novans, win share of division title

November 1, 2010

WOONSOCKET — For Lincoln High, Monday’s task was as straightforward as you’ll get. A win against Woonsocket High meant the Lions would clinch no worse than a share of the Division II-North crown.
Mission accomplished as Lincoln, buoyed by two goals from Jillian DeSimone, took care of business with a 4-0 win over Woonsocket at Barry Field. The Lions finish the regular season 12-1-5. The Villa Novans completed their first – and possibly last – in Division II with a 1-17 mark.

Ponaganset football coach discusses Div. II race

November 1, 2010

Ponaganset football coach Brian Gendreau has developed a good perspective on two of the toughest teams in Division II this season – unbeaten Tolman and once-beaten Woonsocket. His Chieftains have lost to both Super Bowl contenders.
“Tolman is the fastest team in the league,” Gendreau admitted on Sunday, “but I would say Woonsocket is more balanced. They can run and throw the ball. You can see why they played a 6-0 game earlier this season. Both teams have great defenses.”

Robert E. Fahey

November 1, 2010

Robert E. Fahey

MEDWAY MA- Mr. Robert E. Fahey, 66, of Medway MA, died Monday morning (November 1, 2010) at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Marsha (Bullukian) Fahey.
Mr. Fahey was born in Milford and had been employed for Walter E. Jock Oil Company located in Wells River VT and then returned to Milford where he owned and operated Prime Petroleum for twelve years. He later owned and operated Players Bar which was located in Milford.
Mr. Fahey was a Viet Nam era veteran having served in the US Army in Germany.

Pauline Brillon

November 1, 2010

Pauline Brillon

WOONSOCKET- Pauline Brillon, 78, died October 28, 2010 at home. She was born August 2, 1932 in Woonsocket to the late Albert and Yvette (Henry) Jolly. Pauline was the wife of Eugene Brillon of Woonsocket.
She worked as an assembler for the AT Cross Company for twenty plus years until retiring as well as being a homemaker for her six children.

Aurore Desrosiers

November 1, 2010

Aurore Desrosiers

WOONSOCKET- Aurore Desrosiers, 96, died October 25, 2010 at the Ballou Home. She was born May 20, 1914 in Woonsocket to the late Joseph and Cordelie (Joyal) Bernier. Aurore was the loving wife to the late Montcalm Tiny Desrosiers.
Aurore was survived by her son; Lionel Boucher of Cumberland. She also leaves behind many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her two sons; Roland and Joseph Boucher, one daughter; Francis Day and one brother; Arthur Bernier.

October 30th

Woonsocket clinches playoff berth

October 30, 2010

WOONSOCKET --- Woonsocket High is back in the Division II playoffs, but before the defending state champions could stamp their return ticket to the postseason on Saturday afternoon, they needed to overcome their worst half of football against a tough opponent in Mount Hope High.
Quarterback Kevin Reyes threw three touchdown passes, including a 43-yarder to Jessie Charette with 2:08 to play in the third quarter that snapped a 14-14 tie, and the Novans’ defense ruled the entire second half in a 34-14 triumph before an energetic Homecoming Day crowd at Barry Field.

Burrillville gridders rout Narragansett

October 30, 2010

BURRILLVILLE -- Burrillville High’s high-scoring offense has received plenty of credit for the team’s strong run in the Division III ranks this season, but on Saturday morning, it was the Broncos’ defense that led the way to a very impressive Homecoming Day victory over Narragansett High.
The Broncos’ ‘D’ forced five turnovers and limited the Mariners to 145 yards of offense en route to a 33-0 shutout before a big gathering at Alumni Field that moved Burrillville one win away from its first playoff berth since 2006.

Mounties hold heads high after loss in state finals

October 30, 2010

PAWTUCKET – Fourth-seeded Bay View repeated as Division I state champions on Saturday afternoon at Slater Park, defeating third-seeded Mount St. Charles in the finals for the second year in a row.
The Bengals won the match by a 4-1 margin. Mount led in the other two matches at the time Bay View scored its clinching point.

Student abuse case now in DA's hands

October 30, 2010

Police in Blackstone and Millville have finished their investigation into allegations that special needs children were physically abused by a teacher and an aide employed by the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District.
The findings in the case have been turned over to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office, which is to decide whether there is sufficient evidence to pursue criminal charges, said Tim Connolly, spokesman for District Attorney Joseph Early.
“No decision has been made at this point,” Connolly said Thursday.

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