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September 7th, 2014

By night, and day, Riverfest is coming

September 7, 2014

WOONSOCKET — As the days grow shorter and summer draws to a close,there is still plenty of warm-weather activities to celebrate and enjoy. The city’s Autumnfest is just around the corner, but before that annual event, the city will host the new and improved Riverfest on Saturday, Sept. 13 as “Riverfest by Day”— and on Friday, Sept. 12, as “Riverfest by Night.”

September 6th

Cumberland American LL honored at Fenway Park

September 6, 2014

Cumberland American Little League coaches and players acknowledge the applause from the Fenway Park crowd prior to Friday night's Blue Jays-Red Sox game. Joining the New England champs is Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster.

September 5th

Tolman impresses with 25-7 scrimmage win over Cumberland

September 5, 2014


PAWTUCKET – Taking center stage following two rather quiet Injury Fund scrimmages, Tolman High all but set Max Read Field’s gridiron on fire Friday night during a 25-7 romp over Cumberland.
 

Charles F. St. Sauveur, Jr.

September 5, 2014

Charles F. St. Sauveur, Jr.

JAMESTOWN, RI - Charles F. St. Sauveur, Jr., 87, of Kenneth City, FL and Jamestown, RI passed away Wednesday, September 3, 2014. He was the husband of the late Vera O. (Beckwith) St. Sauveur.
Born in Woonsocket, RI he was the son of the late Charles F. and Frances (Eastman) St. Sauveur.
A US Marine Corps Veteran he served in WWII on the beach at Iwo Jima, where he was wounded and received the Purple Heart for his actions.

Ray E. Converse

September 5, 2014

Ray E. Converse

WOONSOCKET- Ray E. Converse, 80 died in DeKalb IL on August 30, 2014
Born January 22, 1934 in Elizabeth NJ to Roy E. and Margret L. (Kosloff) Converse. He graduated from New Trier High School in 1952 and graduated from University of IL at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in economics. Ray served in the US Navy from 1956-1958.
Ray was a long time resident of Woonsocket, RI before relocating to DeKalb, IL. He worked for the Miami Daily News as a journalist, Moody's investor service as a bond rater and Boeing as an accountant. Ray was a proud member of Mensa.

Gail Rose Deguire

September 5, 2014

Gail Rose Deguire

WRENTHAM - Gail Rose Deguire, 58, of Wrentham MA, passed away peacefully at the Wrentham State Developmental Center. She was born in Woonsocket, a daughter of the late Roland and Lucille (Lemay) Deguire.
She is survived by two sisters; Rita Fagyas of Woonsocket, and Cheri Mello of Blackstone. She was also the brother of the late Jesse Deguire.

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

September 5, 2014

Marcel L. Arel, Sr.

BLACKSTONE, MA - Marcel L. Arel, Sr., 84, of Blackstone, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 5, 2014 at The Friendly Home with family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Lillian R. (Arcand) Arel. Born in Woonsocket, RI on November 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Donatien and Lydia (Paul) Arel. He was the loving father of Nancy L. Rinfrette and her husband, Lawrence of Woonsocket, RI and Patricia M. MacRae and her husband, Earl of Blackstone, MA. He leaves his cherished 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Charles D. Lagor

September 5, 2014

Charles D. Lagor

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Charles D. Lagor, 87, of North Smithfield, RI, passed away on September 4, 2014.
Charles was married to his loving wife Lois (Jacques) Lagor for 64 years.
Born in Pawtucket, RI, he was the son of the late William and Philemena (Pyne) Lagor.

Ray A Rivera

September 5, 2014

Ray A Rivera

WOONSOCKET - Ray A. Rivera 47, of Coe St died Monday at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Andrea (Mauricio) Rivera. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he was a son of Reynaldo Rivera and the late Lucia Ortiz Gonzalez. Ray was a truck driver for Ryder Integrated Logistics. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Woonsocket. Ray was a wonderful father, brother, and a great friend. He always went above and beyond to lend a hand regardless of the circumstances and loved to share God's word to any who were willing to listen.

September 4th

French heritage on display Saturday

September 4, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Saturday’s annual French Heritage Festival & Soirée is all about spreading Francophile cheer and celebrating the city’s French-Canadian heritage.

And you don’t have to be French-Canadian to enjoy the festivities.

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