Woonsocket

City makes progress on junk car lot

60 inoperable vehicles on Knight Street now down to a dozen
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WOONSOCKET – Lorraine Leclerc can still see many junk vehicles and other debris from the window of her home on Broadway, a mess she’s been staring at for more than 20 years. But the view of the... more

Woonsocket K9 tracks down alleged burglar

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket police K9 Aspen helped to locate a man suspected of breaking into two Diamond Hill businesses. Shawn Smith, 49, is facing two counts of breaking and entering after incidents... more

Woonsocket parents petition schools to follow Cumberland's lead on lunch policy

WOONSOCKET – Inspired by an article in the Cumberland/Lincoln edition of The Valley Breeze documenting changes in the Cumberland School District's lunch policy, a group of concerned parents have... more

Pawtucket residents arrested in connection to Woonsocket armed robbery

WOONSOCKET – Rhode Island State Police have arrested two Pawtucket residents in connection with an armed robbery in Woonsocket. Brittany Jefferies, 26, of 129 Clifford St., Apt. 1, Pawtucket, has... more

Woonsocket mayor/clerk clash over City Hall hiring

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt says that she is in charge of hiring for the City Clerk's office, a topic of debate at a City Council work session Tueday following an incident in which the... more

Ballou Home resident celebrates landmark birthday with family and friends

WOONSOCKET – Drinking Italian wine and wearing a tiara, Dora Collamati appeared to have a happy glow about her as friends, family and city officials helped her celebrate a milestone birthday last... more

City officials slam councilman for personal attacks

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WOONSOCKET – Some local officials are accusing City Councilor Richard Fagnant of targeting them with threatening remarks and foul language, saying his behavior is not appropriate for someone in his... more

Autumnfest night with the Pawsox is Aug. 24

WOONSOCKET – For the first time, Autumnfest Night will be held at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket on Thursday, Aug. 24. The Pawtucket Red Sox will host the Buffalo Bisons in a 7:05 p.m. game. Autumnfest... more

Chamber hosting Business Before Hours at Tumblesalts

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will host Business Before Hours at Tumblesalts Cafe, 1 Morgan Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 8 to 9:15 a.m. Start the day by making... more

Museum of Work & Culture will host story collection event Friday

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture will host an evening of story sharing and collecting on Friday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m. The program is held in collaboration with the Harris Library as part... more

St. Joseph Seniors meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will hold a lasagna dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at noon, in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. Tickets are $10 per person. Foxwood... more