Pawtucket

Apex property price appears too high for PawSox

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PAWTUCKET – The owners of the Apex site on the downtown riverfront are said to be asking for far more money from the Pawtucket Red Sox than the team’s owners are willing to spend on the new stadium... more

Pawtucket woman wins big in lottery

PAWTUCKET – A woman from Pawtucket has won $154,777 after hitting the jackpot for Rhode Island’s own progressive jackpot game, Wild Money, Tuesday night. She spent $1 and picked her numbers using her... more

VIDEOS: Seekonk police seek two men for armed robbery

SEEKONK, Mass. – Police are searching for two men they say were caught on video robbing a Subway shop at 142 Central Ave., near the Pawtucket city line, Wednesday. Surveillance videos: Police... more

Pawtucket police officer running Boston Marathon in honor of 2-year-old cousin

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PAWTUCKET – Sgt. Rob Pickett, a 15-year veteran of the Pawtucket Police Department, decided a year ago that it was time to get back into running shape. After running some 5K races and finishing in... more

City facing $5 million budget shortfall without changes

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PAWTUCKET – This city is facing a budget deficit of about $5 million for the 2017-2018 fiscal year unless significant changes are made to operations, says Mayor Donald Grebien, (pictured right). An... more

Operators of Northern Plaza working to address bugs, mice

PAWTUCKET – Those who run high-rise apartment complexes in the city say they’re working to address rodent and bug problems in their units. Representatives for the Northern Plaza apartments were set... more

Dyslexia can’t stop Tolman’s Clarke from achieving his goals

PAWTUCKET – Nicholas Clarke never used his learning disability as an excuse, said his mom, even when he was struggling the most. Clarke, 19, who will graduate this June from Tolman High School,... more

Off-street bike path would run through city’s downtown

PAWTUCKET – An off-street bike path running all the way through the city is another step closer after state officials last week announced more funding to improve local bike paths. Gov. Gina Raimondo... more

Narragansett beer celebrates return to R.I. with first batch in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Representatives for the Isle Brewers Guild and partner Narragansett Brewing Company celebrated Narragansett’s return to Rhode Island last week by brewing and canning the company’s first... more

Pawtucket man arrested for pot operation

PAWTUCKET – City resident Michael Pimentel was arrested on Wednesday for running a marijuana operation out of his apartment. On March 15, the Pawtucket Police Department Narcotic’s Unit executed a... more

Hasbro announces three new Monopoly tokens

PAWTUCKET – City-based Hasbro is gearing up to celebrate World Monopoly Day on March 19 by announcing the winning tokens from the Monopoly Token Madness Vote. Fans across the globe have spoken, and... more

Local center for domestic violence victims holding online fundraiser

PAWTUCKET – Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center announces its 30 for 30 Campaign ($30K for its 30th anniversary), a fundraising campaign on CrowdRise, to support efforts to end domestic violence... more

Pawtucket announces ‘Flavor of Pawtucket’ photo contest

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket and Camera Werks have announced the 19th annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest. Twelve winning photos will be selected by a panel of local photographers and placed... more

Pasta dinner at Gatchell Post March 30

PAWTUCKET – The Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306 and its auxiliary will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., on Thursday, March 30. Dinner will be served from 4 to... more