New owner plans revitalization of Woonsocket Plaza

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WOONSOCKET - A New York-based company with experience in bringing quiet shopping centers back to life purchased Woonsocket Plaza on Diamond Hill Road earlier this year and aims to turn the area into... more

Woonsocket man indicted for conspiracy, robbery

WOONSOCKET – A city man was indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury today on one count of conspiracy and one count of first degree robbery. Thomas Martin, 23, of 484 Prospect St. is alleged to... more

Woonsocket mother, daughters charged with stealing $800K from undocumented immigrants

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WOONSOCKET – A city woman and her two adult daughters are facing federal charges for allegedly defrauding immigrants of some $800,000 over the course of several years. Patria Zuniga, 53, Alba Peña,... more

Woonsocket man dies following crash involving black bear

WOONSOCKET – A car swerving to avoid a black bear on a road in upstate New York struck and killed a motorcyclist from Woonsocket on Friday, July 24. Thomas Poole, 56, of Woonsocket was hit by a Honda... more

Baha Men to 'Let the dogs out' at Autumnfest Oct. 10

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WOONSOCKET - They bellowed one of the most famous phrases to come out of popular culture in recent decades, in a hit song that's still used as a go-to rallying jam at sporting events. Baha Men, the... more

Judge rules that towns must take part in charter school suit

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WOONSOCKET/NORTH SMITHFIELD - A lawsuit against a new charter school scheduled to open in Woonsocket this fall is moving forward, and the two sending communities not already signed on as plaintiffs... more

Eagle Scout project shines light on city's need for youth facilities

WOONSOCKET - Kids could be seen in every direction: talking, biking, skate boarding, roller blading and generally having good time. "Get Out, Get Up and Ride," an event put on by Danny Marszalkowski... more

Sign up now for workshops at Green Expo

WOONSOCKET - Sign up begins Saturday, Aug. 1 for spots in a variety of free workshops at the second annual Live Happy Live Healthy Live Green Expo to be held on Saturday, Sept. 5 at River Island Park... more

'Where the Wild Things Are' storytime is today

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Harris Public Library will present a storytime event featuring a reading of "Where the Wild Things Are" today, Thursday, July 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. The event, open to... more

Meat raffle at Club Lafayette Sunday

WOONSOCKET - Club Lafayette, 289 Aylsworth Ave., will hold a meat raffle on Sunday, Aug. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 401-762-9662.

Trinity Health Center hosts car show Saturday

WOONSOCKET - Trinity Health and Rehabilitation Center, 4 St. Joseph St., will hold a car show on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date is Saturday, Aug. 8. Lunch will be provided... more

WHS Class of 1960

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket High School Class of 1960 will hold a 55-year reunion on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26-27. Classmates will gather on Saturday at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center for a tour... more

Birthday Club

Aug. 1 Amayra Cherie Leporacci, Happy 2nd Birthday! Love, Nana and Papa Shiela Bogan, Happy 60th Birthday! Love, Fred and Mary Happy 60th Birthday, Shiela Bogan! Love, Angel and Shawn Shiela Bogan,... more

Elks to host Victory Day luncheon Aug. 15

WOONSOCKET - In honor of Victory Day, the Elks Lodge 850, 380 Social St., will host a "boxed lunch" luncheon for veterans and guests on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The luncheon is... more