First day of school for teachers is Aug. 31; students back Sept. 1
By ETHAN SHOREY, Breeze Online News Editor
PAWTUCKET - Supt. Patti DiCenso says two of her biggest goals for the 2015-2016 school year are to "drastically reduce" the number of students who are being suspended and to get principals and other... more
PAWTUCKET – A 19-year-old Pawtucket woman was arrested after allegedly slapping one Pawtucket police officer and punching another one.
Domineek Gomes, of Lonsdale Avenue, is due in court Sept. 9 on... more
PAWTUCKET - District 3 Councilor Terry Mercer says it's time that Pawtucket officials revisit the city's longtime prohibition on outdoor burning to bring more sense to the ordinance.
Mercer said the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival returns this weekend with a new "Farewell Summer-Welcome Fall" format, Aug. 28 to Oct. 4.
• This Friday evening, Aug. 28, the 17th Pawtucket Arts Festival... more
PAWTUCKET - The City Council last week held up a zone change for the owner of Apex until they see "action" on cleaning up his property instead of "just words."
Council members were set to grant what... more
PAWTUCKET - A plan to develop a craft beer consortium in the city's downtown has two more pieces of the puzzle in place.
The Pawtucket Redevelopment Agency approved a $300,000 loan to the owners of... more
PAWTUCKET - The owner of the Church Hill Grammar School at 81 Park Place has received a $750,000 state historic tax credit to help fill the old school with modern offices.
Cumberland-based E.A.... more
PAWTUCKET - A 5th-grade teacher at Cunningham Elementary School in Pawtucket pleaded no contest Tuesday to a domestic disorderly conduct charge related to an incident at home in Cumberland.
PAWTUCKET - The opening day of the Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association last Saturday was canceled after officials were unable to resolve an issue with parking near the McKinnon-Alves Soccer Complex on... more
PAWTUCKET - Antero "Ted" Martins was walking around the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter when he noticed that something was missing. There were "big monuments to all branches" of the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Attorney General's Office has found that city officials did not violate the Access to Public Records Act when they declined to provide documents to local attorney Mark McBurney.
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Red Sox will play baseball in Pawtucket at least through the 2017 season, said a team spokesman this week, confirming a revised timetable that's been discussed for a while... more
By BRITTANY BALLANTYNE, Valley Breeze Staff Writer
PLAINVILLE, Mass. - A page turns as a new chapter begins for this Plainville landmark after the author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" book series, Jeff Kinney, opens An Unlikely Story bookstore on a... more
Shaw pleads no contest to molestation
Kimberly Shaw, 41, with a last known address of 60 Olive St. in Pawtucket, pleaded no contest before Superior Court Justice Kristin Rodgers last week to four... more
PAWTUCKET - Representatives for Foolproof Brewing Company announced last week that they've partnered up with neighboring nut butter company Nuts 'N More to brew a peanut butter version of Foolproof's... more
CENTRAL FALLS - Join Central Falls Councilman Bob Ferri for a walk around Jenks Park and the historic Cogswell Tower on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Learn about the park and the little-known grotto at the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority will detour nine bus routes in the Pawtucket area this Friday, Aug. 28, to accommodate the Pawtucket Arts Festival's 17th annual Taste of the... more
Supporting Our Servicemembers R.I., an organization developed as a safety net for service members and their families, announces the launch of its website, Sosri.org .
The website highlights the... more
PAWTUCKET - Adults who are unsure about basic computer skills now have a way to easily assess what they know, pinpoint what they need to learn, and earn a certificate that shows employers what skills... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital experts and the Pawtucket Red Sox have teamed up to offer a healthy dose of prevention and education on Sept. 1 at McCoy Stadium, before and during the PawSox game.... more
PAWTUCKET - The Southern Gospel Concert Series continues at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Ave., with the Lesters on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m.
The Lesters share the gospel through their... more
PAWTUCKET - Dr. Adam Olszewski, of The Cancer Center at Memorial Hospital and assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has received a 2015 Medical... more