Pawtucket

City joins lawsuit over animal shelter’s roof shingles

PAWTUCKET – City officials are waiting for a reply on their claim against the manufacturer of the shingles used on the Pawtucket Animal Shelter’s roof a decade ago. The city filed the claim in... more

Conversion of streetlights has begun

Replacement based on safety issues offered as needed
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PAWTUCKET – Residents who are concerned about traffic lights being out on their street should have new illumination by January when the city is expected to wrap up its LED streetlight conversion... more

Covering comes off Miss Lorraine Diner

PAWTUCKET – After a decade or longer of sitting under heavy plastic, the Miss Lorraine Diner on Mineral Spring Avenue got some fresh air last week. Workers pulled away the last shreds of wood and... more

Heating assistance available for Rhode Islanders this winter

PROVIDENCE – The need for occasional help to pay bills isn’t limited to people of a certain age or to one community more than another, says Sandi Connors, spokeswoman for United Way of Rhode Island,... more

Grebien decries stealth relocation of homeless

PAWTUCKET – The revelation of a secretive effort by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to export that city’s homeless residents to communities such as Pawtucket was met with strong condemnation from a... more

Pawtucket Preservation Society announces rewards for great work

PAWTUCKET – The Preservation Society of Pawtucket has announced the establishment of a Preservation Reward Program to support historic preservation efforts in the city. The PSP will give up to three... more

Pawtucket Foundation praises Dexter Street project

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Foundation Executive Director Jan Brodie, in a letter to the editor this week, is praising the recently approved master plan for a major mixed-use development at 71 Dexter St.,... more

Tolman will host AWIP’s ambitious production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

PAWTUCKET – The latest act from A Work in Progress Productions, a local theater group with a home base in Tolman High School’s auditorium, will likely be its most impressive one yet, say those behind... more

Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition announces grants

CENTRAL FALLS – The Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition held a press conference at Central Falls City Hall on Oct. 30 to announce six local organizations that were awarded Opioid Solutions Grants... more

Ruano graduates from Air Force basic training

SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kayla J. Ruano graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-... more

Dasilva graduates from Air Force basic training

SAN ANTONIO – U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman Janasiti A. Dasilva graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week... more

Council meeting date changed

PAWTUCKET – The next Pawtucket City Council and Board of License Commissioners meetings, originally scheduled for Nov. 20, have been moved up two days. The meetings will be held on Monday, Nov. 18.... more

Mayor’s community meeting set for Tuesday

PAWTUCKET – The next Mayor’s community meeting will be held this Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Varieur School, 486 Pleasant St. This is an open meeting for city residents and business owners... more

Fall craft and vendor fairs

Saturday, Nov. 16 The Little Sisters of the Poor will host its annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., Pawtucket, on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.... more

PawSox host 5th annual steak dinner for veterans

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox commemorated the Veterans Day holiday by welcoming veterans to its 5th annual steak dinner in the PawSox Clubhouse at McCoy Stadium on Nov. 8. For the fifth straight... more

St. Teresa Seniors host Christmas event Dec. 6

PAWTUCKET – St. Teresa Seniors will host a Christmas event on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., in the church hall at 358 Newport Ave. Wine and cheese will be offered while enjoying the holiday music with... more