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July 13th, 2012

Cumberland's Randall falls in finals of R.I. Amateurs

July 13, 2012

MIDDLETOWN — The ever-elusive progress of tracking improvement in one’s golf game … it’s actually not that difficult a chore for Cumberland native son Jamison Randall.

After-hours treatment center for kids just what the doctor ordered

July 13, 2012

CUMBERLAND – You don’t have to be a parent to know that children don’t get sick during business hours. And if they happen to, it isn’t until today’s busy parents come home from work that they invariably find out about it and start looking for medical attention.
And so Dr. Peter Yasigian was often needed in the office until seven or eight o’clock at night, tending to the usual afflictions of his pediatric caseload, from sore throats and sprains to coughs and croup.
There had to be a better way.

Judge dismisses fair funding lawsuit

July 13, 2012

WOONSOCKET – The city won't be getting any additional school funding from the state in the near future, at least not through legal action.
That was the outcome of a successful move by the state to block the city from winning a hearing on its school funding lawsuit in Superior Court.
Judge Nettie C. Vogel on Thursday issued a 31-page decision ruling in favor of the state's motion to dismiss the case filed by both the Woonsocket and Pawtucket school districts while noting earlier court decisions to the same effect.

Alice D. Hurd

July 13, 2012

Alice D. Hurd

EAST PROVIDENCE- Alice D.(Walz) Hurd, 87 formerly of Toner Street, Rumford died Thursday July 12, 2012 at Heatherwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newport.
She was born in Holyoke, Ma. a daughter of the late Jacob and Dora (Scholl) Walz.
Mrs. Hurd was a Licensed Practical Nurse at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital before retiring.

William T. Moreau

July 13, 2012

William T. Moreau

SEEKONK, MA - William T. 'Bill' Moreau, 54, died unexpectedly on Wednesday at the Miriam Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was the beloved husband of Nancy A. (Ryan) Moreau for 28 years. He was born in Central Falls, RI, the son of the late Oscar and Claire (Chartier) Moreau and lived in the Blackstone Valley until moving to Seekonk 24 years ago.
Mr. Moreau was a graduate of Bridgewater State College and was a biology teacher at the Advanced Math and Science Academy in Marlborough, MA; he was admired for his passionate devotion to his students.

Raymond J. Gauthier Jr.

July 13, 2012

Raymond J.
Gauthier Jr.

CENTRAL FALLS- Raymond J. Gauthier Jr, 54, passed on July 12th.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of Helen (Gill) Gauthier and Raymond J. Gauthier Sr.
He had been employed for many years by Harris Industries and previously worked laying the Alaskan Pipeline from its beginning to end.
Ray served aboard the USS Nimitz from 1974 to 1980; he then served as a Seebee from 1986 to 1980.
Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Robert Gauthier of Pawtucket and Michael Gauthier of California.

Twin River chief touts benefits of table games

July 13, 2012

PAWTUCKET — Starting on Monday, television commercials for new cars, fast food restaurants and Schtickies will be joined by spots urging you to approve table games such as blackjack, craps and roulette at Lincoln’s Twin River gambling emporium.
Boasting that Twin River is “doing extremely well” and growing revenue while much larger casinos in the region are struggling, CEO John Taylor shared the company’s strategy to expand to table games with the Pawtucket Rotary Club Thursday.

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July 12th

Crawford goes 2-for-3 in rehab stint with PawSox

July 12, 2012

PAWTUCKET — Carl Crawford has 142 million reasons to play for the Boston Red Sox in 2012.
The injured outfielder also has 142 millions reasons why he should shut himself down, undergo Tommy John surgery like he hinted at last weekend, and start planning for the future.
When Crawford does return to the BoSox, he will not be 100 percent. That hasn’t stopped him from looking ahead to Monday, which is when the 30-year-old hopes to play in his first major-league game of what to date has been an empty vessel of a season.

Kalish's callup to Boston was 'good learning experience'

July 12, 2012

PAWTUCKET – Just because Ryan Kalish spent some time with the Boston Red Sox recently doesn’t mean the outfielder is completely in the clear of the shoulder and neck injuries that whitewashed his 2011 season.

Pineview Big League club treks to Eastern Regionals

July 12, 2012

PAWTUCKET --- For Pineview manager Joe Clark, traveling with his Big League ballclub to Dover, Del. on the second weekend of each July has become almost an annual tradition.
That weekend is when the Eastern Regional Tournament gets under way, and in six of the last eight seasons, Pineview has ventured down Route 95 to represent Rhode Island.
Pineview’s best finish during those six trips has been a pair of third-place finishes, the last one coming in 2010.

