#PawtucketPiano a hit with residents; Councilor Barry not a fan

PAWTUCKET – One man’s trash is a neighborhood’s treasure, says Justin Foster, of the News Cafe at 43 Broad St. Those driving up Summer Street from downtown Pawtucket past the city’s gateway music venue to Central Falls have noticed an old piano with the hashtag #PawtucketPiano above it, encouraging... more

Libertarian Martinelli takes on Autiello for at-large seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Francesco “Porky” Martinelli, a first-time Libertarian candidate with a desire to “give the government back to the people” is challenging Town Council President Dino Autiello, a Democrat, in the race for the open at-large seat on the council. Autiello is leaving his District 3... more

Former McGuire principal Meagher returns from leave, named dean of students at NPHS

Trio on School Committee balk at expense of new position
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Thomas Meagher has been named North Providence High School dean of students after spending the last five months... more

Apex properties frequently cited for violations

PAWTUCKET – City records show that the Apex Department Store property and its related parcels on the Pawtucket riverfront at I-95... more