Rosemary Booth Gallogly http://ripr.org en Woonsocket retirees being asked to accept concessions http://ripr.org/post/woonsocket-retirees-being-asked-accept-concessions <p>Municipal retirees in Woonsocket are being asked Monday to accept pension and healthcare concessions as part of a five-year plan to improve the city's finances.</p><p>City Council President John Ward, a member of a state budget commission, says a freeze in 3 percent annual cost of living adjustments in Woonsocket's local pension plan is part of the proposal.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:28:38 +0000 Ian Donnis 10926 at http://ripr.org