Thursday: Budget Commission, Taxpayer Coalition, Stories, Register To Vote

The weekend is a mere two days away. Do you know where your five things are? Read on:


Budget Commission -The Budget Commission meets this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. after a scheduled 30-minute executive session (closed to the public). On their agenda: An update on the closing of Fifth Avenue School, a second stab at the School Committee appeal of the dismissal of their suit against the state over state aid, discussion of an invoice from Bacon and Edge Consulting and discussion of restructuring.

Taxpayer Coalition - The Woonsocket Taxpayer Coalition will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Elks Club, 380 Social St.

Story/Craft Time - Today at 1:30 p.m., the Woonsocket Harris Public Library hosts a third and fourth-grade story and craft time.

Candidates forum - Candidates running for the General Assembly in the 2012 election have accepted an invitation to the Aug. 28 Meet the Candidates forum sponsored by MyWoonsocket.com and 1380 WNRI. The free, open-to-the-public event will be held at , 267 Main St., 7 p.m. Add your questions to the comments here.

Register to vote - Oct. 7 is the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election, and Oct. 16 is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot. If you're an unaffiliated voter, you can vote as either Republican or Democratic in the Sept. 11 primary - just ask the poll worker to to dis-affiliate you on the way out after to return to independent status. This election season voters will also be required to show a voter ID.

John Ward Jr. August 23, 2012 at 01:12 PM
I'll be in the executive session,big secrets going on in there.I'll let you guys know what happened if,and only if,i'm allowed to talk about it.
Russell Archambault August 23, 2012 at 11:33 PM
ward jr. dont tell us anything , please we cant take much more. one good thing, we all know that daddys had enough of you, with his power i bet he could get you in the mens shelter on burnside. now you dont have to worry about anything. their also goint to have free cable and internet so you can use your pc there.and I heard their going to re route the bussess to go by there, so the men can get to and from.
Russell Archambault August 23, 2012 at 11:35 PM
it is rumured that the shelter is going to be called JOE'S HOUSE.


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