The council will also discuss and vote on eliminating the limit of 15 second-hand dealer licenses in the city, as well as eliminating parking spaces in front of Kennedy Manor to improve the safety of pedestrians crossing the street.
Farmer's Market Tuesday - The Woonsocket Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, 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.
Novans Pride 5K Sunday - The Novans Pride walk/run 5k this Sunday is a fundraiser for the Woonsocket Athletic Department. Proceeds will assist in keeping sports alive and kids healthy. Come out Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. at The Gym, LLC at 2168 Diamond Hill Road.
Profits will be donated to the Woonsocket Atheletic Department. If you wish to make an extra contribution you can do so as part of the race registration process. The race starts and finishes at the gym Llc. parking lot. The course is a well marked, USTAF certified, 5k loop on City roads , with mile markers and one water stop. Race is professionally timed.
Candidates Night Sept. 24 - MyWoonsocket.com and 1380 WNRI are co-sponsoring a Meet The Candidates forum on Sept. 24, 7 p.m., at Chan's, where Woonsocket voters will consider candidates in the Woonsocket mayoral and City Council primary on Oct. 8 and the election on Nov. 5.
Lorraine Corey and Roger Bouchard will moderate the event, Jeff Gamache will moderate and Bill Bryda will be the timekeeper. The format: One question — the same question — will be asked of the incumbent City Council candidates. One different question will be asked of the new candidates by the monderator.
Mayoral candidates will each ask a question of opposing candidates on two separate rounds.