🌱 Arrest of a suspected bank robber + End of Vax-Or-Mask’s mandate inside

Happy Thursday, Woonsocket, and happy national umbrella day! Let’s keep up to date with what’s happening locally to start today on an informed note.

Has been $1,000 is worth an arrest? As well, governor terminates vax-or-mask’s tenure inside. Finally, a man will serve a sentence for setting fire to a sofa.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Costs; a morning shower. Top: 49 Bottom: 29.


Here are the top five stories from today at Woonsocket:

  1. A suspected bank robber was arrested on Friday. The individual submitted a IR Bank cashier a note. The cashier then returned $1,000. Surveillance has shown that the individual, who has a distinctive tattoowas heading towards the Holiday Inn Express sur Fortin. Residents of this location recognized the individual and gave police the room number. The PD found the suspected bank robber “hiding in the bedroom shower”. (Call Woonsocket)
  2. Governor Dan McKee announced Wednesday that the state will “remove its indoor vax or mask mandate later this week and end the mask mandate for schools next month.” the the executive order requiring proof of vaccination will expire on Friday. the the term of the school mask will end on March 4. However, it gave school districts the power “to set their own mask policies.” (WPRI)
  3. We learned on Wednesday that a 31-year-old man from Woonsocket was “sentenced to 10 years at AIT with five to serve, and the remainder suspended on probation”. He did not contest first degree arson. The case dates back to February 2020, when he set fire to a sofa in his girlfriend’s apartment. There were three children at home; everyone got out safe and sound. (WPRI)
  4. do you buy Batch ice cream at “market baskets in Massachusetts, Big Y stores in Massachusetts and Connecticut, and Roach Brothers Markets in Massachusetts?” The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Wednesday that Royal Ice Cream Company is recalling specific lots because processing equipment tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Check your 16 oz pints which are coded with the date of manufacture as 1/19/22 and Best By: 7/19/23, found at the bottom of the cup. UPC Vanilla – 837654968505; Ginger – 83765496856; Mocha – 83765496853 .” (In the whole world)
  5. Pizza strips are one thing, but who sells the best? A blind taste test identified Palmieri Bakery in Johnston as having the best taste. Unfortunately, there were no suitors in Woonsocket. (Rhode Island Monthly)

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You’re all caught up for today. See you tomorrow morning for another update!

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