Archive - Nov 5, 2012
For the eight football teams that succeeded in qualifying for the Division II postseason, the objective is crystal clear â€“ survive to play the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.
Of the three local participants, only one team is guaranteed a coveted spot in the semifinals. Woonsocket and St. Raphael will lock helmets in a quarterfinal-round clash at Pariseau Field come 6 oâ€™clock Saturday night. Meanwhile, Cumberland rolls out the welcome mat for Westerly, which ventures to Tucker Field Friday.
PAWTUCKET â€” In addition to the District 6 City Council race, Pawtucket voters heading to the polls today will decide two state Senate races, District 8 and District 15.
In District 8, incumbent Democrat James â€śJamieâ€ť E. Doyle II is facing a challenge from independent candidate Beth Croll.
PAWTUCKET â€” It's official: Pawtucket Police say the cause of the recent fire in a city trash truck was accidental and not prompted by arson.
Pawtucket Police Major Arthur Martins said that a detective assigned to arson cases had worked with the Fire Department and state Fire Marshal's Office to investigate the cause of the Oct. 23 truck fire.
Ronald J. Gauthier
PAWTUCKET - Ronald J. Gauthier, 71, of Wilton Avenue died surrounded by his loving family Sunday, November 4, 2012 at home after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of Elaine S. (Laffey) Gauthier.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Rosario and Hilda (Boday) Gauthier.
PAWTUCKET - Maurice Bricault, 84, passed away on November 3rd at home. He was the husband of Louise Rita (Bourget) Bricault. They have been married for 59 years. He resided in Pawtucket most of his life before moving to Wake Robin Rd, Lincoln 4 years ago.
He had been employed by the former Olney and Payne Oil for 30 years; he then worked for Oleans Oil. He was a Korean War Veteran.