WOONSOCKET - An event on Saturday, Dec. 6, will showcase the top-notch holiday entertainment operated at One Depot Square to guests from across the country, when The Polar Express author Chris Van... more
WOONSOCKET – It's been less than a month since Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt had a complaint filed against her with the state Ethics Commission for hiring her son for a summer jobs program, and the mayor... more
WOONSOCKET – A Woonsocket man who East Providence Police said sold $2,500 in firearms and crack cocaine has been sentenced to 110 months in federal prison.
Aaron Kwandranc, 29, of Woonsocket, was... more
WOONSOCKET – A 70-year-old man was struck and killed in front of Landmark Medical Center on Tuesday, Nov. 18.
John Brann of Orchard Street had reportedly just left the hospital around 6:40 p.m., and... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man twice arrested for possession of child pornography and with a long criminal record was again picked up last week for the same charge by members of the Rhode Island Internet... more
WOONSOCKET – Two men were arrested following a break in and attack on an employee at the Synagro Water Plant on Cumberland Hill Road on Tuesday, Nov. 17, with one leading police on a chase behind... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man has been sentenced to 35 years with 20 to serve for firing a semi-automatic weapon and injuring a man on the Fairmount Bridge last year.
Christian “Chay” Rosado, 27, was found... more
Officials at the Rhode Island Department of Education may have been convinced, but the communities affected by the proposed RISE Mayoral Academy are far from sold on the charter school proponents'... more
WOONSOCKET - Donations of non-perishable food will be collected during the annual Polar Express train ride, Nov. 22- Dec. 21. Rhode Island's Blackstone Valley Tourism Council will help feed hungry... more
As part of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council's 15th anniversary of hosting the popular Polar Express train ride this holiday season, the tourist agency is encouraging area residents who live... more
By MATTHEW DONATO, Mount Saint Charles High School Correspondent
As Thanksgiving draws closer, many Mount students are shifting their concerns from their academic troubles to turkey dinners and the always welcome five-day recess that never seems to come soon... more
WOONSOCKET - The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts is in search of their new queen who will reign over the Mardi Gras Ball on Feb. 7, 2015.
Woonsocket's Mardi Gras celebration is in the... more
WOONSOCKET - St. Joseph Veterans Association will host a bus trip to Mohegan Sun Casino on Sunday, Nov. 30.
The bus will leave St. Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., at 7:30 a.m. and return... more
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Winter Farmers Market is now open for the season. The indoor market will be held every Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. until the end of June in the lobby of Thundermist Health... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Banneker Industries announced that Junior Jabbie has been named executive manager of business development and customer relationships. He previously held the title of sales and... more
WOONSOCKET - Students at the Woonsocket middle schools collected non-perishable foods during October.
The Villa Nova Building students collected 1,420 items. The first-place homeroom was Mrs. Cabral'... more
WOONSOCKET - The Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest was launched on Sept. 1 to help lessen the cost of college tuition for 500 deserving students. The foundation... more
WOONSOCKET - On Saturday, Nov. 29 the family of the late Ron Auger will hold an event at Stage Right Studio for Arts and Wellness to collect items and funding for the Woonsocket Police Toy Drive, in... more
WOONSOCKET - Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library will hold a Baskets for Books raffle at the library's open house on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tickets are available now at the... more