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January 12th, 2015

Dogs removed from Woonsocket animal shelter amid probe into theft of pet food

January 12, 2015

WOONSOCKET – As police looked on, the Animal Control Facility was emptied of its canine population in anticipation of staff workers’ being relieved of duty amid an investigation into the theft of donated dog food.
Joseph Warzycha, the state’s chief animal cruelty investigator, arrived to oversee the operation at the Cumberland Hill Road facility about 12:45 p.m. Monday. He said eight dogs would be transferred to at least three other shelters. There were no cats in the facility yesterday, officials said.

James F. Baron

January 12, 2015

James F. Baron

CUMBERLAND - James F. "Jim" Baron, 57, of Bear Hill Road, died Monday, January 5th, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of seventeen years of Denise Perreault.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of Mary M. (Wilkie) Baron of Lincoln, and the late Robert Baron, he grew up in Lincoln and had lived in Cumberland for the past twenty years.

Raymond G. Renaud

January 12, 2015

Raymond G. Renaud

CUMBERLAND - Raymond G. "Ray" Renaud, 82, of Cumberland and formerly of Woonsocket passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015, after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Rachel (Perron) Renaud. They were happily married for 59 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Gilbert and Rena (Plante) Renaud.

Denise I. Garrahan

January 12, 2015

Denise I. Garrahan

PROVIDENCE - Denise I. Garrahan, 67, of Providence, RI passed away on January 6, 2015 at the Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.
She was the loving wife to John Garrahan.
She was born in Woonsocket RI, a daughter of the late William Sr., & Loretta (Glode) Langlois.
Denise was a resident of Providence, formerly of Burrillville.
Besides her husband she is survived by son Timothy E. Garrahan, siblings Victoria Boucher, Sandra Niles, William, Richard and David Langlois, and her cat Baby.

Muriel P. Caron

January 12, 2015

Muriel P. Caron

WOONSOCKET - Muriel P. (Biron) Caron 83, formerly of Bernon St. died peacefully with her daughters by her side on Friday, January 9th at Woonsocket Health Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis J. Caron with whom she celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary, June 6, 2013. Born in Woonsocket, July 28, 1931 she was a daughter of the late Marcel and Emma (Rivet) Biron.
Muriel worked in retail for most of her life at several area businesses including CVS. She enjoyed needlework and cake decorating. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family.

Yvette M. Aubin

January 12, 2015

Yvette M. Aubin

WOONSOCKET - Yvette M. (Frappier) Aubin 84, of Elm St. died Friday, January 9th at Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph Aubin. Born in Woonsocket, July 13, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Argentine (Germain) Frappier. Yvette was a bookkeeper for Gaulin Travel and Conway Bus Tours for many years.
She is survived by her sons Marcel and Roger Aubin both of Woonsocket and Paul Aubin and his wife Patricia of Smithfield, and a sister Helene Dufault of Woonsocket.

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January 12, 2015

January 11th

Meet your state reps

January 11, 2015

PROVIDENCE – As the new General Assembly session got under way last week with the traditional swearing in and first-day sessions in both the House and the Senate on Tuesday, a list of new area members joined their veteran counterparts to consider state business in the months ahead.

The following is a listing of area General Assembly members and portions of their biographies listed with the legislative pages at http://www.rilin.state.ri.us.

Cumberland wrestling | Clippers place third at Gorman Memorial tourney

January 11, 2015

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High didn't reign in its own annual John D. Gorman Memorial Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, but veteran head coach Steve Gordon didn't mind an iota.

After all, some of the best squads from around New England received invitations, and Gordon perceives the event as a solid, mid-season “testing ground” for his grapplers.

Providence College basketball | Friars honor '94 Big East champs

January 11, 2015

PROVIDENCE – The 1994 Providence College men’s basketball team, headlined by Dickey Simpkins and Michael Smith, far left, and Abdul Abdullah, far right, were honored during Saturday’s game against Georgetown at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The team shares a laugh while watching video highlights from the Big East Tournament championship it captured that year.

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WOONSOCKET – A Superior Court hearing on Raymond D. Tempest Jr.’s bid to void his 1992 conviction in the grisly murder...
WOONSOCKET – The two animal control officers who had been placed on administrative leave earlier this month amid...
With the Blizzard of 2015 headed out to sea, the clouds gave way to partial sun just after 9:30 Wednesday morning, a...

 

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