Monthly Archives: July 2013

RI Hurricanes

RI Hurricanes to Hold Tryouts for Fast Pitch Softball – 2014 Season

RI Hurricanes to Hold Tryouts for Fast Pitch Softball – 2014 Season

The RI Hurricanes will be holding try outs for the 2014 season on 8/12/13, 8/13/13 & 8/14/13 from 6:30-9pm at Mt. Pleasant High School, 434 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence. All girls between the ages of 14-18 are encouraged to try out for this premiere fast pitch softball travel team. For details, visit our website at

Mary Santos

Mary (Pacheco) Santos, 76, Bristol

Mary (Pacheco) Santos, 76, of Thames Street in Bristol, passed away on July 23, 2013 at Rhode Island Hospital.  She was the wife of Henry Santos, her husband of 54 years. Born in San Miguel, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Adelaide (Freitas) Pacheco.  She was the mother of Robert Santos

Daniel De Melo

Daniel De Melo, 42, Bristol

  Daniel De MeloDaniel De Melo, 42, of Goulart Avenue in Bristol, passed away on July 18, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the son of Louis and Sarah (Carvalho) De Melo and the father of Daniel De Melo Jr., Logan De Melo and the late Madison Lee De Melo. He was a graduate of

Sally Hathaway

Sally T. (Town) Hathaway, 77

Sally T. (Town) Hathaway, 77, of Somerset, Mass., passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Mass General Hospital Boston, Mass. She was married to her childhood sweetheart David C. Hathaway of Tiverton, R.I. from 1955 until his passing in 1991. Born in Fall River, Mass., on Aug. 5, 1935, she was the daughter of the


Mary (Tamer) Benedetti, 88, Barrington

Mary (Tamer) Benedetti, 88, of Whipple Avenue, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Grace Barker Nursing Center, Warren. She was the wife of Joseph Benedetti for 61 years.  Born in Seekonk, Mass., she was the daughter of the late John and Amelia (Peters) Tamer. Mary loved to cook and bake for the

John H. ‘Jack’ McCann, Jr., 86, Barrington

John H. “Jack” McCann, Jr., 86, of 45 Main St. beloved husband of the late Joyce (Phillips) McCann passed away Friday, July 26, 2013, at Westview Healthcare Center. He was born April 29, 1927 in Warren, a son of the late John H. and Irene (Farley) McCann, Sr., and had resided in Plainfield, Conn. for


William N. Mackinnon, 89, Barrington

William N. Mackinnon, 89, of Barrington, died Friday, July 26, following a lengthy struggle with cancer. He was almost completely finished with his World War II memoirs when his body, not his mind, failed him. The memoirs, “L.A.R.S. from 2700”, recall his time as a gunner on an M3 howitzer with the 407th “C” Cannon

Issues regarding flooding plague residents along Tanyard Brook.

Phase Two won’t cure Tanyard Brook flooding in Bristol

Engineers from BETA Engineering dropped a bombshell on property owners around Tanyard Brook last Wednesday: A successful phase two project completion cannot promise an end to the area’s flooding issues. Of the 75 people who own property along the Tanyard Brook from Garfield Avenue to the reservoir on State Street, 25 of them accepted BETA