City increases effort to remove blight and repair roads

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WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt’s efforts to reduce blight and repair roadways throughout the city has been ramped up this year thanks, in part, to continued funding for both accounts approved... more

Challengers take on Woonsocket mayor

Editor's note: The below article is an update from what is in this week's paper. It contains the latest election updates and a final list of candidates. WOONSOCKET – Several candidates have come... more

Woonsocket sisters charged with Medicaid fraud

WOONSOCKET — Two sisters from Woonsocket were arrested on multiple counts of Medicaid fraud this week as part of a national investigation by the United States Department of Justice, the Federal... more

Woonsocket police arrest Fall River man for bank robbery

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WOONSOCKET – A 24-year-old man from Fall River has been arrested in connection to a robbery of a Social Street bank on Saturday, June 18. Jeremy Lopes of Fall River Mass. was apprehended in Fitchburg... more

Woonsocket man arrested for selling stolen cars in Cranston

CRANSTON – A Woonsocket man was arrested this week by Cranston Police for allegedly running a chop shop and illegal car dealership in a small garage on Field Street. Elie Antoun, 39, is accused of... more

Baldelli-Hunt to seek re-election as mayor of Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa-Baldelli-Hunt has announced that she will seek re-election as mayor of the city of Woonsocket. Baldelli-Hunt was first elected Mayor in November of 2013 to a three-year term.... more

Michael Morin announces re-election bid to R.I. House

WOONSOCKET – Rep. Michael A. Morin has announced he is seeking re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He won a special election in 2014 when the District 49 seat was vacated by... more

Lima promoted to Dean Bank’s Bellingham branch manager

BELLINGHAM – Kevin R. Goffe, president and CEO of Dean Bank, has announced that Meghan Lima of Millville, Mass. has been promoted to branch manager of the bank’s 411 Pulaski Blvd., Bellingham, Mass... more

Sign up for children’s programs at the Woonsocket library

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library is offering the following children’s programs: • Preschool Storytime is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., and Evening Story Time is... more

Birthday Club

July 16 Adam J., Happy 9th Birthday to my funniest grandson who shines more than the rainbows! Love and kisses, Grandma Anna Aleksiewicz, sending lots of love to my special birthday girl! Love,... more

Golden Hearts Senior Club will host pasta dinner

WOONSOCKET – Golden Hearts Senior Club will hold a pasta and meatball dinner on Wednesday, July 6, at Precious Blood Church. Tickets are $10. For more information, call Rita Ballou at 401-441-1945.... more