January 13, 2023

Exclusive: Uprise RI interviews those unlawfully evicted from Woonsocket homeless encampment

On Thursday morning we spoke to three people who lived in the encampment until last Wednesday, Jeremy,...

January 11, 2023

Woonsocket Mayor responds to accusations about homeless encampment eviction on conservative radio

Mayor Baldelli-Hunt hit back at advocates, borrowing a tactic from Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee, and accusing...

January 10, 2023

Woonsocket City officials called out on ‘cruel’ homeless encampment eviction

“What was done last week in our city was cruel and thoughtless. City officials that ordered the...

December 6, 2022

Woonsocket Councilmember Gonzalez confirms opposition to bodily autonomy, marriage rights

Woonsocket City Councilmember Valerie Gonzalez is entering her second term with the support of a Democratic Mayor....

June 21, 2022

Councilmember Cournoyer strikes back at Woonsocket Pride organizers and speakers

“My comments here are not directed to Mr. Kithes or Miss Nwando Ofakansi and these others,” said...

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...

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 –...

November 5, 2020

Reclaim Rhode Island celebrates victories, but the work continues

With so many new, progressive faces in the General Assembly, the time is right to pass a...

October 29, 2020

Woonsocket closes polling location in dense, working class/community of color precinct

“…regardless of efforts to mitigate the crisis, the Board’s actions amount to voter suppression, intentional or not,”...

October 9, 2020

Bernie Sanders announces Rhode Island General Election endorsements

“I am proud to endorse these excellent leaders who will make a difference in the lives of...

July 13, 2020

There’s a progressive slate running for City Council in Woonsocket: Here’s an interview

“The council does not represent the majority of the constituents here,” said first-time candidate Charmaine Webster. “With...

June 18, 2020

Woonsocket City Councilmember James Cournoyer responds

In response to Woonsocket City Council establishes a “Racist Policies Review Advisory Board” with little input from...

June 18, 2020

Woonsocket City Council creates “Racist Policies Review Advisory Board” w/o input from community

“I’m not going to sit here and be held hostage by the whims of those who want...

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...

June 9, 2020

Incumbent Alex Kithes and community members Vaughan Miller, Charmaine Webster, and Marlene Guay announce slate for Woonsocket City Council

“…our Woonsocket Democratic slate is excited to fight for a better today and a brighter tomorrow in...