Pawtucket

A monumental tribute to city’s 21 Heroes

PAWTUCKET – The names of 21 heroes who “heard the bugle’s call” to serve their country are now properly immortalized in stone, say those behind Pawtucket’s new “21 Heroes” monument in Slater Park.... more

Pawtucket police seek woman who left store without paying

PAWTUCKET – Police are seeking a woman they say left the Dollar Tree store at 603 Pawtucket Ave. without paying for a full basket of items. The incident happened on May 14. The woman, pictured here... more

Apex purchase would likely have to be done by eminent domain

State lawmakers won't consider PawSox proposal this session
PAWTUCKET – Representatives for the Apex Department Store site targeted for a new baseball stadium are still asking for far more money than city officials and representatives for the Pawtucket Red... more

Haik, Ferguson-Martins top their class at JMW

PAWTUCKET – The top two students at the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts are “remarkable overachievers” with an outspoken view on life, says Director Ricardo Pimentel. “... more

Bateman, Craig top their class at St. Ray’s

PAWTUCKET – Anthony Bateman, pictured left, is the valedictorian and Emily Craig the salutatorian for the Class of 2017 at St. Raphael Academy. Bateman, son of Anthony Sr. and Lori Dunn, has a grade... more

City’s alleged practice of ‘lunch shaming’ set to be tossed

PAWTUCKET – A practice critics call “lunch shaming,” where local students who fall behind on payments are given an alternative school lunch like a cheese and bread sandwich, appears to be coming to a... more

Pawtucket Veterans Council plans Memorial Day events

The Pawtucket Veterans Council will conduct the city’s Memorial Day rites on Monday, May 29, at several locations, all including wreath-laying ceremonies. The primary ceremony will take place at 11... more

Public hearing on city budget is tonight

PAWTUCKET – A public hearing on Mayor Donald Grebien’s proposed 2017-2018 city operating budget will be held tonight, Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m., in City Council Chambers at City Hall. The mayor’s... more

City awards façade improvement grants to local businesses

PAWTUCKET – City officials last week awarded grants and loans to local businesses to improve their visibility and create a more welcoming and vibrant streetscape. “As businesses reinvest in our... more

Dental hygiene program offered at the Senior Center this Friday

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will hold a program on dental hygiene on Friday, May 26, at noon. Learn from a dental hygienist how to take care of your oral health,... more

Pawtucket, Providence police nab three in drug sting

Police have arrested three people for illegal distribution of drugs in Pawtucket and Providence. On May 3, the Pawtucket Police Department's Narcotics Unit, with assistance from the Drug Enforcement... more

Bristol County Savings holding home equity seminar Thursday

PAWTUCKET – Bristol County Savings Bank will hold a free educational seminar on understanding home equity financing. The event will be held this Thursday, May 25, at 215 Armistice Blvd. in Pawtucket... more