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Citizens Police Academy offers up-close look at police work
WOONSOCKET – About 20 people filled the classroom at Hamlet Middle School last Thursday, Feb. 13, as Sgt. Patrick McGourty, of the Woonsocket Police Department, recounted tales from his years on the... more

Woonsocket man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

PROVIDENCE – A Woonsocket man arrested in February 2019 pled guilty in court this week after police found more than 50,000 images and 200 videos of child pornography in his home. Jason Muschiano, 39... more

City man gets five years for road rage death

WOONSOCKET – Mitchell Savard, 43, a Woonsocket resident, was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for causing the death of a driver on Route 295 in 2017. According to a press release from the... more

Milford man gets three years for domestic assault

WOONSOCKET – A man from Milford, Mass., was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday for an assault that took place outside an Elm Street apartment last fall. Edward Delossantos, 24, was... more

Family Dollar, O’Reilly Auto Parts coming to Social St.

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WOONSOCKET – A vacant lot on the corner of Social Street and Diamond Hill Road is expected to become the city’s newest retail site after an East Greenwich company submitted plans to redevelop it... more

Board of Canvassers announce deadlines

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Board of Canvassers announces the following timeline for the Presidential Preference Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, April 28. • Today, Thursday, Feb. 27 and... more

Birthday Club

March 2 Happy Birthday, Nicole Dotzenrod! From all your friends at The Valley Breeze! March 4 Aunt Terry Munroe, Happy 95th with Love! From the Ward clan – we love you! XO March 5 Happy Birthday to... more