PAWTUCKET - Representatives for the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island are getting involved with the local police department's effort to crack down on groups seeking money from motorists... more
PAWTUCKET - State Police arrested a Providence man for driving under the influence of liquor and/or drugs after striking a Pawtucket fire truck that was rendering aid at a car crash crash on Rte. 95... more
PROVIDENCE - A Pawtucket businessman and three others, including two employees and the businessman’s sister, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their alleged participation in an extensive... more
PAWTUCKET - Members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force have arrested Janice Edouard, age 24, of 190-2B Galego Court in Pawtucket for possession of child pornography and... more
PAWTUCKET – Police say two females "have been very busy" fraudulently charging more than $6,000 at many Family Dollar stores in Pawtucket and surrounding communities. They're looking for the public's... more
PAWTUCKET - Police were on scene in Slater Park Monday evening after a body of a man was found there around 5:15 p.m.
Detective Sgt. Paul Brandley said officers responded to investigate an abandoned... more
PROVIDENCE – John Martins, the prominent local businessman who was injured in a Sept. 4 trucking accident, died from his injuries on Sunday.
Martins, 52, was said to be steadily improving in the days... more
PROVIDENCE - Jorge Franco, 37, of Pawtucket, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trafficking heroin.
At sentencing, U.S. District Court Chief Judge William Smith also ordered... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket police on Wednesday responded to the intersection of Newport Avenue and Gill Avenue for a motor vehicle accident. Police say a pickup truck collided with a car, killing the 71-... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket School Committee has voted to invest $500,000 of last year's school surplus in a new capital reserve fund, allowing officials to apply for funding from the state's School... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket School Committee was set to vote Tuesday on whether to extend the contract with Supt. Patti DiCenso, who signed a three-year deal last summer.
Chairman Michael Araujo said... more
PAWTUCKET - The City Council last week approved a 15-year tax treaty for the Pawtucket Housing Authority that will allow the PHA to complete a major renovation of 292 units of its family public... more
PAWTUCKET - Students and staff at Varieur Elementary School learned on Tuesday that the school was named a National Blue Ribbon School, one of only three in the state to receive that honor.
The news... more
PAWTUCKET - Comics Unleashed, a night of food and laughs with stand-up comedian Mike Hanley and friends, will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at Le Foyer Club on Fountain Street in Pawtucket. A buffet... more
PAWTUCKET - In a press release, City Councilor Sandra Cano heralded the Pawtucket City Council's unanimous passage last week of her resolution endorsing the Equality Act.
U.S. Rep. David Cicilline... more
PAWTUCKET - This Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m., Mayor Donald Grebien will host a community meeting at Fallon Memorial School, 62 Lincoln Ave. The meeting will take place in the gymnasium and the public... more
PAWTUCKET - In an effort to provide top service in public safety, the Pawtucket Police Department is seeking qualified men and women who have an interest in serving the Pawtucket community through a... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library now offers two services for adults who want to improve their computer skills, search for a job, explore new careers or improve their writing, math or typing... more
Koral Elizabeth Miniati, Happy 21st Birthday! Love always, Mom, Dad and Dylan
Natashia Landry and her daughter Milara Fernandez (Oct. 16), Happy Birthday! Love, Grandparents Deb and... more
PAWTUCKET - Young readers are invited to sign up for the October Book Club for Kids program at the Pawtucket Children's Library. This month's featured book is "Here's Hank #2: A Short Tale About a... more
PAWTUCKET - The City Council last week held a moment of silence for George Stratis, also known as "Mr. Fantastic," who was the owner of local favorite House of Pizza on Division Street for 43 years.... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Veterans' Council will continue its seasonal meeting program on Friday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Walter Gatchell VFW Post at the intersection of Fountain and Blake streets... more