Woonsocket mayor offers compromise on Mulvey's project

Market Square development, held up over financing, is still moving forward
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WOONSOCKET - A project to create a mixed-use residential and commercial center in Market Square may not receive all of the funding that proponents had hoped for, but a compromise to release most of... more

Man arrested in connection with Woonsocket arson

WOONSOCKET – A city man has been arrested for allegedly starting the fire that damaged a Cass Avenue bar on Tuesday, April 14. Jarod Wilson, 29, was taken into custody by Woonsocket police and... more

Solicitor: File on Knight Street property was held up

WOONSOCKET - Legal files on a property where violations of Woonsocket's zoning ordinance have been rampant for nearly a decade were missing from City Hall for at least 13 months, according to City... more

Dubois named housing commissioner

WOONSOCKET - Marc Dubois, a former police officer who also served on both the City Council and School Committee has been chosen to serve as commissioner of the city's housing board. Dubois, a... more

RI Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits

WOONSOCKET - The Rhode Island Foundation awarded a record $34.8 million in grants last year, including nearly $500,000 to local nonprofit groups. As the largest and most comprehensive funder of... more

Street sweeping to begin April 20

WOONSOCKET - Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt announced the following schedule for the citywide street sweeping program, which will commence the week of April 20, and will be completed by July 1. The... more

WMS students raise $1,080 for Wounded Warrior Project

WOONSOCKET - Students at Woonsocket Middle School have donated $1,080 to the Wounded Warrior Project in the name of a local veteran. The students in Anthony Ciresi's classes conducted fundraising... more

Bring the kids to the Harris Public Library for vacation week activities

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Harris Public Library announces the following April vacation week programs. * Kids can Reduce, Reuse and Recycle: Monday, April 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mr. Mike from... more

Money Smart programs offered in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Harris Public Library announces the following Money Smart programs. * Two Money Smart programs for parents will be presented. The first will be held on Saturday, April 18... more

Jalette's '10/10 Club' supports Senior Services

WOONSOCKET - A new 10/10 Club started by Councilor Roger Jalette is helping to support an organization facing cuts in funding while offer participants a chance to win a little extra spending cash.... more

Woonsocket fire leaves 50 residents homeless

WOONSOCKET – A fire at 30 Ascension St. on Wednesday, April 8 left some 50 residents seeking shelter. The blaze at the four-story lodging house was called in around 11:30 p.m. and took around an hour... more

J.F. Kennedy Manor Social Club lists events

WOONSOCKET - The J.F. Kennedy Manor Social Club announces the following activities: Ocean State Urgent Care speaker, Monday, April 20, 1 p.m.; Breakfast Brunch with entertainment by Scott and Colleen... more