Woonsocket

Two rehab projects turned down by city zoning board

WOONSOCKET – Two owners of vacant and somewhat run-down properties in the city faced the Woonsocket Zoning Board last week and learned that the rehabilitation projects they had in mind for the lots... more

Pawtucket residents arrested in connection to Woonsocket armed robbery

WOONSOCKET – Rhode Island State Police have arrested two Pawtucket residents in connection with an armed robbery in Woonsocket. Brittany Jefferies, 26, of 129 Clifford St., Apt. 1, Pawtucket, has... more

Woonsocket mayor/clerk clash over City Hall hiring

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says that she is in charge of hiring for the City Clerk's office, a topic of debate at a City Council work session Tueday following an incident in which the... more

Woonsocket parents petition schools to follow Cumberland's lead on lunch policy

WOONSOCKET – Inspired by an article in the Cumberland/Lincoln edition of The Valley Breeze documenting changes in the Cumberland School District's lunch policy, a group of concerned parents have... more

Call him Michael Disney

Perennial political candidate changes name after 100th trek to Disney World
WOONSOCKET – When Michael Moniz was 8 years old, he says he watched “The Mickey Mouse Club” every day. His favorite Mouseketeer was Annette Funicello. It was the start, it seems, of a lifelong love... more

Mayor will set new records policy for councilors

Breeze submits two complaints to attorney general's office
WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says the city is devising a policy for how City Council members should obtain information from City Hall in what she says is an attempt to make government more... more

Woonsocket parents petition schools to follow Cumberland's lead on lunch policy

WOONSOCKET – Inspired by an article in the Cumberland/Lincoln edition of The Valley Breeze documenting changes in the Cumberland School District's lunch policy, a group of concerned parents have... more

Four new principals will greet Woonsocket students

WOONSOCKET – Four new principals will greet Woonsocket students returning to school next week following resignations and decisions by the School Committee not to renew several contracts last year.... more

That Ram Marching Band to headline Autumnfest parade

WOONSOCKET – The 2017 Autumnfest Steering Committee has announced that the headline band for this year’s Autumnfest Parade will be the University of Rhode Island’s That Ram Marching Band. “This year... more

Annual Polish Festival set for Saturday

WOONSOCKET – St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish will host its annual Polish Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26, from noon to­ 10 p.m., on the parish grounds at 174 Harris Ave. The event will feature a... more

Flea market and free car wash at Our Savior Parish

WOONSOCKET – Our Savior Parish, 500 Smithfield Road, will hold a flea market and free car wash on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spots are available for rent for $20 and a table is $5. Call... more

Winter Bowling League set to begin Monday

WOONSOCKET – A Winter Bowling League will begin on Monday, Aug. 28 at Walnut Hill Bowl, 1666 Diamond Hill Road. The league runs for 32 weeks. The following leagues are offered: Mondays, 1 p.m., four... more

Fairmount Post 85 announces scholarship winners

WOONSOCKET – American Legion Fairmount Post 85 announces the winners of its annual scholarship awards. Each winner will receive $500. The Post 85 Scholarship Account is funded through donations from... more