here for the full results:Primary results - In case you missed it yesterday, Oct. 8 was the city-wide primary. Lisa Baldelli-Hunt took the stop spot over Mayor Leo Fontaine 3 to 1. Both will be on the November ballot. Check
Candidates Forums Today, Thursday, Friday - Mywoonsocket.com has posted a schedule of candidates forums. The next one is for City Council candidates, Oct. 9, on 1380 WNRI's Upfront Show, 8 a.m.
The Black Initiatives Group (B.I.G.), a community group in Woonsocket, has planned forums for the City Council (Thursday, October 10) and Mayoral (Friday, October 18). Both will be 7 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church, 340 South Main St., Woonsocket. They'll start promptly at 7 p.m. and ask all to arrive as early as possible before that time. The forum is open to the public. B.I.G. asks voters to send all questions they would like to hear the candidates answer, to this email address, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Autumnfest - Autumnfest celebrates 35 years with The Autumnfest Doo Wop Spectacular, featuring three performances as the Saturday night headliner: The Legendary Teenagers, The Chiffons, and Dicky Doo and The Dont’s featuring Gerry Granahan all performing with the Coast-to-Coast band Emceed by Todd Baptista. The festival returns on Columbus Day weekend this Saturday, Oct. 12. with fireworks on Sunday and a parade Monday morning.
Race Register - The Race Against Racism begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Race day registration and packet pickup opens at 8 a.m. Participants are advised to arrive early for a warm up and welcome at 8:45 am. The 5K route starts and finishes at World War II Memorial State Park. The distance of the race is approximately 3.1 miles. Throughout the race, volunteers and safety officials will be directing participants at key locations on the course.
Participants are encouraged to stay and enjoy the Autumnfest celebrations following the race. Refreshments and prizes will be available near the finish line. To register to run, walk or volunteer contact YWCA at (401) 769-7450
or visit the race website, www.raceagainstracismRI.org.