Woonsocket

Exploring Woonsocket, S.D., the sister city

WOONSOCKET – There isn’t much in the way of tourist attractions in Woonsocket, S.D., a small farming town in eastern South Dakota about two hours from the Minnesota border. By the latest census... more

Woonsocket man sentenced for drug, firearms charges

WOONSOCKET – Alexis Sierra, 19, of Woonsocket was sentenced earlier this month to serve five years in prison on drug- and firearm-related charges stemming from his 2020 arrest. According to the... more

WHA union fires back over alleged threatening email to chairman

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WOONSOCKET – Tensions between the newly elected chairman of the Woonsocket Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and the agency’s employees have continued to simmer, with the agency launching an... more

Noise complaints at Black restaurant prompt divided response

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WOONSOCKET – A local business owner says he feels he’s being singled out after noise complaints at his restaurant prompted the City Council to require extra sound-dampening measures before he can... more

Millville police chief facing inquiry after Woonsocket incident

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WOONSOCKET – Ronald Landry, the chief of the Millville Police Department and a former officer with the Woonsocket Police Department, is facing an inquiry by the Millville Board of Selectmen after an... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our September Birthday Club. Sept. 22 Emily Ditomasso, Happy 18th Birthday! We are very proud of you and we love you. Love, Mom and sister, Elizabeth