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Archive - Jun 7, 2013

Life-long bond inspires ‘Death Racers’

June 7, 2013

LINCOLN – Andy Souvalian had been trying to complete his usual business as an assistant administrator at Amica Insurance Co. headquarters on the afternoon of Monday, April 15 when he heard the horrifying news, that someone had exploded two bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

His immediate thought: “Oh, no! How's Roup?”

His best friend, Rhode Island State Police Trooper Roupen Bastajian of Greenville, had been running in the grueling 26.2-mile race from Hopkinton to Copley Square, and he wondered if his pal had suffered any injuries.

BISHOP KEOUGH GRADUATION

June 7, 2013

Bishop Keough Regional High School Class of 2013 valedictorian Aldelis Rosalin Reyes, leads her 10-member class into St. Maria Goretti Church in Pawtucket Friday evening for commencement exercises. The ceremonies included remarks by Reyes, class salutatorian Nicole Monge, following Reyes, Charles H. DeBlois Jr. of the board of directors and Carrie A. Hormanski of Curry College spoke before diplomas were conferred by the Most Rev. Louis E. Gelineau, Bishop Emeritus of Providence.

Police ask for public’s help in probe of stabbings

June 7, 2013

PAWTUCKET—Pawtucket Police are seeking information on the circumstances surrounding a violent home invasion that occurred inside an apartment at 21 Memorial Drive on Thursday.
According to Maj. Arthur Martins, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Pawtucket Police were called to the area of Memorial Drive in response to a call reporting two injured people. When police arrived, they found a male and a female, each with their hands bound and suffering from stab wounds.

Rat wrangler on the case

June 7, 2013

PAWTUCKET – When it comes to the city’s rat population, Shaun R. Logue knows his enemy.
He knows rats are extremely intelligent, highly adaptable and will eat almost anything.
Logue, the city's zoning and code enforcement director, also knows urban rats can get big — really big.
“There are some big guys out there,” he says. “I’ve seen them as big as opossums at the transfer station.”

Rat wrangler has rodents on the run

June 7, 2013

PAWTUCKET – When it comes to the city’s rat population, Shaun R. Logue knows his enemy.
He knows rats are extremely intelligent, highly adaptable and will eat almost anything.
Logue, the city's zoning and code enforcement director, also knows urban rats can get big — really big.
“There are some big guys out there,” he says. “I’ve seen them as big as opossums at the transfer station.”

Bertrand L. Bourget

June 7, 2013

Bertrand L. Bourget

LEESBURG, FL. - Bertrand Louis Bourget, passed away at his home in Leesburg, Florida on June 1st at the age of 86. Born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island he served in the United States Navy during World War II.
He owned and operated Colonial Tree and Prestige Tree Services, servicing many private and municipal landscaping needs in the state of Rhode Island. Later, he and his wife operated the Inn at Brevard, a bed and breakfast inn in Western North Carolina. Bertrand was a member of Eckankar and attended Unity Church in Leesburg, Florida, where he settled in retirement.

Richard A. Lussier

June 7, 2013

Richard A. Lussier

PAWTUCKET - Richard A. Lussier, 54, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late George and Dianne (Donth) Lussier.
Richard was a union carpenter for many years. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed completing jigsaw puzzles. Most of all he was a loving father and hard worker, who enjoyed the simple pleasures of life.

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