NORTH SMITHFIELD - A law established in 2006 in hopes to save the town's senior population from the burden of rising property taxes has actually, in many cases, cost them more over the years, and Tax... more
WOON-SOCKET - April Cheever is the valedictorian and Austin Ferrenti is the salutatorian of the Woonsocket High School Class of 2015.
Cheever is the daughter of Jeffrey and Lisa Cheever of Orchard... more
WOONSOCKET - Saying their property is exempt from taxation under state statute, the Woonsocket Masonic Temple Corp. has mounted a legal challenge against a tax bill that would see the organization... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Saying that the town terminated her employment in retaliation for her truthful testimony about problems with residents' tax bills, former Tax Assessor Tammy Boss is demanding her... more
WOONSOCKET - Achieving the top grades out of 153 students, Jeffrey Cimmino is the valedictorian, and Jacob Haddad is the salutatorian of the Mount Saint Charles Academy Class of 2015. Ending her time... more
BLACKSTONE - Connor McNamara is valedictorian and Addi Catarina is salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Blackstone Millville Regional High School.
Both students are members of the National Honor... more
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Historical Society has a small collection of material on Marie Rose Ferron, also known as "Little Rose," a stigmatic who died in Woonsocket on May 11, 1936. The society is... more
WOONSOCKET - In light of the Memorial Day holiday, the Woonsocket Post Office reminds residents that old and damaged flags can be left in mailboxes and will be picked up for proper disposal. Carriers... more
BLACKSTONE - The Blackstone-Millville Regional High School Theater Club will perform the Stephen Sondheim Musical "Into the Woods" with shows on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department and the United States Secret Service are seeking the public's help in identifying and catching four people who allegedly passed counterfeit... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A man who met his victim online before allegedly committing crimes including sexual assault and kidnapping at Travelers Motor Lodge in North Smithfield was arrested in Maine this... more
Woonsocket Eagle Scout candidate Taylor Gray recently completed a community cleanup in partnership with the city of Woonsocket. While it took place during Rotary Days and was promoted by the club and... more
BLACKSTONE - The Blackstone Public Library is looking for children ages 5 and up to dress up as their favorite book character and walk in the Memorial Day parade.
Adults are also welcome to walk with... more
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Chapter of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will hold its annual Radiothon at radio station WOON on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Along with radio... more
BLACKSTONE, Mass. - St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., is holding its 4th annual Blessing of the Bikes on Saturday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All kinds of bikes will receive blessings. Hamburgers... more
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket High School Class of 1975 will hold its 40-year class reunion on Saturday, July 18, at Addieville East Farm in Mapleville. The event is casual. Please RSVP with payment by... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD - North Smithfield Public Library will host a Teen Art Lab for ages 10-18 on Wednesday, May 27, at 6 p.m.
Participants will make Paracord survival bracelets. To register, call 401-... more
WOONSOCKET - After being closed down during the inclement weather of the past winter and for kitchen repairs, the Because He Lives soup kitchen has now reopened.
The kitchen is serving meals on... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Meadows Senior Housing Tenant Association will hold a franks and beans dinner on Saturday, May 30. Dinner will include brown bread, chips and cookies. Entertainment will be... more
WOONSOCKET - The next meeting of the St. Joseph Seniors group will be held Tuesday, May 26, at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of Good Shepherd School, 1200 Mendon Road. A meal of ziti and meatballs will be... more