Pawtucket

Citing struggle with alcohol, Pawtucket Sen. Jamie Doyle resigns

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PAWTUCKET – Sen. James Doyle, II, of District 8 Pawtucket, has resigned from the General Assembly effective immediately, according to a release. “It is for personal reasons – caused by my struggle... more

‘Lifestyle center’ proposed at Narragansett Park Plaza in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Owners of the Narragansett Park Plaza along Newport Avenue at the Pawtucket/East Providence line are seeking to develop 118,770 square feet of office space, 72 residential units, 240,770... more

Pawtucket forms group to review options on transfer station

PAWTUCKET – Officials have formed a stakeholder group that includes many opponents of a proposal to build a new waste transfer station on Concord Street. The group will evaluate options for the... more

Dates for Pawtucket District 8 special election set

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PAWTUCKET – Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea announced Wednesday that there will be a special election in Senate District 8 Pawtucket to fill the seat of former Senator James Doyle II on Tuesday,... more

Man arrested in attack at Royal Fried Chicken

PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted someone at Royal Fried Chicken on Dexter Street. Richard Lee King, 33, faces multiple charges. On Dec. 29, at around 7 p.m.,... more

Police ID woman killed on I-95 in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Police have identified the pedestrian killed on I-95 in Pawtucket Thursday night. State Police identified the woman as Ebony Evans, 37, who has no permanent address. She was last known to... more

Police find cocaine in baby formula container, arrest couple

PAWTUCKET – On Jan. 10, the Pawtucket Police Department's Narcotics Unit searched the first floor apartment at 67 Baldwin St. on warrant issued after an ongoing investigation into the illegal... more

Overhaul of Pawtucket school policies nearing completion

PAWTUCKET – School officials are now only a handful of policies away from completing an overhaul of the Pawtucket School Department’s policy manual. The more than 200 policies, many of which have... more

Council to consider tax agreement for apartments at former R.I. Textile site

PAWTUCKET – The new owner of the former Rhode Island Textile Company is seeking a tax agreement with the city to help redevelop the property on Columbus Avenue as a residential complex. Tax Assessor... more

Foundation meeting focuses on ballpark, economic development

PAWTUCKET – Economic development and baseball were hot topics at the Pawtucket Foundation’s 17th Annual Meeting on Monday, Jan. 8, held at The Guild on Main Street. Kevin Tracy, co-chairman of the... more

School Committee sends vote of confidence to its leaders

PAWTUCKET – Members of the Pawtucket School Committee last week unanimously voted to keep Chairman Jay Charbonneau and Vice Chairwoman Erin Dube as their leaders. At a time when Pawtucket school... more

City program matching seniors with shoveling volunteers continues to grow

PAWTUCKET – The list of local senior citizens asking for help shoveling snow this winter is now at 100 and growing, following last Thursday’s major snowstorm. As of Monday, Jan. 8, all city seniors... more

Red Sox extend contract with Pawtucket Red Sox

PAWTUCKET – The Boston Red Sox and Pawtucket Red Sox announced the extension of their Player Development Contract for an additional two years. The deal extends the Red Sox/PawSox partnership,... more

Diabetes Prevention Program begins today

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will begin a Diabetes Prevention Program today, Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 12:15 p.m. Participants will learn to be physically active and eat... more

Pawtucket library closed Monday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The library’s Passport Acceptance Office will also be closed... more

FACT meets Tuesday, will discuss transfer station

PAWTUCKET – The Fairlawn Against Crime Team and Councilor Timothy Rudd are hosting a community meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church hall, 514... more

Extended office hours offered at Pawtucket City Hall

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien reminds residents that City Hall offers extended office hours, to provide greater access to services for residents and businesses. The extended hours are 8:30 a.m. to... more

Learn about hospice care at the Senior Center

PAWTUCKET – Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will host a Friday Coffee Hour on Jan. 19, at 12:30 p.m. The topic of discussion will be what services are available through Hope Health of R.I... more

NRA Level 1 coaching class being offered Jan. 20-21

LINCOLN – Stony Brook Rod and Gun Club is looking for interested adults to serve as coaches for its junior rifle marksmanship program. A two-day training program will held Saturday and Sunday, Jan.... more

So. Attleboro Lions name poster winners

ATTLEBORO – The South Attleboro Village Lions Club and Chairwoman Del Kelly sponsored The 2017 International Peace Poster Contest. Coelho Middle School 6th-graders, under the guidance of art teacher... more