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October 1st, 2014

Knotty Oakers chop down volleyball Mounties

October 1, 2014

WOONSOCKET — As soon as the final point fell to the floor, spelling Mount St. Charles’ 3-1 Division I crossover loss to Coventry High on Wednesday night, head coach Josh D’Abate led his kids to the other side of the gymnasium, beyond the canvas divider, for a team meeting.


Naturally, it’s unknown what was said, as it should be, but if D’Abate’s demeanor upon return was any indication, it couldn’t have been that bad.

Mitchell turns down Woonsocket school supt. job

October 1, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The search for a school superintendent is apparently back to square one after Cumberland Assistant School Superintendent Robert Mitchell turned down the job.
“Yes, I did withdraw,” Mitchell told The Call via e-mail Wednesday. “I was honored to be offered the position. I decided to stay in Cumberland to continue the good work happening here.”

Lillian Durand

October 1, 2014

Lillian Durand

WOONSOCKET - Lillian Durand 96, formerly of Woonsocket, died Tuesday at St. Antoine Residence. She was the wife of the late Adrien E. Durand. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Amanda (Berard) Gagne. Lillian worked as a seamstress at St. Antoine Residence for several years. She was a pianist and a member of the Beethoven Club. She graduated from Le College St. Maurice in Ste. Hyacinthe, PQ Canada.

John J. McNamara

October 1, 2014

John J. McNamara

MILLVILLE - John J. McNamara, 91, of Millville, passed away Wed. October 1, 2014 at home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Evelyn I. (Collins) McNamara, with whom he would have celebrated 67 years of marriage on November 29th.
He was born on Feb. 3, 1923, son of the late Edward and Winifred (Duffy) McNamara, and lived in Millville all his life. He was a 1941 graduate of the former St. Mary's High School in Milford.

Virginia M. Tyks

October 1, 2014

Virginia M. Tyks

BLACKSTONE - Virginia M. Tyks, 80, of Blackstone, MA.. passed away on Monday at Landmark Medical Ctr. Born, March 5, 1934, in Blackstone, she was the daughter of the late Louis & Marie (Cormier) Tyks. She resided in Blackstone all her life. Virginia was employed as a Policy Writer for the Amica Insurance Co. for 21 years, retiring in 1975. A gifted musician she was the former organist for St. Theresa's Church and St. Paul's Church in Blackstone. Also, she was a pianist at the Wrentham State School. She belonged to the Woonsocket Musicians Local Union 262.

September 30th

Madeleine C. Crotty

September 30, 2014

Madeleine C. Crotty

WOONSOCKET - Madeleine C. (Cournoyer) Crotty 89, died Sunday in Oakland Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Jeremiah Crotty Jr. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Blanche (Boisvert) Cournoyer.

Robert J. Bacon

September 30, 2014

Robert J. Bacon

CRANSTON - Robert J. “Bob” Bacon, 75, of Cranston, died Monday, September 29, 2014 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Anna Marie (Bellotti) Bacon, whom he married October 25, 1980. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Dorien and Alice (Belliveau) Bacon.

Joseph Glaude

September 30, 2014

Joseph Glaude

WOONSOCKET - Joseph L. "Pete" Glaude, 83, of Second Ave. died Monday September 29, 2014, in St. Antoine Residence. He was the husband of the late Doris (Gatien) Glaude.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Wilfred and Lena (Marchand) Glaude.
He was a United States Army Veteran serving, as a Forward Artillery Observer, during the Korean Conflict
Mr. Glaude worked as a tool maker for Bird Machine Shop, and also for Woonsocket Parks & Recreation for several years prior to retiring.

Beatrice C. Patenaude

September 30, 2014

Beatrice C. Patenaude

WOONSOCKET - Beatrice C. Patenaude 68, of Progresso Ave. died September 28, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late David Patenaude. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Donat and Cecile (DeGrandpre) Cote. Beatrice worked as an inventory clerk at Walmart for a few years, she also had several various jobs throughout her life.

September 29th

Question 5 could bring $2.1 million to Stadium

September 29, 2014

WOONSOCKET – An engine of the local economy could get a turbo-boost if voters approve Question No. 5 on the November ballot.

The referendum would authorize the state to float $35 million in bonds, much of it to support nine of the state’s most significant arts and culture organizations, including some $2.1 million for the Stadium Theatre, the only potential beneficiary in the Blackstone Valley.

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