PAWTUCKET - School officials admit being pretty discouraged when the General Assembly extended for one year a moratorium on new school construction, wondering how it will impact a $32 million bond... more
PAWTUCKET - Officials from the Rhode Island Department of Education are reviewing the details of a new three-year school food service contract with longtime provider Sodexo after the Pawtucket School... more
PAWTUCKET - Robert "Bob" Venturini, the local TV personality and past candidate for elective office, missed the cut to run again in 2014 by just one signature.
Venturini needed 50 signatures of... more
PAWTUCKET - Members of the City Council are saying they probably won't challenge Mayor Donald Grebien's decision to suspend cost of living increases for police and fire retirees.
Jeremiah "Jerry" O'... more
PAWTUCKET - I had this perfect picture in my head of how it would all go. My 3-year-old son, Wesley, and I would be in our seats by first pitch, both of us with gloves in hand, him mesmerized by this... more
PAWTUCKET - President Barack Obama last week named Tom Coderre, a former Pawtucket senator who serves as chief of staff to Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, as a senior adviser to the administrator... more
PAWTUCKET - Residents and visitors looking for keepsakes, unique gifts and items from Rhode Island and the historic Blackstone River Valley have a new location to buy such items. The Blackstone Shop... more
PAWTUCKET - The Dogapalooza Summer Festival returns on Saturday, Aug. 2, and Sunday, Aug. 3.
The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee is sponsoring the annual fundraiser at Slater Memorial Park. There will... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Board of Canvassers is reminding residents and voters of important election deadlines coming up in August. The last day to register to vote in the Sept. 9 primary is Aug. 10... more
PAWTUCKET - George Grimes, the Shea High School teacher arrested on child pornography charges back in May, has resigned his position with the district.
Supt. Patti DiCenso said Grimes was no longer... more
PAWTUCKET - A new ranking of the top vegetarian-friendly Triple-A ballparks puts McCoy Stadium at number three.
"McCoy Stadium has really stepped up to the plate and made all Pawtucket Red Sox fans... more
PAWTUCKET - Building on its expanded efforts last year, officials are seeking to add volunteers for the Pawtucket Environmental Task Force to bring greater focus and faster response to property... more
PAWTUCKET - The Fairlawn Against Crime Team will meet this Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. in the Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church Hall, 514 Smithfield Ave.
Councilor Tim Rudd will address the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Arts Festival's annual food festival, this year renamed the Blackstone River Party/Taste of the Valley, returns on Friday evening, Sept. 5, rain or shine.
Doors open at 6 p.... more
PAWTUCKET - Rock the City, a concert put on by TK Ministries, is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Our Lady of Consolation Church, 211 Sabin St.
Come for free live... more
PAWTUCKET - The second annual Fairlawn Family Fun Day comes to San Bento Park on Smithfield Avenue this Saturday, July 26, from noon to 8 p.m. Enjoy food, fun, music, and children's activities. The... more
Sue Crook and Heather Cook want to do your grocery shopping. They want to wait in line for you at the DMV and they want to plan your vacation.
Take almost any task on your to-do list that prompts an... more
PAWTUCKET - A National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" grant announced last week will bring public art to city bridges. The art, paid for through a $75,000 grant to the city, will be visible to... more
PAWTUCKET - Woodlawn Baptist Church 337 Lonsdale Ave., continues its Southern Gospel Quartet concerts on Friday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m.
One of Southern Gospel's favorite quartets, "Called Out," will be... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket GOP will host its next monthly meeting Wednesday, July 30, at the IDIP Club, 35 Memorial Drive, from 7 to 8 p.m. The meeting will focus on Steve Lemois, who is running for... more
PAWTUCKET - The Annals of Family Medicine last week published an article detailing research showing that women with a history of pregnancy loss are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in... more