Woonsocket

Businesses, residents adapt to COVID-19 measures

As the region enters another week of the coronavirus crisis, protective measures have upended life for local businesses and the residents they serve. Earlier this week, Gov. Gina Raimondo issued her... more

Woonsocket announces emergency meal sites

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Education Department has announced emergency meal sites to serve families amid the measures in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the... more

Woonsocket announces new procedures for municipal business

WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket has announced new procedures for residents who need to conduct city business amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. City Hall will be closed to the public until... more

New CVS jobs include 500 in Rhode Island

WOONSOCKET – As CVS Health attempts to meet the surge in demand for health care services created by COVID-19, the company expects to hire thousands more workers across the country, including at least... more

Local textile manufacturer looking to convert to mask production

WOONSOCKET – By this time next week, The Brickle Group, a local textile manufacturer headquartered in Woonsocket, could be converting its operations to make masks for the country’s medical responders... more

CVS expected to hire 500 Rhode Island workers

WOONSOCKET – As CVS Health attempts to meet the surge in demand for health care services created by COVID-19, the company expects to hire thousands more workers across the country, including at least... more

Beer industry feels impact of COVID-19 measures

PAWTUCKET – Local beer makers, which rely heavily on foot traffic and sit-down enjoyment of their products, have been hit especially hard with the impacts of the new coronavirus. Nick Garrison, of... more