WOONSOCKET â Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt proclaimed âa new day is dawningâ in this down-on-its-luck city after taking the oath of office at the Stadium Theatre Tuesday night.
âThe hard work begins tomorrow and we will not waste a minute turning this city around,â said a gleaming Baldelli-Hunt.
WOONSOCKET â A 52-year-old Woonsocket man died in a fast moving fire that
broke out in his Lydia Avenue home just after 6 a.m. Tuesday
Woonsocket Fire Chief Timothy Walsh said firefighters arrived at the scene
around 6:15 a.m. to find heavy flames in the living room area of the
one-story house on Lydia Avenue, located off Gadoury Boulevard. The fire
was contained within 30 minutes.
When firefighters entered the house they found the victim and pulled him
out, Walsh said. The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was