Pawtucket

Slater’s Ash named principal at Shea

PAWTUCKET – Jacqueline Ash, the principal of Slater Junior High School for the past six years, will take over the top administrative post at Shea High School. Ash replaces Donald Miller, who is... more

Police bust suspected cocaine dealer in CF

CENTRAL FALLS – Police say they've arrested a man for allegedly running a cocaine operation on High Street. On Wednesday, the Central Falls Police Department Special Investigations Unit, in... more

Leftover veggies prompt call to improve snack program

PAWTUCKET – During a community meeting last Wednesday evening on the planned closing of a fire station, some residents expressed concern after seeing towers of broccoli and cauliflower sitting in the... more

Crowd loudly protests plan to close Station 3

But Mayor Grebien sticking with the plan
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PAWTUCKET – Some political observers said this was the worst drubbing they’d ever seen an elected city official take. But when the dust had settled from Mayor Donald Grebien’s community forum on the... more

Geraghty Lyme Foundation teams up with LymeTimeInRI

CUMBERLAND – Tara Geraghty and her recently formed Geraghty Lyme Foundation have teamed up with activist and educator Lane Poor and his LymeTimeInRI in an effort to change the way people think about... more

VIDEO: Pawtucket native DeCubellis directs first film, ‘Manhattan Night’

PAWTUCKET – City native Brian DeCubellis is making his directorial debut with “Manhattan Night,” a film set to be released in theaters later this month. DeCubellis, whose parents still live in... more

DOT almost ready to accept Pawtucket River Bridge lights

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PAWTUCKET – Officials from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation believe they’ve finally resolved all issues with the lights on the Pawtucket River Bridge and are almost ready to accept the... more

Ten officers promoted within Pawtucket Police Department

PAWTUCKET – City and police officials last Friday promoted 10 officers to new ranks. Officers were joined by families, friends and other department members for the promotion ceremony. Public Safety... more

Crash Pawtucket planned for May 9 at Arigna Irish Pub

PAWTUCKET – Crash Pawtucket, a new initiative aimed at promoting local businesses and bringing Pawtucket residents together, will hold its May event at Arigna Irish Pub, a bar and coal-fired pizza... more

Pride in Pawtucket Earth Day cleanup set for Saturday

PAWTUCKET – The Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket, Pawtucket Housing Authority and the city of Pawtucket will host the Pride in Pawtucket Earth Day cleanup this Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m... more

Senior Health Fair coming to Mathieu Center May 11

PAWTUCKET – The Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., is sponsoring its annual Senior Health Fair next Wednesday, May 11, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The fair is planned to celebrate the month of May as... more

Pawtucket Animal Shelter hosts flea market fundraiser May 14

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Animal Shelter in Slater Park will host a flea market fundraiser on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature pet supplies, household items, artwork,... more

Learn about summer gardening at Daggett Farm’s free events

PAWTUCKET – Daggett Farm will host its 7th annual “Summer Gardening Series” in the back garden in Pawtucket’s Slater Park this month. The free program will be on three consecutive Saturday mornings... more

Knit and Natter group meets Wednesday

PAWTUCKET – The Knit and Natter group will meet at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., on Wednesday, May 11, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Woolley Conference Room. Participants are invited to... more

Experiment with Young Minds in Motion May 11

PAWTUCKET – Children ages 8-12 are invited to the Pawtucket Public Library for the Young Minds in Motion program, with four separate experiments on Wednesdays. Each session is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in... more

Shred your papers for free Saturday

PAWTUCKET – There will be a free shred-athon this Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., in the Pawtucket City Hall parking lot, 137 Roosevelt Ave. The Office of Attorney General is partnering with Doc... more

Goff spring bazaar planned for May 14

PAWTUCKET – The Goff Junior High PTO will be holding a spring bazaar on Saturday, May 14, at the school from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be plenty of crafters/vendors, food, and raffles. Any... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our May Birthday Club. May 14 Happy 86th Birthday, Louise Charve Durante! Lotsa love, Domenic