Police expect violations of new hands-free law

WOONSOCKET – On June 1, drivers statewide will be asked to put down their phones as a new hands-free driving law approved by lawmakers last year takes effect. The law strengthens Rhode Island’s... more

Police take down 49 suspects in historic sweep

State police have announced the arrest of 49 people and the seizure of 53 illegal guns and a large quantity of marijuana, crack, cocaine and heroin as a result of a year-long investigation into... more

Woonsocket sex offender guilty of child porn charges

PROVIDENCE – Jason Boudreau, 43, of Woonsocket, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence on Friday, May 11, to federal child pornography charges. Appearing before U.S. District Court Judge... more

Mount St. Charles names top students

WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles Academy has announced its top students and graduation speakers for the class of 2018. Julia DiSpirito, of Cumberland, will serve as valedictorian, Matthew Melnychuk, of... more

WHS Music Department presents Collage Concert tonight

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket High School Music Department will hold its annual Collage Concert today, Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium, 777 Cass Ave. The concert will feature... more

Harris Library will host science program Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will hold a science program on Saturday, May 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. Wind properties that may be explored include measuring wind direction,... more

Vendors sought for yard sale fundraiser

WOONSOCKET – Michael Disney is seeking vendors for a carnival fundraiser and yard sale, to benefit the Center for Missing and Exploited Children, on Saturday, Aug. 25, at River Island Park. The cost... more

Veterans invited to Memorial Day cookout at Elks Lodge

WOONSOCKET – A Veteran’s Memorial Day cookout will be held on Monday, May 28, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Elks 850 Lodge, 380 Social St. Veterans will receive a free lunch to thank them for their... more

Free admission to Vets Museum on Monday

WOONSOCKET – Veterans Memorial Museum, 78 Earle St., will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Admission will be free for all.

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting set for June 9

WARWICK – An Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m., in the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane. The program, sponsored by Rhode Island Chapter 273 Vietnam... more

CFHS Class of 1958 plans 60-year reunion

CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls High School Class of 1958 will be holding its 60-year reunion at the Pawtucket Country Club on Friday, Sept. 21. For more information, contact Armand Frechette at... more