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THIS JUST IN: Gym owner sentenced for arson

November 25, 2013

PAWTUCKET—Gary Gaudreau, found guilty in September of burning down the Physique Company, the gym that he owned on York Avenue, was sentenced Monday before Judge Nettie Vogel.
Gaudreau, 76, of Hutchinson Street, Pawtucket, received a sentence of 25 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions, with nine years to serve, and the balance suspended with probation, according to Amy Kempe, public information officer for Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. He was also ordered to have no contact with the owner of the property. READ THE FULL STORY IN TUESDAY'S TIMES.

Clippers, Wizards to face off for Division II Super Bowl at Cranston Stadium

November 25, 2013

The mystery surrounding where the Division II Super Bowl will take place is no more.

Monday saw the Rhode Island Interscholastic League confirm the bowl sites and times for all four divisions. To date, the only division with a confirmed matchup is Division II, with defending champion Cumberland squaring off against West Warwick.

The Clippers and Wizards will meet Sunday, Dec. 8 at Cranston Stadium. The kickoff is 3 p.m. and will be preceded by the Division I contest, which gets underway at high noon.

Jesuina Barbosa Gomes

November 25, 2013

Jesuina Barbosa Gomes

CENTRAL FALLS - Jesuina Barbosa Gomes, 74, entered into eternal peace on Friday, November 22, 2013. Mrs. Gomes was born in Ribeira Ilheu, Mosteiros, Fogo, Cabo Verde. She was the wife of the late Tito Pires Gomes. She was the daughter of the late Casimiro Barbosa Amado and Maria Barbosa Amado. She immigrated to the United States in 1983 and resided Pawtucket, RI.

Lucien V. Plamondon

November 25, 2013

Lucien V. Plamondon

CENTRAL FALLS - Lucien V. Plamondon, 80, passed on November 23rd with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Margaret (Tougas) Plamondon. They have been married for 53 years.
Born in Vermont, he was a son of the late Emile and Exilia (Lambert) Plamondon.
Lucien had been employed by Starline Structures for 28 years and then for The Fair in Cumberland retiring in 2002. He served in the US Army.

Ethel M. Capineri

November 25, 2013

Ethel M. Capineri

Ethel Margaret (Pierce) Capineri, born on September 30, 1928, passed away peacefully with family at her side on Nov. 23, 2013. She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Joseph A. Capineri, Esq. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Isa (Hadfield) Pierce of Coventry, RI. She was a registered nurse and a graduate of the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.

La Salette’s Festival of Lights set to open Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2013

ATTLEBORO — A Christmas tradition for thousands of families for well over half a century, the Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro will flip the switch on its Christmas Festival of Lights Thanksgiving Day on Nov. 28.
But this year’s 60th annual festival, which features more than 350,000 lights illuminating over 10 acres, will incorporate a whopping 800,000 LED lights — twice as many as last year – making the shrine a leader in energy efficiency.
A third of the lights were made possible thanks to donations.

 

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