Woonsocket

Charter school announces location in downtown Woonsocket

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WOONSOCKET – RISE Prep Mayoral Academy will open its doors at 1 Social St. in downtown Woonsocket on Tuesday, Aug. 31, according to a release from the school. RISE Prep has signed a multi-year lease... more

Woonsocket police seize narcotics, $11K in drug bust

WOONSOCKET – Police arrested two brothers and seized large quantities of heroin, cocaine, marijuana and cash in a patrol that led to a drug bust on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 1. Jesus Alicia... more

Woonsocket tax bills posted online: fight over levy continues

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WOONSOCKET – With City Council members still angered over what they say is a total disregard for their authority, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has made tax bills showing rates higher than those approved... more

Woonsocket man indicted for child molestation

WOONSOCKET – A city man has been indicted for the alleged molestation of a young girl. Christopher Miller, 29, of 60 North Main St. was indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury on eight counts of... more

Fitch upgrades Woonsocket's bond rating

WOONSOCKET - Fitch Ratings has upgraded the long-term credit rating of the city of Woonsocket to BB- with a positive outlook. According to the Fitch Report, the upgrade reflects stabilized finances... more

Movies in the Park begin July 17

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Movies in the Park again this year beginning on Friday, July 17 with a showing of the family-friendly version of "Teenage... more

City to offer Summer Food Service Program for Children

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Education Department announces its sponsorship of the USDA Summer Food Service Program for Children. The meals provided are free to children 18 and under. There is no... more

City saves $21K on envelopes for sewer payments

WOONSOCKET - When opening their sewer bills this month, residents may notice something a little different. Starting this quarter, a new four-part payment stub will be included, but the four quarterly... more

'Live' expo seeks vendors, sponsors and more

WOONSOCKET - The 2nd annual Live Happy, Live Healthy, Live Green Expo will be held at River Island Park on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 6. There will be... more

Birthday Club

July 1 Happy Birthday Charlie! XOXO Connie Pepere Boisvert! You are the best Pepere ever!!! Love you, Abby, Jackson, Owen, Ella, Sophie, Jefferson and Bennett July 4 Memere Gloria/GG Glo, Happy 80th... more

Golden Hearts Club lists winners

WOONSOCKET - The Golden Hearts Senior Club announces that the following members were winners at its last meeting. Door prize winner was Joe Pincince. The money raffle winner were Rita Charpentier,... more

St. Joseph Seniors announce events

WOONSOCKET - St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group announces the following events: July 21, lobster bake and show at the Coastal House in Maine; July 28, chicken pot pie dinner, $10; July 30, Boston Duck... more

Crafters sought

WOONSOCKET - The First Assembly of God Women's Ministry is looking for crafters for its 3rd annual event to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation on Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.... more

Event will raise funds for missing and exploited children

WOONSOCKET - A Toon Town Fair fundraiser for missing and exploited children will be held Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Elks Lodge hall on Social Street. Tables can be reserved for... more