WOONSOCKET â€“ Traffic was detoured around the junction of Pond and East School streets for nearly two hours Monday morning as the state bomb squad was called in to investigate a suspicious package left on the sidewalk.
Detective Jamie Paone, a spokeswoman for the police, said the package turned out to be nothing more than an ordinary picnic cooler. Nothing suspicious was found inside the cooler, though Paone wouldnâ€™t elaborate on what, if anything, was.
WOONSOCKET â€“ After a stormy night forecasters were calling for sunny, dry weather today â€“ perfect for voters heading to the polls to cast ballots in the citywide primary for mayor and City Council.
Itâ€™s a four-way contest for the top spot at City Hall as incumbent Mayor Leo T. Fontaine squares off against State Rep. Lisa Baldelli-Hunt (D-Dist. 49), newcomer Dave Fisher and Michael E. Moniz.