Woonsocket

Council green-lights medical marijuana cultivation

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WOONSOCKET – After more than a year of lobbying by those who see medical marijuana cultivation as an economic opportunity, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to allow large-scale cultivation... more

Woonsocket initiates second crackdown on out-of-state registration violators

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WOONSOCKET – Thirty-one people are scheduled to appear at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal today, Oct. 18 to answer Woonsocket Police Department citations for parking their out-of-state registered... more

AFGS, Veterans Memorial Museum get a lift with new elevator installation

WOONSOCKET – Two organizations dedicated to preserving the Blackstone Valley’s history got a boost this week with the installation of an elevator at the former First Universalist Church on Earle... more

CVS-Aetna merger gets green light

WOONSOCKET – The Department of Justice last week approved the proposed acquisition of Connecticut-based health insurance company Aetna by CVS Health, allowing a $69 billion deal to move forward with... more

Fall fairs and holiday bazaars

Weekend of Oct. 19-21 Fall Bazaar at Waterview Apartments, 300 Privilege St., Woonsocket, Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Penny social, large basket raffles, 50-inch smart TV raffle, 50/50 raffle, straw... more

Autumnfest announces new button numbers

WOONSOCKET – No one came forward to claim the prizes from the Autumnfest button contest. New numbers were drawn on Monday. The current winning numbers are: Grand Prize – Button #6213 1st Prize ($300... more

City initiates second crackdown on out-of-state registration violators

WOONSOCKET – Thirty-one individuals are scheduled to appear at the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal today, Oct. 18, to answer Woonsocket Police Department citations for parking their out-of-state... more

Milford Federal Bank presents Women Strong event

WOONSOCKET – In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Milford Federal Bank is hosting its 2nd annual Women Strong event to benefit the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation, on... more

St. Joseph Seniors will hold turkey dinner Tuesday

WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Group will hold a turkey dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at noon, in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. Tickets are $10 per person. Trips to Foxwoods... more

St. Agatha Seniors list events, winners

WOONSOCKET – St. Agatha Seniors are hosting trips to Foxwoods Casino on Friday, Oct. 26 and Mohegan Sun on Friday, Nov. 9. For reservations, call Fran Roy at 401-356-1493. Tickets are available for... more