Asphalt plant proposed on city’s west side draws opposition

Plan tabled as applicant asked to go to DEM
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PAWTUCKET – A proposal for an asphalt manufacturing plant next to a residential neighborhood off Mineral Spring Avenue may be in trouble. At the request of city officials, the Pawtucket Board of... more

Victim in Central Falls hit-and-run accident dies from injuries

CENTRAL FALLS – The victim of a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian on April 20 has died, say police. The victim, 65-year-old Joseph Sylvia, of Central Falls, succumbed to the severe injuries... more

Suspect sought in Central Falls hit-and-run incident

CENTRAL FALLS – Police are looking for help finding Angel Otero, 45, a man they say is a suspect in a hit-and-run collision that severely injured a pedestrian on Rand Street Thursday. At 8:25 p.m.,... more

Man dead in Central Falls shooting

CENTRAL FALLS – A man is facing a stolen gun charge after he allegedly shot a man to death in the basement of 4 King St. early Sunday morning. Mael Vasquez, 20, told police he shot the man in self... more

'The Park of Pawtucket' planned as year-round venue

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PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox on Tuesday introduced design concepts calling for a planned downtown ballpark at the Apex Department Store site to be a public “Park at the Park” for citizens to use... more

Vitali denied request to ask Votolato if he’s in conflict

PAWTUCKET – The City Council last week rejected a request from Councilor Albert Vitali Jr. to ask attorney Joel Votolato whether his pending service as paid counsel to the council represents a... more

Memorial Hospital gets a lifeline with proposed merger

PAWTUCKET – Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island received welcome news on its future when a planned hospital merger was announced last Wednesday. The Care New England hospital group announced plans to... more

Building a sports village

New England Sports Village in Attleboro opens state-of-the-art hockey facility with restaurant; prepares to build aquatics center, hotel, field house
ATTLEBORO, Mass. – David Boucher knew something was wrong three winters ago when his 4½-year-old son was having temper problems every Tuesday morning, after coming home the previous night from a late... more

Red Sox Foundation, National Grid partner with Shea on improvements

PAWTUCKET – Parts of Shea High School have a fresh new look thanks to a partnership with the Red Sox Foundation. Representatives for the foundation brought nearly 40 volunteers from National Grid... more

R.I. Music Hall of Fame exhibits being unveiled this weekend

PAWTUCKET – The unveiling ceremony for 2017 Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame inductee exhibits takes place this Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. in the Hall of Fame, located within the Hope Artiste Village... more

PawSox commit to five years of steady ticket prices

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox last week committed to “continue to keep tickets affordable in the years ahead” by creating the PawSox Family Ticket Plan to maintain low-priced tickets. For at... more

Hasbro tops Best Corporate Citizens list

PAWTUCKET – City-based Hasbro announced last week that it ranked first on this year’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens list by CR Magazine, which ranks the most transparent and responsible companies in... more

20/20 co-chairs thank community for commitment to moving city forward

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket’s 20/20 co-leaders, Sandra Cano and Mark House, are thanking members of the community for their support of the city during and after a business outreach event earlier this month... more

Get Healthy Pawtucket event coming Saturday

PAWTUCKET – Get Healthy Pawtucket, an outdoor health fair sponsored by the Pawtucket School Department, will be held this Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave.... more

Rhody Center recital planned for Sunday

PAWTUCKET – The Rhody Center for World Music and Dance, 172 Exchange St., will hold its semi-annual recital this Sunday, April 30, at 2 p.m. Be entertained with performances in music and dance.... more

Networking at Night is May 8 at Webster Bank

PAWTUCKET – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Networking at Night on Monday, May 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Webster Bank, 265 Newport Ave. For more information or to register,... more

Clean up event at Tolman

PAWTUCKET – An Earth Day clean up event will be held at Tolman High School on Saturday, April 29, at 9 a.m. Participants are asked to bring gloves, brooms and rakes if they have them. Students will... more

Senior Center celebrates volunteers Friday

PAWTUCKET – The Leon A. Mathieu Senior Center is celebrating National Volunteer Month by hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Celebration this Friday, April 28, at 12:30 p.m. There will also be a... more