The City of Woonsocket is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate. Companies moving to Woonsocket will find the area affordable, with diverse housing choices, quality health care, a skilled labor force, a modern public school system, and access to five private schools, including the prestigious Mount Saint Charles Academy.
The city is the corporate headquarters of CVS Health, a pharmacy services provider. It is home to Landmark Medical Center, the Museum of Work and Culture and the American-French Genealogical Society.
Things To Do
Autumnfest (During the first weekend of October). A free Festival that takes Place at the Social Street WWII memorial park. An autumn celebration known throughout the state and surrounding areas, held every Columbus Day weekend. People come from all over to enjoy the festivities. The weekend boasts vendors from all over new England selling a variety of items including hats, jewelry, cds, toys, Halloween costume, art, candy, one of a kind novelties and so much more . There is live music and a talent contests that continue throughout the weekend, and a carnival complete with rides and games by the beach. There is a strip for foods where you can buy some Woonsocket recipes such as dynamites, and stands where you can buy fall staples like caramel apples. The beer tent is also an autumn fest favorite, with music and various flavors of beer for patrons to try out. The weekend ends on the Monday of Columbus day with one of Rhode Island's biggest parades and fireworks in the evening. This festival shows the core of the Woonsocket community and is a must see for any fall visitor. edit
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, 1 Depot Sq., Hosts tours of the most historical sites in the Blackstone Valley including old mills and river passageways.
Blackstone Valley Bike Path, Front Street, Lincoln,The bike path is fairly new to Woonsocket, but is a great place to go to get some walking or go bike riding on a nice spring or summer day. In the very start of the bike path there is a soccer fields open to the public for recreational use. A goal for the Blackstone valley area is to get the bike path to extend over the state. edit
Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, 28 Monument Square, An intimate, historic theatre built in 1926. When built, no theatre of similar size and class in the country offered musical equipment superior to that of the Stadium. Today, the Stadium Theatre has been full restored to its original grandeur and offers performances by local, regional, and national companies