Woonsocket

City proposes green space on Main Street bypass

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WOONSOCKET – It’s been two months since the state opened a $4.2 million roundabout and bike path at the end of Truman Drive, but city officials are now looking to make their own additions to the... more

Police identify 17-year-old shooting victim

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UPDATED: This story was updated on Dec. 6 to reflect new charges. More details on this case as they unfold will be published in next week's edition. WOONSOCKET – Police say the bullet or bullets... more

O Christmas tree!

McCarthy’s talking tree makes return at Holiday Stroll
WOONSOCKET – Ice skating on Cass Pond, shopping along a bustling Main Street and a rosy-cheeked, smiling Christmas tree that greeted children as they walked by were all signs that the holiday season... more

City Council takes control of grant funds

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WOONSOCKET – Local organizations looking to obtain federal grant money distributed by the city may soon have to go through the City Council if they hope to receive some of the share. On Monday,... more

City presents Winter Wonderland Saturday

WOONSOCKET – As part of the Main Street Holiday Stroll, the city of Woonsocket will host a Winter Wonderland at River Island Art Park on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 8 p.m. The event will feature a... more

Check out Christmas in the Valley

We hope you’ll enjoy our annual Christmas in the Valley section, found in this week’s editions of The Valley Breeze. The theme this year is on the people who make Christmas special locally. Our staff... more

Holiday bazaars and fairs

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 6-8 Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, will hold its 12th annual Blackstone River Theatre Craft Fair & Holiday Festival, on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to... more

Police looking for leads on BB gun vandals

LINCOLN – Police across northern Rhode Island were short on leads after numerous cars were hit by one or more people shooting out windows of vehicles parked in driveways with a BB gun, most around... more

Scott receives overdue military medals

CRANSTON – In recognition of his courageous military service, Vietnam War veteran Richard Scott of Woonsocket received the medals he earned during the war. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed today presented the... more

Birthday Club

Dec. 6 Happy 19th Birthday, Emma Regina Kaczorowski! We love you! Dad, Daniel, Zachary, Ryan, Grammy, Papa and Uncle Mark Happy Birthday, Tommy Brien! Have a great day! From Lorette and Pauline Dec.... more

Senior Lunch Menu

Here’s what Ocean State Senior Cafe is serving at its meal sites the week of Dec. 9-13. Monday – White bean soup, meatball and sausage sandwich, mixed vegetables, chips, fruit, or turkey club on... more

Boys & Girls Clubs delivering STEAM programming to members

WOONSOCKET – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island, a nonprofit organization serving Northern Rhode Island youth and teenagers is providing its members with access to high quality... more

Holiday Lights for Sight will benefit Burrillville student

WOONSOCKET – For the third year in a row, Blackstone Valley Eye Care on Mendon Road is hosting a holiday lights show to benefit a local student with vision impairments. This year’s show will benefit... more

Friends of Harris Library holding holiday raffle

WOONSOCKET – Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library are holding a holiday raffle featuring two Christmas trees full of prizes. The first tree is decorated with gift cards, gift certificates... more

Children invited to make a holiday craft Saturday

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will offer a children’s holiday craft on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The craft is appropriate for children 3 and up... more

Post 62 will hold Toys for Tots fundraiser Sunday

WOONSOCKET – American Legion Post 62, 19 Arnold St., will hold a Toys for Tots Beer and Dynamite Fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $10. The event will feature raffles,... more