Woonsocket

Landmark Maternity Unit bustling with activity

WOONSOCKET – The Landmark Maternity Unit has seen a dramatic increase in the number births over the past three years, a reflection, say doctors and staff, of a collective vision and investment in... more

Gendron: More information needed on Facebook comments by Fagnant

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WOONSOCKET – City Council President Daniel Gendron said Monday that while the City Council has not yet discussed taking any action in response to derogatory comments made on Facebook by Councilor... more

School board referendum approved for second time by City Council

WOONSOCKET – For the second time in two weeks, the City Council voted to send the decision on an appointed vs. elected Woonsocket School Committee to voters in a special election in June. Audible... more

Councilman, mayor at odds over appointment of lawyer

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WOONSOCKET – Citing a city ordinance mandating City Council approval before the hiring of any outside law firm or attorney, Councilor Jim Cournoyer is questioning the legality of Mayor Lisa Baldelli-... more

Autumnfest Steering Committee wants input on 2018 Grand Marshal

WOONSOCKET – The selection process for the 2018 Autumnfest Grand Marshal has begun and the Steering Committee is planning to announce its selection in early June. Autumnfest celebrates its 40th year... more

Woonsocket begins Street Sweeping program

WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket began its annual 2018 Street Sweeping Program on Monday, April 16, in the Fairmount district. As the city works to officially clear away winter and remnant traces... more

Senior Services show is Sunday at NSHS

WOONSOCKET – Senior Services Inc. will hold its 2nd annual fundraiser, “An Extraordinary Afternoon with Bette Milder and Barbra Streisand, starring Eddie Edwards,” on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m., in... more

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will hold a chicken dinner Tuesday, April 24, at noon, in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. Tickets are $10 per person. Trips to... more

YWCA will host screening of ‘Get Out’ April 26

WOONSOCKET – As part of YWCA Rhode Island’s 2018 Stand Against Racism, the YWCA will be hosting a screening of 2017’s Academy Award winning film “Get Out,” followed by a discussion on the themes in... more

Tractor Supply Company coming to former Walmart building

WOONSOCKET – The national retail chain Tractor Supply Company will open a new location in the former Walmart building on Diamond Hill Road before the end of the year. The building, vacant for several... more