June 14, 2022

Woonsocket Pride 2022 an occasion for joy and resilience

“Woonsocket Pride 2021 was a beautiful, powerful, historic day. Hundreds of people gathered for the first-ever pride...

June 9, 2022

Woonsocket elected officials threaten to violate 1st Amendment rights if Pride organizers criticize them

“…the first one was billed as a ‘celebration’ that was approved by the council seven to nothing...

November 26, 2021

Was a rally against the Woonsocket Mayor and City Council deliberately disrupted by city officials?

Workers from the Woonsocket Highway Department were in the park with at least three trucks and multiple...

September 1, 2021

ACLU: Woonsocket Mayor Baldelli-Hunt settles first amendment lawsuit

“The agreement acknowledges the Mayor’s wrongful conduct in censoring the plaintiffs and others and reopens full access...

June 30, 2021

First ever Woonsocket Pride celebration

Starting at River Island Park, the march of about 100 people made its way past the classic...

Youth led Village Vigil in Woonsocket urges peace, pleads for help
April 26, 2021

Youth led Village Vigil in Woonsocket urges peace, pleads for help

“Today’s vigil is to spread peace,” continued Thiam. “There’s been so many protests, so many riots –...

July 13, 2020

Teen activists launch Silence is Violence: 401 in Woonsocket

“We’re not stopping,” said Jaliyah Joseph, one of the organizers. “The momentum isn’t going to stop, the...

June 13, 2020

Silence is Violence: A youth led protest for Black lives in Woonsocket

“I felt like it should have been me. He died so that we could all breathe. He...

April 19, 2020

An interview with Woonsocket City Councilmember Alex Kithes: What is ‘essential’ business?

The Attorney General’s office wasn’t “thinking that the political situation in some cities and towns is such...

March 25, 2020

Woonsocket City Councilor Kithes proposes municipal actions to address COVID-19 pandemic

“Given the delayed and largely inadequate response by the Trump administration, it’s becoming clear that much of...