WOONSOCKET - The investigation of employees accused of taking food from the Woonsocket Animal Shelter continued this week, while one volunteer came forward in the staff's defense, saying that an... more
WOONSOCKET – Raymond "Beaver" Tempest will be allowed to continue his appeal for a new trial of 33-year-old murder charges thanks to a ruling this week in Superior Court.
Judge Daniel A. Procaccini... more
WOONSOCKET – A fire that was believed to have started in the attic of a three-story building at 685 Wood Ave. forced several families out of their homes on Monday, Jan. 19, and the owner of a local... more
CUMBERLAND – Arthur Cadoret Jr., of Cumberland, a longtime radio weather forecaster known to generations of Woonsocket area residents, has died.
Cadoret was born Nov. 9, 1933 and is the husband of... more
WOONSOCKET – A Woonsocket man was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 21 after state police reportedly found him in possession of 1,980 grams of cocaine and 556 grams of heroin.
Francy Pimentel, 28, of 240... more
WOONSOCKET – A fire that completely destroyed a three-story building on Wood Avenue on Monday, Jan. 19 is believed to have been set, and the state fire marshal's office is offering a reward of up to... more
WOONSOCKET - A study in December by the Delaware-based financial publication 24/7 Wall St. found that Rhode Island is the third worst state in the country for black Americans in terms of racial... more
LINCOLN - More than 200 people, many of them colleagues in the cross-over media and political worlds of Jim Baron, gathered last Saturday, Jan. 17 to celebrate the life of this esteemed Rhode Island... more
North Smithfield man sentenced for child pornography
Derek D. Felicio, 42, of North Smithfield, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for possessing more than 90,000 images and 555 videos... more
WOONSOCKET - Nearly 80 area nonprofits were awarded funds from this year's CVS Charity Classic, the largest charitable sporting event in Rhode Island. The tournament, which each year attracts world-... more
WOONSOCKET - Our Saviour Church, 500 Smithfield Road, will hold a meat raffle on Friday, Jan. 30, in the church hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and a free light supper including beverages and... more
WOONSOCKET - St. Joseph Senior Citizens Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m., at the Good Shepherd school auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road.
New officers were sworn in at the Jan. 13 meeting. They... more
WOONSOCKET - The 3rd annual Hearts with Hope Battle of the Classes will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Woonsocket High School gym, 777 Cass Ave.
WHS alumni will participate... more
WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Lodge of Elks will host a craft beer tasting on Saturday, Jan. 24, in the lodge hall, 380 Social St., from 1 to 5 p.m.
Event co-chairmen Gary Lanctot and Ron Vilandre are... more
WOONSOCKET - Community Care Alliance is offering free income tax preparation for families with incomes less than $53,000 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. All the tax preparers are... more
WOONSOCKET - A Valentine dinner and dance will be held at the Elks Lodge, 380 Social St., on Saturday, Feb. 14. A cash bar will be open at 6 p.m., dinner will be served at 7 p.m.
The event will... more
WOONSOCKET - YWCA Rhode Island is partnering with Rhode Island Black Storytellers to host a family storytelling concert as a part of Funda Fest 17. The event will take place today, Thursday, Jan. 22... more
WOONSOCKET - The Golden Hearts Senior Club met on Jan. 7.
Celebrating January birthdays at the meeting were Rita Boisvert, Joe Pincince, Peggy Dextraie, Keven Shaw and Rita Rousseau.
The door prize... more
WOONSOCKET - J.F. Kennedy Manor Social Club installed its officers for 2015 at its Jan. 5 meeting. Returning to serve this year are Denise Leveillee, president; Rita Brunelle, vice president; Maurice... more