Placemaking program brings arts to city’s downtown

Popup shop by local artists to be open through Christmas
WOONSOCKET – Diane Mayers, an arts teacher at Woonsocket High School, has always wanted to complete more of her own pieces, to sell art, and to collaborate with other local artists, but she has never... more

Woonsocket police looking for bank robber

WOONSOCKET – Police are still searching for a many they say is a suspect in two separate bank robberies in Woonsocket on Friday. If anyone has any information on the man depicted in these photos,... more

DeCesare sang with all his might each Christmas

WOONSOCKET – William DeCesare, the area's most famous bell ringer for many years, leaves a lasting legacy of true Christmas spirit. Here's what we wrote about DeCesare back in 2012. DeCesare back for... more

Horse-drawn hayride returns to Woonsocket’s Holiday Stroll

WOONSOCKET – Stroll a festive half mile of downtown Woonsocket this Saturday, Dec. 3 and enjoy holiday entertainment, activities, food, shopping, rides on a trolley and a horse-drawn carriage, and a... more

Woonsocket police officers finish up ‘No shave November’

WOONSOCKET – The International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 404, organized by Officer Gabe Koneczny, participated in “Movember,” for the third time this year, with some 55 officers growing... more

Woonsocket yard waste pick-up concludes for the season

WOONSOCKET – Curbside pick-up of yard waste – grass clippings, small branches, weeds, etc. – ended on residents’ designated trash/recycling collection day during the week of Nov. 28 through Dec. 2.... more

Dr. Ward recognized by International College of Dentists

WOONSOCKET – Local practitioner, Dr. David Ward, was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists at its 87th annual Convocation in Denver, Colo., on Oct. 21. An honorary... more

Museum to host Holiday Historic House Tour of Woonsocket’s North End

WOONSOCKET – Join the Museum of Work & Culture on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. for a Holiday Historic House Tour of Woonsocket’s North End. All ticket sales will benefit the development of... more

Mount Saint Charles entrance exam is Saturday

WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy will hold its December entrance exam this Saturday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 10, both at 8:15 a.m. at the school, 800 Logee St., in Woonsocket. Prospective... more

BankRI launches Holiday Giving Tree drive

WOONSOCKET – BankRI has launched its annual Holiday Giving Tree drive, and branches across the state will be collecting gifts for underprivileged children. The Woonsocket branch, at 1175 Cumberland... more

Redskins Cheer Team holding pasta dinner fundraiser Saturday

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket Redskins 18 and under Cheer Team will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Chris’s Lower Level Bar and Grill, 175 Eddie Dowling Highway... more

Post 62 will hold Toys for Tots fundraiser Sunday

WOONSOCKET – The American Legion Post 62, 19 Arnold St., will hold a Toys for Tots fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. The event will feature a beer and dynamite sandwich lunch. Tickets... more

Birthday Club

Dec. 1 Sarah Leveille, Happy Birthday, have a great day! Love, Mom Sarah Leveille, you are the best mom! Love, Cayden and Jaxon Dec. 4 Ang Welsh, I love you, Happy Birthday! XOXO Phil Angie Welsh,... more