Pawtucket

Owner of M & G Trucking: We’ll survive, but tolls ‘devastating’

PAWTUCKET – Melody Majkut and her husband, Mark, don’t have much to hold over the state’s head when it comes to fighting proposed new truck tolls, but they say that shouldn’t matter. The owners of... more

Lucchino to Chamber: PawSox taking 
‘good and comprehensive’ look at McCoy

Brian and Roberta Hunter honored at annual dinner
PAWTUCKET – In a sharp reversal from a year ago, Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino told 500 Rhode Island business and political leaders Tuesday night that McCoy Stadium could indeed be the... more

Pawtucket’s Bondorew has a penchant for pinball

He’ll compete in arcade game championships this weekend
PAWTUCKET – As a kid, Jeffrey Bondorew was always in the arcade lighting up the pinball machines. As an adult, he’s back in the game, this time as a competitive player who has grownup reasons to play... more

Rudd says city should fix discrepancy in benefits for 15 widows

New pension costs would add to unfunded liability
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PAWTUCKET – Fifteen widows of former Pawtucket police officers and firefighters are not getting the pension benefits they should be receiving, says City Councilor Tim Rudd. Rudd is pushing for... more

Businesses coming and going at Isle Brewers Guild

PAWTUCKET – The owners of the Isle Brewers Guild have seen a significant number of businesses come and go since they purchased the property at 461 Main St. for $1.25 million last November. Several... more

Grebien: We’re in ‘better position’ to keep the PawSox

Both sides moving on from that ‘sour’ first date
PAWTUCKET – It wasn’t a slam-dunk endorsement of Pawtucket as a long-term home, but a joint letter from the Pawtucket Red Sox and Mayor Donald Grebien shows that the city is better positioned to keep... more

Moran: Health benefits not free, council job not part-time

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PAWTUCKET – City Council President David Moran is taking issue with former Council President Henry Kinch’s proposal to eliminate health care benefits for future members of the City Council and School... more

Brodie chosen as new leader of Pawtucket Foundation

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Foundation has a new leader, following a three-month search after Aaron Hertzberg’s departure as executive director. “I am pleased to announce that Jan Brodie has accepted... more

School vacation program offered at the Pawtucket library

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., is offering the following February vacation programs. The library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, for Presidents Day. • Tuesday, Feb. 16:... more

Reed urges Obama to aggressively combat spread of Zika virus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As public health officials continue working to prevent a major outbreak of the Zika virus in the United States, Sen. Jack Reed is urging President Obama's administration to boost... more

Raimondo delivers State of the State address, presents budget

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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo delivered her State of the State address on Tuesday evening, highlighting the accomplishments and challenges of her first year in office and presenting her $8.96... more

Geraghty fundraiser to be held Wednesday evening

PAWTUCKET – A night of food, friends and remembrance to honor the late Dave Geraghty will be held Wednesday evening, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at 10 Rocks Tapas Bar & Restaurant, 1091 Main St. The... more

Pawtucket Public Library announces teen programs

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library announces the following programs for students in grades 6-12. The Teen Anime Club will meet Thursday, Feb. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Campbell Auditorium. Join... more

Library closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library will be closed next Monday, Feb. 15, in observance of Presidents Day. The library’s passport acceptance office will also be closed for the day. Most library... more

Learn your family tree at genealogy workshop

PAWTUCKET – A free introductory genealogy workshop will be held at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. Come to the library’s Learning Center to work... more

Pasta dinner planned at Gatchell Post Feb. 25

PAWTUCKET – The Major 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, Feb. 25. Dinner will be served from... more

Narragansett Bay Insurance Co. approved to write insurance in Connecticut

PAWTUCKET – Narragansett Bay Insurance Company announced that the company has been approved by the Connecticut Department of Insurance to write property and casualty insurance in Connecticut.... more

Knights of Columbus will host dinner

PAWTUCKET – St. John Paul II Knights of Columbus Council #12613 will be having a clamcake and chowder dinner on Friday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. It will be held at St. Cecilia Church Hall, 1253 Newport Ave... more

Trash or Treasure Shop will hold clearance bag sale

PAWTUCKET – The Trash or Treasure Shop of the Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 490 Broadway, is conducting a winter clothing clearance bag sale beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10. All clothing for... more