PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested Jeffrey Mooney, 44, of 12 Manchester St., and charged him with intentionally setting a fire at 12 Nickerson St.
On Sunday, Oct. 19, at around 11:40 p.m., the the... more
PAWTUCKET - Twenty-one people were left without a home after a three-alarm fire ripped through a multi-family home at 457 Mineral Spring Ave. overnight Tuesday. More than 30 firefighters battled a... more
PROVIDENCE – A federal grand jury in Providence returned a seven-count indictment on Thursday charging three people with allegedly participating in a conspiracy to traffic young females from Boston... more
Nesselbush 'appalled,' but keeps focus on voters
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket GOP has cut ties with Republican candidate for Senate District 15 Steve Lemois after what its chairman called an "idiotic" and "racially insensitive" post on Twitter.
PAWTUCKET - District 6 City Councilor Tim Rudd is proposing that officials buy a set of portable speed bumps to place in trouble spots around the city.
A resolution on the agenda for Wednesday's... more
PAWTUCKET - Like their counterparts across town at Tolman High School, students at Shea High School are taking and passing more Advanced Placement tests than they have in a long time.
Shea Principal... more
CUMBERLAND - The Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy's Elementary School 2 - a blue and white striped box with soaring windows that from the inside frame the late-19th-century neighborhood it's... more
PAWTUCKET - School Committee Chairman Michael Araujo has turned down an invitation from the Pawtucket City Council to attend Wednesday evening's council meeting to discuss a controversial food... more
JOHNSTON - State officials are "closing in on a solution" to the problem of glass items getting dumped in the Central Landfill.
Sarah Kite-Reeves, director of recycling services for Rhode Island... more
PAWTUCKET - Blackstone Academy Charter School, a 13-year-old independent charter high school at 334 Pleasant St., got word last Tuesday that it was approved for an expansion.
On Oct. 14, the Rhode... more
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Here at The Valley Breeze every year, we use children's drawings for our company holiday greeting cards and to illustrate our... more
PAWTUCKET - Erin Dube, Democrat running for Pawtucket School Committee, said that a focus on hands-on learning in the classrooms is key to making sure that Pawtucket students are prepared for college... more
PAWTUCKET - As a member of the Pawtucket School Committee, Kimberly Grant says she will work to implement "better and easier" means of communication between the community, schools and school board... more
PAWTUCKET - John Tellini, independent candidate for School Committee, said this week that he supports the $32 million school bond addressing health and safety needs of schools.
"This is an excellent... more
PAWTUCKET - Even though her workplace may be at the Statehouse in Providence, state Rep. Mary Duffy Messier says the focus of her attention is always on her home city of Pawtucket.
Messier, a... more
PAWTUCKET - Independent candidate for House District 62 Rodney Barber says incumbent Democrat Rep. Mary Duffy Messier's plan to reintroduce a bill to reduce fraud in the state's food stamp program is... more
PAWTUCKET - Independent candidate for House District 58 Jonathan Vallecilla says Rhode Islanders have a chance to "take a stand" to let the nation and the world know that this state "will take a lead... more
PAWTUCKET - Carlos Tobon, a Democrat running for the House District 58 seat, is pledging to "fight tirelessly for Democratic values" and to "stand up for jobs and opportunity for all Rhode Islanders... more
PAWTUCKET - State Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady, who is seeking re-election to the House District 46 seat, said one of the top achievements of the 2014 legislative session was the development of a new... more
PAWTUCKET - Matthew Guerra, candidate for the House District 46 seat, stated, "Immigration policy is written nationally, through Congress and our Constitution. There are many risks associated with... more
PAWTUCKET - Shea High School will be having its first school yard sale in more than 10 years to raise money for its After Prom Extravaganza (APE) this Sunday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at the... more
PAWTUCKET - City officials are evaluating options to reroute bus services from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority in the downtown area from the Roosevelt Avenue bus hub. Residents are invited... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital's The Doctor Is In Wellness Lecture Series will present the free program Urinary Problems in Women and Men, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., in the Sayles... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee's "Paws & More - Canine Costume Contest" returns to the Pawtucket Dog Park this Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 3 p.m.
Everything will happen in the... more
PAWTUCKET - Tolman High School Class of 1959 will hold its 55-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 6 p.m. to midnight, at the Pawtucket Country Club, 900 Armistice Blvd. For more information,... more
PAWTUCKET - The Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain St., will hold its annual Halloween Fright Night Party on Friday, Oct. 31, from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
The event will feature free food,... more
PAWTUCKET - Pawtucket Children's Library will host a Halloween costume party for children of all ages and their parents on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
The party will feature storyteller... more
REHOBOTH, Mass. - The Seekonk Lions Club will hold its next clam boil at the Seekonk Rod & Gun Club, 61 Reed St., Rehoboth, Mass., this Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m.
The clam boils are the club's... more
PAWTUCKET - The Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain St., will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatball dinner on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The menu will also include salad,... more
PAWTUCKET - Free hearing screenings will be offered at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island on Tuesday, Oct. 28, Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Physical Medicine Department.... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island's Family Care Center earned recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home from the National Committee of Quality Assurance.
"We are very... more