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October 10th, 2014

Andrew J. Heroux

October 10, 2014


WOONSOCKET - Andrew J. Heroux, 83, of Cooper Ave., Woonsocket, died peacefully with his family at his side Wednesday night, Oct. 8, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Rosebelle (Allam) Heroux.
Born in Woonsocket, March 13, 1931, he was a son of the late Rene and Stella (Lefort) Heroux.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

October 9th

Woonsocket officer convicted of child abuse

October 9, 2014

WOONSOCKET – Suspended Patrolman Michael Cahill was convicted of second-degree child abuse in Superior Court Thursday, the attorney general’s office said.

Judge Daniel Procaccini found the officer guilty of abusing his 9-year-old sister after a seven-day trial, according to Amy Kempe, spokeswoman for Attorney General Peter Kilmartin.

The judge alone considered the testimony and rendered the verdict because the policeman waived his right to a jury trial.

Chase leads to crash, arrest in Woonsocket

October 9, 2014

WOONSOCKET – A Framingham man who was in possession of narcotics and a stolen coin collection worth thousands led police on a wild motor vehicle chase in which he crashed into two occupied motor vehicles, leaving one person injured, police said.

Police officers to build playground in honor of Tyler

October 9, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Two deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office in Missouri will arrive here Saturday to help build a community playground and park near the Burrillville police station in honor of Tyler Seddon, the Pascoag boy who captured hearts across the country when thousands of police officers and firefighters helped him celebrate his seventh birthday last March.

October 8th


October 8, 2014

BURRILLVILLE - Donald J. Levesque, 58, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at home in Pascoag. He is survived by his loving wife Deborah (Hebert) Levesque whom he married June 7, 1975; his mother, Evelyn (Dunn) Levesque. His children, Stacy Gemma and her husband Michael, Michelle Jennings, Joshua Levesque and the children of his heart, Jason Skeffington and his wife Cindy, and Jamie Yake and her husband


October 8, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Annie Masse, 97, formerly of Main St. Manville died peacefully Tuesday evening at St. Antoine Residence. She was the loving wife of the late Philip Masse.
Born in Manville she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Mary (Lysy) Dunayeski. She was a resident of Manville for most of her life and also lived in Woonsocket for several years.
Mrs. Masse was employed at Textron Corp in Manville for over 30 years. She enjoyed crossword puzzles.
Annie was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Leslie N. O'Dell

October 8, 2014


WOONSOCKET - Leslie N. O'Dell, 84 of Marshall Rd. died Sunday October 5, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Desrosiers) O'Dell. Born in East Blackstone, MA, son of the late Nelson and Treva (Tracy) O'Dell. Mr. O'Dell worked as a truck driver for B&W Express for several years prior to retiring.
Mr. O'Dell was a United States Navy Veteran, and also a former member of St. Joseph Veterans.
He is survived by several nephews and nieces.
He also was the brother of the late Edith McKnight and Earl O'Dell.

Doris May Lariviere

October 8, 2014


NORTH SMITHFIELD - Doris May Lariviere, 86, of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of North Smithfield, Rhode Island, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Port Charlotte, Florida.

October 7th

North Smithfield High Girls' Tennis | Northmen eye perfect season after topping Chariho

October 8, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Even though the match had been decided and darkness was barely being held at bay by the small lights illuminating the courts, North Smithfield head coach Laurie Puddester conveyed to her Nos. 2 and 3 doubles teams that they still had work to do.

Commission will review ethics complaint against mayor

October 7, 2014

WOONSOCKET – The state Ethics Commission has accepted a complaint filed against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt for hiring her 16-year-old son to work in an unadvertised summer jobs program.
Katherine D’Arezzo, senior staff attorney for the Ethics Commission, said the complaint would be presented to the commission for initial consideration at its next meeting on Oct. 21.

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