WOONSOCKET â€“ Nearly all of them speak at least a little Spanish, oneâ€™s learning sign language and anotherâ€™s been patrolling the corridors of a federal penitentiary a couple of miles away.
Theyâ€™re five new members of the Woonsocket Police Department, sworn in yesterday at police headquarters after graduating from the state Municipal Police Academy in Lincoln.
â€śTheyâ€™re very special people,â€ť said Police Chief Thomas Carey. â€śHundreds of people apply for these jobs. We try to get the best people we possibly can.â€ť
WOONSOCKET â€“ Due to last-minute debate on the middle class tax cut and unemployment insurance extensions in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is postponing the opening of the Woonsocket Congressional Satellite Office, the Small Business Tour and the Neighborhood Supper for First District constituents from the Woonsocket area that were originally scheduled for today, Tuesday, December 20, 2011.