Let's Hear it: You Know You're From Woonsocket When...

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Is it that you have a recipe for dynamites and meat pies, or that you still get Fish and Chips from on Fridays? Is it that you remember speed-skating at Roller Kingdom or that you can name five people that worked in a mill? Finish the headline to tell us how out-of-towners know that YOU are from Woonsocket.

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Russell Archambault July 29, 2012 at 01:23 PM
memere ;your absolutely correct, only as old as you feel or want to be. Think of your self as a young spring chick, but please at least of legal age, just in case we go dancing at St. james next Saturday night. Bobby Shanon is playing! looking forward to it. luv russ
Mitt the Twit July 29, 2012 at 01:24 PM
You remember there used to be jobs here.
English first July 29, 2012 at 02:16 PM
Tim. Let's get a photo of your grandmother.
English first July 29, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Thanks Steve! you are correct!
English first July 29, 2012 at 03:36 PM
Miss Rhode Island 2009.....http://www.pageantupdate.info/missusa2009/delegates/rhodeisland.htm
Immehta September 15, 2012 at 02:10 AM
Driving to Providence is too far to go to dinner. The potholes are deeper than your basement. Going down to the water treatment plant on Manville Road after playing baseball at "the field" for a drink and acting like we'd never been there before, so the guard would bring us to the top of the storage tanks to look in. Waiting 30 yrs for 99 to be built.
Immehta September 15, 2012 at 02:25 AM
Playing Golf at Castle Hill Country Club with its raised tee mats. Following the powerlines off Lydia Ave to explore "thousand rock caves".
Brenda L Allen November 01, 2012 at 08:39 AM
Hanging at King's Castle on Main St..buying my shoes at Edwin's shoe store.. Getting wieners from coney island's diner...buying Hallmark cards from Sacketts...
Joanne January 13, 2013 at 04:07 AM
Woolworths in Woonsocket was the best!
English first January 14, 2013 at 01:33 PM
Thanks for those positive thoughts. Not.
GMan January 18, 2013 at 01:59 AM
Baseball and football at " the field" if this is what think you mean !! lol
Frenchy from WA February 02, 2013 at 04:04 PM
How about a fella who sold vegetables and fruit etc from a very old pickup truck with open sides and absolutely full of produce. I beleive his name was Mr. LaPlume
Frenchy from WA February 02, 2013 at 04:44 PM
Does anyone remember " LaPlume " he drove around in his old jalopy pickup truck and sold vegetables
Frenchy from WA February 02, 2013 at 04:45 PM
Ooops sorry about that double post, those were my first posts.
Frenchy from WA February 02, 2013 at 04:46 PM
Not to worry about the spelling, remember your from Wooooonsocket
Frenchy from WA February 02, 2013 at 04:47 PM
I remember him, I grew up on Pond St and can remember him coming there and half the neighborhood running to his truck (or so it seemed).
Frenchy from WA February 08, 2013 at 11:31 PM
It would seem that not very many people post on this site.....
Immehta February 09, 2013 at 12:49 AM
It's probably because every memory has been covered :)
Frenchy from WA February 09, 2013 at 03:12 AM
Oh I doubt that.....!!
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 04:58 PM
How about red's poolroom and mike's across the street upstairs. and the port arthur .when social park was a park before social ocean even was thought of.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:11 PM
yes your right russell.locust street is the pinalley.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:14 PM
and his brother Phil. they had the rep for sure.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:17 PM
use to sell them on court square.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:18 PM
How about eddie the cop on social corner.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:19 PM
Been there , done that. Lot of fifferent cooks. johnny, red , frankie, roger.they all ran it at one time or another.
Bob Brunelle March 03, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Who all remebers the good old Beaver club????
Pat Tarble Belanger March 17, 2013 at 01:05 PM
You ice skated at Bernon park at night with the lights on. You sled down Ballou street in the winter and go carts in the summer. Block dances on Main St.
Pastor Roger A. Milot May 28, 2013 at 11:16 PM
Martinelli's Bakery Martin's Soda Works Marquette Credit Union Milot Lumber
Joy Logan December 15, 2013 at 02:14 PM
Francis from Slatersville says he remembers shopping with my mom on Thursday nights on Main St at McCarthys and Kornsteins dept stores Beaupres drug store across from St Claire's high school...the Italian working mans club
Bing kubaska February 04, 2014 at 07:36 PM
I remember the "ragman" and his horse and wagon walking on High St. yelling Rags! Rags!. Mid fifties I think. Whatever happened to him?


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