Thursday Five: Hatch Act, Commission, Race, Register

Have a thrilling Thursday with a look at these things to know:


Hatch Act - Today at 11:30 a.m., Rep. Jon Brien (D-Dist. 50), who has launched a write-in campaign following his Sept. 11 primary loss to firefighter Stephen Casey, will host a press conference at at the Pastore Federal Building in Providence to talk about his claim that the primary victor violated the Federal Hatch Act. Check out our preview of the conference later this morning, and stay tuned for coverage of the conference.

Budget Commission - The Woonsocket Budget Commission meets today at City Hall, Harris Hall, at 3:30 p.m. to discuss, among other things, a review of City Council resolutions and ordinances, School Department vacancies, and a "School Department Job Description" - the job description for department's Curriculum Director was outstanding at the last meeting, preventing the filling of the job from being approved by the Commission.

Race Against Racism - Don't forget to register for the Race Against Racism 5K during Autumnfest Oct. 7. The entry fee is $25 ahead of time, and $27 the day of the race. 

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. This election season voters will also be required to show a voter ID.

Calendar - If you've got an event you want to share with the many readers of the Woonsocket Patch, you can be your own best advocate - post it yourself to the Woonsocket Patch calendar. Fill in the blanks with your event's information, and you're good to go.


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