Council Tuesday - The Woonsocket City Council meets tomorrow, 7 p.m. at city hall. On their agenda, a continuation of a tabled discussion of SMM New England Corp., dba as Sims Metal Management, to hold a second-hand dealer license at 433 Cumberland Hill Road. They'll also consider a resolution supporting Segment 8 of the Blackstone Valley Bikeway.
Labor Day Rubbish, Recycling - In observance of Labor Day, on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 2, the Woonsocket Recycle Facility, located at 943 River Street will be closed.
The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Central Landfill) in Johnston is also closed Sept. 2. Curbside pick-up of rubbish and recycling for the week of Sept. 2, to Sept. 6 will be delayed by one day.
Residents are reminded that any overloaded trash cart(s) or recycling cart(s) placed at curbside will not be collected. In those cases, it is the responsibility of the property owner or tenant to properly dispose of the waste at their own expense.
Race Against Racism volunteers sought - Volunteers are needed for YWCA Race Against Racism at Autumnfest. Many opportunities are available to support the 5K run/walk on Oct. 13 from 7 to 11 a.m.
Volunteers are needed in the following areas: race set up, registration, water station, on course guide, finish line, and clean up. A volunteer form is available on the Race Against Racism website.
Food Bank Needs Help - The St. James Episcopal Church's Prescott Beach Food Bank at 24 Hamlet Ave. is in need of bars of soap, as well as any canned or boxed food items you can donate. Find a good sale or thin out your cupboard and help them stock up. Call the church at 401-762-2222 or bring items to the Food Bank during their hours Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m.
Nixle - The Woonsocket Police and Fire Department want to send a reminder about Nixle. They encourage all residents and interested parties to sign up for Nixle’s OPT IN notification alerts. You will be able to choose what messages you want to be informed of including emergency alerts, public safety updates, or community event information. You can receive Nixle messages on your cell phone, tablet, or other device. Recently, residents received important info about the 125th Birthday Block Party, for example.