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Woonsocket, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Woonsocket, RI include 02895. The median home price in Woonsocket is $138,900 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Woonsocket information.

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10 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Toddler found wandering alone in Woonsocket

By: Dee DeQuattro Email:ddequattro@abc6.com Twitter: @deedequattro Woonsocket Police are looking for the parent or guardian of a toddler found walking alone on Ballou Street on Saturday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

District Administration

R.I. Senate task force calls for new way of funding school construction

A Senate task force proposes using 1 percent of the state's 7-percent sales tax to pay for school construction projects in an effort to reduce the state's reliance on costly bonds.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Taxes Are Crushing Woonsocket

Ok here you have a nice home for $229,900 now thats not a lot of money for a descent size home.

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Patch.com

Woonsocket Man Indicted in Knifepoint Robbery Case

A Woonsocket man was indicted in a knifepoint robbery case. Robert Attwood, 31, was charged with robbing a person and assaulting two others in North Smithfield in December, according to WPRI.com .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Patch.com

Multiple Brush Fires in Woonsocket

Multiple brush fires broke out in Woonsocket Saturday. At about 1 p.m., fires were reported in the areas of Theodore Street, Linden Avenue, and Robinson Street.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Patch.com

New Speaker Mattiello Tours Woonsocket in First of Many Planned Community Tours

At the invitation of Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt and the city's House delegation, Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello took an invigorating tour of expanding city businesses and areas envisioned for revitalization this morning in order to get a better grasp on the community's needs.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

EDGE

'50 Shades! The Musical' :: Filling the 'Hole Inside' RI

With sold out audiences in Chicago and New York screaming for more, and a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a 4-star review, the original parody "50 Shades! The Musical" is premiering in Woonsocket, RI at The Stadium Theatre on Tuesday, May 6 at 7:30 P.M. and Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 P.M. The "Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy" has shattered ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

CVS formally settles SEC charges for $20 million; former retail controller also settles

CVS Caremark Corp. today formally settled, for $20 million, Security and Exchange Commission charges that the company misled investors.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Woonsocket's 'Dirty Thirty' initiative knocks down eyesores

The Dirty Thirty is what Woonsocket's new mayor is calling an initiative to rid the city of its eyesores.

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Patch.com

Woonsocket Man Charged with Rape

Woonsocket resident Leopoldo Belen was charged with rape last week. Police said Belen, 33, raped a woman inside a city apartment Tuesday, according to WPRI.com .

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Patch.com

Woonsocket Man Snared in Statewide Child Porn, Child Exploitation Sweep

A 40-year-old Woonsocket man man is among nine people caught up in a statewide sweep cracking down on child exploitation and child pornography.

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Warwickonline.com

Drugs no match for K-9

ONE OF THE TEAM: Warwick Police's K9 team, Officers Paul Wells and Aaron Steere, say although he may look tough, Fox, Wells' canine partner, is as friendly as any other dog in the world when he is not on the job.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Patch.com

After Deluge, More Rain Monday

Rhode Island was drenched with anywhere from four to five inches of rain on Sunday, flooding roads and swelling rivers - and more rain is expected on Monday.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Ex-tax collector charged with embezzlement

Rhode Island State Police say the Cumberland fire district's former tax collector has been charged with embezzling nearly $84,000 from her ex-employer.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Man dies in 1-car accident in Falmouth

A Woonsocket, R.I., man died Tuesday night when his Chevrolet pickup truck struck a tree near 240 Hayway Road, Falmouth police said.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Turnto10.com

Woonsocket man dies in Cape crash

Falmouth Police Department is investigating a fatal accident. It happened Tuesday night around 6 P.M. when a truck with Rhode Island plates hit a tree on Hayway Road.

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Patch.com

Beaver Tempest Tries to Overturn Murder Conviction

Raymond "Beaver" Tempest, who was found guilty in the 1982 murder of Doreen Picard in Woonsocket, is trying to to get his conviction overturned based on DNA evidence.

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