Woonsocket

Woonsocket cracks down on overtime parkers

WOONSOCKET – Drivers who don’t obey signage along Main Street regarding limits on parking started receiving tickets this week, in an effort Police Chief Thomas Oates says is focused on stimulating... more

Breeze seeking a reporter

The Valley Breeze is seeking an experienced reporter to cover local news for our Woonsocket, North Smithfield and Blackstone edition. Breeze staff writers tell the stories of their communities.... more

Gendron: Special election could change school board appointment process

As deadlock continues, Burke says he remains willing to serve
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WOONSOCKET – With the City Council and Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt still at a stalemate over who should be named to the fifth seat on the Woonsocket School Committee, Council President Daniel Gendron... more

Council, mayor at odds over sale of Social Street site

WOONSOCKET – Council members critical of Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's handling of the potential sale of a former schoolhouse at 706 Social St. learned more details about an undisclosed offer for the... more

City to install signals at two major crosswalks

WOONSOCKET – The city has begun to install two crossing signals/beacons to be located in the front of Kennedy Manor on Clinton Street and also at the entry of The Stadium Theatre on Main Street. The... more

Klemanchuck cleared on manslaughter charge

WOONSOCKET – A city man accused of causing the death of his roommate in an assault outside of a bar in 2014 was found not guilty by a jury in Providence County Superior Court. Alan Klemanchuck was... more