Council looks to revamp Woonsocket's ‘unfair’ trash program

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WOONSOCKET – Owners of condominiums and multifamily homes who don’t benefit from trash collection services shouldn’t be on the hook for the roughly $2 million in added taxes residents pay for removal... more

Woonsocket home raided in connection with Bellingham pipe bombing

WOONSOCKET — The home of a Bellingham High School teacher was raided on Tuesday, Dec. 12 in connection with a pipe bombing last month that targeted the same school's principal, according to reports... more

City Planner Bouley ill, resigns

WOONSOCKET – A well-known city director with decades of public service under his belt announced his resignation last week, citing health concerns. N. David Bouley, who most recently has served as... more

Holiday Lights for Sight helping Woonsocket student get Braille device

Mendon Road Christmas lights display to run through Dec. 24
WOONSOCKET – It began as a holiday promotion, a simple way to attract attention to a long-standing city business. But as the staff at Blackstone Valley Eye Care prepared to have a display with some... more

Local best-selling author Ayotte releases fourth mystery thriller

WOONSOCKET – Julien Ayotte began writing his first novel, “Flower of Heaven,” in 1987, but it sat in a drawer for decades while he raised his three children and built a life as a financial executive... more

Hunter wins Twin River’s $10,000 prize for Lincoln’s Holiday Baskets

LINCOLN – Brian Hunter, owner of Hunter Insurance in Manville, was the big winner in last week’s Holiday Charity Blackjack Tournament at Twin River Casino. The annual event gives out $60,000 in... more

Kennedy Manor Social Club will hold Christmas party Saturday

WOONSOCKET – Kennedy Manor Social Club will hold its Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 16. Tickets are $12 for members and $14 for guests and include a choice of ham or stuffed chicken breast. Call... more

Sing festive songs at the library Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library will host Holiday Songs with Mr. Rowland on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. Sing classic songs like “Jingle Bells” and newer ones too. Great for... more

Bake sale Sunday at St. John the Baptist Church

WOONSOCKET – St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 East School St., will hold its annual bake sale on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 12:30 to 3 p.m., in the parish hall. The sale will feature... more

Holiday Tea Party at the Harris Library

WOONSOCKET – Signups are now being accepted for a Holiday Tea Party with Karen and Margaret at the Harris Library, 303 Clinton St., on Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The tea party is open... more