Post Tagged with: "Woonsocket"

The Woonsocket City Council vs. Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt

  Embattled Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt survives another day. An appeal to The Rhode Island Supreme Court (We await the RI Supreme Court written decision) postponed a formal City Council meeting to hear charges, and hold a subsequent vote for her removal. The charges levied by the Woonsocket City Council[Read More…]

by September 16, 2022

ACLU Calls On Cranston, Pawtucket, & Woonsocket to Halt ALPR Camera Program

  The ACLU of Rhode Island today called on the city councils in Cranston, Pawtucket, and Woonsocket to direct their respective police departments to halt the use of automated license plate reader (ALPR) technology leased from the company Flock Safety. In a letter sent to the city council and mayor[Read More…]

by September 7, 2021


  “The installation of surveillance tools that directly impact the privacy of Rhode Island residents and others driving through the communities where they are installed is disturbing in itself. But the clandestine nature by which the cameras were placed, and the failure of the three cities in which the trial[Read More…]

by August 18, 2021

ACLU Sues Over Facebook Censorship By Woonsocket Mayor Baldelli-Hunt

In a major First Amendment case, ACLU of Rhode Island cooperating attorneys David Cass and Lynette Labinger today filed a federal lawsuit challenging Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt’s actions in banning some of her critics from her Facebook page. The lawsuit is on behalf of two Woonsocket residents, Greg Duhamel and[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Rebuild Woonsocket: Federal ARPA Funds are an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’ to Invest in the Community

Rebuild Woonsocket, a grassroots organization committed to mobilizing the community, is calling on the city government to do a more thorough job of gathering public input on how to use the over $36 million of ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funds that we’re receiving from the federal government, to help[Read More…]

by July 20, 2021