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December 10th

Mary E. Karaniuk

December 10, 2014

Mary E. Karaniuk
(Marchick)

PAWTUCKET - Mary E. Karaniuk, 91, passed away Wednesday December 10, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Karaniuk.
Born in Cumberland she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Nimnic) Marchick. She lived in Pawtucket for 30 years and was formerly of Lincoln.
Helen was a member of the Polish Young Set.

December 9th

Open space grant money bound for Lincoln, Pawtucket

December 9, 2014

PROVIDENCE – The state announced some $3.85 million in open space grants this week for conservation and recreation projects in 15 communities, including Lincoln, Burrillville and Pawtucket.

Lincoln was among the biggest winners in the open space sweepstakes, taking home $400,000 to acquire a 50-acre parcel of undisturbed, forested land abutting the Handy Pond Recreation Area, off Old River Road. The addition of the land would enlarge the recreation area to over 300,000 acres, according to Albert V. Ranaldi Jr., the town planner.

Thomas G. Kozinski

December 9, 2014

THOMAS G. KOZINSKI

Dorothy T. Crawford

December 9, 2014

DOROTHY T. CRAWFORD

Dorothy T. Crawford

December 9, 2014

DOROTHY T. CRAWFORD

Clara May Ribeiro

December 9, 2014

CLARA MAY RIBEIRO

MENDON, MA - Clara May (Briggs) Ribeiro, 76, of Mendon died December 8 at her residence after an illness.
She was born in Norton, MA; daughter of the late Ernest & Ida (Burgess) Briggs. She was raised in Norton and Attleboro and was a graduate of Attleboro High School. She attended business college majoring in accounting. Clara had been employed as an accountant for Teknor-Apex in Pawtucket and later Texas Instruments. She retired in 2003.
Clara was a member of the First Congregational Church in Milford and participated in Bible study there.

Michael Conochan Recaps Week 13 NFL Action

December 9, 2014

Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

Pittsburgh (8-5) 42
Cincinnati (8-4-1) 21

December 8th

Suspect bites the hand that arrested him

December 8, 2014

PAWTUCKET – More than $9,000 in cash was seized from the motor vehicle of a Massachusetts man, who later bit the hand of a police officer who yanked over five grams of heroin from his mouth.

Orlando Rosas-Rodriguez, 41, of Taunton, is facing charges of possession of heroin with intent to deliver; assaulting a police officer; and third-offense possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, according to Detective Major Arthur Martins.

Raymond Rocheleau

December 8, 2014

Raymond Rocheleau

PAWTUCKET - Raymond Rocheleau, 81, died on December 3, 2014.

Annette Doris Brouillette

December 8, 2014

Annette Doris Brouillette

POMPANO BEACH, FL - Annette Doris Brouillette, 93, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at North Broward Medical Center in Pompano Beach, FL.
Annette was born in Woonsocket, RI and had been a resident of Vero Beach for 25 years, coming from Pawtucket, RI.

Raymond P. Maynard

December 8, 2014

Raymond P. Maynard

CENTRAL FALLS - Raymond P. Maynard, 86, of Central Falls died peacefully Sunday, December 7, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Laure R. (Audette) Maynard. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard celebrated their 61st anniversary this past July 11.
A lifelong resident of Central Falls, he was a son of the late Eugene U. and Sylvia T. (Petit) Maynard.

Lucinda Dos Anjos

December 8, 2014

Lucinda Dos Anjos

PAWTUCKET - Dos Anjos, Lucinda, age 95, died December 5, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Jose Dos Anjos. Born in Holyoke, MA, she was a daughter of the late Simon and Feleciana (Maria) Martins.

Frank Zalomski

December 8, 2014

Frank Zalomski

CENTRAL FALLS - Frank Zalomski, 87, passed away Saturday December 6, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Arlyne M. (Osenkowski) Zalomski.
Born in Wodniki, Poland he was a son of the late Jozef and Maria (Turowska) Zalomski. He lived in Central Falls for the past 57 years.
Before retiring he was employed by the former B.I.F. Industries for many years.
Frank was a Korean War Veteran serving as a PFC with the U. S. Army 82nd Engineers. He was a member of the Fierlit Korzen A.L. Post #79 and the Pulaski Mutual Aid Society both of Central Falls.

VIDEO: Patriots snap Chargers' win streak

December 8, 2014

December 7th

Special election coming to CF to fill Rep.-elect Maldonado's council seat

December 7, 2014

CENTRAL FALLS — A special election will be held this spring to fill an unexpired term on the City Council now that At-large Councilwoman Shelby Maldonado is preparing to leave for her new job at the Statehouse.

Maldonado, who is in the first year of her first three-year term on the seven-member council, is the new Democratic state representative-elect for District 56, a seat held formerly by Agostinho Silva.

December 6th

Shea High Football | Raiders fall in D-II Super Bowl to Moses Brown, 28-14

December 6, 2014

CRANSTON – Buoyed by a three-touchdown day from halfback Andrew Howard and a shutout second-half by their defense, Moses Brown prevailed against Shea High, 28-14 in Sunday's Division II Super Bowl.

December 5th

NRI Chamber, Twin River food drive pulls in 16 tons

December 5, 2014

WOONSOCKET – When homegrown pharmacy giant CVS Health announced plans recently to establish a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston, most industry analysts saw the move as the latest sign of the company’s efforts to reposition itself in a fast-changing marketplace for health care.

In a state that often comes up short on the barometer of business-friendliness, however, others may have seen it as evidence that one of its biggest employers has one foot out the door.

Should we be worried?

Yes and no, some prominent economic development authorities say.

St. Raphael Academy Football | Alfred Dorbor is Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year

December 5, 2014


PAWTUCKET  –  It’s been a whirlwind, wildly exciting four days for St. Raphael Academy student-athlete Alfred Dorbor.
 

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 10 Amazing Parenting Ideas

December 5, 2014

December 4th

PawSox | McGair: Continuity and convenience are keys to potential PawSox purchase

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – This past September, the Houston Astros found themselves scrambling to find a new home for their Triple-A franchise.