PAWTUCKET – Bob Machowski is to Winter Wonderland what the steam engine was to the train.
Machowski has been there since the beginning, putting in hundreds of hours each year getting the famous... more
PAWTUCKET - Tony Lepore, aka Tony the Dancing Cop, will not be bringing back his energetic dance routine to the streets of Providence this holiday season. Lepore, a Pawtucket resident, said in a... more
Cesar Vasquez, 39, with a last known address of 114 Perry St., Central Falls, was found guilty Monday by a Providence County Superior Court jury of four counts of first-degree child molestation. The... more
PAWTUCKET – Police say they are trying to locate Jordan Torres, a Branch Street resident, to arrest him on a domestic violence warrant. Anyone who knows Torres is asked to tell him to turn himself in... more
PAWTUCKET – Kindergarten students in dual language classrooms at Nathanael Greene Elementary School were asked this week what they’re thankful for. The following are their answers.
Isaac Ferreira, 6... more
Officials also seeking bids on replacing all traffic signs
By ETHAN SHOREY Breeze Online News Editor
PAWTUCKET – The city now has dozens of new green and white street signs, courtesy of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, but officials say black and white is still the color scheme of the... more
PAWTUCKET – Thousands of local students struggled mightily on the new state PARCC test, but Supt. Patti DiCenso says this is not the end of the story.
DiCenso, in a statement after the results were... more
PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has been selected to participate in the Newman’s Own Foundation Challenge for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the power of individuals,... more
PAWTUCKET – The City Council will decide Tuesday evening whether to approve the East Providence-based Peregrine Group as the preferred developer of prime riverfront real estate at 45 Division St.... more
PAWTUCKET – In an effort to enhance the patient experience at Memorial Hospital, a hospital employee has partnered with DAWN Southern New England to open a community art space called the “Hospital... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien and Pawtucket Water Supply Board Chairman William Masuck announced last Friday that the city has sold its $24.3 million Water System Refunding Revenue... more
PAWTUCKET - Police arrested a man after he ran into a local teenager while driving on a suspended driver's license.
On Thursday, at around 4:20 p.m., officers responded to Rhode Island Avenue at... more
PAWTUCKET - An elderly woman who had her purse stolen after mistakenly leaving it in a shopping cart at the Walgreen's Pharmacy on Cottage Street has declined to pursue criminal charges against the... more
CENTRAL FALLS – Police have arrested three people in connection to an incident where they allegedly robbed a teenager at gunpoint.
Daryn Davis, 18, was arrested last Friday for first-degree robbery... more
PAWTUCKET – For 16 years, public workers and volunteers have raised money and food donations to put together turkey baskets for the city’s needy.
On Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., more than 600... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day dinner this Thursday, Nov. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. The dinner will be held at the soup kitchen, which is located in... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Department of Public Works will be closing Slater Memorial Park to through traffic Monday, Nov. 30, through Thursday, Dec. 3, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in preparation for the... more
PROVIDENCE – John “Red” Pollard, the longtime Pawtucket resident who rode Seabiscuit, and Alexander Meiklejohn, a former educational reformer from the city, were two of 11 prominent Rhode Islanders... more