November 11th, 2014
WOONSOCKET – On the surface, Henry Coleman’s partnership with the Mount St. Charles boys’ basketball program is a marriage made in hoops heaven.
“I think we’ve got a special guy here,” said MSC athletic director Richard Lawrence about the athletic department’s newest hire, a person Lawrence says possesses “a tremendous passion for the sport.”
WOONSOCKET â€“ Two brothers went at each other with a knife and a large cookpot Saturday, making a bloody and bruised mess of themselves and at least one woman who got caught in the middle.
Saul Brito Nunez, 26, and Andres Brito Nunez, 22, both of Woonsocket, were charged with one count each of domestic assault with a deadly weapon and domestic disorderly conduct following an altercation at a Charles Street residence about 3:15 a.m., police said. Saul was also charged with an additional count of assault with a deadly weapon.
Eugene A. Arsenault
WOONSOCKET - Eugene A. Arsenault, 88, of Mendon Road, died November 3, 2014 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the husband of the late Florence "Flo" (Blondin) Arsenault. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Piere and Edwina (Sylvestre) Arsenault, Jr.
Eugene S. LaFrance
WOONSOCKET - Eugene "Butch" LaFrance, 68, of Tache St. died Saturday November 8, 2014 in the Phillip Hulitar Inpatient Center, with his family by his side.
He was the beloved husband of Sandra (Olivastro) LaFrance.
Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Eugene and Rita (Anderson) LaFrance.
Butch worked for the City of Woonsocket Highway Department for 15 years. He also was a self employed contractor.
He was well known for his many skills and his ability to do various types of work for everyone that called upon him. No job was impossible, he got it done.
Emma A. Vermette
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Emma A. (Boisseau) Vermette, 87, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Saint Antoine Residence.
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Alexander E. Maranda
WOONSOCKET - Alexander E. Maranda 91, of Avenue C, died November 6, 2014 at the University of Maryland Baltimore - Washington Medical Center. Mr. Maranda was on a weekend tour of Washington for WWII Veterans, sponsored by the RI Retired Fire Chiefs Association. He was the husband of the late Theresa L. (Godin) Maranda. Born in Woonsocket, May 15, 1923 he was a son of the late Ernest and Imelda (Thibault) Maranda.
MANCHESTER, Conn. – A weekend after achieving first team all-state honors, Cumberland High junior Sean Laverty came in 34th place at Saturday’s New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championship. Laverty was clocked at 16:28 as the Clippers placed 15th out of 30 teams with 415 points.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – In a game with playoff seeding and Division IV bragging rights on the line, Burrillville showed it was a force to be reckoned with in a 31-0 road win over the second-place Northmen.
Lincoln High scored all the points it would need on Friday night after Alex Leclerc hooked up with Jermain Perez on a 46-yard, first-quarter touchdown aerial.