Face mask debate heating up as September approaches

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With more than a month to go until the official start of school, local districts are already grappling with whether or not students should be required to wear face masks in the fall. Last Wednesday,... more

Animal shelter, infrastructure updates possible uses for stimulus funds

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WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket is moving along in the process to determine how to spend approximately $36.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds, with an online survey on the topic closing this... more

Holy Trinity Parish’s annual Carnival returns Aug. 4-7

WOONSOCKET – After taking a year off because of the pandemic, Holy Trinity Parish’s annual Carnival makes a triumphant return Wednesday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Aug. 7. The carnival will take place... more

Local breast cancer group hosting mental health day Sunday

WOONSOCKET – Trisha Parenteau, a Woonsocket resident and breast cancer survivor, knows the importance of taking care of her mental health. As the founder of Boobification: Healing with Ink, she helps... more

Relief available for renters and landlords

Due to COVID-19 and the hardships that have come along with the pandemic, Rhode Island Housing is offering help to renters and landlords through the Rent Relief R.I. program, though those behind it... more

Birthday Club

Aug. 4 Bradley James Burroughs, Happy 15th Birthday! Love you very much! Grandma, Grandpa, Mom, Dad and Bella Aug. 6 Happy 83rd Birthday, Claire Dike! Love, Judy Dennis and Mayhem Aug. 9 Happy... more

Beacon Charter Schools seeking board members

WOONSOCKET – Beacon Charter Schools is seeking volunteers to join their Board of Directors and become part of an organization committed to serving students and families with diverse backgrounds from... more

Woonsocket Head Start program receives American Rescue Plan funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced that seven Head Start programs in Rhode Island, including Woonsocket... more