Asphalt plant proposed on city’s west side draws opposition

Plan tabled as applicant asked to go to DEM
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PAWTUCKET – A proposal for an asphalt manufacturing plant next to a residential neighborhood off Mineral Spring Avenue may be in trouble. At the request of city officials, the Pawtucket Board of Appeals on Monday tabled action on the plan from Pawtucket Asphalt Corp., and the board’s chairman... more

Pace car’s misdirection sends runners wrong way at Blackstone Valley Half

Race directors offer apologies, free entries to May’s Narragansett Bay race
PAWTUCKET – Anna Tomasulo and Teddy Marak took a short drive from Providence to Pawtucket for Sunday morning’s Blackstone Valley Half Marathon simply hoping to run a strong 13.1 miles and enjoy some of the scenery and the festivities that the 6th annual event has been known to offer. What Tomasulo... more

Town Council will defund senior center if questions remain unanswered

Board also approves Autiello plan to give town more say in operations
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council last week kick-started the process of taking more control of the town’s senior center, a move... more

Mayor pursuing combined soccer-baseball complex

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi and his staff are seeking state grants to pay for a proposed new combined soccer/baseball... more