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October 6th, 2014

Loss of daughter to domestic violence inspires Nov. 1 march to ‘heel’

October 6, 2014

PAWTUCKET – All through that day in the early summer of 2010, a feeling of dread had been growing in the pit of Michelle Lavallee’s stomach. But nothing could have prepared her for what she found in her daughter’s Rufus Street apartment.

Rita C. Bedard

October 6, 2014

RITA C. BEDARD

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals

October 6, 2014

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals
Ephraim Salaam breaks down the Patriots' strong performance.

Andre E. Laferriere

October 6, 2014

ANDRE E. LAFERRIERE

October 5th

Adventure race takes to Central Falls streets

October 5, 2014

CENTRAL FALLS – Covered in mud and sweat, and after an exhausting morning of dragging tires, flipping logs, pushing weighted wheelbarrows, and scaling ropes, you would expect most participants in Saturday’s Lions Club Warpath Challenge to be physically drained at its conclusion.

And you would be mistaken.

Of the 100-plus people who participated in Saturday’s first-ever challenge on High Street, many of them had smiles on their faces and were excitedly talking about completing the course again, albeit their words were coming through panted breaths.

Kipper in line to be next PawSox pitching coach?

October 5, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Now that Rich Sauveur will absolutely not be back with the PawSox in 2015, the search is on for the team’s next pitching coach.

The Red Sox haven’t had to worry about that position since the 2007 offseason (to jog your memory, think back to the heyday of Abe Alvarez) – Sauveur has overseen the pitching staff that long. While the logs to stoke the hot-stove season haven’t even been chopped yet, the early rumblings are that Sauveur’s replacement could come from within the organization.

October 3rd

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

October 3, 2014


Lincoln stamps out Hope, 20-0

LINCOLN – Granted, it wasn't the cleanest game in interscholastic history, but Lincoln coach Dave Waycott and Co. could walk to the locker room up the hill with a bit of enthusiasm – Lincoln's defense came up with a monumental collective effort while sophomore signal caller Matt Oakley pitched a pair of TD tosses in a 20-0 rout.
 

STAMPEDE: Burrillville bashes Central Falls, 41-14

October 3, 2014


CENTRAL FALLS – Burrillville is making an early-season statement in Division IV. The message is loud and clear: Look out for the Broncos!
 

Donald M. Hayes

October 3, 2014

Donald M. Hayes

PAWTUCKET - Donald M. Hayes, formerly of Pawtucket died on October 2, 2014.
Mr. Hayes was born in Central Falls, the son of Irene (Desrosiers) Hayes of Central Falls and the late William E. Hayes. He worked in the security office for Brinks Corporation.
Besides his mother Mr. Hayes is survived by his daughters; Lindsey Hayes and Shayna. He also leaves his brothers William and Richard Hayes.
The funeral and burial for Mr. Hayes will be with full Military Honors in Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery. For online condolences please visit
www.manningheffern.com.

Lucy E. Harris

October 3, 2014

Lucy E. Harris

PAWTUCKET - Lucy E. (Ringland) Harris, 94, formerly of Pawtucket and Little Compton, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late John L. Harris. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Eastwood) Ringland. Lucy was the Chief Clerk and Hearing Officer at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Providence for twenty years until retiring. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

October 2nd

Just drive! Students learn dangers of texting behind the wheel

October 2, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Taylor Perez isn't shy about how she feels about sending or reading text messages while driving. In fact, she is vehemently opposed to it.
A senior at the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Perez said that if she is in a car with a friend, she will tell them that they are to put the phone down, not send or read text messages while driving, and keep their eyes on the road.
“I'm always against texting and driving,” Perez said, adding that among her peers, distracted driving is an issue.

Barbara Woisard

October 2, 2014

Barbara Woisard

CUMBERLAND - Barbara "Julie" Woisard, 85, of Cumberland, died Monday. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Woisard. Born in Lincoln, she was a daughter of the late Thomas F. and Sarah (Reid) Rush.
She was employed as a order clerk for Health-Tex Manufacturing until her retirement in 1991.
Julie was well known for the many years of devotion she gave to Saint Aidan's Seniors as a member and past president.

Michael J. Kane

October 2, 2014

Michael J. Kane

PAWTUCKET - Michael J. Kane, 27, of Sweet Avenue, Pawtucket died October 2nd 2014 at Memorial Hospital. He was the son of Karen F. Kane and step-son of Brian Taylor.
After spending seven years in the US Army with tours in Iraq, he attended New England Tech.
Mr. Kane leaves a daughter, Taylor Kane, and two sisters, Alexandra Jarl and Samantha Kane.

Ruth A. Cabral

October 2, 2014

Ruth A. Cabral

PAWTUCKET - Ruth A. (Flanagan) Cabral of Pawtucket entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Henry Cabral.
Mrs. Cabral was born Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Thomas and Catherine (Pierce) Flanagan. She was a counselor at group homes in the area and a self employed accountant.

October 1st

RI GOP bashes Raimondo, Reed over TV ad

October 1, 2014

PROVIDENCE – The chairman of the Rhode Island Republican Party wants the state Board of Elections to make the Democratic Party pull an ad featuring both Gina Raimondo and Jack Reed, claiming it is a blatant attempt “to circumvent state campaign laws.

Joan LHeureux

October 1, 2014

Joan LHeureux

CENTRAL FALLS - Joan (Vaillancourt) LHeureux, 73, of Central Falls died August 19, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Tetreault) Vaillancourt.
Prior to her retirement, Joan worked as a phlebotomist at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket.
Joan is survived by her children, William Edward Borges of Florida and Donna Borges of South Attleboro, MA; her brothers, Jerry, Johnny, Eddy and George and 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Germaine Y. Francoeur

October 1, 2014

Germaine Y. Francoeur

CUMBERLAND - Francoeur, Germaine Y. (Maynard), 95, of Cumberland, died on September 29, 2014. She was the wife of the late Leonard A. Francoeur. She was born in Central Falls, a daughter of the late Joseph and Marie-Rose (Mercier) Maynard. She resided in Central Falls for fifty three years and many years in Pawtucket. She was a communicant of St. Maria Goretti Church and was a member of the Fogarty Manor Association in Pawtucket.

Charles Slemon

October 1, 2014

Charles Slemon

PAWTUCKET - Charles Slemon, 96, of Pawtucket, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014. He was the husband of the late Anna (Abgrab) Slemon. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Shafee and Annie (Hanna) Slemon. He lived most of his life in Pawtucket.

September 30th

Armanda Andrade

September 30, 2014

Armanda Andrade

EAST PROVIDENCE - Armanda Andrade, 79, passed on September 29th with her family by her side. She was the wife of Guilherme de Andrade. They married for over 60 years.

September 29th

Pawtucket Hall of Fame to induct all-female class

September 29, 2014

PAWTUCKET – The first executive director of the Pawtucket Arts Council; a retired senior center director and advocate for the aged; a pioneer for women in Pawtucket politics; and an advocate for impoverished women are all slated to be inducted into the 22nd Pawtucket Hall of Fame, the Hall’s nomination committee announced Monday.

Established in 1992, the Pawtucket Hall of fame honors people who have made a real difference in the community and have had a significant impact on the city as a whole.