Primary Tuesday - The City Primary will be held Tuesday, Oct. 8. Since Council candidate Jeff Belknap dropped out, the remaining Council candidates will make it on the ballot. Still vying for their spots on the Nov. 5 ballot are Mayoral candidates Incumbent Mayor Leo Fontaine, current state Rep. Lisa Baldelli Hunt (D-Dist. 49, Woonsocket), David Fisher, and Michael Moniz.
Market Tuesday - Apples and Peaches and Pumpkins! Oh My! The Thundermist Farmers' Markets remain open until the end of October. Visit Tuesdays through Oct. 29, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Thundermist Health Center. Swing by and check out the fresh food and items for sale. For more details about the market visit: Woonsocket Farmers Market.
Candidates Forum Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - Mywoonsocket.com has posted a schedule of candidates forums. The next one is for City Council candidates, Oct. 9, on 1380 WNRI's Upfront Show, 8 a.m.
The Black Initiatives Group (B.I.G.), a community group in Woonsocket, has planned forums for the City Council (Thursday, October 10) and Mayoral (Friday, October 18). Both will be 7 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church, 340 South Main St., Woonsocket. They'll start promptly at 7 p.m. and ask all to arrive as early as possible before that time. The forum is open to the public. B.I.G. asks voters to send all questions they would like to hear the candidates answer, to this email address, email@example.com.
Comment on Landmark - The informational meeting about Prime Healthcare's bid to buy Landmark Medical Center is over, but if you weren't able to put in your two cents Monday at the High School, there's still time to make yourself heard.
You may also submit written comments about plans for the hospital before Oct. 7 to:
Jodi Bourque, Health Care Advocate,
Department of Attorney General, 150 South Main St., Providence, RI 02903
Michael Dexter, Chief,
Office of Health Systems Development, Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Room 410, Providence, RI 02908.