Donation kickstarts Salvation Army’s kettle campaign

With less loose change, diversifying donations becomes more important
PAWTUCKET – A $1,000 donation by Pawtucket-based Narragansett Bay Insurance Company is helping to launch the Salvation Army of Pawtucket’s 2018 kettle campaign for the holidays. The donation was made on Oct. 3 at the request of Melanie Loiselle-Mongeon, of Loiselle Insurance Agency of Pawtucket and... more

Seniors win first ‘Big Wig’ Bocce tournament

SMITHFIELD – Part of the 23rd anniversary celebrations, seniors at the Smithfield Senior Center took home the trophy and the glory during the first “Big Wig” Bocce Ball tournament last Friday, Oct. 5. Organizers plan to make it an annual event. After losing the first match, the seniors came back... more

Woonsocket-Providence passenger rail on track for spring 2020

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WOONSOCKET – The Boston Surface Railroad Company’s plans to bring passenger rail service to Woonsocket are on track, with the first... more

Uprising at Louisquisset Condos as residents protest decisions

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A condo development known locally for representing the height of idyllic living is in turmoil, with residents... more

Finance director first of several expected departures

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CUMBERLAND – The departure of Jason Parmelee as Cumberland’s finance director is expected to be one of a number of exits of... more