Sellers are reluctant to pass on the costs, hopeful for grilling season
The cost of meat is hitting record highs, with little or no relief expected by the summer grilling season.
Experts say there are a variety of factors for the unusually high prices, from bad weather... more
PAWTUCKET - A new round of flooding through the leaky tower atop Pawtucket City Hall is leading to renewed concerns about potentially unhealthy mold in the building.
Heavy rains over the last... more
PAWTUCKET - Opening night of the 2014 Pawtucket Slaterettes baseball season on April 25 will be one to remember for Janet Kowalski, as this will be the first season three generations of her family... more
PAWTUCKET - Gianna Casto, a 9-year-old student at Fallon Elementary School and the winner of the Pawtucket Future Chefs competition, is one of 35 regional winners selected by judges for their recipes... more
PAWTUCKET - Mayor Donald Grebien formally announced his candidacy for re-election at a campaign kickoff event Monday at the Portuguese Social Club, 131 School St.
Grebien said that after inheriting... more
Police make arrests in killing of Almeida
Officers from the Pawtucket Police Department arrested three individuals in connection to the killing of Ryan Almeida at the Galego Court housing complex on... more
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity is inviting the public to a state policy debate on Saturday, April 26 at the University of Rhode Island's Swan Hall, 60 Upper College... more
First Baptist Church, 91 Cottage St., Pawtucket, 401-725-7225.
Thursday, April 17 - Maundy Thursday Seder meal and Tenebrae service, 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 20 - Special praise and worship 10:30; Easter... more
PAWTUCKET - The passport acceptance facility at the Pawtucket Public Library is expanding its hours of operation due to high demand for its services. As of April 19, the office will accept U.S.... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will be closed this Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. The Bookmobile will be off the road for the day.
On Saturday, April 19, the library will... more
PAWTUCKET - City resident Jordan White "had a stroke of beginner's luck and is $100,000 richer," said officials from the Rhode Island Lottery last week. White said he won on only his second time... more
PAWTUCKET - Members of the Department of Public Works are reminding residents that trash and recycling pickup will be conducted on the normal schedule throughout this week, even on Good Friday, April... more
PAWTUCKET - Under a new city program launched last summer, Pawtucket's recycling tonnage continues to rise sharply while the amount of overall trash tonnage going to the state landfill continues on a... more
PAWTUCKET - The Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center will host a "Say Yes to the Prom Dress" event on Wednesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Woodlawn Community Center, 210... more
PAWTUCKET - The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is seeking volunteers for the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, located at 175 Main St.
The Visitor Center serves 70,000 people annually, offering up... more
PAWTUCKET - A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for a new playground at Agnes Little Elementary School will be held today, Wednesday, April 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the school, 60 South Bend St.
CENTRAL FALLS - Sacred Heart Academy of Central Falls Class of 1954 is planning its 60-year reunion.
The committee is seeking information on the following classmates: Robert Caron, Richard Gendron,... more
PAWTUCKET - The Leon Mathieu Senior Center will host an AARP Driver Safety Program at its facility, 420 Main St., on Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The course will be taught in the center's 2nd... more
PAWTUCKET - St. Teresa Church Senior Group will meet Thursday, April 24, at 1 p.m. in the church hall, 358 Newport Ave.
Chair aerobics with Charlotte Becher will follow the meeting. Membership... more
PAWTUCKET - Courtesy of the Department of Public Works and the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, free workshops for Pawtucket residents who want to learn about composting at home will be... more
PAWTUCKET - Arthur Plitt, who heads the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket, is inviting residents for the organization's annual Earth Day cleanup on Saturday, May 3.
The Pawtucket Housing Authority... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will host its annual Easter brunch this Saturday, April 19, from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the soup kitchen, located in the basement of St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will present a free baby-sitting class on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Participants will learn tips and techniques to use when caring for... more
PAWTUCKET - The Prem Rawat Foundation will present the Peace Education Program at the Pawtucket Public Library beginning Tuesday, April 22, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The free program will run for 10 weeks... more
CENTRAL FALLS - Central Falls Police detectives are investigating an incident in which two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in the area of CVS pharmacy at 309 Broad Street. The incident happened... more