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Woonsocket elementary school closed due to illness

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Globe Park Elementary School in Woonsocket has been closed through next Wednesday due to¬†an illness that’s kept dozens of students home sick. 192 more words


Woonsocket man arrested for possession of approximately $30,000 in cocaine

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket PD announced Thursday that they have arrested and charged a man for the possession of approximately $30,000 worth of cocaine. 58 more words


Tell Johnston Town Council not to sell water to Invenergy

Thanks to a reader’s tip, I learned that Invenergy is approaching the town of Johnston in an attempt to buy water from them for their fracked-gas power plant, and that their town council is… 212 more words


Cream Puff Murder

Every once in a while a research question sticks with us. A while ago we received a request from a patron looking into a family story that had been passed down for years. 738 more words

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Local history museums

Today, my husband and I went to a museum located in Woonsocket, RI, which is the town I spent part of my childhood/adolescence in. I consider it to be my home town, even though I spent the first years of my life in Florida, because all of my mother’s family is from there, and most still live in the area. 303 more words

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Invenergy makes official offer to Woonsocket about water plan

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Woonsocket has set a date for a public hearing for the offer from Invenergy about the Clear River Energy Center power-plant project. 317 more words


Woonsocket car crash causes electrical wires to fall

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Crews in Woonsocket were cleaning up a mess after a car crashed into a pole on Logee Street, near Mount Saint Charles Academy. 47 more words