Community rallies behind boy with rare cancer

GLOCESTER – Like any typical 2 1/2-year-old boy, Noah Daigle loves dinosaurs and helping steer his father’s Husqvarna tractor. Day-to-day life in the Daigle home changed drastically on Jan. 4 when Noah was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, a rare cancer diagnosed in 800 children annually in... more

Mutter says Diamond Hill pond unlikely to be filled in

As mayor seeks funds, there are clues about where money will be spent
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CUMBERLAND – The coming transformation of Diamond Hill Park will have plenty of input from the community on how it looks and functions, but new Mayor Jeff Mutter says he expects some of the framework on this project will be in place before that happens. For instance, Mutter says it’s doubtful that... more

Turning Point Energy wins approval on solar farm

Net metering program could benefit local residents’ electricity bills
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – A national company is moving forward with plans to build a solar farm in the area of Trout Brook Pond and... more

City Council to weigh in on teacher contract dispute

Closed meeting with School Committee set for next week
WOONSOCKET – For the first time since contract talks reached an impasse last August, the City Council is set to get an update on the... more

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