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October 20th, 2014

City Council tables Mayoral Academy for work session

October 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Local residents and educators once again called on the City Council Monday night to take action against a proposed 400-student mayoral academy charter school in the city, but only gained a tabling of the matter to a future work session.

City Council members Christopher Beauchamp led the move to table a council resolution instructing Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt to withdraw her name and support from the proposed school that ended the panel’s discussion Monday evening on a 4-3 vote.

Mount St. Charles to hold sportsmanship forum

October 20, 2014

WOONSOCKET — Mount St. Charles will conduct a town-hall forum that centers on sportsmanship, leadership and honorable competition in youth sports on Monday, November 3. The event, which is called “The Way You Play Matters,” runs from 7-8:15 p.m. and take place inside school’s gymnasium, located on 800 Logee Street.

Albert D. Desrosiers

October 20, 2014

Albert D. Desrosiers

WOONSOCKET - Albert D. Desrosiers 83, of Birch St. died Wednesday, October 15th at the Philip Hulitar Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Alma (Turcotte) Desrosiers. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Delphis and Simone (Leduc) Desrosiers.
Albert worked for several area construction companies for many years. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Richard R. Belisle

October 20, 2014

Richard R. Belisle

WOONSOCKET - Richard R. Belisle, 61, of Stoneham Drive, Woonsocket, died Friday, October 17, 2014 in Oakland Grove Health Center. He was the husband of Elaine (Peloquin) Belisle. Born in Woonsocket, Richard was a son of the late Normand and Murielle (Boucher) Belisle.
Richard was an employee of Miller Electric in Woonsocket, doing shipping and receiving for nineteen years. He later worked for SMTC in Franklin MA as a fabricator.

Louis J. Lucier

October 20, 2014

Louis J. Lucier

NORTHBRIDGE - Louis J. "Chewy" Lucier, 96, previously of Highland St. and Colonial Dr. passed away on Sat. Oct. 18 at Millbury Health Care where he had been a resident. His wife of 63 years Marcelle M. (Ouellette) Lucier passed away on Aug. 3, 2004.

Lorraine E. St. Germain

October 20, 2014

Lorraine E. St. Germain

WOONSOCKET - Lorraine E. (Belisle) St. Germain, 89, of Mendon Rd., died October 19, 2014 in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Armand O. St. Germain. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Valma (Normandin) Belisle. She resided in Blackstone from 1946-1997.

Gladys W. Girard

October 20, 2014

Gladys W. Girard

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Gladys W. (Jardine) Girard, 81, formerly of Maplewood Drive, Mapleville, RI, died Thursday October 16, in St. Antoine Residence, with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Raymond N. Girard.
Born in Northbridge, MA, daughter of the late Harry and Annis (Hamilton) Jardine.
Mrs Girard worked on the assembly line for Miller Electric for several years prior to retiring.
She was a former member of the Burrillville Seniors.

Leonard Houde

October 20, 2014

Leonard Houde

WOONSOCKET - Leonard Houde, 94, formerly of Ridge St., died Thursday October 15, 2014 in the Friendly Home. He was the husband of the late Margurite (Martin) Houde.
Born in Fall River, MA, son of the late Henri and Marie Anne (Lemieux) Houde.
Mr. Houde worked as a truck driver and heating installer for Lozeau Oil and Beauchemin Oil for several years prior to retiring.

Gertrude C. Pignolet

October 20, 2014

Gertrude C. Pignolet

WOONSOCKET - Gertrude C. Pignolet, 96, formerly of Unity St, died on October 17, 2014 in the Ballou Home, Woonsocket. She was a homemaker and the wife of the late Jules R. Pignolet. Born in Woonsocket, she was a daughter of the late Oliva and Gertrude (Coutu) Allard.
Gertrude was a Past-president of the Precious Blood Ladies Guild for four years. She also sang, participating in the Ebbtide Choir and the Precious Blood Choir.

Shirley A. Guerin

October 20, 2014

Shirley A. Guerin

BLACKSTONE - Shirley A. (Melville) Guerin, 79, of Blackstone passed away Thurs. Oct. 16, 2014 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Henry J. Guerin who died in 1986.
Shirley had been employed as a home health care provider for 20 years before her retirement in 1999. Prior to that she had worked for the former Corning Medical in Medfield, and held a position as an electronic technician.

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