Woonsocket

Kithes files for restraining order against Cournoyer

Lawyer: Parties exploring ‘amicable resolution’
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WOONSOCKET – A former member of the Woonsocket City Council has filed for a restraining order and other civil measures against a sitting member of the council over what he alleges were “harassing... more

Woonsocket vaccine eligibility expanded to all adult residents

WOONSOCKET – State officials announced on Thursday they were expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all Woonsocket residents age 16 and older as of Friday, April 9. The announcement... more

Jolicoeur: Autumnfest grand marshal honor is ‘a dream come true’

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WOONSOCKET – Jennifer Jolicoeur, founder of Athena’s Home Novelties, was busy celebrating the company’s 23rd anniversary at its headquarters on Winter Street last Thursday, April 1, when she was... more

Outdoor concert series to return to Woonsocket this summer

WOONSOCKET – After a year on hiatus due to the pandemic, the Levitt AMP summer concert series is set to return to River Island Art Park this summer. Meghan Rego, director of resource development and... more

City looks to court downtown distilleries

WOONSOCKET – The City Council is considering an amendment that would make it easier for distilleries to set up in the city’s urban areas. The proposed amendment, heard by the council this past Monday... more

Behind the scenes at Woonsocket’s state-run vaccination site

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WOONSOCKET – Christina Larisa, a former nurse and volunteer at the state-run vaccination site at Walnut Hill Plaza, gets emotional when talking about the early days of the pandemic. Though she now... more

Craft and vendor fair at St. Joseph Vets this Sunday

WOONSOCKET – A spring craft and vendor fair will be held at St. Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., on Sunday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The indoor/outdoor event will feature a large... more

Fairmount Post 85 hosting pasta dinner April 17

WOONSOCKET – The American Legion Auxiliary associated with the Fairmount Post 85, 870 River St., will be holding its first celebration of April as Month of the Military Child, also known as “Purple... more