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Dog helps owner escape minor blaze controlled by East Providence Firefighters

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — “Man’s best friend” proved true again early Wednesday morning, March 12, as a dog owner was jarred awake by his pet in time to help both escape a fire at 45 White Ave. along the waterfront in Riverside. Liberty, a charcoal Weimaraner, woke his owner around 5 a.m. and alerted him to […]

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Howard Hughes, Riverside

By   /  March 12, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Howard Hughes, of Riverside passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Doris (LaFountaine) Hughes. Howard worked in the Food Service Department at Brown University for 28 years and also at Crescent Park. He is survived by his […]

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Paul A. Fournier, 56, Riverside

By   /  March 9, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Paul A. Fournier, 56, of Harold Street, Riverside, died peacefully on March 8, 2014. He was the husband of the late Denise D. (Tait) Fournier. Born in Providence, a son of the late Robert L. and Winifred (McAdam) Fournier, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside. Mr. Fournier was a driver for the Enterprise Corp. […]

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George E. Pierce, 73, Riverside

By   /  March 9, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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George E. Pierce, 73, of Riverside, died peacefully on February 26, 2014. He was the loving companion of Judy Kelley of Rumford. Born in Fall River, a son of the late G. Elton and Eileen (Moore) Pierce, he lived in Riverside for 60 years. Mr. Pierce was a truck driver for over 40 years before […]

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Irene Roberts, 92, Riverside

By   /  February 28, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Irene Frances (Gilligan) Roberts, 92 of Riverside, passed away peacefully in the company of family at the Newport Hospital, Tuesday, January 28, 2014, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth E. Roberts. Irene was born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Martin and Gertrude (Horbert) Gilligan. After graduating with honors […]

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Winning PowerBall ticket sold in East Providence

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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CRANSTON — Another $10,000 winning PowerBall ticket was sold in East Providence following the Wednesday, Feb. 26, drawing, the Rhode Island Lottery announced the following morning. The winning ticket was purchased at Total Market, 970 Willett Ave., Riverside. The $10,000 prize has yet to be claimed. It is the sixth $10,000 PowerBall ticket sold in […]

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Narragansett Terrace group holds meeting with pols in East Providence

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The Narragansett Terrace Realty Association, a community group in the Riverside section of the city, holds its annual meeting and a gathering of local politicians Thursday night, Feb. 27, at the Riverside Library located on Bullocks Point Avenue. Those pols invited to attend include State Senator David Bates, State Representative Gregg Amore, […]

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Rocco Pompei, 90, Riverside

By   /  February 23, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Rocco Pompei, 90, of Read Street, Riverside, died peacefully on February 22, 2014.  He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Bruseny) Pompei. Born in Barrington, a son of the late Rocco R. and Theresa (Ferri) Pompei, he lived in Riverside for 65 years. Mr. Pompei was a United States Army Veteran serving during World War […]

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John J. McNamara Jr., 89, Riverside

By   /  February 23, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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John J. McNamara Jr., 89, formerly of Burton Avenue, Riverside, died on February 18, 2014.  He was the husband of the late Catherine M. (Healy) McNamara. Born in Providence, a son of the late John J. and Margaret (Rose) McNamara, he lived in Riverside for 50 years. Mr. McNamara was a lineman and meter diversion […]

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Alan Webb, 66, Riverside

By   /  February 19, 2014  /  Obituaries  /  No Comments

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Alan R. Webb, 66, of Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on February 17, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. Born in Providence, a son of Rose (Anzlone) Webb of Riverside and the late Donald Webb, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside. He is survived by a […]

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