Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Fontaine: Local organizations, businesses pulled together to make public celebrations possible.
The city's holiday lights are down, but Mayor Leo Fontaine has made a point of recognizing the generosity of Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Centre, which made turning them on possible. “First and foremost I want to thank the Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation Centre for the financial support that made our Christmas lights possible. The dire fiscal condition of the City has made it very hard to justify any discretionary spending. By stepping up and helping the City keep this tradition alive, Woonsocket Health and Rehabilitation has made a strong statement of its commitment to the City and the quality of life experienced by our residents,” Fontaine said in a release sent out Monday. "We're happy to help," said Chris Corrente, …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Two RI homes are in the running for best national light display.
Does Rhode Island have the best “decked” house in the US? Readers who voted in our annual Deck the House contest have singled out two homes, one in Coventry and one in East Greenwich, as national finalists, beating Woonsocket reader Sharon C's submission, which Woonsocket Patch readers voted the best holiday light display in Woonsocket. In Coventry, we have the Crazy Christmas House, decorated by Tyler Horrocks. Check out a spectacular video of the display here. In East Greenwich, there's Stanley Marion's display on Wanton Shippee Road. We had tons of national entries in this year’s Deck the House contest and in our quest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in the country, we’ve seen everything from a life-size Santa to …
Monday, December 17, 2012
You voted and this house was the top local vote-getter in our Deck the House contest.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Who has the best “decked” house in Woonsocket? According to users who voted in our annual Deck the House contest, this home, submitted by Sharon C, has the best holiday lights in Woonsocket. We had tons of national entries in this year’s Deck the House contest and in our quest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in the country, we’ve seen everything from a life-size Santa to holiday lights so bright they could blind the neighbors. We loved showcasing everyone’s holiday spirit, but Deck the House isn’t over yet. We’re still looking for the one home so spectacularly decorated that it could be the national grand prize winner of our contest. We’ve chosen 24 finalists from all our entries across the country. From Dec. 18- Dec. 27…