WOONSOCKET â Animal control officials have been chasing after a sickly-looking fox for days, hoping to corral the furry four-legger before Autumnfest crowds begin pouring into World War II Park.
âThatâs one of the areas it seems to be frequenting,â said Animal Control Officer Doris Kay.
A policeman fired a .22-caliber rifle at the fox off Gaskill Street earlier this week and nicked the animal on the nose, but it escaped, she said.
WOONSOCKET â Quick, how long is a chain of 169,000 hooked-together brassieres?
Christopher Turcotte used to be a child actor in Hollywood, but heâs also pretty good at bra math. Taking into account the stretch factor, he does a few quick calculations. He doesnât even need paper. He does it all in his head.
âYouâre talking a lot of bras,â he says. âIf you really put some stretch in there they can go two to three feet. Youâre talking miles and miles of bras. Youâre talking about 120 miles of bras.â
WOONSOCKET â With the help of a new coalition group of city residents, candidates for City Council in the Nov. 5 election got the chance Thursday evening to express their views on how to pull the city from its current economic crisis and also finding ways for achieving a common ground plan for the future.