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Beauchamp, Dubois pull papers to run for Woonsocket council re-election

August 26, 2013

WOONSOCKET – The city Board of Canvassers has received two more declarations from potential candidates interested in running for the seven-member City Council on Nov. 5.

Christopher A. Beauchamp, of 37 Meadow Road, and Marc A. Dubois, of 301 Brookhaven Lane, both council incumbents, filed declarations of candidacy on Monday, according to Estelle Corriveau, manager of the Board of Canvassers.

The filings leave just City Council President John F. Ward as not having declared an intention to run for re-election this fall.

A Block-buster entertainment lineup

August 26, 2013

WOONSOCKET – If you haven’t practiced your two-step in a while, the time to brush up is now.

The Main Street Block Party, just two days away, will feature a dozen stages with different kinds of music going on all at once, and there’s sure to be something for everyone to dance to.

“It’s a potpourri of musical performances, from big band to oldies and jazz to rhythm and blues,” said Albert G. Beauparlant Jr., co-chairman of the event. “From 60s music to contemporary, there’s something for everybody.”

Dep. Chief Walsh named acting chief of WFD, effective Sunday

August 26, 2013

WOONSOCKET – Deputy Chief Timothy Walsh of the Woonsocket Fire Department will succeed retiring Chief Gary Lataille on an interim basis after the chief retires at the end of the week.
Walsh will assume the title of acting chief of the WFD on Sunday, said Mayor Leo T. Fontaine.
“This is a temporary, interim appointment,” said Fontaine. “This will give us time to go through a full search and appointment process.”

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