For Woonsocket students, teacher contract standoff has deep impact

Union lobbies for budget increase as work-to-rule stretches into seventh month
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WOONSOCKET – When Mariela Braxton moved to the city from Providence last year, she wasn’t expecting a difficult transition. But when she started at Woonsocket High School in August, what she found... more

Museum serving up poutine, Québécois music at annual Salute to Spring

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work and Culture will host its 20th Salute to Spring/Bonjour Printemps next Sunday, March 24, with a full lineup of food, music and arts exhibits planned for the annual... more

Hard work and prayers are secrets to long life for Lavimodiere

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WOONSOCKET – For Aline Lavimodiere, a resident of Oakland Grove Health Care Center who celebrated her 100th birthday last Friday, March 8, the secret to a long life is simple: hard work and a lot of... more

Send well wishes for Vosdagalis to City Hall

WOONSOCKET – Peter Vosdagalis, longtime businessman, former owner of Olly’s Pizzeria and an esteemed member and staunch supporter of our community who became ill within the last year is steadily... more

Nominations sought for Women of Achievement

WOONSOCKET – YWCA Rhode Island is accepting nominations for the 15th annual Women of Achievement Awards. The nomination form is available at www.womenofachievementri.org until 5 p.m. on Friday, March... more

Vendors needed for craft fair and flea market

WOONSOCKET – The Quota Club of Woonsocket is seeking vendors for its annual spring market to be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Elks Club, 380 Social St., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost for vendor... more

Kennedy Manor Club lists events, winners

WOONSOCKET – Kennedy Manor Social Club announces the following events. A Board of Tenant Affairs meeting will be held Thursday, March 21, at Parkview Manor. The speaker will be Glen Dusablon from the... more

K of C Moylan Assembly announces events

WOONSOCKET – The Knights of Columbus Moylan Assembly announces the following events. Business meetings will be held Mondays, March 18 and 25, 7 p.m., at All Saints Parish, 323 Rathbun St. The annual... more

WHS will hold spring concert March 21

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High School Music Department will hold its Spring Festival Concert on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. The chorus, select choir and concert... more

Waterview Association will meet March 25

WOONSOCKET – The Waterview Association will meet Monday, March 25, at 6 p.m. Split-the-pot winners at the Feb. 25 meeting were Estelle Richardson, Helen Edmonson, Rena Ethier and Claudette Gravel.