PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will vie for their second Governors’ Cup crown in three years when they takes on International League-North Division champion Syracuse in a five-game semifinal set to begin tonight at 7:05 at McCoy Stadium.
The PawSox earned a club-record fourth straight post-season appearance when they clinched the wild card berth on Sunday.
WOONSOCKET â€“ What started out as a loverâ€™s quarrel morphed into a foot chase and a wrestling match before it ended with the seizure of more than $14,000 in cash and prescription pharmaceuticals by the police.
By the time it was over, Edwin DeJesus Jr., 27, of 110 Alice Ave., and Ariana Z. Roman, 19, were facing a string of charges, including domestic assault and battery, obstructing police, one count each of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.
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Raymond J. Rabideau
WOONSOCKET - Raymond J. "Rab" Rabideau, 95, of Woonsocket, died Sunday, August 31, 2014 in the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of the late Doris I. (Lemieux) Rabideau, whom he married September 1, 1941. Born in Pascoag, RI, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ada (Dickey) Rabideau.
Raymond was an oil delivery driver for Lozeau's Oil Co., Martel Oil Co. and Consumers Oil Co., Woonsocket, before his retirement. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the Army with the 194th Field Artillery Battalion.
Jodie L. Elias
WOONSOCKET - Jodie L. (Bovier) Elias, 54, of East School Street, died Thursday August 26, 2014 in Landmark Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Ronald Elias.
Born in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Donald and Lillian (Cotez) Bovier.
Jodie was a Homemaker. She enjoy spending time with family and friends and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her two sons, Jason Elias of Woonsocket, RI, and Nathan Elias and Jena Correia, of Lincoln, RI. Five grandchildren, Tyler, Nathan, Shane, Kayden, and Dylan.
Theodora M. Katz
SMITHFIELD - Katz, Theodora M. (Grant), 91 formerly of Smithfield and Providence died Wednesday at St Antoine's. She was the wife of the late Nathan Katz.
Born in Woonsocket a daughter of the late Walter A. and Bertha (Legare) Grant she lived in Providence moving to Smithfield 15 years ago.
She worked as a secretary to Congressman John Fogarty from 1952 to 1958 and later for the US Foreign Service, working on economic assistance for third world countries for 18 years retiring in 1975. During that time she worked in Thailand, Morocco, Nepal, Cambodia and Senegal
H. Valdor Lambert
WOONSOCKET - H. Valdor Lambert, 92, of Woonsocket, RI, passed away in his sleep on the morning of August 28th, 2014, with his family at his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Pauline F. (Bourget) Lambert for 40 years, and the late Loretta (St. Jean, O'Day) Lambert for 19 years.
Born in Woonsocket on April 13, 1922, "Val" was the son of the late Theodore and Albertine (Lacourse) Lambert.
LINWOOD - Raymond Dion, 87, passed away on Sat. Aug. 30 at Beaumont Nursing and Rehab Ctr. after a period of declining health. He is survived by many nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Arthur Dion, Albert Dion, Romeo Dion, Armand Dion, Roland Dion, and Cora LeDrew. Born in Linwood on Jan. 3, 1927 he was the son of Harmas and Bertha (Gazaille) Dion and lived in Linwood 55 years before moving to St. Petersburg FL., where he resided until moving back to MA in 2007.
WOONSOCKET â€“ After the Budget Commission got a rancorous lecture from Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt last week about overstaying its welcome, the City Council has followed up with a proposed resolution asking the state-appointed overseers to pack their bags.
Introduced by Councilman Garrett Mancieri, the resolution asks state Revenue Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly to disband the commission and replace it with a fiscal adviser, who would have far less power to control local decisions than the commission.