In Woonsocket, there’s a rich story of black migration

WOONSOCKET – To many, the story of Woonsocket’s history is a story of farm laborers traveling down from Quebec to work in the mills, or Irish and Eastern Europeans braving a boat journey across the Atlantic Ocean. But there’s another story of coming to Woonsocket, one that peaked in the 1950s and... more

‘Foster’ song a hit with locals

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FOSTER – Since last June when songwriter Chris Guertin released the music video for the song “I Live in Foster,” town residents have been singing the choral lines “Foster, Foster, Foster,” to him and musician Don Lurgio. Guertin wrote the hit several years ago and waited to record it until he found... more

Broad Street meetings set to get everyone up to speed

CUMBERLAND – A series of three upcoming meetings will be held in each of the three communities in the Broad Street corridor,... more

Search for new police chief underway

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The town can expect an announcement of its new police chief in the coming weeks after a deadline to apply for the... more

Officials say Lincoln High project lacks credibility

Construction timeline may be pushed back
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LINCOLN – After the latest round of progress updates on the Lincoln High School construction/renovation project, some school... more