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December 8th

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.

After 63 years, Landry hangs up her dance shoes

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – Every inch of Theresa Landry's Dance Studio on Dexter Street is a memory. Whether it is the floors scuffed from generations of dancers or the walls adorned with innumerable framed pictures and newspaper clippings, there is nary a space that isn't in some way significant.

Police: Traffic stop yields crack

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – A city man is facing a drug possession charge after police found a bag in his vehicle containing nearly 2 grams of crack cocaine, authorities said.
Joao Lopes, 26, was stopped by police at about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday after an officer observed his vehicle travel through a red light at Broad Street near Barton Street, police Maj. Arthur Martins said. After Lopes' vehicle was stopped, the officer saw a small bag containing less than one ounce of marijuana on the floor of the car next to Lopes' feet, and removed him from the vehicle, Martins said.

Police: Traffic stop yields crack

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – A city man is facing a drug possession charge after police found a bag in his vehicle containing nearly 2 grams of crack cocaine, authorities said.
Joao Lopes, 26, was stopped by police at about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday after an officer observed his vehicle travel through a red light at Broad Street near Barton Street, police Maj. Arthur Martins said. After Lopes' vehicle was stopped, the officer saw a small bag containing less than one ounce of marijuana on the floor of the car next to Lopes' feet, and removed him from the vehicle, Martins said.

December 3rd

Jamie A. Nascimento Jr.

December 3, 2014

Jamie A. Nascimento Jr.

PAWTUCKET - Jamie A. Nascimento Jr. 67, of Pawtucket RI passed away Monday December 1, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of RI. He
was the long time companion of Olive Dunphy. Born in Guarda Portugal. Son of the late Jamie Nascimento and Ernestina (Dos Sanots) Nascimento.
He was a self employed contractor operator of the J & M Construction Company of Pawtucket for over 30 years. He was an Viet Nam era army veteran and a member of the AMVET'S Club of Pawtucket.

Joseph C. Pytel

December 3, 2014

Joseph C. Pytel

CENTRAL FALLS - Joseph C. Pytel, 97, formerly of Cottage Street passed away Wednesday December 3, 2014 at Home & Hospice Care Of Rhode Island. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve (Glowacki) Pytel and the late Angela (Souza) Pytel.
Born in Central Falls he was a son of the late Ludwik and Helena (Majka) Pytel. He was a lifelong resident of Central Falls.

David B. Johnston

December 3, 2014

David B. Johnston

BRADENTON, FL - David B. Johnston, 74, passed away on Friday, November 21, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Bradenton, FL in the presence of his loving wife Catherine V. (Finn) Johnston. The couple recently celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary. Born in Pawtucket, RI on October 9, 1940, he was the son of the late William and Jeannette (Bishop) Johnston. He resided in Pawtucket most of his life.

December 2nd

Red Sox baseball | Boston's next left fielder can be as good as he wants to be

December 2, 2014

When the Boston Red Sox signed free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez and then implied in various forums that the career-long infielder would likely be taking over left field duties, it revealed something about the team’s philosophy on flycatchers – that outfielders are made and not born.

Gertrude M. Trudel

December 2, 2014

Gertrude M. Trudel

PAWTUCKET - Gertrude "Trudy" M. (Moreau) Trudel, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 1, 2014.
She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond A. Trudel. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Raoul and Georgianna (Maillot) Moreau.

Mildred M. Chadwick

December 2, 2014

Mildred M. Chadwick

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Mildred M. Chadwick, 91, of Bellingham and formerly of North Smithfield, Pawtucket and Cumberland passed away Sunday in the Mt. St. Rita Health Center, Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late James F. Chadwick Sr.
Born in Cumberland she was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Mildred V. (Russell) Babbitt.
Mrs. Chadwick was employed by the former Fram Corp., East Providence for many years until her retirement.

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

December 2, 2014

Reno R. Sabatini, Sr.

FORT PIERCE, FL - Reno "Bob" R. Sabatini, Sr., 76, passed away on Friday, November 7th, 2014 surrounded by family in a Florida hospital. Reno was the husband of the late Judith (Parent) Sabatini. Reno was born in Pawtucket on January 21st, 1938. He was the son of the late Reno and Mildred (Oldrid) Sabatini and was the oldest of 12 siblings.

December 1st

Skateboard ride ends in hospital after collision with car

December 1, 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE – A local juvenile was injured when he reportedly skateboarded into the path of a car operating near the Bliss and Faith streets intersection Monday afternoon and landed on the windshield of the vehicle, according to police.

Police Lt. Armen Garo said the youth was transported by East Providence Rescue to be treated at Hasbro Children’s Hospital following the 4:15 p.m. accident. His condition was unknown Monday night, but police reported he stated he did not recall being struck by the vehicle while being assisted at the scene.

Barbara Atwell

December 1, 2014

Barbara Atwell

PROVIDENCE - Barbara Atwell, 90 passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014 at the Elmhurst Extended Care Facility, Providence. She was the wife of the late Earle L. Atwell.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Hazel (Barden) Fuller. Mrs. Atwell worked for the Seekonk School Department for twenty years before she retired. She was a former member of the United Methodist Church in Hebronville, a former Girl Scout Leader and a member of the Rhode Island Rug Hookers Club.