Second company submits offer for Central Avenue mill property

PAWTUCKET – A second company has made an offer on a mixed-use mill property at 1110 Central Ave., and a judge will make a decision on a potential sale by this Friday. Giovanni La Terra Bellina, of... more

Police arrest one of Rhode Island's Most Wanted

CENTRAL FALLS – Central Falls detectives have arrested a 26-year-old man identified as one of Rhode Island’s Most Wanted. Detectives received information that fugitive Ishmael Lee was staying in... more

Pawtucket man pleads to 1990 child molestation

Pawtucket resident William “Willie” Turner, 48, pleased no contest Thursday before Superior Court Justice Joseph Montalbano to one count of first-degree child molestation. Under the terms of the... more

Man charged for driving drunk with 2-year-old in car

PAWTUCKET – A Providence man was charged with drunk driving with a toddler in his car after Rhode Island State Police stopped him for a seatbelt violation Thursday. The suspect’s blood-alcohol level... more

Police investigating after shooting in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – Police are investigating after a man was shot on Washington Street in Central Falls Monday evening. At around 9:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of 189 Washington St. for a... more

Pawtucket native finds success with Hater dating app

PAWTUCKET – What’s to hate? Brendan Alper banked on people finding more commonality around the things they despise than the things they love. His timing didn’t hurt, either. Alper, 29, a Pawtucket... more

Local students rally for Raimondo’s free college plan

PAWTUCKET – Tolman High School joined other schools from across the state by hosting a rally to promote Gov. Gina Raimondo’s free college plan last week. Sarah Diallo, a senior at the high school,... more

New elevator will change life at Park Place Congregational Church

PAWTUCKET – One of the city’s oldest institutions, the Park Place Congregational Church at 71 Park Place, is getting a modern innovation to help it grow. The Rev. William McMillan and Rev. Wayne... more

DPW’s Ankner questions plan for GPS pilot program

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PAWTUCKET – Two years after the City Council voted to add GPS devices to all city vehicles, officials are debating about instituting a pilot version of the program for just a few of those vehicles.... more

Hometown band to be inducted into R.I. Music Hall of Fame

PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame announced its 2017 inductees last Friday in the RIMHOF space at the Hope Artiste Village. Pawtucket’s own Wild Turkey Band/Hometown Rockers is one of... more

Sons of Liberty would brew ‘distiller’s beer’ in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Owners of South Kingstown-based Sons of Liberty Spirits say they plan to brew the beer they already use to make whiskey as part of a potential new partnership in Pawtucket. The company... more

Pawtucket Marijuana Task Force will develop policies

PAWTUCKET – The impact of marijuana use in this city is too great to move forward without a more cohesive plan for how to deal with it, says Mayor Donald Grebien. With three more requests for... more

Cano looks to start Pawtucket Restaurant Week

PAWTUCKET – City Councilor Sandra Cano says she wants Pawtucket to follow in the steps of some of its urban neighbors by establishing Pawtucket Restaurant Week. Cano will work with others, including... more

Fasching Dance Saturday in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – The German American Cultural Society will hold a Fasching Dance on Saturday, Feb. 25, in the Ratskeller at the society’s club, 78 Carter Ave., from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Music will be provided... more

Family movie night March 1 at the library

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., will host a family movie night on Wednesday, March 1, at 6 p.m. The library will show a 2016 stop-motion animated adventure and will be shown... more