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Survivor’s fiancé lobbies for change at dangerous Manville Road intersection

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WOONSOCKET – It was about 1:30 on a Saturday afternoon and Michelle Young was on her way back from Dunkin' Donuts. She took the usual route back to her apartment, walking up Davison Avenue toward... more

Police seeking overnight vandal in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket police are seeking a person suspected of vandalizing Woonsocket High School during the overnight hours and are offering a cash reward to anyone with information about the... more

Truman roundabout due to open next month

WOONSOCKET – An area of the city that has been closed to drivers since July still has a few more weeks to go before reopening, but locals may want to begin studying up on the new traffic pattern. The... more

Woonsocket school board takes aim at new charter school

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket School Committee has issued a scathing rebuke of a proposal for a new K–8 charter school in the city in a letter addressed to media outlets and members of the City Council... more

City seeks to streamline appeals process after controversial tax season

WOONSOCKET – It’s coming up on two years since the city completed its 2017 property revaluation, and the controversial undertaking is still getting mentions around the city, most recently in... more

Council alters Kithes resolution denouncing white nationalism

WOONSOCKET – A little over a month after claiming victory in a special election, City Councilor Alexander Kithes on Monday made good on his promise that council meetings during his tenure are not to... more

Beacon Charter Schools to present awards at annual fundraiser

WOONSOCKET – On Saturday, Sept. 28, Beacon Charter Schools will host their annual fundraiser, “A Knight to Remember” at the Roger Williams Park Casino in Providence. The event serves as Beacon’s... more

Woonsocket Data in Your Backyard event set for Friday

WOONSOCKET – The Rhode Island Kids Count Data in Your Backyard series presents community-level child well-being data from the Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook in communities across the state. These... more

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will hold a pasta and meatball dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at noon, at St. Joseph Church hall, 1200 Mendon Road. Foxwoods Casino trips will be held on... more

Register to vote at the Harris Library Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – The Harris Library, 303 Clinton St., is holding a voter registration event on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in celebration of National Voter Registration Day. Registration... more