For years, Woonsocket officials have been looking to attract a grocery store into the city, which is considered a food desert. That remains an ongoing effort, said Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt. But with $3.2 million in federal grant funding, and a $793,266 local match, officials are planning to establish a centrally-located hub to support food accessibility and business growth. Read more here.
With $3.2M grant, Woonsocket plans for downtown food hub
February 17, 2023 by Jacquelyn Voghel - PBN