PAWTUCKET - Students and parents should start off the 2014-2015 school year with a new sense of stability and confidence after a year that brought plenty of surprises, say school administrators.... more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien is home resting after being discharged Saturday from a Boston hospital for treatment of a spinal fluid leak. He is expected to return to work this week on a limited... more
PAWTUCKET - City officials are pushing forward with projects designed to transform the city's public landscape into a canvas for artists.
The arts renaissance is alive and well in Pawtucket, said... more
PAWTUCKET - The recent amicable relationship between the City Council and School Committee appears to be a thing of the past after council members leveled heavy criticism at the school board for its... more
PAWTUCKET - The news keeps getting better for Tolman High School, where administrators say students are showing once again just how far they've progressed. Principal Chris Savastano told The Breeze... more
Man charged for drug operation
Police arrested Mauricio Guzman, 30, of 290 Lonsdale Ave., after raiding his second-floor apartment and finding alleged evidence of a drug operation.
Members of the... more
PAWTUCKET - Members of the city's arts and cultural organizations are making final preparations for the 16th annual Pawtucket Arts Festival in September, a nearly monthlong gala that promises plenty... more
PAWTUCKET - Mayor Donald Grebien was home resting after being discharged Saturday from a Boston hospital for treatment of a spinal fluid leak. He returned to work this week on a limited basis as his... more
PAWTUCKET - Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church will host a "A Blessing of the Backpacks" event for children on Sunday, Aug. 24, during the worship service at 9:30 a.m.
Children are asked to... more
By JESSICA BOISCLAIR
Valley Breeze Staff Writer
NORTH PROVIDENCE - After 15 years of dancing, North Providence resident Nicole Matarese ended her career on a high note,... more
PAWTUCKET - Joseph Clark, Democratic candidate for House District 58, says that he fully supports a statement made by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello that he's not looking to raise taxes in the... more
PAWTUCKET - Democratic candidate for representative in House District 58 Carlos Tobon is pledging to create jobs in Pawtucket by developing the city's vacant mill buildings into spaces for business... more
PAWTUCKET - Jean Philippe Barros, candidate for the House District 59 seat in the Democratic primary on Sept. 9, said his years of experience in government will enable him "to assure that Pawtucket's... more
PAWTUCKET - Travis Auty, Democrat and first-time candidate, has kicked off his campaign for state representative for District 62 in Pawtucket.
"While I have been walking the district for weeks now, I... more
PAWTUCKET - With three of the five House of Representatives members from Pawtucket deciding not to seek re-election, state Rep. Mary Duffy Messier says her five years of Statehouse experience "will... more
LINCOLN - State Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady, who is seeking re-election in House District 46, said in a press release that he was proud to support two initiatives this year that help both businesses and... more
LINCOLN - John Cullen, a candidate for the House of Representatives District 46 seat, said in a press release this week that he "believes" the voters want a representative who respects and defends... more
PAWTUCKET - Michael Laznik, who is running as a Democrat for School Committee, says he has a "vested interest in improving our schools" with one of his two children attending Varieur Elementary... more
LINCOLN - Completed in 2006, the Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center was said to be a focal point for the Blackstone River corridor, bringing together state, federal and local agencies.
LINCOLN - John C. Gregory, Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce president, has been appointed to the Governor's Workforce Board by Gov. Lincoln Chafee during the most recent session of the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Narragansett Bay Insurance Company announced that Margaret Walsh, of Lincoln, has been named director of agency services.
Walsh had most recently served as agency services manager.
PAWTUCKET - Meet the Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates on Friday, Aug. 22, in a forum sponsored by Rhode Island Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts.
The 6 p.m. event will be held at the... more