vote http://ripr.org en Woonsocket And Central Falls Hold Local Elections http://ripr.org/post/woonsocket-and-central-falls-hold-local-elections <p>Tuesday’s Election Day in Woonsocket and Central Falls where a number of municipal offices are up for grabs.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The most hotly contested race is in Woonsocket where Mayor Leo Fontaine is fending off a challenge from State Representative Lisa Baldelli-Hunt.&nbsp; She got three times as many votes as he did in the October 8<sup>th</sup> primary, turning the Mayor into an underdog.&nbsp; The two have debated five times in recent weeks.</p><p>In addition to the mayoral race, Woonsocket voters will choose seven city councilors from 14 candidates.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:17:24 +0000 Flo Jonic 24327 at http://ripr.org Woonsocket And Central Falls Hold Local Elections Vote. It’s good for you. http://ripr.org/post/vote-it-s-good-you <p>Sure, it’s been a stressful few weeks – months, even. Debates, political ads, campaigning, flyers, you name it, we’re all tired of it, right? It might even be taking a toll on our mental health. And according to <a href="http://www.europeanneuropsychopharmacology.com/article/S0924-977X%2811%2900042-3/abstract">one study </a>by some Israeli researchers, there’s a bit more stress in store just before you cast your vote:</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:15:56 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8272 at http://ripr.org