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December 11th

Drug operation busted up

December 11, 2014

WOONSOCKET – After a lengthy investigation, members of the Woonsocket Police Department’s Vice Unit say they’ve shut down a home-based heroin-trafficking business operated by a Carrington Avenue man.

Muriel M. Barbrie

December 11, 2014

Muriel M. Barbrie

WOONSOCKET - Muriel M. (Macedo) Barbrie, 65, of Woonsocket, passed away on Monday at Landmark Medical Ctr. Born, July 26, 1949 in Woonsocket she was the daughter of the late
Edward & Theresa (Bouchard) Macedo. Muriel was employed in the Accounts Payable Dept. for CVS.

George R. Whitten Jr.

December 11, 2014

George R. Whitten Jr.

AUBURN, MA - Mr. George R. Whitten Jr., 90, of Auburn MA, died Tuesday (December 9, 2014) at his residence surrounded by loved ones. He was the beloved husband of Jean E. (Landmesser) Lewis Whitten of Auburn MA and the loving husband of the late Gertrude (Bafaro) Whitten.

Harry J. Woodward

December 11, 2014

Harry J. Woodward

WOONSOCKET - Harry J. Woodward, 66, formerly of Woonsocket died peacefully Wednesday evening in Warwick surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Barbara Ann (Desautell) Woodward who passed away in 1998.
Born in Woonsocket he was a son of the late Prentiss and Barbara (Gambell) Woodward. He was a lifelong resident of the city.

December 10th

Pedestrian, five cars struck before police apprehend driver

December 10, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Bystanders restrained a 20-year-old Blackstone motorist who allegedly struck five parked cars and injured a pedestrian on Grove Street Tuesday night before attempting to flee the scene, police said.

Chelsea Marie Driscoll was charged with seven criminal counts in all, including drunk driving; several counts of leaving the scene of an accident involving an unattended vehicle; leaving the scene of an accident involving a personal injury; and obstructing police. She was also cited for civil possession of about five grams of marijuana.

Providence College basketball | Friars outlast Rhody for 5th straight rivalry win, 68-60

December 10, 2014

PROVIDENCE — For the second straight season the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team’s senior class will graduate without knowing what it feels like to beat archrival Providence College.<

Sergio P. Rotatori

December 10, 2014

Sergio P. Rotatori

NOKOMIS, FL - Sergio (Sarge) P. Rotatori, 84, passed away at home on November 30, 2014. He was the husband of Patricia Rotatori. Sergio was born on February 28, 1930. He was the son of Savario and Rosalba (Conti) Rotatori. He resided in Nokomis, Florida, but was raised, lived, and owned Rotatori Auto Inc. in Bellingham, MA for most of his life. Sergio was a veteran of the United States Navy.

Rhonda Lee Smart

December 10, 2014

Rhonda Lee Smart

CUMBERLAND - Rhonda Lee Smart, 51 of Main Street passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Gregory J. Reynolds. Born in Woonsocket she was the daughter of James G. Smart and his wife Linda Denosky-Smart of Exeter and Sharon Casey of Florida.

December 9th

Nature drops season’s first big wintry mess

December 9, 2014

The arrival of a light rain in the area Monday night turned local highways and roads into skating rinks for vehicles for a time, with a number of accidents being reported before road crews could get down a melting layer of sand and salt.

No major injuries resulted from incidents in the local area, according to police, but the bad weather did cause the closing of Route 146 in North Smithfield for a time while state Department of Transportation highway crews were called to the area, and the shutdown of Martin Street in Cumberland due to five accidents early Tuesday.

Providence College basketball | McGair: Enjoy PC-URI rivalry but don’t get carried away

December 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Whenever Providence College and the University of Rhode Island renew their rivalry on the hardwood, there always seems to be plenty of extraneous noise to filter out.

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