News, notes, quotes and errata from the Greater Woonsocket, Rhode Island area. Woonsocket is on the northern border of Rhode Island/Massachusetts and bounded by Blackstone and Bellingham on the Massachusetts side and North Smithfield, Lincoln and Cumberland on the Rhode Island side. The city of about 40,000 is 35 miles SW of Boston, 25 miles S of Worcester and about 15 miles N of Providence.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Close to Flood Stage: The Blackstone River at Woonsocket, RI
The mighty Blackstone was racing through the City this AM at crest, just about 8', not a flooding issue here, but power of water not in doubt from the "thundering" Falls today !!!