Woonsocket

Deputy majority leader faces 'maverick' in District 50 race

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WOONSOCKET - The race for the District 50 seat in the state House of Representatives will see Deputy Majority Leader and one-term incumbent Rep. Stephen Casey face the independent self-described "... more

After fleeing scene of accident with bus, Woonsocket woman curses at hurt children

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WOONSOCKET – A woman who was arrested Thursday morning after attempting to flee the scene of an accident with a school bus yelled obscenities at injured children when she was taken to Landmark... 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

Stadium Theatre looks to rehab newly purchased Stadium Building with $2 million from state bond

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WOONSOCKET - Supporters of the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center are encouraging residents to vote 'yes' on Question 5, addressing Rhode Island Creative and Cultural Economy Bonds - a $35... more

Board of Education gives first nod to new city charter school

WOONSOCKET - The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education has given preliminary approval to a proposal for a new charter school to serve students in grades K-8 from Woonsocket, North Smithfield... more

Moniz would raise minimum wage

WOONSOCKET - Michael Moniz, an independent candidate in District 24, said he wants to be the region's next state senator. "People need to make the right choice as to who they want for their next... more

Casey backs new law protecting children

WOONSOCKET - State Rep. Stephen Casey, a Democrat seeking reelection for District 50, said he was a sponsor of one of the most significant public safety bills to become law this year. The bill he... more

Charbonneau asks for write-in votes

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Craig Charbonneau, a write-in candidate for Town Council, said voters should understand what their vote means. "Providing for public services and responding to the concerns of... more

Perry to be inducted into EPHS Hall of Fame

EAST PROVIDENCE - Deborah L. Perry, president and CEO of YWCA Rhode Island, will be inducted into the East Providence High School Hall of Fame on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Venus de Milo Restaurant in... more

Students of the Month named at Savoie Elementary

WOONSOCKET - Leo A. Savoie Elementary School has announced its September Students of the Month. These students include JJ Chinea, Nevaeh Medina, Melanie Montalvo, Alexia Oliveria, Emily Macedo,... more

City gets grant for new police officer

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Police Department was one of two local law enforcement agencies to receive funds through the U.S. Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services Office. The... more

Pasta dinner will raise funds for Mardi Gras celebration

WOONSOCKET - The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts is sponsoring its 5th annual pasta dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Italian Workingmen's Club, 947 Diamond Hill Road, from 4:... more

Landmark Medical Center accepting volunteer applications

WOONSOCKET - Landmark Medical Center and the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island are accepting applications for its After-School Volunteer Program, which is open to students 14 or older who are "... more