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WOONSOCKET - Just 11 days after announcing the beginning of her long-sought improvements at World War II Memorial Park, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt took to the podium at the Harris Hall to announce... more

Woonsocket man indicted for high speed chase

WOONSOCKET – The city man who allegedly led police on a high speed chase across the Blackstone Valley before carjacking a vehicle, shooting a man in the foot and ultimately crashing in Cumberland was... more

Work on 'new' WWII Park begins

WOONSOCKET - As the last of the electrical wires were being put away from this year's Autumnfest, city officials gathered recently to celebrate the beginning of the work that will improve World War... more

Tech classes launch city student's future

WOONSOCKET - William Douang has studied classified blueprints used to build submarines for the United States Navy. He spent his summer days rising at 4:30 a.m. to commute 45 minutes to the Electric... more

Meet the candidates for state races

WOONSOCKET/NORTH SMITHFIELD - Several leaders at the state level are facing challenges this year, with newcomers looking to represent area residents in the House and Senate. District 17 Attorney... more

Casey proposes to exempt Social Security benefits from state income tax

WOONSOCKET - State Rep. Stephen Casey said if re-elected, he will continue working on issues to ease the tax burden on Woonsocket's senior citizens, including legislation to exempt Social Security... more

Fagnant endorsed by prominent citizens and elected officials of District 50

WOONSOCKET - Richard Fagnant, independent candidate for the Rhode Island State House of Representatives District 50, announced that he has received endorsements from City Council President Albert G.... more

Moniz says it's time for change

WOONSOCKET - In seeking election to the state Senate in District 24, Michael Moniz said he believes it is time for a change. "I'm asking for the voters to vote for me on Nov. 4," said Moniz. "Marc... more

Free training in opiate addiction and overdose prevention set for Nov. 7

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket Prevention Coalition will offer free training to community health professionals on opiate addiction and overdose prevention at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library on... more

Birthday Club

Nov. 4 Happy birthday, Jennifer/Mom! You're a wonderful wife and mother. We love you! Glenn, Abby, Owen, Sophie & Fletcher Happy birthday to our daughter-in-law Jenny! We love you and hope you... more

Woonsocket Day of Prayer Saturday

WOONSOCKET - On Saturday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at River Island Park, there will be a Woonsocket Day of Prayer. This is a citywide event to worship and pray together on behalf of the city.

Veterans dinner at the Elks Lodge Nov. 9

WOONSOCKET - The annual veterans dinner at the Elks Lodge, 380 Social St., will be held Sunday, Nov. 9, starting at noon. A chicken dinner will be served. Guest speaker George Farrell will discuss... more

First Assembly of God church celebrates 50 years this weekend

WOONSOCKET - The first Sunday in November will mark 50 years since the first service was held by the First Assembly of God church of Woonsocket. On Saturday, Nov. 1, an anniversary celebration will... more

Mount's Sunday open house welcomes 5th-grader visits

WOONSOCKET - Mount St. Charles Academy will welcome visitors and prospective new students to its campus open house Sunday. For the first time ever, 5th graders and their families are invited to... more

Scouting for Food pickup is Saturday

Thousands of Boy Scouts from across the region dropped off door hangers last weekend asking their communities to donate nutritious, non-perishable food items to this year's Scouting for Food drive.... more

Mt. St. Francis School seeks classmates

WOONSOCKET - Classmates are being sought for a Mount St. Francis School get together to be held at Wright's Farm Lounge, 84 Inman Road, Harrisville, on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. Classmates are asked... more