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April 21st, 2012

Parks advocate headlines preservation summit

April 21, 2012

WOONSOCKET – Even if just a handful of noteworthy sites in the sprawling Blackstone River Heritage Corridor became part of the national park system, as the government recommends, the possibilities for promoting tourism-based economic development throughout the whole region would be greatly enhanced, a top National Park Service official says.

Preview of Tuesday's primary

April 21, 2012

PAWTUCKET – Yes, most of the excitement and suspense of the presidential primary process has fizzled out now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive Republican nominee to challenge Democratic President Obama in November. But Rhode Island is going ahead with its primary on Tuesday.
President Obama is unopposed on the Democratic side, but there is a column for uncommitted delegates.

'Buddy' Cianci's daughter found dead at 38

April 21, 2012

PROVIDENCE (AP) — The daughter of former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci Jr. was found dead Friday morning of an apparent overdose, police said.
An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death of 38-year-old Nicole Cianci, police Cmdr. Thomas Oates III said.
Authorities responded to a residence in the city's Federal Hill neighborhood for a report of an overdose and found Nicole Cianci, who was pronounced dead at the scene, Oates said. He said she was with a male roommate, whom she had been living with for the last few weeks.

April 20th

Andino's homer lifts Woonsocket past Tolman

April 20, 2012

WOONSOCKET — As soon as senior Zack Viveiros grounded out to third to end the top of the sixth inning, Tolman High skipper Theo Murray huddled his troops in front of their first-base dugout early Friday afternoon and implored them to exhibit outstanding defense.
“This is it,” he told them, referring to the Tigers’ 2-1 cushion. “They’ve got 9-1-2 (the ninth, first and second batters) coming up! We’ve got to get out of this inning!”

Dorthy L. Crook

April 20, 2012

Dorthy L. Crook

WARWICK- Dorthy L. (Jahnke) Crook, age 84, died peacefully at home on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

Michael E. Nelson

April 20, 2012

Michael E. Nelson

DOUGLAS/UXBRIDGE- Michael E. Nelson, 68 longtime Douglas and Uxbridge resident died unexpectedly at home on Wed. April 18. His wife Jean M. (Sampson) Nelson died in 1999.
He is survived by two daughters Kristine A. and her husband Matthew Murello of Long Valley NJ, and Amy E. and her husband Christopher Nadeau of Douglas; 5 grandchildren, Christian, Jess, Nicholas, Olivia, Kyla; his brother Bruce R. and his wife Nancy Nelson of Chepachet, RI; his fianc

Nazare Pedro

April 20, 2012

Nazare Pedro

WOONSOCKET- Nazare (Matias) Pedro, 95, of East School St. St. Germain Manor, died April 19, 2012, in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Anacleto Pedro.
Born in Portugal, daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Matias.
Nazare worked as a housekeeper for the former Woonsocket Hospital, now Landmark Medical Center and as a stitcher for Fashion Sportswear until retiring.
She was a member of the Portuguese Continental Union.

Edward J. LeBlanc Jr.

April 20, 2012

Edward J. LeBlanc Jr.

WORCESTER- Edward J. LeBlanc Jr., 87, of 26 Harvard St. formerly of North Smithfield, died April 11, 2012 in the Lutheran Healthcare Center, Worcester.
Born in Slatersville, R.I. son of the late Edward J. and Blanche (Marceau) LeBlanc.
He was a United States Army Veteran, serving in WW11.
Mr. LeBlanc worked as a Painter for M. L. McDonalds, in Boston, until retiring.
He was a former member of the VFW Post 1273 in Central Falls.

John S. Lemek

April 20, 2012

John S. Lemek

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA- John S. Lemek, 90 of last residence, Las Vegas, Nevada, died on January 21, 2012.
John was one of seven children, had is survived by one sister, Loretta Heroux.
Denise Caccavale/Lemek had been his caretaker for the past 3 years.
Denis and Denise are the children of John and Jeannine.
A memorial mass will be held at St. Charles Church on May 2nd at 9:00 am.
All attendees are invited to attend, and would hope that all will join his family In the celebration of his life following the service.
Please RSVP to Denis at Denis.mcb@gmail.com.

Rose Eva Depot

April 20, 2012

Rose Eva Depot

PAWTUCKET- Rose Eva (Beauvais) Depot, 84, of Pond Street, passed away Wednesday, April 18, at Trinity Health and Rehabilitation, Woonsocket. She was the wife of the late Conrad L. Depot.
Born in Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Leona (Fleurant) Beauvais. She resided in Pawtucket for the past 25 years, previously residing in Manville.

CUMBERLAND -- Although Frank Geiselman has officially retired from Cumberland High School...
CUMBERLAND — Even dating back to last summer, skipper Dave Belisle had a feeling his...
  BRISTOL  –  Sean Meers clubbed two homers, drove in five runs and scored...
BELLINGHAM – Like bats to the Batcave, legions of Batman fans swarmed Friendly Neighborhood Comics Wednesday to...
launched a new mass emergency notification system designed to alert residents of public safety threats, parking bans,...
WOONSOCKET – A move to punt City Council President Albert G. Brien from his leadership role on the panel ended...

 

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