Candidates for governor debate

Three Democrats running for governor, Gina Raimondo, Clay Pell and Angel Taveras, participated in a televised debate on June 10. The debate, sponsored by WPRI and The Providence Journal, covered... more

Pawtucket Proud

The Pawtucket Foundation has put out a video recap of Pawtucket Proud Day on June 6. Check it out.

'Happy' nets 13,000 hits and counting for Class of '14

NORTH PROVIDENCE - What better way to celebrate the end of a high school career than to do a little dance? Students taking a video communications class with Glenn Williams decided in the spring to... more

Slater students gain love of cooking through after-school class

PAWTUCKET - A new after-school cooking class has grown extremely popular among students at Slater Middle School, who are gaining culinary skills to benefit them for a lifetime, according to those... more

DOT Director Lewis explains why it's such a challenge to fix some roads

LINCOLN – Michael Lewis, director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, toured Old River Road with Sen. Ed O'Neill, of District 17 serving Lincoln, North Providence and North Smithfield.... more

Customers get even better deals, say last goodbyes to Building #19

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PAWTUCKET - It was the store that seemed almost timeless, say longtime customers of the city's Building #19 store on Narragansett Park Drive, a place where you go to get "ridiculously cheap" bargains... more

The Pawtucket River Bridge, old and new

The following slide show features photos from the 1957-1958 construction of the original Pawtucket River Bridge: Also, check out pictures of the new Pawtucket River Bridge:

VIDEO: Celtics visit is dream come true for North Providence's KJ Ricci

NORTH PROVIDENCE - For one day, all the treatments, all the pain, all the sadness felt almost like an afterthought as 10-year-old KJ Ricci got the visit of a lifetime. The boy who has always showered... more

Church cautious as thousands arrive in search of Mary

Image on cross inspires the faithful
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Eyes gazed upward, tears mixing with the pelting rain, they stood with hands clasped in prayer at the sight in the sky. The object of the adoration was at times barely discernible... more

VIDEO: BV Prep's student-musicians get ready for winter concerts

CUMBERLAND - It's not every day the anthem "We Will Rock You" is heard coming out of an elementary school classroom. Especially when it's played by 4th-graders. On violins. But playing a Queen song... more