PAWTUCKET – Four people have been charged in connection to a bizarre string of violence in Central Falls and Pawtucket.
On Wednesday, July 20 at 6 p.m., Pawtucket police responded to the 94 Japonica... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested one of three men wanted for allegedly vandalizing the wall of the Panaderia Caprichos Antioquenos restaurant at 173 Lonsdale Ave. on June 9.
The man wearing the hat... more
PAWTUCKET – On Thursday, at around 1:45 p.m., members of Pawtucket Police Special Squad searched a home at 21 Garden St. and found a Glock .40 caliber handgun, narcotics, cash, cell phones and other... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating after they say a man stole a purse from an employee at the U-Save Gas Station at 72 Exchange St. on Saturday, July 16, at around 7 a.m.
The victim described the... more
CENTRAL FALLS – During a 48-hour span July 15-17, members of the Central Falls Police Department arrested three people on impaired driving charges.
Those arrested between Friday and Sunday evening... more
When the world’s best golfers put on a show during the upcoming PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., they’ll do it against a backdrop of designs from Pawtucket’s own Judd... more
Temporary plantings go in as officials work on a plan
PAWTUCKET – Four years after new decorative planters and trash cans were installed on Main Street, officials are now trying to figure out how to fix and replace them.
The black and red furnishings... more
PAWTUCKET – Filming for “The Polka King,” starring Jack Black as polka legend/con artist Jan Lewan, got going in Pawtucket last Friday. Several homes on Waltham Street and Harvard Street are being... more
PAWTUCKET – City Councilor Terry Mercer says he now has no plans to propose a change to the city’s ban on outdoor burning, despite continued frustration about the rules from many residents.
PAWTUCKET – City officials have revealed the layout of a nine-hole trial disc golf course planned for the middle of Slater Park.
Newly finalized plans to make two holes compliant with the Americans... more
PAWTUCKET – Collette Cares has announced the launch of the 1 Million Meals Campaign, a new global hunger initiative.
Through volunteering, global projects and three strategic new partnerships, the... more
PROVIDENCE – Boston native and two-time Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan will join the cast and serve as co-emcee for Skating for the Jimmy Fund: An exhibition to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer... more
PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) last week announced its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season, including a total of $33,818 for 10 Pawtucket... more
Daniel Issa, former senator from District 16, has announced he’ll challenge incumbent Sen. Betty Crowley for his former seat, which covers Central Falls and Pawtucket.
Issa served 22 years in various... more
PAWTUCKET – Kevin Crawley, the retired city detective captain who declared his intention to run for mayor and then collected the required signatures to do so, has withdrawn from the race. The... more
LINCOLN – There may be fewer groups of them in your local woods, but Boy Scouts refuse to end up on the endangered species list.
According to the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America,... more
PAWTUCKET – The Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306 and its auxiliary will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., on Thursday, July 28.
Dinner will be served from... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 Pawtucket Hall of Fame. This annual event recognizes individuals whose efforts have made a lasting impact on the... more
PAWTUCKET – Veterans who served in Korea between June 25, 1950, and Oct. 25, 1954, may be eligible for the Ambassador for Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea.
For more information, call Korean... more
LINCOLN – The Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will host a free Family Fun Day at the Blackstone River State Park, in... more
PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Auto Body is now open in an expanded space at the former Courtesy Collision location at 262 Broadway, a site its owner says gives the company easier accessibility and greater... more
PROVIDENCE – Meeting Street will host an open house at the Early Learning Center, 1000 Eddy St., on Thursday, July 28. It will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Parents and children of all abilities... more
PAWTUCKET – The Preservation Society of Pawtucket will host an herb gardening demonstration at the Spaulding-Johnson House, 30 Fruit St., on Thursday, July 21, at 5 p.m.
The event will feature... more
WARWICK – The Warwick Veterans Memorial High School Class of 1980 will hold its 35-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 11 p.m., at Francis Farm in Rehoboth, Mass.
A traditional clambake... more
PAWTUCKET – The Junior League of Rhode Island will hold the 24th annual Pizzuti Open Golf Tournament on Friday, July 29, at 7 a.m., at the Pawtucket Country Club, 900 Armistice Blvd.
Golfers will... more
CUMBERLAND – The Joan DeCotis Foundation, a nonprofit organization created to raise awareness of lung cancer and raise funds for research, will hold its second annual fundraising gala on Thursday,... more
LINCOLN – Pawtucket residents Samira Dias and Rebekah Furtado, 2016 graduates of Davies Career and Technical High School, both ranked in the top 10 nationally at the annual SkillsUSA National... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Library, 13 Summer Street, will host the Big Nazo Lab “Roller-Reader Robot Helmet” Workshop on Saturday, July 23, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Campbell Basement Auditorium... more
PAWTUCKET – An interactive performance led by Ronald McDonald will be held Thursday, July 21, at 3 p.m., at the Pawtucket Public Library.
Throughout the show, summer readers will help prepare Ronald... more
PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies and the cities of Central Falls and Pawtucket announced a pair of unprecedented partnerships to deliver tailored programming to... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed into law legislation (2016-S 2296 Sub A / 2016-H 8319) that requires healthcare providers to give veterans their medical records at no cost if they are... more
CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High School Class of 1981 will have its 35th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. at Twelve Acres, 445 Douglas Pike, in Smithfield.
For more information or to... more
LINCOLN – The following students graduated from William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School on June 13 at the Stadium Theater in Woonsocket.
Jose Albuquerque... more