PAWTUCKET - Mayor Donald Grebien is urging residents to go online to vote for the newly reconstructed Pawtucket River Bridge as one of the top transportation projects in the U.S.
“Already the... more
PAWTUCKET - A majority of members on the Pawtucket City Council now favor demolishing the tower on top of Pawtucket City Hall instead of spending more taxpayer money to fix it.
Councilor Larry... more
RIDE gives extension to end of October
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket School Committee last week tabled a decision on whether to reverse their new food service contract with Sodexo until after they get more legal advice on the potential impact... more
But local communities largely avoiding new $250 fine
JOHNSTON - Representatives from Rhode Island Resource Recovery say they've seen a significant increase in the number of recycling loads that are contaminated with garbage, leading them to institute a... more
PAWTUCKET - Al Alix, the candidate who came in last in the Sept. 9 primary for School Committee, said after the loss that he may never have had a chance at winning.
Alix, who was already talking... more
PAWTUCKET - Nearly half of the 20.5 miles being repaved as part of phase one of a long-term city repaving initiative have now been done, say city officials.
Dylan Zelazo, spokesman for Mayor Donald... more
PROVIDENCE - State election officials counted about 350 Pawtucket mail ballots at the Rhode Island Board of Elections last Thursday, a process that solidified one local race and called another... more
Man sentenced for robberies and invasion
Brendon LeBlanc, 38, of 23 Byron St. in Pawtucket, pleaded no contest to six counts of first-degree robbery last week and was sentenced to 40 years with 18... more
PAWTUCKET - While many things have changed since the class of 1964 graduated from Roger Williams General Hospital Nursing School, Elaine (Turgeon) Masse says the memories made within those walls will... more
A story last week incorrectly stated that Sandra Cano will be the only woman on the City Council after her Sept. 9 primary win. Mary Bray, who is running unopposed in District 5, will be the second... more
PAWTUCKET - Exchange Street Open Studios returns to the Pawtucket Armory Arts District in the downtown this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit more than 35... more
PAWTUCKET - Organizers of the Pawtucket Backpackers, a nonprofit group organized to provide food to local needy students on the weekends, is seeking renewed financial help from the public during the... more
PAWTUCKET - The George Wiley Center will host an evening of "some serious fun and games" with the 5th annual "Quiz Bowl" fundraiser, to be held Friday, Sept. 26, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at McCoy Stadium... more
PAWTUCKET - Students from Central Falls and Pawtucket will set off from their respective high schools to unite at the school administration building in downtown Pawtucket in a first-ever "Journey for... more
Breeze editor Green, local historian Bacon among those to be honored
PAWTUCKET - The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council holds its 29th annual dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln.
The event features a reception and... more
PAWTUCKET - Rhode Island Medical Imaging's third 3T magnetic resonance imaging system has been installed in the Blackstone Valley Medical Building at 333 School St.
The 3T MRI system, which has been... more
PAWTUCKET - The 3rd annual Arts Marketplace will be held at the Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21.
This juried exhibit and sale features one of a kind... more
PAWTUCKET - Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306, 171 Fountain St., will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatball dinner on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.
The cost is $8 per person at... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will host a Family Bilingual Book Club on Saturdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 18 and Nov. 15, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Caidin Activity Room.
Each month,... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will host a Family Movie Night on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m.
The movie stars Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, Mr. Potato Head, Rex, Mr. Pricklepants and... more
The Ten Mile River Watershed Council is looking for "greenway stewards" to help with litter control along the Ten Mile River Greenway in Pawtucket and East Providence. Stewards will adopt a section... more
PAWTUCEKT - Ellis Goldstein, director of Ministry Partner Development CRU, the United States Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ, will speak at an Encounter Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 20, at... more
PAWTUCKET - Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church, 514 Smithfield Ave., will celebrate Back-to-Church Sunday on Sept. 21.
The event is part of a national movement of churches across America asking... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital will host its "Look Good ... Feel Better" program on Monday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The program is designed to help cancer patients cope with the unpleasant side... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital's "Doctor Is In" wellness lecture series will present a program on lower back pain on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The free series is designed to benefit... more