PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating allegations that a former representative for the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center on Exchange Street scammed many clients out of thousands of dollars.
One party that... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested a local man on numerous drug and gun charges.
On Oct. 25, the Pawtucket Police Department executed a court-ordered search warrant on the second floor of 60 Comstock... more
PAWTUCKET – A plan by officials to purchase all city streetlights from National Grid is running into trouble over a disagreement on the terms of a proposed contract.
In a letter to National Grid,... more
PAWTUCKET – School Supt. Patti DiCenso and other education officials announced this week that they will finalize a “new and improved” agreement with the Pawtucket Police Department on School Resource... more
PAWTUCKET – The City Council approved a slate of 12 fireworks events at McCoy Stadium, up from eight events this past season, after hearing no complaints from residents on the expanded schedule.... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Lodge No. 4 of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Pawtucket Police Department, and Mayor Donald Grebien will be partnering in a “No-Shave November” charitable fundraising effort... more
PAWTUCKET – Police in Pawtucket are investigating a stabbing Tuesday that left a man clinging to life.
Police responded to the area of Montgomery Street and Exchange Street for a reported stabbing.... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are seeking any new clues in a Pawtucket cold case dating back 25 years.
On March 13, 1991, 23-year-old Wendy Lee Madden’s body was discovered behind a local Pawtucket bar called... more
PAWTUCKET – John Arcaro, the sales and marketing professional running for mayor of Pawtucket under the “Sick of Scandals” party, says he has “once again pulled back the curtain on his opponent’s bad... more
PAWTUCKET – When Mayor Donald Grebien and his team took office in 2011, they faced a budget deficit of more than $12 million, a looming structural deficit, and the threat of bankruptcy, he said in a... more
PAWTUCKET – With so much nationwide attention on gun violence, at-large City Council candidate Albert Vitali Jr. says he will work with the Pawtucket Police Department to reinstate the successful gun... more
PAWTUCKET – Sandra Cano, an incumbent at-large member of the City Council, says she is committed to advocating for sustainability, energy efficiency, and renewable energy projects for the city “that... more
PAWTUCKET – Rodney Barber, independent candidate for an at-large seat on the Pawtucket City Council, said this week that if elected he will focus on safety, taxes, and diversity.
Barber, a member of... more
PAWTUCKET – Bradley Collins, who is running as an independent for the House District 46 spot that serves Pawtucket and Lincoln, said he has a plan to improve government, health care and education.... more
LINCOLN – John Cullen, independent candidate for the House District 46 seat, urged residents to vote “yes” on Question 2, which would place all legislators under the Ethics Commission to monitor... more
PAWTUCKET – Rep. Jean Philippe Barros, the Democrat incumbent in House District 59, is calling the new United Health Infrastructure Project (UHIP) system rollout “an unacceptable and dangerous fiasco... more
PAWTUCKET – Lori Barden, independent candidate for representative in House District 59, said Monday that incumbent Jean Philippe Barros “talks the talk, but he doesn’t walk the walk.”
Barros has the... more
PAWTUCKET – Rep. Raymond Johnston, the incumbent Democrat running for House District 61, is pointing to his record as “an advocate for strong and safe schools” since he was first elected in 2010.... more
PAWTUCKET – House District 61 candidate Jim Obenchain is inviting all residents of the district to meet with him at the Pawtucket Public Library this Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
“This is a... more
PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien, along with state officials, will mark National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by bringing awareness to the problem of lead paint in local homes on Wednesday, Oct.... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Obedience Tales Dog Training School, which previously operated for many years on Mineral Spring Avenue, has reopened at 987 Charles St.
Head instructor Brian Nicastro, who grew up... more
PAWTUCKET – A Work in Progress Productions, the nonprofit theater group that adopted the Tolman High School auditorium three years ago, will put on one of its most challenging productions yet when it... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Board of Canvassers is urging all city voters to be informed and prepared for the presidential election on Nov. 8.
“Although everyone is excited to vote for a new president... more
Russ Gusetti, Happy Birthday to a piece of work! From all your friends at The Valley Breeze.
Gordon Colomy, Happy 50th Birthday! From your brothers, Jerry and Les, sister, Sharon, and... more
PAWTUCKET – St. Luke Church, 670 Weeden St., will hold a chicken dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.
The menu includes roasted chicken, pasta, roasted potatoes, salad and dessert. Tickets are $12... more
CENTRAL FALLS – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, YWCA Rhode Island will host its 22nd annual Pink Relaxation Tea on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Navigant Credit... more
PAWTUCKET – The G.I. Bazaar will host its first Maker’s Market at Hope Artiste Village on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The market is the first of it’s kind in the New England area and... more
PAWTUCKET – St. Teresa Church Senior Group will hold a business meeting and Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m., 358 Newport Ave. Refreshments will be served.
A harvest dinner for... more
PAWTUCKET – Saint Raphael Academy invites prospective students and their families to an open house on Sunday, Nov. 6, from noon to 3 p.m. Registration will be in Alumni Hall, located at 194 Walcott... more
Students in grades 5-12 are encouraged to apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards now through Nov. 8, if they have made contributions to their communities in the past 12 months through... more
PAWTUCKET – The Color Me Calm Coloring Club will meet at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The library provides colored pencils and coloring... more