Pawtucket's family homelessness problem ‘hasn’t gotten any better’

PAWTUCKET – At least four families in the city remain homeless after more than a year of trying to improve their situation, says Elaine Cruz, pictured at right, an advocate with the Pawtucket Child... more

Pawtucket Council holds key to overhaul of Narragansett Park Plaza

PAWTUCKET – The City Council could play a significant role in the rebirth of the Narragansett Park Plaza when it considers multiple requests tonight, Wednesday, March 21. The council will discuss... more

Pawtucket school hosts 2018 State of Education Address

PAWTUCKET – Students, faculty, politicians, and school administrators from around the state filled the auditorium at Pawtucket’s Potter-Burns Elementary School Monday evening for the Rhode Island... more

Brodie envisions ‘mini city’ rising in train station district

PAWTUCKET – Companies interested in the city’s planned 150-acre transit hub range from residential and corporate developers to start-up manufacturers and light industrial companies. Jan Brodie,... more

Grebien: Cost of keeping transfer station on Grotto Ave. substantial

PAWTUCKET – The city’s most likely alternative to building a new and expanded waste transfer station may also be its most expensive for local taxpayers, says Mayor Donald Grebien. Grebien, in a... more

Local woman transforms lifestyle, sheds weight, boosts emotional health

PAWTUCKET – Sharon Coyle has been attending the gym every day since Aug. 14 of last year, and her results are nothing short of remarkable. Coyle, 54, of Cumberland, previously weighed in around 220... more

City signs on to lawsuit against opioid distributors, manufacturers

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien announced last week that the city of Pawtucket formally signed on to a lawsuit against prescription opioid companies that his administration say are responsible for... more

Loiselle Agency collecting children’s books

PAWTUCKET – Loiselle Insurance Agency, 270 Dexter St., is hosting a book drive now through April 6 to benefit Books Are Wings, a Pawtucket nonprofit whose mission is to put free books in the hands of... more

Holy Week, Easter church services

The following churches announce Holy Week and Easter services that are open to all. Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. Palm/Passion Sunday, March 25, 8:30 a.m... more

Pawtucket Foundation art exhibit opens Thursday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative and the Pawtucket Foundation present the Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition, a juried art exhibit. The opening reception will be on Thursday, March 22... more

PawSox will host free Taste of Spring event Saturday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox will host A Taste of Spring open house on Saturday, March 24, from noon to 2 p.m., at McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Ave. The free lunchtime event includes free ballpark... more