Approvals bring $7.4 million mill redevelopment closer to reality

PAWTUCKET – A $7.4 million redevelopment project on the city’s downtown riverfront is two steps closer to completion after a pair of affirmative votes by City Council members last week. • The City... more

Waste transfer station hearings on hold, as council seeks new bidders

Officials looking to add three months to Link contract
PAWTUCKET – Plans for nailing down a solution to Pawtucket’s trash problem have been scrapped, for the time being. Officials suspended discussions after the City Council decided to seek new... more

Goncalves honored at International Women’s Day Celebration

PAWTUCKET – Women dominated the crowd of some 200 people who gathered at the Slater Mill last Friday to celebrate the city’s fourth annual International Women’s Day Celebration, with a theme of “... more

City leaders seek to protect other communities from hospital closure

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien and Pawtucket State Senators Elizabeth Crowley, Donna Nesselbush and William Conley last week announced the filing of legislation to protect other communities from... more

Video installation offers edgy lens into city’s important textile industry

PAWTUCKET – Exactly what goes on behind the large sliding steel doors of Rhode Island’s textile manufacturing plants is often a mystery. Residents know it’s happening. They hear state leaders... more

City launches public arts program

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket and the city’s Advisory Commission on Arts and Culture have announced the adoption of the “Pawtucket Percent for Public Art” program to expand the city’s commitment... more

Plan revealed for 150-acre development around transit hub

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien and Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, along with the Pawtucket Foundation, city planners and other officials, hosted a public open house at The Isle Brewers... more

City accepting applications for arts grants

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket announces the availability of project-based arts grants to support and expand cultural activities within the city. Grant funds are available to local artists and... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our March Birthday Club: MARCH 22 Joe Cingalia, Happy Birthday! Love, Pat and from all who know you!

FACT hosts community meeting Tuesday

PAWTUCKET – The Fairlawn Against Crime Team and Councilor Timothy Rudd are hosting a community meeting on Tuesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., at Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church, 514 Smithfield... more

Pawtucket Parks & Rec announces spring classes

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division announces its lineup of recreational classes and programs for the upcoming spring season. The classes will be held at the Jenks Junior High... more