Former Mulvey's building springs back to life

WOONSOCKET - For the past decade, the former Mulvey's Hardware - a 14,000 square foot building at the center of Market Square - has sat dormant even as neighboring properties, such as the Museum of... more

Woonsocket man found guilty in February murder of football player

WOONSOCKET – One of five Woonsocket men allegedly involved in the February shooting of Central High School football player George Holland Jr. has been found guilty for his role in the 17-year-old's... more

Ethics Commission will investigate Woonsocket mayor

WOONSOCKET – The state Ethics Commission voted unanimously to investigate a complaint filed against Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt over the hiring of her son and members of his baseball league for a part-... more

Snack Shack opens this weekend

WOONSOCKET – The Snack Shack at the Lil' General, 601 Winter St., opens its doors this weekend with a grand opening celebration. The shack offers doughboys, sandwiches, ice cream and more. It's... more

CORRECTION: DiPrete Engineering does design, not building at Dowling Village

NORTH SMITHFIELD - An Oct. 15 article titled "Dowling Village developer responds to criticism, notice from DEM," referred to DiPrete Engineering as the contractor for the Eddie Dowling Highway... more

Beacon Charter to recognize contributions to the arts at annual gala Nov. 1

WOONSOCKET - On Saturday, Nov. 1, Beacon Charter High School for the Arts will hold its second annual Gala and Silent Auction to raise money for and increase awareness of its arts and academic... more

Nadeau congratulates supporters of charter school

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Roseanne Nadeau, a candidate for North Smithfield Town Council, congratulated Head of School Rosalind Murphy and all the supporters of RISE Mayoral Academy on the recent approval... more

Fagnant says District 50 deserves better

WOONSOCKET - Richard Fagnant, an independent candidate for the District 50 seat in the state House of Representatives, responded to a recent press release from his opponent, Rep. Stephen Casey. "In a... more

Mount students busy with Halloween, wrapping up first quarter

With the month of October nearing its end, students at Mount Saint Charles Academy have been working hard before the issuing of report cards. The first quarter comes to an end on Friday, Oct. 24.... more

Is your Autumfest button #2228?

WOONSOCKET - Have you looked at your Autumnfest buttons lately? Perhaps you should. Uncollected is the grand prize trip to Orlando, courtesy of WNRI radio. New winning numbers are picked each Monday... more

Council 113 K of C to meet Monday

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Council 113 Knights of Columbus will hold its business meeting on Monday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m., at All Saints Parish hall, 323 Rathbun St.

Halloween Fest planned at the library

WOONSOCKET - Harris Public Library will host a Halloween Fest on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The event is open to ages 3¬? to 14 and will include games, prizes, balloons, face-painting... more

City prepares for potential threat of disease

WOONSOCKET - Although no actual Ebola case has presented itself in the State of Rhode Island, the city of Woonsocket remains proactive in its efforts to maintain the public health and safety. The... more

It's time for our annual Christmas card contest

Submit your drawings by Nov. 14
Kids! We depend on you for one of our favorite holiday traditions. Here at The Valley Breeze every year, we use children's drawings for our company holiday greeting cards and to illustrate our... more

Annual SpookFest planned at Bernon Heights Elementary

WOONSOCKET - The 5th annual SpookFest will be held at Bernon Heights Elementary School, 657 Logee St., on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. The event is open to students in grades K-5 and will... more

Casey will hold Get Out the Vote fundraiser Friday

WOONSOCKET - District 50 Rep. Stephen Casey will be holding a "Get Out the Vote" Party/Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. in support of his reelection. The event will be held at City... more

Volunteers needed this weekend as Veterans Park takes shape

WOONSOCKET - Helping hands are needed Saturday and Sunday morning to help with the new Veterans Park on Davison Avenue, across from the site of the former French Worsted mill, now razed. Work began... more

WHS Class of '84 reunion Nov. 8

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket High School Class of 1984 will join to celebrate its 30th reunion on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Warwick. There will be dinner... more

St. Agatha Seniors list winners

WOONSOCKET - St. Agatha Senior Club met on Oct. 15. Celebrating birthdays were Madeleine Descoteaux, Gisele Lachance and Muriel Bouthillette. Door prize winners were Monique Noel, Frances Roy, Alice... more

St. Joseph Seniors list events, winners

WOONSOCKET - St. Joseph Senior Citizens Club announces the following events: turkey dinner, Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon; meatloaf dinner, Tuesday, Nov. 25, noon; Christmas party at the Coachman, Sunday,... more