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Tuesday Five: Power, Trash, Zoning, Contests

Welcome to the tail end of the Hurricane. Here are some things to know:

 

Closed/delayed: Woonsocket Public Schools will be delayed one hour today. Mount St. Charles Academy and Beacon Charter High School  will be closed today.

Power - Check on power outages in the city at the National Grid's Power Outage Map. By late afternoon Monday, more than 3,000 customers in Woonsocket were out of power, and 63,000 state-wide. 

Trash - Monday's trash schedule will be added into the route today Trucks will be starting in the City at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and the department plans an early start on Wednesday at 6 a.m.

Tuesday’s collection for the Monday route and the Tuesday route will be for trash and recycling only. Yard waste collection will resume on Wednesday at which time the trucks will be attempting to collect Monday and Tuesday’s yard waste. Residents are requested to refrain from placing carts out to the road until the morning of your collection day.  

Forum canceled - The Community Development Forum “Encouraging the Local Economy in Woonsocket” has been CANCELLED for tonight.  It will be rescheduled for a later date TBA.

Halloween Contests - Celebrate Halloween by uploading your photos to enter two contests on WoonsocketPatch:

Pumpkin Contest - Got a cool carved pumpkin or decorated gourd you're itching to show off? Upload a photo of it for a shot at a $25 gift card. 

Costume Contest - Proud of your getup for Halloween this year? Did you toil long hours with makeup, needle and thread?  for our nationwide costume contest.

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