Lacking answers in their son's death, parents seek $100,000

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PAWTUCKET - A husband and wife who have been struggling for nearly a year to get satisfactory answers about their son's death are now asking city officials to pay them something for all their trouble... more

CF man arrested for possession of marijuana, cannabutter

CENTRAL FALLS - Members of the Central Falls Police Departments Special Investigations Unit arrested a man for possession of marijuana and marijuana-infused butter, or "cannabutter." The target of... more

Pawtucket police not concerned about man who was taking pictures of girls

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PAWTUCKET - Police say they are no longer concerned about a situation involving a man was taking photos of young girls in public, saying they now know who he is and that there was nothing nefarious... more

Pawtucket woman pleads to workers' compensation fraud

Elizabeth Adams, 46, with a last known address of 102 Linwood Ave. in Pawtucket, pleaded no contest Friday before Providence Superior Court Justice Jeffrey Lanphear to one count of obtaining money... more

Governor say PawSox stadium deal isn’t good enough

Owners open to negotiating; McCoy not an option
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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday appeared to snuff out any chance an initial proposal for bringing a new baseball stadium to Providence had of succeeding. Raimondo said the proposal floated... more

In first year of tracking, 75 people have filed pothole claims

PAWTUCKET - Seventy-five people filed claims for pothole damage with the city since the start of the winter, with the total combined reimbursements paid out to date at $10,646. According to... more

Bands irked after invitation to play for free at McCoy

But PawSox say pay has never been on the table
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PAWTUCKET - At first blush, a game ticket, hotdog and a soda don't seem like much of a payout for a lengthy gig in front of thousands of people. But according to staff with the Pawtucket Red Sox,... more

DeStefanis: 'Litter' from Projo Express is making a mess

Council wants the free edition brought to the door
NORTH PROVIDENCE - They often sit there for days, soaking up the water when it rains, clogging up the snowblower when it turns cold, and generally causing "a mess" no matter what the weather is, says... more

City secures Americorps grant to boost grad rates, connect students

PAWTUCKET - The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced last week that Pawtucket will be one of 10 communities nationwide to become... more

Pawtucket Arts Festival fundraiser will honor Herb Weiss

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival raises the curtain on its 17th annual season with a first fundraising event hosted by PAF at the Visitor Center, 175 Main St., on Thursday, May 7. With a... more

Lawmaker wants voters to have say on Providence stadium

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PROVIDENCE - A state lawmaker says he wants voters to have a say on whether Rhode Island invests in moving the Pawtucket Red Sox to a new stadium in Providence. “PawSox owners presented an attractive... more

CSBV to hold wine-tasting to help abused and neglected children

PAWTUCKET - The Children's Shelter of Blackstone Valley, which has been helping abused and neglected children in Rhode Island for 36 years, will host a wine-tasting fundraiser on Thursday, May 7,... more

Art event at the Pawtucket library

PAWTUCKET - The Artist Loop will hold an event with artist and director of Art Connection-RI, Wendy Ingram, on Tuesday April 28, at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., from 6 to 8 p.m. The... more

Pasta dinner at Gatchell Post April 30

PAWTUCKET - The Major Walter G. Gatchell V.F.W. Post 306 will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at 171 Fountain St. The cost is $8 per person. Tickets will... more

Saint Maria Goretti Parish organizing dinner, fashion show on April 30

PAWTUCKET - Saint Maria Goretti Parish in Pawtucket and Saint Agnes Parish in Providence will be holding a dinner and fashion show, "Step into Glamour ... Again," on Thursday, April 30, at the... more

Ocean State Prevention Alliance will host forum on marijuana Wednesday

WOONSOCKET - The Ocean State Prevention Alliance in collaboration with the Cumberland, Lincoln, North Smithfield, Pawtucket and Woonsocket Prevention Coalitions is hosting a community forum about... more

'560 Prospect Street' documentary premieres on Thursday

PAWTUCKET - A premiere showing of the documentary "560 Prospect Street" will be held on Thursday, April 30, 5 p.m., at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center, 175 Main St. Refreshments will be served... more

'Dress for the Cause' event set for April 30

PAWTUCKET - Team Tucker and Pawtucket Relay For Life will hold a "Dress for the Cause" night at the Pawtucket Country Club, Armistice Boulevard, on Thursday, April 30, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.... more

Veterans Council will meet May 1

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Veterans Council meets Friday, May 1, at 2 p.m., at Gatchell VFW post, Fountain and Blake streets. Plans will be completed for the city's Memorial Day celebration, public... more

Local restaurants support AIDS Project RI

Across Rhode Island, restaurants on April 30 will be helping to support AIDS Project RI by participating in the "Dining Out for Life." During the day next Thursday, certain restaurants have agreed... more