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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 $139,900 which is roughly $109/per square foot. More Woonsocket information.

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2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

News Minute: Latest Rhode Island news from The Associated Press

The candidates for Rhode Island governor have raised more than $12 million and spent more than $5 million in the race to replace one-term Gov. Lincoln Chafee.


11 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Several indicted in alleged gambling ring

A state grand jury has returned indictments in connection with an alleged gambling ring in northern Rhode Island that authorities have said was controlled by a former Woonsocket municipal employee.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

World Magazine

Writing tip No. 57

On reruns of NPR's hit call-in show Car Talk I heard a caller say he was a ghostwriter for some famous author and was interested in blowing up an Aston Martin DB Mark III in an upcoming novel.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Gubernatorial candidate says RI's 9-1-1 system is wasteful

By: Alexandra Cowley acowley@abc6.com Rhode Island is wasting tens of millions of dollars on its 9-1-1 dispatch system, that according to one candidate for governor.


Mon Jul 28, 2014


ZoSo to Play Woonsocket's Stadium Theatre

This Friday, August 1, 2014, ZoSo - The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience will take over Woonsocket's Stadium Theatre for a night filled with bare chests, tight pants, and some of the best music ever written.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Summer Infant, Inc. to Announce Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 14

President and Chief Executive Officer Carol Bramson and Chief Financial Officer Paul Francese will host a conference call to discuss the financial results that day at 5:00 p.m. ET.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Phoenix

Welcome to Woonsterly

The first thing you need to know about summer visits to Woonsocket and Westerly - the respective north and south "poles" of Rhode Island - is that you don't need a passport to get to either town.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Woonsocket man faces code violations for holiday displays

David Densmore sits on the porch of his Blackstone St. house, and reads the laundry list of violations he'll face Wednesday in housing court in Woonsocket.... ssues he says the city has with the materials he uses to build his famous Halloween and Christmas displays each winter.


Fri Jul 18, 2014


Woonsocket Man Pleads Guilty to Six Child Molestation and Five Child Rape Charges

Forty-two-year-old Stephen Melise on Woonsocket pleaded guilty to six counts of secon-degree child molestation, five counts of first-degree sexual assault and a count of indecent solicitation of a minor in Superior Court on Friday.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Police investigating Rhode Island reality show ear-biting

A Woonsocket police officer is being accused of biting a man's ear during a premiere party for a reality TV show on which his wife is appearing.


Mon Jul 14, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Brothers admit to cigarette trafficking scheme

In this Wednesday, July 17, 2013 file photo, Marlboro cigarettes are on display in a CVS store in Pittsburgh.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Man killed in rollover crash in Lincoln

A 21-year-old Rhode Island man was killed and a 22-year-old Massachusetts man was critically injured in a single-car rollover crash in Lincoln.


WLNE-TV Providence

Woonsocket man has died following Rt 99 crash

State Police say 21-year-old Simon Ratsamy of Woonsocket was in the passenger seat of a car driving down Route 99 around 9:25 Wednesday night when it veered to the right off of the road and struck a rock ledge, rolled over, and landed on its roof.


Tue Jul 08, 2014


I-Team: Laws govern destruction of personal information

But the I-Team found those sensitive details out in the open at the old Enchanted Forest amusement park site in Hopkinton.



Woonsocket Police Investigating Possible Abduction

Woonsocket police on Tuesday were investigating a possible abduction. NECN reported a witness told police that four masked men in a minivan abducted a 5-year-old girl on Vose Street.


WLNE-TV Providence

Baby found abused at shelter; Woonsocket mother arrested

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com A Woonsocket mom is facing charges after her 10-month-old daughter was found at a battered women's shelter.


Mon Jul 07, 2014


R.I. lead law effective, often ignored

Rhode Island law requires landlords to take measures to protect tenants from lead exposure.


Thu Jul 03, 2014


Kent Hospital hosts 2nd art gallery reception featuring local artist - Warwick Beacon

SHARING HIS PASSION: Care New England COO and Kent Hospital President Sandra Coletta shares a moment with employee and artist Winston Ajce of Woonsocket during a recent reception for the artist's second exhibit at Kent Hospital.


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