Thursday Five: Rain, Matthew Meals, Plows, Blog

Welcome to Thursday, and check out some things to know:


Weather - If you weren't crazy about the snow the last few days, you're in luck - the temps are going to climb to 47 degrees and it's going to be raining. 

Matthew 25 Center -  The Matthew 25 Center of Hope is open Sunday, Dec. 30, 4 p.m. at River First United Methodist Church, 17 Federal St. Meals are open to the community. No Identification requirements except to sign in.  During these hard times the church has chosen to soften the financial burdens of the working middle class, homeless & marginal, by offering several meals during the winter months.  

Calling all plows - The City of Woonsocket is interested in hiring private trucks with plows, as well as four wheel drive vehicles with plows and other snow removal equipment on an hourly rental basis. Forms of Proposals and Agreements are available at the Office of Purchasing in the City Hall Finance Dept. All interested parties, call Jessica at 401-767-9269, or email at jdesrochers@woonsocketri.org.

Holiday trash schedule - Trash pickup will be delayed by one day from Tuesday Dec. 25 to Friday Dec. 28.

Residents are reminded that holiday wrapping paper is recyclable. Excess recyclables, including cardboard and paper along with styrofoam can be brought to the WoonsocketMaterial Recycle Facility, free of charge, located at 943 River St. (normal hours areMonday to Friday 7am – 3:30pm, Saturday 8am – 12pm).

Any excess waste or overloaded trash carts will not be collected.
Questions can be directed to the Woonsocket Solid Waste Division at 767-8880.

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Doctor December 27, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Enjoy the rain and warm temps today but be prepared for this weekend where the ugly face of old man winter could appear in the form of a massive snow storm Saturday night with the potential of a very heavy snowfall. Happy New Year.


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