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Twelve years later, they haven’t forgotten

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – It was a small gathering of just over 50 people at the city’s Korean and Vietnam War memorial at Thomas A. Shipp Square near the Police Station, but one that did go the distance in marking the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11 and how that day still holds the nation’s attention.

In clash with Blackstone bridge, Minnesota truck driver loses

September 11, 2013

BLACKSTONE – Police closed portions of St. Paul Street early Wednesday after a tractor-trailer got stuck underneath a railroad bridge. 

The truck got stuck about 8 a.m., forcing authorities to close St. Paul Street in both directions from the Blackstone Municipal Center at 15 St. Paul St. all the way up to Route 102 near North Smithfield line.

Arch of Triumph makes final stand downtown tonight

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – The last hurrah of the city’s 125th Anniversary Arch of Triumph will be observed with a celebratory cookout for volunteers and supporters this evening, followed by a final lighting of the 72-foot high locally created work of art on Main Street.

Woonsocket police captain up for Uxbridge job

September 11, 2013

WOONSOCKET – A veteran Woonsocket police captain is one of four finalists for the police chief job in Uxbridge.

Detective Cpt. Edward J. Lee Jr., a longtime city cop who currently oversees the detective division in Woonsocket, is vying for the Uxbridge position along with three other candidates, including Smithfield Police Cpt. Robert Eaton, Auburn, Mass., Det. Lt. Jeffrey Lourie; and interim Uxbridge Police Chief Lt. Peter B. Emerick.

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