Breeze letter reunites heirloom rosary with owner

WOONSOCKET – It was an ad in The Valley Breeze that first brought them together, and a letter in same paper that later reunited them, returning a valued heirloom to its rightful home. Tom Tatro... more

Store on Woonsocket border sells third $1 million lottery winner

BELLINGHAM, Mass. – A convenience store just over the Woonsocket border has seen more than its share of lottery winners in recent years – including a man who won $1 million on a $20 scratch ticket on... more

Woonsocket man gets 15 years for 2015 crash that killed young mother

WOONSOCKET— The driver in a car crash that killed his 22-year girlfriend in 2015 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Johnny Sak, 24, of Woonsocket, was charged with driving under the influence... more

Woonsocket American Legion experiencing revitalization

WOONSOCKET – Community Care Alliance veterans’ advisor Karim Monica Castillo sees them often: city-based veterans who are homeless and hungry, lacking any kind of support network, or the basic... more

Duguay earns Lumen Gentium Award from diocese

WOONSOCKET — Georgette Duguay, 84, a member of St. Joseph Parish on Mendon Road and a longtime advocate for the pro-life movement, will be given a Lumen Gentium Award in the category of “Respect Life... more

Woonsocket’s Coderre named Elementary School Principal of the Year

WOONSOCKET – The Rhode Island Association of School Principals has named Donna Coderre, principal of Leo Savoie Elementary School, the 2017 Elementary School Principal of the Year. The award... more

Do you have an amazing backyard?

Do you know someone who does? The Breeze is looking for people with unique, interesting and/or beautiful backyards who would like to show off their private oasis with a photograph in an upcoming... more

Woonsocket celebrates Older Americans Month

WOONSOCKET – Since 1963, Older Americans Month has been a time to celebrate older Americans, their stories, and their contributions. Led by the Administration for Community Living, the annual... more

Woonsocket Senior Center closed this week for renovations

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Senior Center on Social Street will be closed this week while city-financed improvements are made to the building’s HVAC system. All dance and exercise classes will... more

Folk music and dance show at St. John the Baptist Church

WOONSOCKET – A Folk Music and Dance Show with The Crown of Somes will be held on Saturday, April 29, at St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 East School St., Woonsocket. The show will... more