Change banning flavored tobacco delayed until July 1
By SANDY SEOANE, Valley Breeze Staff Writer
WOONSOCKET – When the City Council created a new licensing process for tobacco sellers and banned the sale of flavored products last November, the law passed unanimously with no negative feedback –... more
WOONSOCKET – A fire on East School Street early Wednesday morning left four families without a home.
The blaze, which was called into the Woonsocket Fire Department around 12:15 a.m., is believed to... more
WOONSOCKET – Russell Crowe, a 22-year-old man with Woonsocket ties, is wanted by the Woonsocket Police Department for second-degree robbery.
Police say they have a warrant for Crowe based on his... more
WOONSOCKET – Police on Friday arrested 22-year-old city resident David Hernandez and charged him with larceny of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, and as a fugitive from justice.
Det. Sgt.... more
WOONSOCKET – Plans to create a dog park within city borders are finally moving forward, with a five-person volunteer committee chosen by Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt meeting for the first time this week... more
WOONSOCKET – His job title is “business outreach and public relations coordinator,” and for the past year, he’s been the go-to guy for information on city events and happenings.
But in five weeks,... more
WOONSOCKET – They describe their own stores as “semi-lovely,” pointing to the hodgepodge of overstocked, salvaged and bargain merchandise that will fill their new location at 2000 Diamond Hill Road... more
WOONSOCKET – An experienced husband and wife team has plans to bring affordable veterinary services to a new business on Social Street, and they’ll open their doors to the city’s long under-served... more
WOONSOCKET – Community Care Alliance is hosting its 15th Community Champions Music Series at River Falls, 74 South Main St., on Thursday, March 30. The buffet begins at 6 p.m. with awards to follow... more
WOONSOCKET – National Grid will hold a Customer Assistance Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at the Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St.
Meet with assistance program experts and... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Police Department was formally recognized as an accredited member of the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission during a ceremony at police headquarters this week.... more
WOONSOCKET – YWCA Rhode Island is now enrolling for the spring session. Classes for youth and adults begin on Monday, March 27.
To learn more or to schedule a tour, call 401-769-7450 or visit 514... more
CRANSTON – Chambers of Commerce from around Rhode Island are getting together for an evening of networking on Tuesday, March 28.
The Statewide Business After Hours will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at... more
SMITHFIELD – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Before Hours event at Brookdale Senior Living, 171 Pleasant View Ave., on Thursday, March 30, from 8 to 9:15 a.m.... more
WOONSOCKET - St. James Episcopal Church, 24 Hamlet Ave., will hold a dinner and concert fundraiser with The Three Amigos on Tuesday, March 28, at 6 p.m. A roast chicken dinner will be served.
WOONSOCKET – Trinity Health and Rehabilitation, 4 St. Joseph St., will hold a Fallen Comrades Ceremony on Friday, March 24, at 2 p.m.
The ceremony is open to veterans and their families, healthcare... more