PAWTUCKET – The groundwork for what co-manager Matt Bergeron dubbed “a once in a lifetime experience” and “something the kids will be telling their grandkids about years from now” was hatched last summer when the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket RBI Junior Division All-Stars participated in the RBI Junior Division World Series in Minneapolis.
C UMBERLAND â€“ Police put out a notice for a missing teenager Wednesday after he was last seen in the area of Manville Hill Road Tuesday night.
Police are looking for help in locating Mathew Rockefeller, 14, of Cumberland, in connection with the missing person report, Lt. William W. Wilkie said Wednesday.
â€śIf anyone has information on his whereabouts please contact us at Police Departmentâ€™s main number, 333-2500,â€ť Wilkie said.
PAWTUCKET - Catherine Lachut (Kacharo) of Garden Street, Pawtucket died at home on July 3, 2014. She was the wife of the late Michael Lachut.
Mrs. Lachut is survived by her sons; Robert Lachut and Steven Lachut.
There will be a service for Catherine on Friday, July 11, at 10:30 am in the Notre Dame Cemetery Chapel, Daggett Avenue, Pawtucket. Her burial will follow. For online condolences please visit
Sister Pauline Fournier
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Sister Pauline Fournier (Sr. Pauline Dolores), SUSC of Madonna Manor, North Attleboro, died Monday, July 8, 2014 at the age of 89. She was born in Central Falls, RI January 15, 1925, daughter of the late John and Marie Rose (Chauvin) Fournier. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, her niece, Theresa
Galletly and grandnieces survive her. She was predeceased by her sisters, Sr. Therese Jeanne, SUSC and Anita and her brother Hector Fournier.
WESTERLY – Losing the pregame coin toss was the only thing that didn’t go well for the Cumberland I Major Division Softball All-Stars on this night.
They pounded out 15 hits to post a convincing 11-6 victory over Warwick West Side Tuesday night in a Rhode Island State Tournament losers’ bracket final. Cumberland will return to the Paul E. Trombino Memorial Complex on Wednesday (5:30 p.m. first pitch) to face Cranston National.
PAWTUCKET â€“ An apartment building on North Bend Street was evacuated Tuesday after a grenade was discovered by a cleaning crew in one of the apartment units, police said.
Maj. Arthur Martins, spokesman for the Pawtucket police, said a sewer leak in the apartment unit prompted the building manager to call in a cleaning crew, which discovered the grenade as well as a handful of bullet shells.
According to Martins, the RI State Police Bomb Squad was called to the scene and quickly determined that the grenade and rounds were not live.
PAWTUCKET â€“ A city motorist is facing serious charges after he allegedly slammed into a parked car and then tried to run over three people who attempted to come to his aid Sunday night, police said.
Steven M. DaSilva, 32, of 43 Benefit St., was charged with three counts of aggravated assault, a felony; reckless driving; leaving the scene of an accident; operating an unregistered motor vehicle; and operating without proof of insurance.
Read the full story in Tuesday's newspaper.
CUMBERLAND -Thomas C. Cox, 68, of Ronald Avenue, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Anne (Quinn) Cox, and they had been married for the past 47 years.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Donald and Jennie (DelMatio) Cox. He resided in Cumberland for the past 40 years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
Mr. Cox was the owner and operator of TOCO Express Inc. of Milford for the past 15 years retiring due to illness. He was previously was the owner of Star Wine Liquors of Pawtucket.