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December 5th

St. Raphael Academy Football | Alfred Dorbor is Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year

December 5, 2014


PAWTUCKET  –  It’s been a whirlwind, wildly exciting four days for St. Raphael Academy student-athlete Alfred Dorbor.
 

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 5, 2014

December 4th

PawSox | McGair: Continuity and convenience are keys to potential PawSox purchase

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – This past September, the Houston Astros found themselves scrambling to find a new home for their Triple-A franchise.

After 63 years, Landry hangs up her dance shoes

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Every inch of Theresa Landry's Dance Studio on Dexter Street is a memory. Whether it is the floors scuffed from generations of dancers or the walls adorned with innumerable framed pictures and newspaper clippings, there is nary a space that isn't in some way significant.

Police: Traffic stop yields crack

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – A city man is facing a drug possession charge after police found a bag in his vehicle containing nearly 2 grams of crack cocaine, authorities said.
Joao Lopes, 26, was stopped by police at about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday after an officer observed his vehicle travel through a red light at Broad Street near Barton Street, police Maj. Arthur Martins said. After Lopes' vehicle was stopped, the officer saw a small bag containing less than one ounce of marijuana on the floor of the car next to Lopes' feet, and removed him from the vehicle, Martins said.

Police: Traffic stop yields crack

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – A city man is facing a drug possession charge after police found a bag in his vehicle containing nearly 2 grams of crack cocaine, authorities said.
Joao Lopes, 26, was stopped by police at about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday after an officer observed his vehicle travel through a red light at Broad Street near Barton Street, police Maj. Arthur Martins said. After Lopes' vehicle was stopped, the officer saw a small bag containing less than one ounce of marijuana on the floor of the car next to Lopes' feet, and removed him from the vehicle, Martins said.

December 3rd

Jamie A. Nascimento Jr.

December 3, 2014

Jamie A. Nascimento Jr.

PAWTUCKET - Jamie A. Nascimento Jr. 67, of Pawtucket RI passed away Monday December 1, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of RI. He
was the long time companion of Olive Dunphy. Born in Guarda Portugal. Son of the late Jamie Nascimento and Ernestina (Dos Sanots) Nascimento.
He was a self employed contractor operator of the J & M Construction Company of Pawtucket for over 30 years. He was an Viet Nam era army veteran and a member of the AMVET'S Club of Pawtucket.

Joseph C. Pytel

December 3, 2014

Joseph C. Pytel

CENTRAL FALLS - Joseph C. Pytel, 97, formerly of Cottage Street passed away Wednesday December 3, 2014 at Home & Hospice Care Of Rhode Island. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Glowacki) Pytel and the late Angela (Souza) Pytel.
Born in Central Falls he was a son of the late Ludwik and Helena (Majka) Pytel. He was a lifelong resident of Central Falls.

David B. Johnston

December 3, 2014

David B. Johnston

BRADENTON, FL - David B. Johnston, 74, passed away on Friday, November 21, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Bradenton, FL in the presence of his loving wife Catherine V. (Finn) Johnston. The couple recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary. Born in Pawtucket, RI on October 9, 1940, he was the son of the late William and Jeannette (Bishop) Johnston. He resided in Pawtucket most of his life.

December 2nd

Red Sox baseball | Boston's next left fielder can be as good as he wants to be

December 2, 2014

When the Boston Red Sox signed free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez and then implied in various forums that the career-long infielder would likely be taking over left field duties, it revealed something about the team’s philosophy on flycatchers – that outfielders are made and not born.

Gertrude M. Trudel

December 2, 2014

Gertrude M. Trudel

PAWTUCKET - Gertrude "Trudy" M. (Moreau) Trudel, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 1, 2014.
She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond A. Trudel. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Raoul and Georgianna (Maillot) Moreau.

Mildred M. Chadwick

December 2, 2014

Mildred M. Chadwick

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mildred M. Chadwick, 91, of Bellingham and formerly of North Smithfield, Pawtucket and Cumberland passed away Sunday in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late James F. Chadwick Sr.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mildred V. (Russell) Babbitt.
Mrs. Chadwick was employed by the former Fram Corp., East Providence for many years until her retirement.

