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 action to advance development of a Concord Street waste transfer station. More than a dozen... more

North Providence mother and son find comfort in co-producing children’s book

Proceeds will go to Friend’s Way family bereavement center
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Manuela Barcelos and her son, Julian, have experienced tremendous loss in their already small family over the past few years, a period when death has almost become a routine event. Barcelos wrote a manuscript more than 10 years ago for a children’s book based on her own childhood... more

Town seeks to enforce ban on Sunday construction

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials say residents shouldn’t have to deal with contractors doing major construction work on Sundays.... 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... more


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