Woonsocket

Twin brothers find kidney matches in local mothers

‘It’s not as scary as people think’
EAST PROVIDENCE – After years of searching and several weeks of recovery, three local families from East Providence, Cranston, and Woonsocket now find themselves connected by more than friendship.... more

DOT: No traffic light at Walnut Hill Road

Road diet still on the table
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WOONSOCKET – The Rhode Island State Traffic Commission has voted against installing a light at the intersection of Diamond Hill and Walnut Hill roads, one of several safety measures considered after... more

Bernon Mills developer: ‘Time is of the essence’

WOONSOCKET – The developers behind a new pitch to remake the Bernon Mills complex have an ambitious plan for the riverfront stretch, and they’re wasting no time moving forward with the proposal. That... more

Autumnfest kicks off fundraising season

WOONSOCKET – As promised, Autumnfest is back, and organizers say they’re hoping a bigger and better event will draw cautious patrons back to the gates of World War II Memorial Park this fall. Garrett... more

Woonsocket to delay budget process

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt informed the City Council last week she plans to delay the city’s budget process by 30 days, citing the ongoing state of emergency in Rhode Island and a delay in... more

Our Saviour Parish offers free lunches

WOONSOCKET – Our Saviour Parish, 500 Smithfield Road, will hold its Free Lunch Saturday program on Saturday, May 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or until supplies run out. The community is invited to... more