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August 11th, 2011

Cumberland American heads to New England finals

August 11, 2011

BRISTOL, Conn. – While his two-run homer in the fifth inning proved to be the eventual game-winner on Thursday, that wasn’t the main reason that Dave Belisle was smiling.
It was what Chris Wright did as a reliever - particularly in the bottom of the sixth - that had the Cumberland American manager beaming with the most pride after his team’s hard-earned 8-7 semifinal victory over Fairfield (Ct.) American in the New England portion of the Eastern Regional Tournament.

Filmmaker visits home to take in some flicks

August 11, 2011

LINCOLN — Ron Truppa sat at a table in his parents' expansive, luxurious home late Tuesday morning and admitted, with a chuckle, that he one day aspired to be the governor of Rhode Island.
He never quite achieved that lofty position, though says he's having a blast as a Hollywood film writer, producer and director.
The 36-year-old former Lincolnite also owns TRUPPA Entertainment, a production company based in Sherman Oaks, Calif. that produces films, television pitches, scripts, public service announcements and commercials.

Police ID man found fatally shot in trunk

August 11, 2011

LINCOLN – The victim of an execution-style slaying whose body was found in the trunk of a car parked at the edge of Lincoln Woods State Park Wednesday has been identified as Ronny Almonte.
State police said Almonte was 25 years old and had addresses in both Pawtucket and Providence.
With hands tied behind his back with a strip of cloth and multiple gunshot wounds to the head, Almonte's body was found in the trunk of a Chevy Impala parked on the shoulder of Twin River Road after a park caretaker saw blood on the bumper of the abandoned vehicle.

August 10th

Warren happy to re-sign with Patriots, wants a Super Bowl ring

August 10, 2011

FOXBORO — Gerard Warren had an explicit instruction for his agent this offseason.
“I told him, ‘Call me after you talk to New England,’” Warren said. “I don’t want to burn any bridges, but that’s pretty much what it boiled down to. I told him I wanted to come back to New England because I knew what the purpose was here.”
Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced on Monday that the team had re-signed Warren, a veteran defensive lineman who started 10 regular-season games for New England last season, registering 3.5 sacks.

CALL earns spot in N.E. semis

August 10, 2011

BRISTOL, Ct. — Must-win game? No problem for Cumberland American.
CALL shook off the sting from back-to-back shutout defeats in pool play and earned a spot in today’s semifinals of the New England Regional Tournament by pounding winless Barre (Vt.) Community, 12-4, on Wednesday morning at sun-drenched Breen Field.

'Execution' in Lincoln

August 10, 2011

LINCOLN – The body of an adult male who had been shot in the head multiple times was found in the trunk of a car parked at Lincoln Woods Wednesday morning, the state police said.
Col. Steven G. O'Donnell, superintendent of the state police, said the victim's hands and feet were also bound. He called the killing “an execution.”
O'Donnell told reporters the car was found off the shoulder near the Twin River Road entrance to the park.

August 9th

Ochocinco glad to do things ‘Patriots Way’

August 9, 2011

FOXBOROUGH – Chad Ochocinco is changing his ways. And he’s not making any apologies for it.
To those Twitter followers who claim that the Patriots wide receiver has toned down his activity, Ochocinco has a clear response.
“You have to do it the Patriot Way, the way things are always done here,” Ochocinco said after Tuesday’s practice at Gillette Stadium. “One thing about this city, man, and their sports, all they do is win. So that stuff that I did in the past, there’s no need for it.”

PawSox take two from Charlotte

August 9, 2011

FORT MILL, S.C. – Say this about the 2011 Pawtucket Red Sox – this club appears dead serious about making a push for the Governors’ Cup playoffs.
The PawSox made relative quick work of the host Charlotte Knights Tuesday en route to sweeping both ends of a doubleheader. Pawtucket completed the suspended contest with a 6-1 victory before taking the second game by a 5-1 count.
The pair of wins enabled Pawtucket to sit in first place by 1 ½ games over Lehigh Valley as the second-place IronPigs battled Norfolk Tuesday.

