New stadium designs tap into Pawtucket’s history, river views

PAWTUCKET – The first full-fledged designs for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in the city put a spotlight directly on the historic downtown and its riverfront. Architecture students from Yale... more

Police hunt for suspect in Central Falls shooting

CENTRAL FALLS – Police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in a shooting on Cross Street. Rubi De-Leon, 22, faces numerous charges. At 1:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 175 Cross St... more

FBI seeks 'Faceless Bandit' responsible for bank robberies

The FBI Boston Division’s Violent Crimes Task Force, Massachusetts State Police, and the Fall River Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying an unknown male bank robber... more

Pawtucket police seek robbery suspect

PAWTUCKET – On Nov. 14, at around 12:15 p.m., the Pawtucket Credit Union at 540 Broadway was robbed. The suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money and mentioned a gun, but never showed one... more

Company selling raw milk in R.I. told to cease and desist

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that the company Udder Milk has been ordered to cease and desist its illegal sales of unpasteurized, raw milk following confirmation that a... more

Pawtucket police nab bank robbery suspect after two-month investigation

PAWTUCKET – After a two-month investigation by Det. Trevor Lefebvre and the Major Crimes Unit, the Pawtucket Police Department has arrested Seamus Simcock, 36, of 113 Central Ave. in Pawtucket, for... more

Pawtucket police make drug arrest following suspicious fire

PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested a woman on drug charges following what they describe as a suspicious fire in an apartment building at the corner of Bagley and Capital streets. Public safety... more

Central Falls man charged with rape of a child

PROVIDENCE – The Providence County Grand Jury on Monday indicted Celestino Ribiero, 60, of 132 Summit St. in Central Falls, on three counts of first-degree child molestation (rape) and five counts of... more

Boyle: Public safety partnership could help address city blight

PAWTUCKET – New Director of Commerce Jeanne Boyle says the city could take a step toward addressing run-down properties by forming a public safety partnership to focus on problematic neighborhoods.... more

Community rallies against Concord Street transfer station proposal

PAWTUCKET – There’s no question that the Grotto Avenue Transfer Station is in a state of disrepair, but residents and business owners of the Fairlawn community say moving it to a new facility on... more

First installment of rain barrel program hailed as a success

PAWTUCKET – City officials distributed all 154 rain barrels they ordered as part of a free program to capture rainwater and reuse it. Andrew Silvia, chief of project development for the city, said it... more

Pawtucket’s Mixed Magic Theatre opens 2017-2018 season with ‘The Slave’

PAWTUCKET – The whir of helicopters, punctuated by gunshots and explosions, and the faint cries of a young child – these are the sounds that introduce the audience to “The Slave,” as presented by... more

Firefighters deliver for organization in need

PAWTUCKET – Local firefighters saw the need and decided to lend a hand to another “helper” group in the city. Members of the Pawtucket Firefighters Local 1261 said they read an Oct. 5 story in The... more

Police make drug arrest after suspicious fire

PAWTUCKET – Police arrested a woman on drug charges after what they describe as a suspicious fire in an apartment building at the corner of Bagley and Capital streets. Public safety officials were... more

R.I. Housing expands First Down program

PROVIDENCE – As part of its mission to build vibrant and sustainable communities, Rhode Island Housing, joined by Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, last week announced... more

Local gym dedicates annual Thanksgiving Day Charity Event to Levesque

PAWTUCKET – CORE Studio, in the Blackstone Plaza at 727 East Ave., will host a Thanksgiving Day Charity Event this Thursday, Nov. 23. This year’s Thanksgiving Day workout will be in honor of a friend... more

Pawtucket Soup Kitchen hosting Thanksgiving dinner

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will host its annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner this Thursday, Nov. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. The dinner will be held at the kitchen, located in the basement of 195... more

Warm Hearts Warm Coats Day is Friday

PAWTUCKET – The city’s Warm Hearts Warm Coats Day will be held this Friday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at the Salvation Army, 102 High St. Those who need a coat and... more

Bring your pet to Paws & Claus on Sunday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee presents its annual Paws & Claus pet photos with Santa event this Sunday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Daggett Farm in Slater Park, off Newport... more

New meal site opens at Fogarty Manor

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Housing Authority has announced a partnership with Blackstone Health Inc., an affiliated subsidiary of The Visiting Nurse Association of Care New England. Blackstone Health... more

See ‘Casablanca’ at the library Monday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the film “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, on Monday, Nov. 27, with a showing... more

Winter Wonderland will return to city for holiday season

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket’s 19th Annual Winter Wonderland kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 3:45 p.m. Santa’s Parade begins at Daggett Farm and proceeds down the hill to the Looff Carousel. This year’s... more

Park Place Church presents Christmas Cabaret

PAWTUCKET – A Christmas Cabaret will be held at Park Place Church, 71 Park Place, on Saturday, Dec. 2. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the show will start at 7:15 p.m.... more

Davies sets entrance exams in December

LINCOLN – William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School, 50 Jenckes Hill Road, will offer entrance exams on three Saturdays in December: Dec. 2, 9, and 16, beginning at 8 a.m. Students... more