Woonsocket

Baldelli-Hunt: We're ready to control our city

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WOONSOCKET - The state-appointed board overseeing Woonsocket finances since May of 2012 has overstayed its welcome, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt told members last week. In an angry rant directed at... more

Nasuti named Autumnfest grand marshal

WOONSOCKET – The Autumnfest Steering Committee has named the late George Nasuti grand marshal of the 2014 Autumnfest Parade, with wife Carol Nasuti to walk in his stead. Nasuti, a beloved coach,... more

IWC turns lights on at Woonsocket church

WOONSOCKET – The president of the Italian Workingmen's Club delivered funds to The River United Methodist Church on Friday, Aug. 29 to restore power for the ministry, which feeds and clothes some 1,... more

Woonsocket negotiates tax deals with seven city social clubs

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WOONSOCKET - The city has reached tax agreements with all but one of the social clubs within Woonsocket borders, and is near bringing an end to an issue that has been a major source of anxiety over... more

Former city finance director lands job in Westerly, combining school and municipal operations

WOONSOCKET - The city's well-known and respected former finance director has moved on to a new position in the town of Westerly, and his work at attempting to consolidate school and municipal... more

A new life after 60

City woman loses 112 pounds through Senior Services' weight loss program
WOONSOCKET - Evelyn St. George had become desperate. In 2013, St. George was approaching her 62nd birthday, and had tried nearly every diet and weight loss system she could find. Weighing 272 pounds... more

The week that was

McGee hired as new interim Woonsocket superintendent Curriculum Director Patrick McGee has once again been tapped to lead the city's school district, filling the hole left by the departure of former... more

Labor Day open house at Museum of Work & Culture

WOONSOCKET - On Monday Sept. 1, the Museum of Work & Culture will host its annual Labor Day open house celebration. The day will be sponsored by the Rhode Island Labor History Society.¬?Admission... more

BankRI donates $2,500 to Community Care Alliance

WOONSOCKET - On July 1, Family Resources Community Action and NRI Community Services officially joined forces, merging to become Community Care Alliance. To help support the organization's work,... more

Polkabration Celebration this Saturday

WOONSOCKET - St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 188 Harris Ave., will hold its 6th annual Polkabration Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 30. The flea market and Polish Kitchen will open at noon. Polish music... more

A celebration of Ukrainian food and culture on Sept. 6

WOONSOCKET - St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 74 Harris Ave., will he host its annual Ukrainian Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public... more

Waterview Association lists events

WOONSOCKET - The Waterview Activity Association will host a Movie Night, Friday, Sept. 12. A soup and sandwich meal catered by Crackleberry will be held on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 5 p.m. Entertainment... more

Antique car and motorcycle show Sept. 6

WOONSOCKET - Trinity Health and Rehabilitation, formerly known as Mount St. Francis, will host an antique car and motorcycle show on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date will be... more

GED, ESL classes now registering

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket Even Start is now taking registration for GED and ESL classes starting in September. To be eligible, one must be in need of improving literacy skills, English skills or... more