PAWTUCKET – Pre-construction work on a new mosque and community center is now underway on Central Avenue.
The project, slated for vacant property owned by the Muslim Society of Rhode Island, will... more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney Gen. Peter Kilmartin announced this week that Matthew Marcotte, 23, of Rehoboth, Mass., pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice William Carnes to one count of murder and... more
PAWTUCKET – On Friday, June 24, at around 10:30 p.m., Pawtucket police officers were called for an assault at Portugalia Liquors, 225 Barton St.
Officers determined that an armed robbery had occurred... more
PAWTUCKET – City and police officials are taking additional steps to respond to an uptick in violent activity over the past week. The Pawtucket Police Department announced that additional resources... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating the possible theft of a dog after it went missing from a driveway in the 160 to 170 block of Mineral Spring Avenue this week.
Witnesses described an older man... more
PAWTUCKET – Detectives from the Pawtucket Police Department are looking to identify the individuals pictured above entering the Walgreens store on Broad Street. They say they are suspects in a case... more
PAWTUCKET – A local group dedicated to improving public transportation in the state is questioning why city officials have no plan to offer an inside facility to bus riders beyond next year.
Amy Joy... more
PAWTUCKET – Saying it’s time to upend the status quo and elect someone who will be “a voice that speaks for Pawtucket instead of political insiders,” city resident Matthew Fecteau says he plans to... more
PAWTUCKET – The following students were named to the National and Rhode Island honor societies at St. Raphael Academy.
National Honor Society: Rebecca Amaral, Dominic Arruda, Anthony Bateman, Pamela... more
PAWTUCKET – In front of the Tolman High School student body assembled in the auditorium, Rob D’Arezzo, director of Tolman’s Marketing and Management Academy, sat with students and staff listening to... more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly last week passed legislation enabling and explicitly authorizing communities to regulate unlicensed massage parlors and services within their borders in response to... more
PAWTUCKET – Wilder Arboleda announced Monday that he is running for the Pawtucket School Committee.
“I am proud to say that I am a product of the Pawtucket public school system and recently graduated... more
PAWTUCKET – Elena Vasquez, running on a platform of increased communication, announced Monday she is running as a Democrat for Pawtucket School Committee.
“It would be a great honor to be elected as... more
PAWTUCKET – In front of 200 supporters at Pawtucket’s Bucket Brewery, City Councilor Sandra Cano announced last week she is running for re-election to an at-large seat on the Pawtucket City Council... more
CENTRAL FALLS – Sen. Elizabeth “Betty” Crowley announced last week she is running for re-election to continue working on behalf of voters in District 16, representing parts of Central Falls and... more
PAWTUCKET – Stop & Shop stores have kicked off their annual month-long fundraising campaign to support pediatric cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Through July 10... more
PAWTUCKET – Recycling and Sustainability Administrator Rob Roy and Mayor Donald Grebien are hailing a new recycling program they say will improve on a 31 percent city recycling rate that’s already... more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien has announced that extended hours of service at City Hall, an initiative to provide greater access to services, will continue through September. The extended hours... more
PAWTUCKET – The Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post #306 and its auxiliary will host a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., Thursday, June 30, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The cost is... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket businessman Bob Knych announced Monday that he is running as a Democrat for City Council in District 6, the seat held by Tim Rudd.
“I have spent my entire lifetime living in... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Children’s Library is ready to start this year’s summer reading program, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, with the kick-off party on Wednesday, June 29 starting at 6 p.m... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Zoning Department is now distributing informational material advising residents from the Fairlawn section on how they can help the city minimize rodent infestation.