Residents cheer council’s approval of transfer station resolution

PAWTUCKET – The City Council last Wednesday drew loud cheers from Fairlawn residents and business owners when it unanimously passed a resolution urging Mayor Donald Grebien to hold off on taking any... more

PawSox ‘concerned’ over Senate revisions, still hopeful

PAWTUCKET – Representatives from the Pawtucket Red Sox said this week that some aspects of a revised financing plan for a new ballpark in downtown Pawtucket “give us concern,” but said they’re still... more

Kane's Donuts partners with Farmer Willie's on donut

BOSTON – Kane’s Handcrafted Donuts has announced a collaboration with Pawtucket's Farmer Willie’s Craft Ginger Beer and Ipswich-based Privateer Rum for two limited-edition December flavors of the... more

Two suspects arrested, one on the loose in Pawtucket shooting

PAWTUCKET – Three men have been arrested and police are searching for a fourth man related to a shooting on Harrison Street Tuesday, Dec. 12. At around 5:15 p.m., Pawtucket police were dispatched to... more

Pawtucket police seek man for felony assault

PAWTUCKET – A warrant has been signed for the arrest of Rosivelte Lopes, 27, wanted for domestic felony assault. Lopes also has a bench warrant for a probation violation stemming from a first-degree... more

UNAP files lawsuit to preserve health services and jobs at Memorial Hospital

PROVIDECNE – United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5082 filed a lawsuit in Superior Court Thursday in an effort to preserve healthcare services and jobs at Pawtucket's Memorial Hospital... more

Pawtucket police nab suspect in shoplifting

PAWTUCKET – Police say they've arrested the man they were seeking in connection to a shoplifting incident at Walgreens at 100 Broad St. On Dec. 7, Det. Nathan Gallison was operating his cruiser on... more

City worker Lamoureux on leave after arrest

PAWTUCKET – Normand Lamoureux, the city’s public works operations manager under Mayor Donald Grebien, is on a medical leave of absence following another arrest last month. Lamoureux was arrested by... more

Iconic library dome to receive major upgrade

PAWTUCKET – A $60,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation will pay for the restoration and repair of the iconic Dome Tower in the Gerald S. Burns Building of the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St... more

City supports union’s lawsuit; Memorial committed to closing

PROVIDENCE – City officials are supporting the United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5082’s lawsuit filed in Superior Court last Thursday in an effort to preserve health-care services... more

Download free music through Pawtucket Public Library with your library card

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library has added music to its free downloadable collections. Freegal Music offers access to more than 13 million songs and music videos, including Sony Music’s... more

Hunter appointed president-elect of midwifery board

PROVIDENCE – Linda Hunter, of Pawtucket, a certified nurse midwife and assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Midwifery Program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at... more

St. Cecilia School lists first quarter honor roll

PAWTUCKET – The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at the St. Cecilia School. Grade 6 High Honors: Catarina Ferreira, Meghan Rose McCann, Sydney Lincourt Honors: Mia... more

Donate instruments and help bring music into the lives of children

PROVIDENCE – The Instruments for Children Program of the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society is seeking donors of used or new musical instruments for children who express an interest... more

Skyscrapers hosts night sky intro program

SCITUATE – Seagrave Memorial Observatory, 47 Peep Toad Road, will host Introducing the Night Sky, Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. Skyscraper member Francine Jackson will introduce you to the skies of... more

St. Teresa Seniors will host Christmas party Dec. 21

PAWTUCKET – St. Teresa’s Senior Group will hold its Christmas party on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 12:30 p.m., in the St. Teresa Church hall, 358 Newport Ave. A chicken/fish luncheon will be catered by... more

Pawtucket Soup Kitchen announces holiday schedule

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen, 195 Walcott St., has announced the following holiday schedule: • Saturday, Dec. 23, brunch will be served from 10:30 to 11 a.m. • Sunday, Dec. 24, holiday... more