Archive - Feb 25, 2014
PAWTUCKET â€” Throughout this wave of stellar play to end the regular season, one item has stood out above all else for coach Mike Kayata and his Tolman basketball lot.
Spitting out well-worn clichĂ©s such as â€śplaying togetherâ€ť may come across as so pedestrian, but thatâ€™s exactly why the Tigers enter the Division II postseason on an impressive roll. Tolman registered its fifth straight victory Tuesday night, a come-from-behind 65-51 win at Shea.
Montcalm J. LaRochelle
CUMBERLAND - Montcalm J. "Larry" LaRochelle, 86, of Mendon Rd. Cumberland died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Jeannette M. (Dumont) LaRochelle. They were married on November 24, 1949.
Born and raised in Manville he was a son of the late Adolphe and Edouardina (Gouin) LaRochelle.
Mr. LaRochelle was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. He received the Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He taught dancing for Arthur Murray studios while in Japan.
Susan C. LaBree
PAWTUCKET - Susan C. (Joyce) LaBree, 60, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 24, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis A. LaBree. Born in Attleboro, she was a daughter of Joseph, Sr. and Constance D. (Hanley) Santos and the late Charles L. Joyce.
Susan was a data entry specialist at Apex in the credit department until her retirement several years ago. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting; spending time with children and was the beloved aunt that everyone came to.
CENTRAL FALLS â€“ Should TV news programs dealing with violent or tragic
events come with one of those â€śparental warningâ€ť notices that precede shows with sexual or violent content?
State Rep. Agostinho Silva said he has heard from parents who think they should and he has introduced legislation he says is aimed at â€śstarting a conversation,â€ť toward action that would probably have to take place at the federal level.
The language of his bill is fairly broad. It says the Public Utilities
PAWTUCKET â€“ The two-person radio booth for the Pawtucket Red Sox is officially set as newcomer Josh Maurer joins forces with Jeff Levering for the 2014 season.
The 33-year-old Maurer replaces Bob Socci, who left the PawSox last July to become the radio play-by-play broadcaster of the New England Patriots.
The chief executives of the Blackstone Valleyâ€™s two biggest cities, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, say they canâ€™t tap property taxpayers for the hundreds of thousands of dollars that it would cost their communities to make the changes in the proposed settlement of the state pension lawsuit.
KINGSTON --- The St. Raphael/Providence Country Day/Wheeler co-op team and South Kingstown skated into their crossover contest on Monday afternoon at Boss Arena both sitting on the Division IIâ€™s playoff bubble and desperately needing a win to keep their postseason hopes afloat.
Fortunately for the locals, they stepped up their play and rose to the occasion in this must-win situation and now find themselves sitting on the doorstep to the postseason after a yearâ€™s absence.
PAWTUCKET â€” Three real estate developers have been given the go-ahead from city officials to submit formal plans to develop the failed hotel property at 45 Division St.