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New exhibit recalls Woonsocket's mill history

Personal stories by ex-mill workers and their descendants are shared in interactive collection at Museum of Work & Culture WOONSOCKET, R.I. - "She hated her first office job but she did enjoy her years at the Rubber Shop." So begins the story of Delia Lechman, a former balloon inspector. During Worl

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-17 14:29:27

City homeowners are unhappy with the ugly state of Woonsocket's fire hydrants

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET - It's no wonder so many people want the city to repaint the fire hydrants in front of their houses - they look like crusty old relics from a shipwreck. "Some of them haven't been repainted for a decade, maybe more," says Public Works Director Steve D'Agostino. "


N. David Bouley, 68, a longtime Woonsocket public servant, leaving post to fight life-threatening illness

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET - As he faces an uncertain future, Planning Director N. David Bouley has resigned from his post at City Hall to devote his time to battle an unexpected and daunting foe: cancer. A lifelong resident whose tenure with the city dates back to the 1970s, Bouley, 68, h


Providence child known as 'Baby Angela' dies

"Angela had an incredible journey. Her time on earth was full of love and joy," Sonia Morales wrote on a Facebook page dedicated to her daughter Patrick Anderson Journal Staff Writer patrickanderso_ PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Angela Morales, a child known internationally as "Baby Angela" for her unexpected

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-12-17 21:25:20

Doctors urge vaccinations as flu season begins

DR. ROBERT CALDAS, chief medical officer of Southcoast Health, says St. Luke's, Charlton Memorial and Tobey hospitals have diagnosed more than 40 cases of flu so far and the peak of the season is still ahead. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH NEW BEDFORD - The annual peak for flu season is still ahead, b

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 09:10:06

Tempest enters plea in homecoming queen's 1982 murder

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Raymond D. "Beaver" Tempest Jr. was convicted Monday for the second time in the brutal murder of homecoming queen Doreen Picard in Woonsocket nearly 36 years ago. The Alford plea accepted by Judge Robert Krause means that Tempest maintains his innocence, while admitting the state

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-12-18 16:13:09

Care New England to keep 200 jobs, primary care, walk-in clinic at Memorial site

CARE NEW ENGLAND announced 200 jobs will stay at the Memorial Hospital site after the hospital closes. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND PAWTUCKET - The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5082 has withdrawn its Superior Court suit seeking delay of Care New England's closing of Memorial Hospital

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 18:04:41

Rocha named 'Nurse of the Year in a Nontraditional Setting'

JEAN MARIE ROCHA, vice president of clinical affairs at the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, was named "Nurse of the Year in a Nontraditional Setting" earlier this year by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association and Rhode Island Monthly. / COURTESY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND PROVIDE

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 09:00:51

ECSO: Man claims intoxication as alibi in child molestation charge

Photo: Antonio Bryant Source: Escambia County Jail A Cantonment man is facing a life felony child sexual abuse charge. Carlo Antonio Alex Bryant, 30, is charged with lewd and lascivious behavior/molestation of a child. According to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) report, Bryant allegedly


Residents on high alert after man shot, killed during drug deal outside apartment complex

Escambia County Sheriff deputies continue to investigate a drug-related homicide in West Pensacola. Deputies said they found a man's body in the 4600 block of West Jackson Street near 51st Street around 4:30 Friday afternoon. Now, one man who lives nearby says solutions are needed before more lives

WEAR - 2017-12-17 17:24:55

Atlanta flight delays impact local travelers

Photo source: Channel 3's Christina Leavenworth Several flights to and from our area were impacted by the power outage at Atlanta's airport. It seems that things are back up to speed at the Pensacola International Airport. Some people had to sleep in the airport. Brandi Whitehurst, the public infor

WEAR - 2017-12-18 13:30:53

'Significant' incident at UK base used by US Air Force

A "significant incident" has been reported at a British military base. (MGN) British police say they are responding to a "significant" incident at a Royal Air Force base used by the U.S. Air Force. Police say it happened at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk and urged the public to stay away from the area fo

WEAR - 2017-12-18 10:03:23

Shawn Rogers sentenced for cellmate's beating death

A man convicted of killing his prison cellmate has been sentenced to death. The judge sentenced Shawn Rogers to die for the murder of Ricky Martin in 2012. An investigation found Martin was tied up and beaten to death at the Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton. Rogers was serving a life se

WEAR - 2017-12-18 14:10:05

Sheriff's office: Amtrak derail a 'mass casualty event'

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - A southbound Amtrak train plunged off a bridge onto Interstate 5 south of Tacoma Monday morning, killing an unknown number of people and injuring others. KOMO News was live on the air confirmIing with the Sheriff's office they were approaching the scene as a "mass casualty eve

WEAR - 2017-12-18 12:55:18

Former NFL star hosts 2nd annual "Breakfast with Fred Claus"

Photo: Breakfast with Fred Claus event Source: WEAR Allen Strum Gulf Breeze non-profit organization, Mr. Robbins Neighborhood (MRN), hosted their 2nd-annual holiday breakfast event on Saturday. MRN's "Breakfast with Fred Claus" was held on Saturday, Dec. 16th at the Marie K. Young Wedgewood Communi

WEAR - 2017-12-17 16:24:18

Pedestrian killed in I-10 hit and run

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on I-10 in Okaloosa County on Sunday. This crash involved a pedestrian that was walking in an unknown direction within the westbound outside emergency lane of I-10. According to an FHP crash report, an unide

WEAR - 2017-12-17 12:04:35

White: Winter fishing beginning to heat up as more Missourians catch on

As 2017 is winding down, most anglers thoughts are looking toward the good spring fishing they will find. However, there are many anglers who never quit, including a growing number of crappie fishermen like Jim Simms of Marshfield. Instead of shopping for Christmas presents like he said I should hav


CMH offers free smoking cessation classes starting Jan. 8

Citizens Memorial Hospital will offer free smoking cessation classes starting at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8. The classes will be led by Anne Bristow, RRT. Bristow has a master's degree in counseling and education, more than 40 years of experience as a respiratory therapist, 20 years of experience as a sm

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-12-18 19:00:00

Tie one on this holiday season

To show support for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Missouri Department of Transportation will "tie one on" this holiday season - a red ribbon, that is. Fleet vehicles statewide will display the iconic red ribbon, tied on to support MADD's longest-running and most-visible public awareness project

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-12-17 07:15:00

BHS student Rotarians named for December

Alexander Riff, son of Deneen Riff and Jacob Shelenhamer, son of Jody and Robin Shelenhamer have been chosen Rotary Students for the month of December. School activities in which Alexander has participated include: track and cross country. Alexander plans to go to college and major in computer scien

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-12-16 23:43:00