Woonsocket Council creates new requirements for Homestead Exemption

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WOONSOCKET – Taxpayers who hope to receive a tax break for owner-occupied properties will have to prove they are eligible for the exemption annually by submitting a form to City Hall under new laws... more

Woonsocket man indicted for Providence shooting, robbery

WOONSOCKET – A 23-year-old Woonsocket man was among three indicted for an armed robbery of Capital Gold pawn shop on Smith Street in Providence and shooting of the store owner. Andrew McLean of 425... more

Chairman resigns from Woonsocket School Committee

WOONSOCKET – The chairman of the Woonsocket School Committee resigned this week, one year before the end of his appointed term, saying only that the decision was for “personal reasons.” A... more

Woonsocket woman gets a new start, at age 84

WOONSOCKET – For 26 years, Marguerite Robin lived in a high-rise building in the heart of the city's downtown. The arrangement was pleasant enough, she said, but the sound of ambulances, firetrucks... more

Community comes together for massive Christmas toy drive

WPD, Auger family and Knights of Columbus work together on two events
WOONSOCKET – They helped to bring Christmas to more than 300 families last year, and they’re hoping to make 2015 an even bigger, better holiday for city children most in need. The Woonsocket Police... more

World AIDS Day event to be held in Woonsocket Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – The 5th annual “Night of Sonnet and Song” will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at St. Ann Arts & Cultural Center at 84 Cumberland St. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m., and the... more

Woonsocket school district receives grant for wellness program

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket School Department has been awarded $10,928 by New England Dairy & Food Council for “Fuel Up to Play 60 Breakfast in the Classroom” programs in three schools. The... more