PAWTUCKET - City officials have abandoned their bid to get more than $24,545 in back car taxes from Lime Rock Fire Chief Frank Sylvester, choosing not to pursue their case in Superior Court.
PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested Jeffrey Mooney, 44, of 12 Manchester St., and charged him with intentionally setting a fire at 12 Nickerson St.
On Sunday, Oct. 19, at around 11:40 p.m., the the... more
PAWTUCKET - Detectives investigating allegations of child pornography against a former football and wrestling coach at Tolman High School say they've been slowed by reluctant witnesses.
PAWTUCKET - Fresh off a convincing primary victory over fellow Democrat Travis Auty, incumbent House District 62 Rep. Mary Duffy Messier is facing a fresh challenge from independent Rodney Barber.... more
PAWTUCKET - Representatives for one of the city's biggest employers are pushing hard for voters to approve $125 million for a new engineering building at the University of Rhode Island.
Bill Murray... more
PAWTUCKET - City Council members are taking school board leaders to task for not answering their questions on the controversial contract renewal with veteran school food service provider Sodexo.... more
Ringleaders in contraband cigarette ring sentenced
Wissam Khalil, 41, of Central Falls, and his brother, Bassam Nazir Khalil, 49, of Pawtucket, were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Providence... more
PAWTUCKET - Pawtucket police are investigating after an apparent threat was scrawled on the sign of a local law office. The words "ISIS will destroy you" were penned above an arrow pointing to the... more
Law enforcement officials announced this week that members from the Rhode Island State Police and Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs arrested 18 people for allegedly obtaining unemployment insurance... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have arrested city resident Jose Crispin for allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident Monday after running a red light at the intersection of East Street and Middle Street and... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Board of Canvassers will team up with the Secretary of State's office to offer voters free voter IDs this Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. A representative from Secretary... more
PAWTUCKET - Falling temperatures are a reminder that snow season is just around the corner. Officials say that for many seniors, shoveling snow can be a stress on their physical capabilities or not... more
PAWTUCKET - Matthew Guerra, candidate for the House District 46 seat, stated in a press release that, "Taxpayers should not shoulder the burden for an unconstitutional decision," in regards to paying... more
PAWTUCKET - State Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady, who is seeking re-election to the District 46 House seat, stated in a press release that passage of legislation eliminating the so-called master lever voting... more
PAWTUCKET - Rodney Barber, independent running for state Rep. Mary Duffy Messier's House 62 seat, said in a news release that he questions his opponent's claims on a number of fronts.
In Messier's... more
PAWTUCKET - If elected to the Pawtucket School Committee, Erin Dube says she will work to restore faith in local public schools by embracing "what makes public education unique."
"This is going to... more
PAWTUCKET - Should she be re-elected on Nov. 4, state Rep. Mary Duffy Messier says she will re-introduce her bill to reduce fraud in the state's food stamp program.
Messier, a Democrat who represents... more
PAWTUCKET - Carlos Tobon, a Democrat running for House District 58, is pledging to "invest in the future of Pawtucket and Rhode Island" by focusing on rebuilding roads and schools. These investments... more
PAWTUCKET - Independent candidate for state representative Jonathan Vallecilla announced his platform in a news release this week. His main focus, he said, will be on "good governance" initiatives,... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has appointed Dr. Natalia Lukankina to its medical staff in the Department of Pediatrics.
Lukankina earned her medical degree from Voronez State Medical... more
PAWTUCKET - Diva's Sweet Treats, at 508 Armistice Blvd., will host Central Falls police officer and 2014 Big Brother winner Derrick Levasseur for a meet and greet, photo, and autograph session this... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee's "Paws & More - Canine Costume Contest" returns to the Pawtucket Dog Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 3 p.m.
Organizers say last year's event... more
PAWTUCKET - The Leon Mathieu Senior Center's "Relay Walk/ Run for Healthy Aging" fundraiser on Sept. 6 was a great success, according to organizers. The event was sponsored by the Pawtucket Senior... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will be represented at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center's Fine Furnishings Show Nov. 8-9. Staff will be there to collect non-perishable food donations and cash... more
PAWTUCKET - Bishop Keough High School presents a concert of sacred music with Christian singer and composer John Polce, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., at St. Maria Goretti Church, 165 Power Road... more