Aida Nunes Henao

July 12, 2012

Aida Nunes Henao

CUMBERLAND- Aida Nunes Henao, 74, of Cumberland, died Sunday at Greenville Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Manuel Nunes.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Tomas and Alice Silva.
Her sons, Manuel "Manny" Nunes and his wife Eileen of Cumberland and David J. Nunes of Arizona, her brothers Tony, Fred and Fausto Silva, her sisters Clotilde Almeida Batista DaSilva, Amelia Costa and Dolly Packard, and her grandchildren Nicholas and Cassidy Nunes survive her.

Sophia Stewart

July 12, 2012

Sophia Stewart

PAWTUCKET- Sophia (Carlson) Stewart, age 96, passed away on July 11, 2012 at the Genesis Healthcare Pawtucket Center with her loving family by her side. She was married for sixty years to her beloved husband, the late Robert Stewart.
A long time resident of Pawtucket, Sophia was the daughter of the late Roy and Annie (Whyte) Carlson and was the sister of the late Dorothy Read, the late Edwin Carlson and the late Thomas Carlson.

Doris I. Flynn-Gomes

July 12, 2012

Doris I. Flynn-Gomes

PAWTUCKET- Doris I. Flynn-Gomes, 62, of Pawtucket, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Anthony Gomes.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene (Boissonneault) Pommenville.
Doris was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket.

Sister Mary Gibson

July 12, 2012

Sister Mary Gibson

LEOMINSTER- Sister Mary Gibson, 84 formerly known as Sister Mary Rose, of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, died Thursday July 12, 2012 at St. Mary's Heath Care Center in Worcester, MA.
Sister Mary was born in Pawtucket, RI on May 11, 1928, a daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (McCarrion) Gibson.
She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Pawtucket, RI, and entered the Sisters of the Presentation in 1947, professing her final vows in 1952.

July 11th

City youth arrested in crack case

July 11, 2012

LINCOLN — Police arrested a 17-year-old Pawtucket youth on a charge of possession of crack cocaine after locating contraband in a stolen vehicle following a seatbelt law violation.
Patrolman Kevin J. Murphy had been maintaining a traffic post on Higginson Avenue when a black Nissan pick-up truck passed the location at about 12:45 p.m. on Friday, according to police.

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Carl Crawford to rehab with PawSox beginning Thursday night

July 11, 2012

PAWTUCKET – The Boston Red Sox will send OF Carl Crawford to Pawtucket for an injury rehab assignment beginning Thursday night when the PawSox host the Buffalo Bisons at 7:05 pm at McCoy Stadium.

George A. Bishop, Jr.

July 11, 2012

CRANSTON - George A. Bishop, Jr., 63, of Lillian Lane died Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at home. He was the husband of Rosemary (Antico) Bishop.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of Ann M. (Goyette) Bishop of Pawtucket and the late George A. Bishop, Sr, who died on July 2nd. Mr. Bishop had lived in Merrimack, NH for 15 years and Apex, NC for 3 years before moving to Cranston this past February.
Mr. Bishop was a senior software engineer for Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, NH for 10 years and Durham, NC for 4 years. He was a graduate of Tolman High School and Blake Computer Institute.

Bernard M. Milone

July 11, 2012

PAWTUCKET - Bernard M. Milone, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The son of the late Emanuele M. and Bernadette (Lantagne) Milone, he resided in Pawtucket most of his life.
Mr. Milone was a World War II Army Veteran and a member of the DAV. He served in the Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns and was awarded the Purple Heart; Combat Infantry Badge and the European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon with two Bronze Stars.

Catherine M. Moreau

July 11, 2012

PAWTUCKET - Moreau, Catherine ("Kay") M. a lifelong resident of Pawtucket, Rhode Island died July 10, 2012 at The Philip Hulitar Center, Providence, RI. She was the widow of Leonard J. Moreau.
Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Edward F. and Catherine (Lynsky) O' Donnnell.

Think tank says RI should scrap health care exchange

July 11, 2012

Two weeks after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Obamacare health reforms, a conservative think tank says Rhode Island should scrap the heath care exchange it is building to implement the new law and opt out of the Medicaid expansion program that the law calls for but that the high court ruled is voluntary for states.

 

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