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WOONSOCKET – The state launched a $364 million project to upgrade the Department of Human Services eligibility system last week, a change in the way it does business that resulted in 70 layoffs... more
Administrators take aim at low graduation rate
WOONSOCKET – Brian Bouley has served as assistant principal at Woonsocket High School through some difficult times.
Bouley was an administrator in the years both before and after the reign of... more
WOONSOCKET – “MEGA War,” New England’s Largest tug o’ war competition is looking for area high school teams hoping to win prizes of $1,000, $500, or $250 as well as championship shirts and trophies.... more
WOONSOCKET – The candidate who came in 15th in primary election this week used to narrow down the list of City Council hopefuls from 19 to 14 will appear on the ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
WOONSOCKET – It’s time for the St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center’s biggest event of the year, the 6th annual Breakfast with the Saints. Enjoy an elegant breakfast buffet, live music, a free gift,... more
WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, the 2016 Autumnfest Steering Committee and the Woonsocket Rotary Club invite the community to the Autumnfest Grand Marshal Reception honoring Roger A... more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The following area students were awarded degrees at the University of Rhode Island’s spring commencement ceremony.
From North Smithfield:
Benjamin C. Heroux, bachelor of science in... more
WOONSOCKET – Milford Federal is having a Family Fun Day at its Woonsocket location at 1950 Diamond Hill Road on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 3 p.m.
The event is free to the public and will... more
WOONSOCKET – Tickets are still available for Club Par X’s annual St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the club’s hall on Stanley Avenue.
Tickets can be purchased at... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Public Library, 303 Clinton St., is offering a creative writing program for students in grades 2-4 on Mondays, from 4:15 to 5 p.m.
The afterschool program teaches poetry... more
WOONSOCKET – Club Par-X, 36 Stanly Ave., will hold a meat raffle on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call 401-765-1520.
WOONSOCKET – The 11th annual Christian arts and music festival, Son Splash, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at River Island Park, Bernon Street.
The event will feature... more
WOONSOCKET – Boy Scouts Troop 2 Woonsocket will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon., at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 1409 Park Ave.
The menu will... more
PROVIDENCE – Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence invites all people with disabilities and their families, friends and caregivers to join him for a procession through... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Quota Club is seeking vendors for its annual holiday bazaar to be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Elks Club, 380 Social St.
For more information,... more
PAWTUCKET – The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is celebrating 31 years at its annual dinner on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., in Pawtucket.
This year’s... more
WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will host a roast beef dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at noon in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. The cost is $10 per person.