Author Archives: Christine O'Connor

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Valentines for Veterans program draws smiles from local vets

Valentines for Veterans program draws smiles from local vets

“I had gone to her birthday party when I was 19 years old.” Ernie St. Jean’s eyes searched his memory. At 91, he had decades of heart-warming recollections to call upon. The most vivid, however, was about the day he met his wife, Gloria — his one and only Valentine. “We had never seen each

The LadyBots, from left: Jenna Longo, Amanda Crawley, and Annelise Boylan celebrate having just hung their robot. Their alliance raised the flag, gaining the maximum points in the last 30 seconds of the match.

Mt. Hope’s LadyBots advance to Super-Regional tourney

All four teams of the Mt. Hope High School robotics club exceeded expectations in the First Tech Challenge last weekend. Thirty-two teams from high schools throughout Rhode Island competed in the event, which was held at the New England Tech Automotive Campus in Warwick Feb. 8. The First Tech Challenge is a robotics competition for

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Lawrence G LePage, Jr., 51, formerly of Bristol

Lawrence G LePage, Jr., 51, of Boynton Beach, Fla., and formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away on Feb. 3, 2014, unexpectedly at his home. Larry worked for the City of Boynton Beach and was an avid sports fan. He was born July 7, 1962 in Providence, to parents Lawrence G LePage, Sr. and Angela D

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Charlotte Agatha (Sousa) Pacheco, 89, Bristol

Charlotte Agatha (Sousa) Pacheco, age 89, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bristol on Sept. 15, 1924, and a lifelong resident, she was a daughter of the late Rudolph E. and Mary V. (Maciel) Sousa. Charlotte was the wife of the late Henry W.

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Bristol police log: Deer tracks scare resident

The following items are among the Bristol police log Feb. 3 – 9, 2014: Monday, Feb. 3 The animal control officer was called to four different locations for reports of loose dogs. Police responded to a home on Poli Street to deal with a child custody dispute. A Dolly Drive resident reported that their mailbox

Joseph Trindade, 72, Bristol

Joseph Trindade, 72, of Bristol, died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 in Bristol. He was the husband of the late Merces (DaSilva) Trindade. He was born in St Michael, Portugal, son of the late Antonio and Maria (Borges) Trindade. Joseph was a lab technician for T.P.I. Boat Manufacturing. He was a member of St Thomas the

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