Woonsocket

City church has eco stewardship ‘in the bag’

WOONSOCKET – Parishioners of Holy Trinity Parish on the corner of Smithfield Road and Park Avenue have a new tool to help them in their mission of protecting the environment. Last week, the parish... more

Toddler in Woonsocket survives fall out third-floor window

WOONSOCKET – An 3-year-old boy fell out a window on the third floor of 542 Privilege St. in Woonsocket at 5:59 p.m. Wednesday evening. The boy, who had been under the care of his grandmother, who was... more

Woonsocket man pleads guilty to armed robbery

WOONSOCKET – Andrew McLean, 26, of Woonsocket has pled guilty to armed robbery and assault with a dangerous weapon after robbing a Providence pawn shop in 2015, according to the office of Attorney... more

Funds could lead to cleanup of Seville Dye

WOONSOCKET – A former mill complex that has been on the city’s list of blighted and abandoned properties for years, the Seville Dye Company, is back at the forefront after the U.S. Environmental... more

New business, transparency top list of issues for City Council candidates

WOONSOCKET – City residents will head to the polls for a special primary election on Tuesday, July 2, casting their vote for City Council for the second time in seven months. Four candidates – Roger... more

City moving forward with Green Development solar project

WOONSOCKET – Residents may soon see solar panels cropping up on parcels around the city after the City Council voted to move forward with negotiations for its first commercial-scale solar energy... more

YWCA now registering for preschool programs

WOONSOCKET – Registration is now underway for YWCA Rhode Island’s Preschool for the 2019-2020 school year. YWCA Rhode Island’s Early Childhood Learning Center holds a four-star rating from Bright... more

Mount honoring six lifelong contributors with Excelsior Hall of Fame induction

WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy inducted a pioneering woman, legendary coach, 50-year teacher, and three other lifelong contributors to its Excelsior Hall of Fame on June 1. They were... more

Leveillee estate donates $5,000 to Woonsocket High School library

WOONSOCKET – The family of Louis R. Leveillee, a longtime librarian and coordinator of media services for the Woonsocket Education Department who died in April 2018, recently donated $5,000 from his... more

Kithes: Growing support shows Woonsocket is desperate for new leadership

WOONSOCKET – Alexander Kithes, candidate for Woonsocket City Council, said he entered the race because he believes it is time for a new generation of leadership. “Clearly,” he said, “the citizens of... more

McGuire-Forcier seeking collaboration, positive change

WOONSOCKET – Anita McGuire-Forcier, candidate for Woonsocket City Council, released the following ahead of the special primary election July 2: “My reason for running is simple. I want to collaborate... more

Jalette highlights council experience, community involvement

WOONSOCKET – Roger Jalette Sr., candidate for Woonsocket City Council, released the following ahead of the special primary election July 2: “Why should you vote for me? First, I have 16 years of... more

Disney seeking grocery store, community center

WOONSOCKET – Michael Disney, a candidate for Woonsocket City Council, released the following ahead of the special primary election July 2: “If I become the next city councilor, I want to open up a... more

Harris Library will hold Summer Reading Kickoff Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will hold its Summer Reading Kickoff event on Tuesday, June 25, at 11 a.m., for children in kindergarten to grade 5. During the event, students... more

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will meet Tuesday, June 25, and will feature a meal of lasagna at noon in St. Joseph hall, 1200 Mendon Road. The following trips are offered: A trip to... more