Woonsocket

Athena’s Cup breaks world record for longest bra chain

WOONSOCKET – Ten years, dozens of volunteers, 120 miles and more than 196,000 bras. That’s how much it took Athena’s Cup, the breast cancer awareness effort that’s been collecting donated bras since... more

City native makes Hulu debut with new horror film

WOONSOCKET – City native and Los Angeles filmmaker Elaine Mongeon is back on the silver screen, this time with a Halloween-timed horror film that might make you think twice about meeting someone... more

Man hospitalized after being struck on Diamond Hill Road

WOONSOCKET – A man was hospitalized this morning after he was hit by a car while trying to cross Diamond Hill Road. The incident took place near St. Leon Avenue around 6:40 a.m. Thursday morning.... more

Woman, dog found dead in Newbury Avenue house fire

WOONSOCKET – A woman and a dog died this week in a fire that broke out in a home at 30 Newbury Avenue Monday morning. Firefighters responded to the home around 7 a.m., where they discovered the woman... more

Making the old new again

Second antiques store sets up shop on Woonsocket’s Main Street
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WOONSOCKET – When Marvin Wells first came to Woonsocket seven years ago, he instantly fell in love with the former industrial hub and the way its old buildings offer so much promise under an exterior... more

Medical marijuana dispensary plans still on for Woonsocket Plaza, but state licensing on hold

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WOONSOCKET – A Warwick-based business that’s been seeking the stamp of approval to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Woonsocket Plaza since February appears to be making headway with city... more

St. Agatha Seniors announces events, winners

WOONSOCKET – The St. Agatha Senior Club held its 45th Anniversary Party on Oct. 9. As a part of the celebration, the club recognized and awarded three former officers who are still currently active... more

St. Joseph Senior Group will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Group will hold a turkey dinner at the Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting at noon, in St. Joseph Church hall, 1200 Mendon Road. Election of officers for 2020 will take place at... more

Autumnfest winning button numbers announced

WOONSOCKET – The four winning Autumnfest buttons and the Split-the-Pot winner were announced at the conclusion of Autumnfest, on Oct. 14. • Grand Prize – A trip for two for four days and three... more

Museum of Work and Culture launches new service for visitors with vision impairments

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work and Culture this week launched Aira, a new service designed to allow visitors who are blind and low vision to interact with exhibits with greater independence. The... more