Tai-O Group requests extension for middle school project

WOONSOCKET – A project that has been under discussion in the city since 2016, the redevelopment of the former Woonsocket Middle School, could be headed for further delays as the costs associated with... more

Good Shepherd announces second trimester honor roll

WOONSOCKET – Good Shepherd Catholic School names the following students to the Second Trimester honor roll. Grade 8High Honors with Distinction: Avery Brazenor, Sophia Castiglia, Olivia Dias, Ashley... more

City officials blast state reps on firefighter overtime legislation

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WOONSOCKET – Two bills making their way through the General Assembly that would mandate a 42-hour average work week for firefighters drew a sharp response this week from city officials who say the... more

RISE Prep Academy moves into new building

WOONSOCKET – After several months of renovations and more than a year of planning, the students and staff of RISE Prep Mayoral Academy have officially moved into their new school building at 30... more

Zoning change will stand after council overrides veto

WOONSOCKET – A controversial zoning amendment that gives the City Council greater control over local zoning decisions will stand after a majority of councilors voted to override Mayor Lisa Baldelli-... more

Ready for a slice

Bread oven to serve up pizza, community-building this summer
WOONSOCKET – The new structure outside the NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley Millrace Kitchen at 40 South Main St. might look like an oven, but for Joe Garlick, the organization’s executive... more

St. Joseph Seniors list events, winners

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Seniors meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the St. Joseph Church hall, 1200 Mendon Road, at 1 p.m., and at noon when a meal is offered. The following trips... more

Autumnfest Steering Committee announces sponsorship opportunities

WOONSOCKET – The Autumnfest Steering Committee announces the sponsorship opportunities for Autumnfest 2019. Sponsorships can be done by individuals, companies, and organizations with a variety of... more