Early analysis shows stadium is allowed at Apex site

PawSox officials appear to be giving up on McCoy
PAWTUCKET – A zone change approved by the City Council two years ago would allow construction of a new baseball stadium at the Apex Department Store property without any additional modifications, a... more

Man in critical condition after shooting in Central Falls

CENTRAL FALLS – Police are investigating after a man was shot on Washington Street in Central Falls Monday evening. At around 9:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of 189 Washington St. for a... more

More than five kilos of heroin seized in Central Falls

PROVIDENCE – An investigation into the trafficking of heroin in Rhode Island has resulted in the seizure of more than five kilograms of heroin, allegedly brought to Rhode Island from New York, and... more

Public safety pension fund underperforms

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PAWTUCKET – The city’s police and fire pension fund badly underperformed expectations from July of 2015 to July of 2016, and city taxpayers could be on the hook to pay the resulting bill. Finance... more

Officials say there’s room for improvement with plowing

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PAWTUCKET – City officials have been peppered with complaints about plowing operations over the past week, but they say they’re not displeased with the effort, given the circumstances. Complaints... more

DiCenso: No regrets on calling three snow days

PAWTUCKET – A slippery layer of icy snow was a key reason why Superintendent of Schools Patti DiCenso decided to call off school again on Monday after also declaring snow days last Thursday and... more

Sons of Liberty Spirits in talks to join The Guild

PAWTUCKET – Sons of Liberty Spirits Company, a South Kingstown-based distillery looking to add beer to its repertoire, could be joining The Guild on Main Street. A representative for the company... more

Peregrine Group says it’s committed to project at 45 Division St.

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PAWTUCKET – Representatives for the East Providence-based Peregrine Group say they’re still committed to redeveloping a vacant 10-acre riverfront property at 45 Division St., despite learning this... more

Arts council will allow Gamm time for Times building conflict to be resolved

PAWTUCKET – The head of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts said this week that the organization will give leaders of the Gamm Theatre a grace period to allow for a resolution of the ongoing... more

St. Raphael Academy announces first quarter honor roll

PAWTUCKET – The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at St. Raphael Academy. Grade 12 Highest Honors: Anthony Bateman, Patrick Bullen, Emily Craig, Arabella DiSanto,... more

Get tech help at the Senior Center

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., announces its free Cyber-Senior Program. The program is an intergenerational technology education and research program sponsored by the... more

Trash or Treasure Shop offering clearance this month

PAWTUCKET – The Trash or Treasure Shop of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, is conducting a winter clothing clearance sale all month. All clothing for the whole family, along with shoes... more

Computer classes offered at Adams Library

CENTRAL FALLS – Adams Public Library, 205 Central St., offers computer classes weekdays, from 2 to 6 p.m., by appointment. All ages welcome. No experience with computers is necessary. Stop by the... more

Pasta dinner at Gatchell Post Thursday

PAWTUCKET – The Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306 and its auxiliary will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., on Thursday, Feb. 23. Dinner will be served from... more

Library hosts school vacation week activities

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library Children’s Department has a series of special events planned for the week of February vacation. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the library will bring funny stories to... more