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

December 2, 2014

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

FORT PIERCE, FL - Reno "Bob" R. Sabatini, Sr., 76, passed away on Friday, November 7th, 2014 surrounded by family in a Florida hospital. Reno was the husband of the late Judith (Parent) Sabatini. Reno was born in Pawtucket on January 21st, 1938. He was the son of the late Reno and Mildred (Oldrid) Sabatini and was the oldest of 12 siblings.

December 1st

Skateboard ride ends in hospital after collision with car

December 1, 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE – A local juvenile was injured when he reportedly skateboarded into the path of a car operating near the Bliss and Faith streets intersection Monday afternoon and landed on the windshield of the vehicle, according to police.

Police Lt. Armen Garo said the youth was transported by East Providence Rescue to be treated at Hasbro Children’s Hospital following the 4:15 p.m. accident. His condition was unknown Monday night, but police reported he stated he did not recall being struck by the vehicle while being assisted at the scene.

Barbara Atwell

December 1, 2014

Barbara Atwell

PROVIDENCE - Barbara Atwell, 90 passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at the Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. She was the wife of the late Earle L. Atwell.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Hazel (Barden) Fuller. Mrs. Atwell worked for the Seekonk School Department for twenty years before she retired. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Hebronville, a former Girl Scout Leader and a member of the Rhode Island Rug Hookers Club.

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

December 1, 2014

Juliette T. Kalenkiewicz

WOONSOCKET - Juliette T. (Pouliot) Kalenkiewicz, 96, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.
She was the beloved wife of the late John W. Kalenkiewicz. Born in Winnipegosis, Canada on June 27, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Omer and Elmina (Asselin) Pouliot. She was the twin sister of Stella Bonin of Pawtucket, RI, and the late Joseph, Ernest, Willie, Adelard, Gabrielle Pouliot, and Yvette Durocher. She leaves her cherished nieces and nephews,

Cecile M. Gevry

December 1, 2014

Cecile M. Gevry

PAWTUCKET - Cecile "Aunt Sis" M. (Martel) Gevry, 87, passed away Friday, November 28, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond B. Gevry. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Amadee and Anita (Fournier) Martel. Aunt Sis was an inspector at Conrad & Jarvis, Pawtucket for twenty-nine years before retiring in 2003.

Gertrude M. Nerbonne

December 1, 2014

Gertrude M. Nerbonne

PAWTUCKET - Nerbonne, Gertrude M., 96, of Pawtucket died on December 1, 2014. She was the wife of the late Edward Nerbonne. Gertrude was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Keough) Fleming.
She is survived by her son Robert Nerbonne and his wife Mary of Pawtucket.
Calling hours for Mrs. Nerbonne will be held Wednesday, December 3rd from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. Burial will be private. For online condolences and directions please visit www.manningheffern.com.

Mary Pytel

December 1, 2014

Mary Pytel

CENTRAL FALLS - Mary Pytel, 95, formerly of Cottage Street passed away Friday November 28, 2014 at the Holiday in Lincoln.
Born in Central Falls she was a beloved daughter of the late Ludwik and Helena (Majka) Pytel. She was a life long resident of Central Falls.
Before retiring Mary was employed as an Assembler for Raytheon Corp. for many years. She was a communicant of the St. Joseph's Church Central Falls and a member of the Holy Rosary Society.

Edward I. Morgan

December 1, 2014

Edward I. Morgan

CENTRAL FALLS - Edward I. Morgan of Central Falls died on November 28, 2014. He was the husband of the late Frances (Sistakavskas) Morgan.
Mr. Morgan was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his son, Edward W. Morgan of New York, New York and his daughter Susan Rossi of Wood River Junction, Rhode Island. He also leaves his grandchildren, Allison, Taylor, and Christopher. He was the father of the late Marilyn Morgan.