Chiefs: Public safety study not needed in Woonsocket

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WOONSOCKET – A public safety study will cost the city somewhere between $40,000 and $400,000, depending on who you ask, and the chiefs of both the fire and police departments in Woonsocket say the... more

Experienced team takes over Henri's Auto Repair

WOONSOCKET – Business partners David Lambert and William Gately have brought their respective skills and experience in auto mechanics and customer service to revive an old car shop on Park Avenue.... more

Music and art event will raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

WOONSOCKET –An art-focused fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Rhode Island, and the Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program will be held at the Museum of Work and Culture this... more

Emily Luther eliminated in playoff rounds on ‘The Voice’

WOONSOCKET – City native Emily Luther was not able to advance in the national singing competition that has captured the imagination of prime time audiences over the past month. Luther was eliminated... more

Trinity adds new rehab unit

WOONSOCKET – Trinity Health & Rehabilitation has opened a rehabilitation center with new equipment that is expected to enable staff at the facility to offer new and more advanced therapies. The... more

R.I. Foundation seeks community-minded entrepreneurs for grants

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation is looking for people with bold ideas for moving the state forward, and is offering $600,000 in seed grants through the Carter Fellowships for Entrepreneurial... more

R.I. Housing expands First Down program

PROVIDENCE – As part of its mission to build vibrant and sustainable communities, Rhode Island Housing, joined by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, last week announced... more

NAMI Connection group meets in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET – NAMI Rhode Island, the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, offers a free Connection group at Community Care Alliance, Wellness and Recovery Center, 55 John Cummings... more

Holiday Basket Bonanza at the Elks Lodge Sunday

WOONSOCKET – A Holiday Basket Bonanza Penny Social will be held at the Woonsocket Elks Lodge #850, 380 Social St., on Sunday, Nov. 19, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature more than 50 baskets... more

Patriot's Diner to host Eat-Shop-Play Monday

WOONSOCKET – On Monday, Nov 20, the Patriots Diner, 65 Founders Drive, will host an Eat-Shop-Play evemt from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests are invited to eat at the diner and shop with local crafters and... more

St. Jospeh Seniors list events, winners

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group announces the following events. A chicken parmesan dinner will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at noon in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon... more

Crafters sought for Holiday Stroll event

WOONSOCKET – The 9th Annual Main Street Holiday Stroll is seeking crafters and local businesses to participate in the event. The stroll will be held Saturday, Dec 2, from 2 to 7 p.m., in downtown... more

Harris library offers anime art classes

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library will offer Anime Art with Allyssa classes, for ages 10-18, on Fridays, Dec. 1, 8, and 15, from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Class size is limited to six. To... more

Dinner concert fundraiser will feature Daryl Sherman

WOONSOCKET – St. James Episcopal Church, 24 Hamlet Ave., will host its 3rd annual Dinner/Music Concert Fundraiser, featuring Daryl Sherman, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. Sherman, an internationally... more

Harris Library to hold Holiday Book Sale

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., will hold a Holiday Book Sale Monday-Saturday, Dec. 4-9. Various items will be sold at discounted prices. Hardcover and paperback... more