City’s Summit program ‘not for everyone,’ but shows promising test scores

While parents question efficacy, platform lauded as success story in Woonsocket
WOONSOCKET – A personalized learning program piloted last year at Woonsocket Middle School showed immediate promise, with students who used the curriculum scoring significantly higher than their... more

DCYF: Woonsocket baby in intensive care after maltreatment

WOONSOCKET – A nine-month-old boy from Woonsocket was admitted to Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit on Sunday, Jan. 14, according to a public disclosure released Wednesday by... more

Mathews returns as city planning director

WOONSOCKET – Former city Planning Director Joel Mathews returned to the job this month to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Director N. David Bouley. Bouley ended his tenure with the city... more

Mount expanding Mass. and R.I. bus routes

WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy is expanding its bus network with two new routes extending south to Warwick and north through Bellingham and Franklin, Mass. The new service is the school’s... more

Riverzedge gets grants for renovations

WOONSOCKET – Riverzedge Arts Project is slated to start construction on their Second Avenue Studio Complex later this spring. The organization bought the property from the city for $10 last year.... more

Beacon Charter School students earn honors

WOONSOCKET – The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at the Beacon Charter Schools. Beacon Charter High School for the Arts High Honor Roll Grade 12: Sabina Defruscio... more

Students invited to learn coding at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., invites students in grades 3-5 to learn to code a game with Scratch Jr. on Monday, Jan. 22 and 29, from 4 to 4:45 p.m., in the... more

St. Joseph Seniors will meet Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m., in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be held on... more

Register for Preschool Story Time

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will hold Preschool Story Time, for ages 2-5 with an adult, on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and 30, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Preschool story time... more

Kennedy Manor Social Club lists events

WOONSOCKET – J.F. Kennedy Manor Social Club will hold a valentine party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. Members have a choice of pot roast or meatloaf dinner. The cost is $12 for members and $14 for... more