Woonsocket cracks down on overtime parkers

WOONSOCKET – Drivers who don’t obey signage along Main Street regarding limits on parking started receiving tickets this week, in an effort Police Chief Thomas Oates says is focused on stimulating downtown economic development. Enforcement of time limits for on-street parking began on Tuesday, Feb... more

Almond on budget: Schools can’t keep adding spending

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LINCOLN – Town administrator T. Joseph Almond presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to the Lincoln Budget Board last Thursday, calling for a 1.4 percent municipal spending increase and 1.7 percent school spending increase from last year. That 1.7 percent increase to schools has educators... more

Breeze seeking a reporter

The Valley Breeze is seeking an experienced reporter to cover local news for our Woonsocket, North Smithfield and Blackstone edition... more

Scituate Fire Department experiencing communication dead zones

SCITUATE – During an emergency response to Matteson Road on Feb. 3, Potterville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Greenway said... more

Woonsocket Hill Road bridge to close Monday, through December

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Starting Monday, Feb. 26, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will move ahead with bridge repair... more