Ash revamps school culture at Shea High

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PAWTUCKET – Jacqueline "Jackie" Ash may not get all the speaking engagements, know all the calculus problems, or have all the answers to the biggest questions, but says she doesn’t need any of that... more

Breeze seeks reporter

The Breeze has an opening for a full-time staff reporter. Applicants should have excellent writing skills and a love for traditional beat reporting. Preferred candidates will know the Smithfield/... more

Police investigate shooting on Benefit Street in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the intersection of Benefit Street and Broadway Thursday evening. On Thursday, at 9:45 p.m., officers from the Pawtucket Police... more

Board narrowly approves liquor license for Robbins at Hope Artiste Village

PAWTUCKET – The City Council’s Board of License Commissioners, in a rare split vote, narrowly approved a liquor license for developer Lance Robbins and his Hope Springs Eternal business last week.... more

Delays possible as Station 6 temporarily shuts down

PAWTUCKET – Fire Station 6 on Newport Avenue is closed for the next two months as workers renovate the building, and firefighters are telling residents the change could impact response times. Fire... more

Opening round

Fight 2 Fitness owner/head trainer opens doors to The Parkinson’s Place on Saturday afternoon
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PAWTUCKET – Rich Gingras’ vision is about to become reality. The owner and head trainer of the Fight 2 Fitness boxing and fitness club and Rock Steady Boxing on 65 Blackstone Ave., will hold his... more

Presentation Church opens arms to parishioners from Goretti Church

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in North Providence are welcoming members of the recently closed St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church just over the line... more

All the fun of Winter Wonderland returns this weekend to Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket’s 18th annual Winter Wonderland in Slater Memorial Park will kick off this Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3:45 p.m. with Santa’s Parade, beginning at Daggett Farm and heading to the Looff... more

Mixed Magic Theatre looking to expand facilities, programs

PAWTUCKET – The owners of Mixed Magic Theatre, at 560 Mineral Spring Ave., are raising money to expand facilities and programs in 2017. Ricardo and Bernadet Pitts-Wiley are running a $50,000 capital... more

PawSox Enchanted Village set for Saturday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will hold annual PawSox Enchanted Village holiday party at McCoy Stadium this Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event, transforming the ballpark into a... more

Mayor’s Holiday Dinner set for Dec. 6

PAWTUCKET – The Mayor Donald Grebien Holiday Dinner will be held next Tuesday, Dec. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Holy Family parish hall, 195 Walcott St. The event is free and open to all... more

Bank RI’s annual Holiday Giving Tree returns across the state

PROVIDENCE – For the 19th year, Bank Rhode Island is preparing to help brighten the holiday season for hundreds of local childrean as it kicks off its annual Holiday Giving Tree. Each of BankRI’s 19... more

Business start-up workshop planned for Thursday

PAWTUCKET – A seminar meant to help businesses get off the ground will be held this Thursday, Dec. 1, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St. The free Right... more

Foundry Artists Show opens Thursday

PAWTUCKET – The Foundry Artists Show, an annual holiday show run by a cooperative of more than 60 artists, returns to the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., this week. Offerings include... more

Mount Saint Charles entrance exam is Saturday

WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy will hold its December entrance exam this Saturday, Dec. 3, and Saturday, Dec. 10, both at 8:15 a.m. at the school, 800 Logee St., in Woonsocket. Prospective... more

Police believe Festival Ballet's costumes were stolen months ago

PAWTUCKET – Police are following a lead on the theft of numerous costumes from a Pawtucket warehouse. Maj. Tina Goncalves told The Breeze that the "theft may have occurred months earlier" than it was... more

Birthday Club

Dec. 7 Teddy Randall, a Happy 70th Birthday to you! Enjoy! Your friends at the Borek Manor. Teddy Randall, birthday greetings to you on your 70th birthday! Ride by his home and sound your horn. From... more

Central Falls man charged with assaulting girlfriend

PROVIDENCE – The Providence County Grand Jury has indicted Central Falls resident Joao Nunes, 43, and charged him with one count of first-degree sexual assault domestic and one count of assault with... more

Woman faces charges after murder suspect found in secret compartment

Burned body discovered in Lincoln field has been identified
CENTRAL FALLS – A woman has been charged with harboring a man accused of killing a person in Providence and burning the body in Lincoln. Officials have now identified the victim as 21-year-old Dakota... more

DEM asks organizations to ID snow disposal sites

PROVIDENCE – With winter approaching, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is reminding businesses, community groups, and state and local government agencies to begin preparations... more