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Woonsocket officer rescues dog trapped in tunnel

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket family has been reunited with their dog after a scary situation over the weekend.

According to the police report obtained by Eyewitness News, the small terrier was chased by a larger dog down an embankment and into a river Saturday afternoon. 202 more words


ACLU sues Woonsocket PD for violating deaf man's rights

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Woonsocket Police Department over the arrest of a deaf person last year.

In a news release, the ACLU claims Woonsocket police violated David Alves’ rights when they arrested him last summer for making an obscene gesture and held him in jail overnight. 55 more words


Woonsocket teacher arraigned on domestic violence charges

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket middle school teacherĀ is facing a felony charge after police said he was involved in a domestic violence altercation. 165 more words


Grab and go: CVS to offer shoppers curbside pickup

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The determination to offer more convenient options to consumers’ busy lives seems to know no bounds.

Soon, you’ll be able to grab non-prescription goods and supplies at CVS locations without getting out of your car — faster than waiting for a carhop at a drive-in eatery, or comparable to drive-thru fast food. 210 more words


Woonsocket's acting police chief to run Boston Marathon

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The man currently at the helm of Woonsocket’s police department will be joining the thousands of runners making the trek from Hopkinton to Copley Square. 192 more words


Vehicles crushed by falling tree in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket couple is cleaning up after their neighbor’s tree came down and crushed their two vehicles.

Miguel and Estrella Reynoso said they woke up Sunday morning to what sounded like a large branch falling. 376 more words