Sunday, June 16, 2024

Around the Valley

Coloring cartoon by Burrillville artist aims to reduce virus fears

BURRILLVILLE – In reaction to the COVID 19 pandemic and how it is affecting kids and families, local artist and safety advocate Jim Weicherding released a series of coloring cartoons this week, aimed at helping to reduce fear and anxiety for little kids who are hearing and seeing what is happening in their lives. "Kids and adults can use these...

Reward of $500 offered for information on Woonsocket vandal suspect

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WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Police Department has offered a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a masked individual who vandalized the city high school on Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 8. Woonsocket High School, located at 777 Cass Ave., was vandalized during the overnight hours on both dates by someone spray painting the name...

Around the valley: Ethan Kent, Free trees

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There’s always a lot happening in the Blackstone Valley. Below is a list of upcoming events and things to know in the region. Open House Snack Pack fundraiser GLOCESTER – The Inner You Counseling Center will hold an open house to celebrate their new location at 712 Putnam Pike, Glocester, with face painting, sidewalk chalk, Allie's Donuts and more from 10...

Holiday season begins with shopping, events – and snow: Ten things you need to know in northern RI this weekend

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As the Christmas lights go up – and the snow begins to come down – you know that the holiday season has descended upon northern Rhode Island. Here are ten things you need to know to enjoy the weekend. See the lights, for sight Every year, Blackstone Valley Eye Care in Woonsocket puts on an extravagant outdoor holiday light display set...

Around the Valley: Gala tickets, school supplies & Floodfest

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There’s always a lot happening in the Blackstone Valley. Below is a list of upcoming events and things to know in the region. Autumnfest Grand Marshal Gala Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, the 2019 Autumnfest Steering Committee and the Woonsocket Rotary Club invite the community to the 41st Autumnfest Grand Marshal Gala Fundraiser honoring Lisa Carcifero. Carcifero is involved in numerous community activities. ...