Mayoral forum this morning - On Oct. 30, Leo Fontaine and Lisa Baldelli-Hunt will appear on WNRI from 8 am to 9 am. Questions posed to the candidates will come from e-mails and submitted hand written questions.Candidates have also agreed to answer questions posed by moderator Roger Bouchard, which he prepared for the Woonsocket Call debate, but were not asked due to time constraints.
Halloween - If you've got kids, or have stopped in at any retail outlet during the last several weeks, you likely know Thursday is All's Hallowed Eve. Please keep an eye out for kids Thursday night, keep yours visible to and wary of motorists, and check out a few other safety tips.
Candy trade - Speaking of Halloween - Donate your Halloween Candy to any Children’s Workshop locations, and receive a free children's book! All of the candy that they collect will be shipped to the troops serving overseas via Operation Gratitude.You must bring in at least 30 pieces of candy to swap for a book. Of course, we appreciate the donation, even if you don't want a book. They have a location at 25 Blackstone Valley Place Lincoln, RI.
Adopt-A-Family Signups - Application sessions are held at Family Resources Community Action, 55 Main St., Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 pm, Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 am, and Thursdays from 4-7 pm.
Low-income families with children born between Jan. 1, 2001 and time of application who live in Woonsocket are invited to apply. Applications are not accepted from families living outside of Woonsocket.
Copies of applications are available at FRCA’s reception desk at 245 Main Street or at 55 Main Street. The application period for the Adopt-A-Family program ends Nov. 15. Late applications cannot be accepted.