Archive - Dec 6, 2013
PROVIDENCE â€“ Ed Cooley had something he wished to get off his chest.
Call his remarks a summary of the first-semester portion of Providenceâ€™s 2013-14 hoops odyssey. â€śI would love to coach the team that weâ€™ve recruited, I really would,â€ť said the head coach, his exasperated face painting a picture of how strenuous the past six weeks have been. â€śFor seven weeks, we prepared to play a particular style. In one day, that style had to change.â€ť
PAWTUCKET â€” For Pawtucket, the start of the 2013 holiday season officially begins today with the Winter Wonderland festival. The annual event in Slater Park is celebrating its 15th year, and its opening activities are always eagerly anticipated by residents throughout the city and surrounding communities.
MIDDLETOWN, RI- Edward J. McCaughey, 98, of Middletown, formerly of Pawtucket died on Wednesday, December 4, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary White McCaughey and their children, Edward J., Marcia and Stephen McCaughey.
Born and raised in Pawtucket, RI he attended Providence Country Day School, The College of the Holy Cross and Boston University School of Law.
PAWTUCKET- Norman Jacques, 70, passed on Nov. 27, 2013. He was elected to the Senate when he was 23 serving from 1966 to 1968.
He was pre-deceased by his sister Pauline Spink and his son, Michael Welsh. Brothers Edmond, Robert, Dennis and Henry Jacques, sister Georgette Gousie, daughter, Jillene VanNostrand of Boise, ID and 5 grandsons, survive him.
A Memorial service will be held at the Keefe Funeral Home Five Higginson Ave., Lincoln, RI on Monday, December 9, at 7 PM. Complete obituary at www.thekeefefuneralhome.com.