Pawtucket police are trained to deal with the unexpected, but even they are sometimes left shaking their heads. One recent incident gives new meaning to the phrase, "crime of opportunity."
On Sep. 23, a South Street resident called police to report that someone had trashed her house. Police... more
To everyone in Council District 3, the Monastery Heights area of town: Jeff Kearns, the council member you voted out of office Tuesday, did not "vote to develop the Monastery," despite the claim of an 11th-hour campaign piece that arrived in your mailboxes Tuesday from Jim Scullin.
Jim Hummel took a look at some recent City Hall spending in his Oct. 2 report revealing that Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's son and members of his baseball league were the only workers in a Woonsocket "summer jobs" program.
According to documents obtained by Hummel, the workers - 10 boys between the... more