The new Market Square

Sweet Basil Kitchen and Bar is latest addition to revitalizing city neighborhood
WOONSOCKET – A new restaurant from a Massachusetts-based investor-and-chef team in the former Vintage building is the latest addition to a neighborhood that has seen a resurgence of development in... more

CCF to host financial empowerment workshop Aug. 20

WOONSOCKET – With the first day of school right around the corner, Connecting for Children and Families will hold a free Financial Empowerment Back-to-School workshop on Monday, August 20, to address... more

Woonsocket man overdoses in car; child in back seat

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police arrested a Woonsocket man on Aug. 4 after he allegedly overdosed in his car while his child was in the back seat. On Aug. 3, officers from North Smithfield were dispatched... more

Brien: 2017 revaluation targets Baldelli-Hunt opponents

WOONSOCKET – Mayoral challenger Albert Brien is questioning the validity of the 2017 property revaluation, accusing the results of favoring Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and her political allies and... more

Team politics makes a comeback as City Council race heats up

WOONSOCKET – With the announcement late last week that mayoral candidate Albert Beauparlant dropped out of the race for mayor a few days after Democratic candidate Carol Frisk withdrew her bid for... more

Deadline for entries into Autumfest Parade extended

WOONSOCKET – The 40th Autumnfest Parade will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 8. The parade route is 2.5 miles departing Diamond Hill Plaza on Diamond Hill Road at 9:30 a.m. and ending on... more

BankRI holding annual summer food drive

PROVIDENCE – BankRI will host a food drive at each of its 20 branches across the state, coinciding with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank’s Summer Food Drive and at a time of high need in the... more

Autumnfest Night at McCoy Stadium is Aug. 30

WOONSOCKET – The 2nd annual Autumnfest Night at McCoy Stadium will be held Thursday, Aug. 30. The Pawtucket Red Sox will host the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in a 7:05 p.m. game. Autumnfest is... more

Riding Into a Better Tomorrow Bike Run set for Sept. 15

WOONSOCKET – The 7th annual Riding Into a Better Tomorrow Bike Run and Family Barbecue will be held Saturday, Sept. 15. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.; the ride will begin at noon; and a barbecue... more