Woonsocket woman gets a new start, at age 84

WOONSOCKET – For 26 years, Marguerite Robin lived in a high-rise building in the heart of the city's downtown. The arrangement was pleasant enough, she said, but the sound of ambulances, firetrucks, motorcycles and police cars provided a near constant background for her daily routine. Her sister... more

BMX riders optimistic about reaching an agreement with town to keep track open

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CUMBERLAND – The Monastery-based BMX track is closed for the winter, say the riders who maintain it. Frost freezes the soil and ruins the ramps and jumps, they say. It won’t reopen until next May – three months after repair work that is planned to begin in March. Concerns about liability, they... more

Woonsocket Council creates new requirements for Homestead Exemption

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WOONSOCKET – Taxpayers who hope to receive a tax break for owner-occupied properties will have to prove they are eligible for the... more

Smithfield proposes $107M capital improvement projects for next 6 years

SMITHFIELD – Over the next six years, the town of Smithfield could see an expanded Greenville Public Library, more sidewalks,... more