59 min ago
HealthSource RI holding enrollment sessions
Rhode Island's health insurance marketplace is holding several enrollment assistance sessions to help individuals sign up for health coverage ahead of a key deadline.
8 hrs ago
Meet Santa, Donate Warm Clothes, Share Photos
Santa - The big guy is back in town this year, meeting with kids at the mini park at City Hall, 169 Main St., through Dec. 17. Check here for the dates .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Fill your glass with cheer
For weeks we've been planning to do a detailed gift guide; we hit a few stores, made some notes, and then realized that you don't need much hand-holding if you're buying for the beer lover on your list.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Have your driveway plowed and receive a FREE SANDING with HANCOCK REALTY GROUP.
Hancock Realty Group
John Hammond, 'Further On Up The Road': Exclusive Song Premiere
It's been 50 years since John Hammond, Jr. released his first album. And he can think of no better way to commemorate it than with a new live album that finds him doing what he does best -- playing solo with just his guitar, harmonica and voice at one of his favorite regular venues.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Several Organizations Notified They're No Longer Tax Exempt
Several formerly tax exempt Woonsocket civic organizations have received assessment notices, totaling $382,040 in new taxes so far during the last few weeks, keeping Assessor Chris Celeste very busy answering calls and questions.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
WWII veteran to receive medals 65 years late
A Rhode Island man who participated in the invasions of Sicily and Italy during World War II is finally getting the medals he earned more than 65 years ago.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Theatre Works Presents Frank O'Donnell's 'A Christmas...
Veteran Rhode Island comedian Frank O'Donnell is bringing his third holiday play to the stage.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Baldelli-Hunt: 'We Are Not Going to Wait One Minute'
RI Speaker of the House Gordon Fox swore in Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt Tuesday night at Stadium Theater, launching the former state rep on a mission to mend Woonsocket's image, finances and future.
Baldelli-Hunt Takes Reins, Mitten Tree Takes Donations
Last night at 8 p.m., Mayor Elect Lisa Baldelli-Hunt was officially inaugurated as Woonsocket's Mayor at Stadium Theater .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Providence Journal
Woonsocket street shut down after early morning fire in house
The police and firefighters have cordoned off Lydia Avenue Tuesday morning with yellow tape after a fire in a white single-story house.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Baldelli-Hunt Sworn In, Appointees Voted On at Tuesday Inauguration
Tonight's City Council meeting and the city's inauguration Tuesday night will usher in new management for much of Woonsocket government.
Giving Tuesday, December 3rd - Support Woonsocket Residents
Please consider making an end of year tax deductible donation to The Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation on December 3rd, 2013! Help support two Woonsocket residents that have the rare disease Primary Hyperoxaluria type 1. Nine year old Kate and five year old Addison have ph1 aka Primary Hyperoxaluria.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
RI's 5 things: Hospital sale, reinvented 'Phantom'
A prison term starts for a man who bilked the Navy out of millions, Rhode Islanders give and receive coats and a classic musical's makeover gets an American debut in Providence.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Providence Journal
Providence man sentenced to 3 years in case linked to 12 RI drug deaths
A city man has been sentenced to three years in prison for possessing and distributing a variant of the painkiller, fentanyl, the same narcotic found in the blood of 12 victims who died in Rhode Island this year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Exhibit to Reveal Barrington's Industrial Past
Barrington has an industrial past, and some big chunks of it will be revealed starting this Sunday, Dec. 1, with an exhibit in the Town Museum.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Drive Safely As Storm Disrupts Busy Travel Day
The holidays are here! Share in the spirit with the rest of Woonsocket by sharing your photos with Santa, recipes, gift ideas, etc.
Judge approves Landmark sale to for-profit chain
A judge on Tuesday signed off on the sale of financially troubled Landmark Medical Center to a for-profit California-based hospital chain, clearing the way for the Woonsocket hospital's exit from receivership after more than five years.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Woonsocket Graduation Rate Lags Behind State
More than three-quarters of Rhode Island students finish school through graduation, but in Woonsocket, that number drops to two-thirds, according to Rhode Island Kids Count, which released the new numbers Monday morning.
Council Tonight Starts Thanksgiving Week
The Woonsocket City Council meets on a light agenda Monday at 7 p.m. in Harris Hall, third floor in City Hall, 169 Main St. They'll consider a second hand dealer's license for Mason Street Flea Market and hold a liquor license hearing concerning an alleged violation at Boilermaker's, 81 Allen St. Turkey Day trash Schedule - On Thursday, in the ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Southcoast Health System announced today that Patrick J. Nugent, MD, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology.