Woonsocket

Passenger rail looks to raise capital ahead of 2020 opening

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WOONSOCKET – Plans for an intercity passenger rail between Providence, Woonsocket and Worcester, Mass., are moving full steam ahead, with a test train due to hit the track between Providence and... more

Good Shepherd announces second trimester honor roll

WOONSOCKET – Good Shepherd Catholic School names the following students to the Second Trimester honor roll. Grade 8High Honors with Distinction: Avery Brazenor, Sophia Castiglia, Olivia Dias, Ashley... more

Two men plead guilty to gun theft from Woonsocket store

WOONSOCKET – Two Boston area men pled guilty in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, May 15, after a police investigation linked them to the theft of a firearm from a Woonsocket store in August 2018.... more

‘Hachi’ story returns in new book from Italian author

WOONSOCKET – The story of Hachi, the loyal Akita who awaited his owner’s return at a Japanese train station for nearly 10 years after his death, is known throughout the world, including in Woonsocket... more

Water treatment plant on track for 2020 opening

WOONSOCKET – City officials and representatives of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank gathered Tuesday morning to celebrate the progress on the Woonsocket Water Treatment Facility, a $56.7 million... more

School board: Transgender policy about more than graduation gowns

WOONSOCKET – A new transgender student policy approved by the Woonsocket School Committee last week addressed everything from bathroom use to participation in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League... more

Landmark Senior Breakfast focuses on whole self

WOONSOCKET – So many emergency room visits could be avoided entirely if people took steps to care for each aspect of their wellness, said Dr. Thom Meredith, head of Landmark Medical Center’s... more

Mancieri will not seek open council seat

WOONSOCKET – Former City Councilor Garrett Mancieri announced Tuesday he does not intend to seek the council seat vacated by former Councilor Julia Brown during an upcoming election. There had been... more

Debroisse and Woonsocket Engineering Department recognized for Booth Pond Trail improvements

WOONSOCKET – In celebration of Earth Day, Michael Debroisse, Superintendent of the Woonsocket Engineering Department, and his team, were awarded a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of their... more