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August 2nd

Janine Nassaney

August 2, 2012

Janine Nassaney

LINCOLN - Janine Nassaney, 84 of Lincoln, died Tuesday at the Mansion Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Harvey Nassaney.
Born in France, she was a daughter of the late Raoul and Marie (Despessailles) Joly.
Mrs. Nassaney was a former co-owner of NAYCO Family Store in Lincoln. She was a member of St. Basil Church Sodality and taught religious education.

James M. Wright

August 2, 2012

James M. Wright

LINCOLN: James M. Wright, 83, passed at home on July 29th. He was the husband of Beverly E. (Brooks) Wright.
Born in Lincoln, a son of the late William J. Wright Sr. and Henrietta (McCaughey) Wright. James was a history teacher at Lincoln and Foster-Gloucester school systems for 25 years. He also served as the basketball coach in Foster-Gloucester. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, a life member of the VFW Post 602 and also the American Legion Post 14.

Crowley: Officials make it difficult for elderly to vote

August 2, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS — Calling it a “very sad situation,” state Sen. Elizabeth Crowley said Wednesday that election officials are making it more difficult for residents of Forand and Wilfrid manors — the city’s two largest elderly high rises — to vote.
While even Crowley acknowledges that the polling places are being moved only a short distance away from those spots, the senator nonetheless likens the action to “disenfranchising” the elderly residents who live in those two buildings.

Read more in our print edition.

Celebrating 80 years of the Stanleyburger

August 2, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS — While much may have changed about Central Falls in the past 80 years, a Dexter Street restaurant and its most famous menu item remain, blessedly, as fixtures in the bustling city. The “Stanleyburger,” a classic hamburger with trademark grilled onions and pickles on a soft bun, is still satisfying longtime fans and winning over new ones in the small eatery by the same name.

 

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