Cheever, Ferrenti top WHS Class of 2015

WOON-SOCKET - April Cheever is the valedictorian and Austin Ferrenti is the salutatorian of the Woonsocket High School Class of 2015. Cheever is the daughter of Jeffrey and Lisa Cheever of Orchard... more

Woonsocket Masons challenge tax bill

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WOONSOCKET - Saying their property is exempt from taxation under state statute, the Woonsocket Masonic Temple Corp. has mounted a legal challenge against a tax bill that would see the organization... more

Cimmino, Haddad, Eberhardt lead Mount's graduating class

WOONSOCKET - Achieving the top grades out of 153 students, Jeffrey Cimmino is the valedictorian, and Jacob Haddad is the salutatorian of the Mount Saint Charles Academy Class of 2015. Ending her time... more

Historical society seeks 'Little Rose' memorabilia

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Historical Society has a small collection of material on Marie Rose Ferron, also known as "Little Rose," a stigmatic who died in Woonsocket on May 11, 1936. The society is... more

City letter carriers to pick up old flags

WOONSOCKET - In light of the Memorial Day holiday, the Woonsocket Post Office reminds residents that old and damaged flags can be left in mailboxes and will be picked up for proper disposal. Carriers... more

CCA offering employment training

WOONSOCKET - Community Care Alliance is now enrolling for several occupational skills training programs to prepare individuals for job placement. The health care reimbursement specialist and... more


Woonsocket Eagle Scout candidate Taylor Gray recently completed a community cleanup in partnership with the city of Woonsocket. While it took place during Rotary Days and was promoted by the club and... more

St. Jude Hospital Radiothon Saturday

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Chapter of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will hold its annual Radiothon at radio station WOON on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Along with radio... more

Woonsocket Class of 1975 plans reunion

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket High School Class of 1975 will hold its 40-year class reunion on Saturday, July 18, at Addieville East Farm in Mapleville. The event is casual. Please RSVP with payment by... more

Because He Lives kitchen reopens

WOONSOCKET - After being closed down during the inclement weather of the past winter and for kitchen repairs, the Because He Lives soup kitchen has now reopened. The kitchen is serving meals on... more

St. Joe Seniors meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET - The next meeting of the St. Joseph Seniors group will be held Tuesday, May 26, at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of Good Shepherd School, 1200 Mendon Road. A meal of ziti and meatballs will be... more

Woonsocket police seek help catching man from reported sexual assault

WOONSOCKET – A woman who met a man on a social media dating site has told police he sexually assaulted her at gunpoint. Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect, who is... more