PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating after three people were shot at around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers responded to the area of West Avenue at Jefferson Street for shots fired. Upon arrival, police... more
14 pull papers for council, nine for school board
PAWTUCKET – Two men say they’ll take a shot at Mayor Donald Grebien's seat in the 2016 election. Both will run against the incumbent Democrat in the general election.
John Arcaro, a frequent... more
PROVIDENCE – Paris Peters, 24, of Providence, pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence Thursday to sex trafficking a 16-year old female. Peters admitted to the court that beginning in August... more
Brain in Play will join new facility planned on Webster St.
PAWTUCKET – Baseball, beer, and…better brains?
A company making early groundbreaking strides in brain health appears to be the next big thing in Pawtucket.
Brain in Play International has been... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Police Department is ramping up enforcement efforts through the Fourth of July holiday to curtail the use of illegal aerial fireworks.
City Councilor Terry Mercer last... more
PAWTUCKET – City officials and members of the local General Assembly delegation reached a deal last week with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation to take over a portion of Newport Avenue... more
CUMBERLAND – Administrators from a Cumberland charter school that draws most heavily from Pawtucket are pledging to rebuild the public’s trust after three teachers were fired last week over “... more
PAWTUCKET – The following appointments have been made to the Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee for 2016:
• Patricia Zacks, chairwoman
• Diane Dufresne, vice-chairwoman
• Larry Monastesse, treasurer... more
PAWTUCKET – The City Council last week gave the nod to a plan for the city to purchase all 5,000 of its streetlights and convert them over to energy-efficient technology.
The council made two votes,... more
PAWTUCKET – A new law now in effect with Gov. Gina Raimondo’s signature relaxes restrictions on beer sales at local breweries, making it easier for brewers to make money.
Local brewers are prepared... more
PAWTUCKET – At its 95th annual meeting on June 16, the membership of the Old Slater Mill Association voted to elect Gail R. Solomon, of Pawtucket, as president of the board of trustees.
Solomon is... more
PAWTUCKET – City and police officials are taking additional steps to respond to an uptick in violent activity over the past week. The Pawtucket Police Department announced that additional resources... more
PROVIDENCE – Curtis “Kellogg” Maxie, a 60-year-old from Pawtucket, was sentenced Wednesday by Superior Court Justice Netti Vogel to 85 years to serve for trafficking and sexual assault, and an... more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney Gen. Peter Kilmartin announced this week that Matthew Marcotte, 23, of Rehoboth, Mass., pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice William Carnes to one count of murder and... more
PAWTUCKET – On Friday, June 24, at around 10:30 p.m., Pawtucket police officers were called for an assault at Portugalia Liquors, 225 Barton St.
Officers determined that an armed robbery had occurred... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating the possible theft of a dog after it went missing from a driveway in the 160 to 170 block of Mineral Spring Avenue this week.
Witnesses described an older man... more
PAWTUCKET – Detectives from the Pawtucket Police Department are looking to identify the individuals pictured above entering the Walgreens store on Broad Street. They say they are suspects in a case... more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien last week announced details of an upcoming receivership program to combat blight in the neighborhoods, caused by vacant and abandoned properties.
Through the program... more
CUMBERLAND – Family members of John Zuba of Cumberland gathered together on June 11 to celebrate his 100th birthday at Wright’s Farm Restaurant in Harrisville. The celebration continued with cake in... more
PAWTUCKET – Rep. Jean Philippe Barros has announced he will seek a second term in the House District 59 seat. He previously served six years on the Pawtucket City Council.
“We made significant... more
PAWTUCKET – City Councilor Timothy Rudd Jr. has announced he is seeking re-election to a third term in District 6.
Rudd, 35, lives with his family on West Forest Avenue in the Fairlawn section. He is... more
PAWTUCKET – City Council President David Moran, a 25-year council veteran who represents District 1, has announced his candidacy for re-election.
“I am extremely honored to be representing the... more
PAWTUCKET – The city’s annual fireworks spectacular will go off again this Sunday, July 3, after the 6:05 p.m. PawSox game against Columbus. McCoy Stadium hosts a number of fireworks displays each... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer beginning Tuesday, July 5 and are tentatively scheduled to end Sunday, Aug. 21,... more
PAWTUCKET – Crash Pawtucket, an initiative aimed at promoting local Pawtucket businesses and bringing city residents together, will hold its July event at Plouffe’s Cup ‘n Saucer on Main Street. The... more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly passed legislation last week supporting the “Fitting the Description” movement and requiring law enforcement to automatically destroy all arrest records for those... more
Happy Birthday, William Barney! Our firecracker is 8 years old! Love, Mom, Dad, Grandmother, Brian, Bubbles, Joanne, Alice, Peter, Ed and Pat
Happy Birthday Dennis Johnson Jr.! Love... more
PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center is hosting an ice cream social on Friday, July 8, at 12:30 p.m. at its location, 420 Main St. Different flavored ice creams including sugar-free ice cream... more
PAWTUCKET – Young readers are invited to sign up for the July Book Club for Kids program at the Pawtucket Children’s Library. This month’s featured book is “Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and... more