Pawtucket

A monumental tribute to city’s 21 Heroes

PAWTUCKET – The names of 21 heroes who “heard the bugle’s call” to serve their country are now properly immortalized in stone, say those behind Pawtucket’s new “21 Heroes” monument in Slater Park.... more

Pawtucket police seek woman who left store without paying

PAWTUCKET – Police are seeking a woman they say left the Dollar Tree store at 603 Pawtucket Ave. without paying for a full basket of items. The incident happened on May 14. The woman, pictured here... more

Apex purchase would likely have to be done by eminent domain

State lawmakers won't consider PawSox proposal this session
PAWTUCKET – Representatives for the Apex Department Store site targeted for a new baseball stadium are still asking for far more money than city officials and representatives for the Pawtucket Red... more

Grebien lobbies to save PawSox deal

PROVIDENCE – Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien made a public plea to General Assembly leaders and Gov. Gina Raimondo on the steps of the Statehouse Wednesday afternoon, urging lawmakers to reverse... more

Police: Man raids washing machine, takes a pair of Nikes

PAWTUCKET – Police are on the hunt for a man believed to have stolen a pair of name brand sneakers from a washing machine at Freeway Laundry, located at 562 Broadway. On May 23, officers responded to... more

Pawtucket men charged with sex trafficking a minor

PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested two men for sex trafficking a minor after finding two missing teenage girls at a home on Slater Street. On May 22, Pawtucket police learned that two missing and... more

Police investigate shots fired in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating after someone fired a gun at a home and car in the area of Main Street. On May 25, at around 8 p.m., Pawtucket police were dispatched to Magill Street for a... more

Pawtucket police seek suspects in Sunday morning beating

PAWTUCKET – Police are searching for four suspects in an alleged beating on Broad Street early Sunday morning. At around 5 a.m. Sunday, members of the Pawtucket Police were dispatched to the area of... more

Haik, Ferguson-Martins top their class at JMW

PAWTUCKET – The top two students at the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts are “remarkable overachievers” with an outspoken view on life, says Director Ricardo Pimentel. “... more

Bateman, Craig are best their class at St. Ray’s

PAWTUCKET – Anthony Bateman, pictured left, is the valedictorian and Emily Craig the salutatorian for the Class of 2017 at St. Raphael Academy. Bateman, son of Anthony Sr. and Lori Dunn, has a grade... more

Pawtucket Veterans Council plans Memorial Day events

The Pawtucket Veterans Council will conduct the city’s Memorial Day rites on Monday, May 29, at several locations, all including wreath-laying ceremonies. The primary ceremony will take place at 11... more

City awards façade improvement grants to local businesses

PAWTUCKET – City officials last week awarded grants and loans to local businesses to improve their visibility and create a more welcoming and vibrant streetscape. “As businesses reinvest in our... more

Dental hygiene program offered at the Senior Center this Friday

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will hold a program on dental hygiene on Friday, May 26, at noon. Learn from a dental hygienist how to take care of your oral health,... more

Pawtucket, Providence police nab three in drug sting

Police have arrested three people for illegal distribution of drugs in Pawtucket and Providence. On May 3, the Pawtucket Police Department's Narcotics Unit, with assistance from the Drug Enforcement... more