Woonsocket

Sen. Cote will not seek re-election

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WOONSOCKET – State Sen. Marc Cote, a veteran Democrat serving District 24 in North Smithfield and Woonsocket, announced this week he will not seek re-election for another term and will retire from... more

Woonsocket film animator makes big-screen debut with ‘Ready Player One’

WOONSOCKET – Since March 29, fans of futuristic tech and old-school ’80s nostalgia have flocked to theaters to see “Ready Player One,” Steven Spielberg’s latest science fiction adventure based on the... more

Franco Route to promote French Canadian heritage in New England

WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket and other New England cities that share French-Canadian heritage may soon be connected in the region’s first tourism trail focused on French culture. The Franco... more

Woonsocket’s River Island Park gets fresh look in time for summer concert series

WOONSOCKET – With new trees and a freshly painted gazebo, River Island Park is ready for a summer of rollicking activity, while local student Michael Rannacher is one step closer to earning the... more

Plans for 40th Autumnfest Parade in full swing

WOONSOCKET – The 2018 Autumnfest Parade steps off Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m. “Plans are well under way and all is looking spectacular,” said Autumnfest Parade Coordinator Joe Martin... more

City awarded $300K grant for Cass Park improvements

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has announced that the city of Woonsocket has been awarded a $300,000 grant for continued improvements at Cass Park. The award was announced by R.I. DEM... more

Fairmount Post 85 raises funds for charity

WOONSOCKET – On behalf of Fairmount Post 85, Commander Robert Lefort presented a check to American Legion Department Commander Neal Tack for $600 for the American Legion Department of R.I. Children... more

St. Joseph Seniors list trips, winners

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Group will hold a trip to Foxwoods Casino on May 25. For reservations, call Fran Roy at 401-356-1493. Trips to Mohegan Sun Casino, leaving from St. Agatha Church, are... more

Music programs offered at the Harris Library

WOONSOCKET – The Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will hold the program Tunes & Tales for Tots with Anne Marie Forer today, Thursday, April 26, from 6 to 7 p.m. Families with children 6... more

St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church will hold flea market Saturday

WOONSOCKET – St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 74 Harris Ave., will hold its annual Spring Flea Market on Saturday May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, in the basement of the church. The market will... more

Host home needed for pair attending Mount in the fall

WOONSOCKET – Lyn Gordon is seeking a host home or homes for boys as many new students from the Nacel Private School Program will arrive for Fall 2018 to attend Mount St. Charles Academy. Nacel... more