Investors, city at odds over tax liability

Lien holders say they’re not responsible for bills
WOONSOCKET – Thirty years ago, Edward Cianci, a North Smithfield resident, purchased liens on two city properties at a tax sale. At the time, the move was an investment: lien holders can charge a... more

Autumnfest button winners announced

WOONSOCKET – The Autumnfest Steering Committee has announced that Rita Charpentier of Woonsocket is the winner of the Autumnfest Split the Pot Contest. There committee sold 1,050 Split the Pot... more

Woonsocket man arrested in Warwick for gun, taser

WARWICK – A city man who was reportedly spotted on Monday, Oct. 16 openly carrying a handgun and a taser was arrested by Warwick police. Garibaldi Santiago, 27, of Woonsocket, has been charged with... more

Woonsocket PD searching for accused child molester

The Woonsocket Police Department is looking for the public's assistance in locating 29-year-old Rodolfo Ortiz Rivera. The police department has an extraditable warrant for first-degree child... more

Get spooked with show, haunted house, and trick-or-treating at Beacon Charter High School

Theater troop to focus on social justice in upcoming season
WOONSOCKET – It will be a wicked weekend filled with mysterious carnies, “knight” terrors, magical performances and candy treats at Beacon Charter High School for the Arts Friday, Oct. 27, through... more

See ‘Mark’s Gospel Live!’ at St. Agatha Church

WOONSOCKET – St. Agatha and Precious Blood Family and Youth Ministry will present a performance of “Mark’s Gospel Live!” on Friday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m., at St. Agatha Church, 34 Joffre Ave.... more

AFGS presents talk on DNA Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The American French Genealogical Society presents DNA – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know – on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m., in the Franco American Heritage Center at 78 Earle St. The... more

Walking Tour will explore Woonsocket hauntings

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Historical Society invites the public to explore the question “Is Woonsocket Haunted?” in a walking tour on Saturday, Oct. 21, starting at 4 p.m. Local city historian and... more

Waterview Association lists events

WOONSOCKET – Waterview Apartments Association will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 23. A Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. A yard sale is planned for... more

K of C Council 113 meets Monday

WOONSOCKET – The Knights of Columbus Council 113 will hold a business meeting on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., in All Saints Parish Hall, 323 Rathbun St.

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will hold a turkey dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at noon, in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. Tickets are $10 per person. Foxwood... more

Woonsocket Parks & Recreation to host ‘Spooktacular Dance Party’ Oct. 27

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Parks and Recreation Department will hold a “Spooktacular Dance Party” on Friday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m., at River Island Park. The event will have DJ music, a costume... more

Presentation on Little Rose set for Oct. 28

WOONSOCKET – The Rose Ferron Foundation of Rhode Island will present its first Little Rose Fundraiser at Savini’s Pomodoro Italian Kitchen & Bar, 476 Rathbun St., with hosts Mitch and Roger... more