Cumberland American falls to Fairfield

August 9, 2011

BRISTOL, Ct. — Suddenly, the offense is a concern for Cumberland American manager Dave Belisle.
“Very concerned,” Belisle stressed after CALL managed just two hits in a 3-0 loss to defending New England champion Fairfield (Ct.) American Tuesday afternoon at Breen Field. The defeat leaves Cumberland American at 1-2 in pool play and in must-win territory heading into Wednesday morning’s contest against Vermont’s Barre Community.

Car snaps utility pole, fire hydrant

August 9, 2011

PAWTUCKET — Taking her eyes off the road for a minute proved costly to a city woman whose 2011 Suzuki struck a utility pole and a fire hydrant near 8 Randall Street on Monday just after 4 p.m., police said.
Pawtucket Police Sgt. Roy Clary said that when police arrived, they found the Suzuki resting on the sidewalk and a fire hydrant that had snapped from its base underneath the vehicle. A severely damaged utility pole lay about 20 feet behind the car.

Girl's letter to mayor gets prompt action

August 9, 2011

PAWTUCKET — Sometimes it pays to take a complaint to the top. Twelve-year-old Sara Arno was becoming dismayed by what she was finding at the Elizabeth Baldwin Elementary School playground when she would bring her younger brother and sister. Litter, broken glass, and beer bottles were bad enough, but there were also kids her own age and older teenagers who were hanging around, smoking, drinking and sometimes harassing the younger children.

Louise V.A. Giuntini

August 9, 2011

Louise V.A. Giuntini
PAWTUCKET - Louise V.A. (Perry) Giuntini, 93, of Pawtucket, died peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the St. Jeanne Jugan Residence. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Harold J. Perry and Anna L. (Flanagan) Perry, she was the wife of the late Ivano C. Giuntini.

Ronald E. Sabatini

August 9, 2011

Ronald E. Sabatini
PAWTUCKET - Ronald E. Sabatini, of Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket died August 8, 2011. He was the husband of the late Lucille (Demazeux) Sabatini.
Mr. Sabatini was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Reno and Mildred (Oldrid) Sabatini. He was an assembler for International Display for many years.

Sue McConaughey

August 9, 2011

Sue McConaughey
Sue McConaughey, 83, of Rumford, RI died Monday, August 1, 2011, at home with her family.

Marcel J. Durand Jr.

August 9, 2011

Marcel J. Durand Jr.

Margaret H. Erskine

August 9, 2011

Margaret H. Erskine

Margaret A. Rivard

August 9, 2011

Margaret A. Rivard
PAWTUCKET - Margaret "Peggy" A. (Steakem) Rivard, 81, passed away Saturday,August 6, 2011. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert J. Rivard for 56 years. Born in Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late James and Margaret (O'Rourke) Steakem, she moved to Pawtucket in 1940.

Dorothy Mitson

August 9, 2011

Dorothy Mitson
Dorothy Mitson, 73, passed away on August 3, 2011 surrounded by Family. She was the Daughter of the late Lida Howard Olson and Frederick Howard of Providence. She is survived by 4 Daughters: Julie Wilcox, Linda Gomes, Nancy Theroux, and Patricia Robinson. 10 Grandchildren: Lynn Gomes, Jessica Diaz, Paul Gomes, Kenneth Wilcox, Stephanie Wilcox-Danna, Robert Diaz, Kerstin Robinson, David Robinson, Nathan Wilcox, Rebecca Wilcox, and 4 Great Grandchildren.

Josephine Jamro

August 9, 2011

Josephine Jamro
CENTRAL FALLS - Josephine Jamro 91 formerly of Cross Street passed away Saturday August 6, 2011 Oak Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Waldemore J. "PEE WEE" Jamro.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Walter and Rozalia Jagielo.
Before retiring she was a co-owner with her late husband of the former Joe's Caf of Central Falls. Mrs. Jamro enjoyed gardening and sewing.

Raymond E. Clement, Sr.

August 9, 2011

Raymond E. Clement, Sr.
PAWTUCKET - Raymond E. Clement, Sr., 79, of Greeley Street died Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of June A. (Scullin) Clement.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Harry M. and Serena H. (Meikle) Clement.

 

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