Woonsocket

Mounties graduate with pride in mid-summer commencement

WOONSOCKET – It wasn’t the graduation they were expecting, but for the members of the Mount Saint Charles Academy Class of 2020, the events of this past weekend will go down in the record books. The... more

Former state Rep. Albert Brien dies

WOONSOCKET – Albert Brien, former president of the Woonsocket City Council and a longtime participant in city politics, has died. Brien was a former state representative and U.S. Army veteran who... more

Woonsocket opens drop-off lot for downed tree branches

WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket will open a drop-off location this weekend where residents can bring branches downed by the recent storm. The service will take place Thursday, Aug. 6, through... more

Albert Brien, former councilor and state rep., dies at 79

WOONSOCKET – A longtime figure of local politics and outspoken participant in city affairs will be laid to rest this weekend. Albert Brien, 79, died at his home on South Main Street of natural causes... more

B & G Clubs group earns national community service award

WOONSOCKET – For their efforts to combat juvenile violence in their hometown, members of the Keystone Club at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island’s Woonsocket Clubhouse have received... more

The Breeze places in 10 award categories

LINCOLN – The Valley Breeze newspapers have placed among the top three winners in 10 categories for the annual Rhode Island Press Association awards. The 10 different categories is a record for the... more

Mount Saint Charles Class of 2020

Ciara Gracie Ahern Tira Albergo McGovern + ~ Michael John Alizio ll + Paige Caroline Ambler + ~ Stephanie N. Azar + ~ Charles Wilson Banquier James Edward Barbour Christopher Reynolds Baxter... more

CCA offers free ESL and GED classes

WOONSOCKET – Project Learn, an adult learning program of Community Care Alliance, provides free online ESL and GED classes with open enrollment. Pre-GED and Basic Skills are also offered. Interested... more