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MLK Day, Trash Delay, Throw Trees Away

Local teens check out King's cutout at the mini-park at the intersection of South Main and Mason Streets during MLK Day in 2012. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
Local teens check out King's cutout at the mini-park at the intersection of South Main and Mason Streets during MLK Day in 2012. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
Donate for the homeless - To continue Martin Luther King's work for economic justice, Youth RAP at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley will be distributing basic need items to the homeless in Woonsocket on MLK Day Monday, Jan. 20. You can donate items at 719 Front St, Suite 103. Call 401-762-0993.

Trash Schedule delay - 
Since Fridays route would have been Thursdays collection due to the New Year holiday, the cancelation will push collection back another day:
  • Monday Jan 6 through Friday Jan 10 will be delayed by one day. (The delay next week will also be for Bulk Item collection.)
Bring out yer' trees... The City of Woonsocket's Public Services Division will be picking up discarded Christmas Trees  through Friday, Jan. 17. 

Take off the decorations before you set them at the curb.

Special Election -The special election brewing to fill the Dist. 49 seat vacated by new Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt will pit three candidates against each other in the Jan. 21 primary.

Ghost Army - Now through Jan. 31, the Museum of Work & Culture, in conjunction with the BVTC, present a special Ghost Army Exhibit, at the Museum, located at Market Square in Woonsocket. See special interpretive display telling true story of city's connection to a secret World War II mission. Information at Rhode Island Historical Society website.  
virgil earp January 09, 2014 at 02:03 PM
On MLK Day a fat jovial black man comes to my house and gives me presents

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