Pawtucket

No matter the outcome, the big game is a big win for businesses

Few events provide more of a boost to certain businesses than the Super Bowl, and having the local team in the big game only takes that to another level. Having the New England Patriots in Sunday's... more

Pawtucket police search for suspect after stabbing

PAWTUCKET – Police are searching for a man they say was involved in an altercation and stabbing outside the Walgreens on Broad Street Monday night, Jan. 26. The two females behind the suspect in the... more

Grebien thanks Pawtucket residents for help during storm

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PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien on Tuesday thanked city residents for "helping us fight" a two-day snowstorm by keeping their cars off the roads during parking and travel bans. The ban on parking on... more

Pawtucket parking ban extended to Thursday morning

PAWTUCKET – Out of an abundance of caution after a big snowfall, the Department of Public Works has extended the city's parking ban until 6 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. Residents and visitors to the... more

Pawtucket police nab heroin dealer

PAWTUCKET – Police on Monday arrested a Daniels Street resident for possessing heroin and planning to deliver it. Members of the Pawtucket Police Department Special Squad arrested Anthony Ruggiero,... more

NFL releases a statement on #DeflateGate

The NFL on Friday afternoon released a statement about the ongoing investigation into the underinflated balls used by the New England Patriots during the AFC Championship game against the... more

Pawtucket police investigate robbery at D'Angelo's

PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating after a man robbed the D'Angelo's Restaurant at 216 Broadway on Friday, Jan. 23. At around 9 p.m., the Pawtucket Police Department was notified of the robbery.... more

School leaders plan survey on whether to nix February vacation

PAWTUCKET - School officials will conduct a survey of students, staff and parents over the coming weeks to determine what kind of interest there is, if any, in eliminating February vacation in the... more

Uninsured motorists to get first notices under new system Feb. 7

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Rhode Islanders who have failed to get insurance on their vehicle during the past three months will get notices from the Department of Motor Vehicles next week ordering them to sign up or face... more

Focus of city's new council committee: Keep the PawSox

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PAWTUCKET - City Council President David Moran has formed a committee to focus on economic development and retention of existing companies in the city. The panel's first priority will be to organize... more

Pawtucket leaders get 'results' with big surplus

PAWTUCKET - This city has come a long way with its finances, say officials, and another round of positive numbers is proving once again that it's no fluke. A final audit for Fiscal Year 2014 released... more

State Police conclude investigation into Pawtucket Maj. Moreau

PAWTUCKET - The Rhode Island State Police have finished their investigation into the alleged misuse of a city vehicle and city time by Pawtucket Police Maj. Bruce Moreau. State police told The Breeze... more

As promised, Corvese submits bill to ban private fireworks

NORTH PROVIDENCE - State Rep. Arthur Corvese last week made good on a promise he made last year and introduced a bill to ban private use of fireworks in Rhode Island, and according to leadership in... more

St. Teresa Principal Carney gets top national award

PAWTUCKET - The Catholic Schools Office of the Diocese of Providence announced last week that Mary Carney, principal of St. Teresa School in Pawtucket, has been selected as the 2015 National Catholic... more

Pawtucket Dog Park Committee seeking vendors

PAWTUCKET - The 2015 Dogapalooza Summer Festival at Slater Park is planned for Aug. 22-23, and organizers are looking for businesses to join in by setting up a booth. Visit www.pawtucketdogpark.com... more

Duffy Messier wins appointments

PROVIDENCE - House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello has appointed state Rep. Mary Duffy Messier, of District 62 in Pawtucket, as secretary of the House Corporations Committee. Messier was also named... more

Fine to serve as keynote speaker at YMCA of Pawtucket meeting

PAWTUCKET - Dr. Michael Fine, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, will be the keynote speaker at the 125th annual meeting of the YMCA of Pawtucket tonight, Jan. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the... more

See how Irish your face is on Feb. 15

PAWTUCKET - The annual Faces of Ireland competition for the 2015 Pawtucket St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Sunday, Feb. 15, starting at 1 p.m. at the Celtic Pub, 755 Broadway, Pawtucket. The... more

Davies lists first quarter honor roll

LINCOLN - The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at William Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Jamie Aguilar, Jonathan Ajuhan,... more

Join 'Business Before Hours' Jan. 29

LINCOLN - The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce holds its next Business Before Hours at the office of Special Olympics Rhode Island, 370 George Washington Highway, Unit 1, Smithfield, on... more

Play cornhole with Knights of Columbus

PAWTUCKET - The Delaney - St. Teresa's Knights of Columbus Council #57 are kicking off the celebration of their 125th anniversary by holding a cornhole tournament this Saturday, Jan. 31, in St.... more

Family Movie Night comes to the library Feb. 4

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Children's Library will host a Family Movie Night on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. Join Winter the dolphin and her team of people in their second adventure as they try... more

Seekonk Lions meet Feb. 5

SEEKONK, Mass. - The Seekonk Lions Club will be holding its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. Visit the Seekonk Lions website, www.seekonklions.org , for meeting location or call the... more

Trash collection delayed one day

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Department of Public Works announced Sunday that trash collection is delayed one day this week beginning on Tuesday due to the blizzard. Residents on remaining Wednesday... more

Rep. O'Brien co-sponsors retiree tax relief legislation

PROVIDENCE - State Rep. William O'Brien, of House District 54 in North Providence, has co-sponsored legislation in the House of Representatives that aims to ease the tax burden on Rhode Island's... more

Arts grants applications available

PAWTUCKET - Grant applications are now available for organizational support funding for Pawtucket-based nonprofit arts organizations. The funding for the grants will be open to Pawtucket-based arts... more