In the 125 years that Woonsocket has been a city, nothing exemplifies the city’s history more than the accomplishments of the city’s working people. This year the Museum of Work & Culture will be hosting the 15th annual Labor Day Open House celebration on Sept. 2. The day will be sponsored by the Rhode Island Labor History Society. Professor Scott Molloy from the University of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Labor History Society will speak about the importance of Labor Day. Admission is free all day beginning at 9:30 am until closing at 4pm.
My Old School is an independent documentary about the former Woonsocket Middle & High School that was opened in 1914 and closed in 2009.
Volunteers needed for YWCA Race Against Racism at Autumnfest Many
opportunities to support the 5K run/walk on October 13
In July 2012, the U.S. Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, which reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through September 30, 2017. The NFIP is a federal program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The traffic signal has been erected to provide a better flow of traffic over the historic Stone Arch Bridge in Slatersville. RIDOT has this bridge scheduled for replacement sometime in early 2014. Due to damage recently sustained to a parapet, DOT decided to restrict traffic down to one lane, to reduce potential for additional damage to that side of the bridge.
This year’s 7th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival will host the first “North Smithfield’s Got Talent“.