Councilors oppose planned asphalt plant off Mineral Spring Avenue

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PAWTUCKET – Two local City Council members are leading the charge against a proposal to install an asphalt manufacturing operation behind the Lorraine Mills at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. Councilor Tim... more

PawSox creating real estate division

Team seeks 
‘catalytic sports and entertainment district’
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PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox have announced the creation of a new real estate development arm to work with local leaders on exploring potential sites in Pawtucket “for a catalytic sports and... more

Memorial Hospital gets a lifeline with proposed merger

PAWTUCKET – Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island should soon have a new owner as a result of a proposed major hospital merger announced Wednesday. The Care New England hospital group announced plans to... more

Suspect sought in Central Falls hit-and-run incident

CENTRAL FALLS – Police are looking for help finding Angel Otero, 45, a man they say is a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that severely injured a pedestrian on Rand Street Thursday. At 8:25 p.m.,... more

Man dead in Central Falls shooting

CENTRAL FALLS – A man is facing a stolen gun charge after he allegedly shot a man to death in the basement of 4 King St. early Sunday morning. Mael Vasquez, 20, told police he shot the man in self... more

'The Park of Pawtucket' planned as year-round venue

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PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox on Tuesday introduced design concepts calling for a planned downtown ballpark at the Apex Department Store site to be a public “Park at the Park” for citizens to use... more

Editor Green retiring from Breeze May 5

Shorey will assume role of managing editor
CUMBERLAND – Publisher Tom Ward is announcing this week the May 5 retirement of Marcia Green, editor of The Valley Breeze since its founding in 1996. Replacing her will be Ethan Shorey, a Breeze... more

City has spent at least $74,000 on cases involving Votolato

PAWTUCKET – The city has spent some $74,000 or more on cases involving a client of new City Council attorney Joel Votolato, according to officials. Responding to a request from City Councilor Sandra... more

All but four elected officials get health care or a stipend

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PAWTUCKET – All but four elected officials in Pawtucket get either medical benefits or a buy-back stipend from the city. Information provided to The Breeze in response to a records request shows that... more

Firefighters promoted at City Hall ceremony

PAWTUCKET – At a ceremony held last Wednesday at City Hall, a member of the Pawtucket Fire Department was sworn into his new role and five new officers were officially sworn as members of the... more

Preservation Society will meet at Isle Brewers Guild

PAWTUCKET – The Preservation Society of Pawtucket will hold its annual meeting on Monday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Isle Brewers Guild, 461 Main St. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the... more

Gatchell Post will host pasta dinner April 27

PAWTUCKET – The Major G. Gatchell VFW Post #306 and its auxiliary will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., on Thursday, April 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. The price is $9... more

Penny social fundraiser will benefit the Simone family

PAWTUCKET – A penny social fundraiser for the Simone family will be held on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Howard Rogers Post 25 American legion, 25 McCullum Ave. The Simone family... more