Woonsocket to honor police chief with retirement event

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The City of Woonsocket is getting ready to honor Police Chief Thomas S. Carey, who will soon be retiring from the force.

According to the police department, a celebration honoring Chief Carey will be held Thursday, Jan. 28. The event will take place at St. Ann’s Arts and Cultural Center, located at 84 Cumberland Street in Woonsocket.

Doors open at 5 p.m.

Cocktails and the WPD awards ceremony will take place at 6. A speaking program honoring Chief Carey is scheduled for 7 p.m.

According to the department, light fare and a cash bar will be available.

Tickets are $10 and will be on sale beginning Thursday, Jan. 12 at the following locations:

  • Woonsocket Police Department
  • Pepin Lumber
  • Vose True Value Hardware
  • WOON Radio Station
  • WNRI Radio Station

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