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"Ghost Army" storms the Stadium

November 7, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Richard D. Fazzio, 88, knows plenty about Woonsocket’s role in World War II after participating in the first wave landings on Omaha Beach during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.

But Fazzio was interested in learning more about Woonsocket’s role in the military deceptions the U.S. Army’s 23rd Headquarters Special Troops orchestrated during the fighting in Europe and went to the Stadium Theatre Thursday evening for the Rhode Island premiere of Rick Beyer’s documentary film “The Ghost Army.”

Baldelli-Hunt picks Lepine to head up transition; calls for sit-down with budget panel

November 7, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Shifting gears from campaigning to governing, mayor-elect Lisa Baldelli-Hunt named the head of her transition efforts and called for a meeting with the Budget Commission within 10 days.
In a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, Baldelli-Hunt said she wants the state-appointed commission to brief her on the condition of the city’s finances.
“Now that the campaign is over, it’s time to start doing the important work of preparing to take office in December,” said Baldelli-Hunt.

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WOONSOCKET – Feeding the poor: They call it God’s work at The River United Methodist Church on Federal Street. They’ve...
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary is seeking donations to rehabilitate a cat that was found trapped in a...

 

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