PAWTUCKET - Local residents are planning a Memorial Day flag placement event on Saturday, May 23, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Notre Dame Cemetery, 359 Daggett Ave. About 3,200 flags will be placed... more
PAWTUCKET – Police in Pawtucket started an investigation this week into people fraudulently soliciting donations on their behalf.
A city resident contacted police about a telephone call they received... more
PAWTUCKET – A final report from a city consultant calls for establishing a bus “transit corridor” on Exchange Street and Goff Avenue, complete with new “super stops.”
The new stops would replace the... more
PAWTUCKET - Smithfield resident Auston Gillis is the valedictorian and Bristol resident Vanessa Dos Anjos is the salutatorian for the Class of 2015 at St. Raphael Academy.
Gillis, the son of public... more
PAWTUCKET - It has often been a thankless and lonely task for city residents Ken Postle, Bill Greenwood and their friends, but the determined volunteers now have reinforcements in their effort to... more
PAWTUCKET - In an effort to enhance public safety for residents, the Pawtucket Police Department, with authorization from the City Council and Mayor Donald Grebien, has purchased a set of new... more
Expanded parade set for May 24
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Tom Breggia, a retired Pawtucket music educator and veteran of the Marine Corps, is the grand marshal for the 2015 North Providence Memorial Day Parade.
The parade will step off at... more
PAWTUCKET - Officials from Blackstone Valley Community Health Care announced they intend to purchase Notre Dame Ambulatory Center, formerly Notre Dame Hospital, at 1000 Broad St., Central Falls, from... more
PAWTUCKET - City and state officials last week joined the Pawtucket Police Department to honor officers who have exhibited meritorious and brave service in the community. The event recognized... more
PAWTUCKET - Police are searching for a man they say is responsible for shooting someone after a heated argument at Galego Court in Pawtucket.
Mark Cruz, 20, with a last known address of 288 Broad St... more
Jim Skeffington, the president of the Pawtucket Red Sox, died on Sunday evening of an apparent heart attack. He was 73.
The prominent Rhode Island attorney and businessman was the key public face of... more
PAWTUCKET - Bucket Brewery has launched its long-anticipated beer can line, adding a new dimension to the brews that to this point have been available only in 32-ounce "squealers."
Co-owner Nate... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Veterans Council will conduct ceremonies on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, at several locations. All ceremonies will include the laying of a wreath.
The ceremonies are as... more
PAWTUCKET - Slater Mill will host its 2nd annual fundraiser, "A Grande Fete by the River," to raise money for the historic site's Educational Scholarship Program.
On Saturday, May 30, attendees "... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital celebrated National Hospital Week by paying tribute to its dedicated staff at its annual service awards event on May 11.
Patricia Masse, a cook in the Department of Food... more
CENTRAL FALLS - Police in Central Falls arrested fugitives from Colorado on Wednesday on numerous fire firearms charges. Police were led to John Baker, 38, and Jessica Garrett, 32, after being tipped... more
PAWTUCKET - Dr. David Anthony was awarded the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Innovative Program Award along with his colleagues on the board of the fmCASES. He was recognized at STFM's annual... more
PAWTUCKET - City officials announced the juried selection of Brower Hatcher of Providence, Joshua Wiener of Colorado, and Suikang Zhao of New York as the finalists who will propose designs to... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Foundation hosted its 8th annual Pawtucket Foundation Prize Exhibition on May 7. The event was held in partnership with the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative. The top prize of $1... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Pawtucket Hall of Fame, an annual signature event recognizing those individuals who have made a lasting impact on... more
PAWTUCKET - Memorial Hospital has announced the winners of this year's nursing awards.
* Jeanette Barnes, from the Intensive Care Unit, was named Nurse of the Year. A member of Memorial's team for 33... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will hold the program "Job Searching 101 for Teens" on Thursday, May 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The program is open to teens ages 14 and up.
The program is free... more
PAWTUCKET - The Leon Mathieu Senior Center will host Otto Gregory, engineering professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island and director of the Sensors and... more
SMITHFIELD - The following students from Pawtucket graduated with bachelor degrees from Bryant University on May 16.
Nicholas Antunes, business administration in finance; Marissa Bisson, applied... more
PAWTUCKET - Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts will present its senior dance show, "Ten Shades of Dance," at the Jenks/JMW Auditorium, 350 Division St., on Wednesday, May... more
PROVIDENCE - The 3rd annual La Salle Academy Alumni Night at the PawSox will be held Friday, July 3.
Family and friends are invited to watch the PawSox play the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railraiders from... more
PAWTUCKET - Capeverdean American Community Development will host a community brunch this Sunday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 120 High St. Bring family and friends.
Call 401-475-9834 for more... more
PAWTUCKET - Fairlawn Against Crime Team neighborhood group will meet on Tuesday, June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church's Lindh Hall, 514 Smithfield Ave.
Maureen Philbin,... more
PAWTUCKET - The annual Memorial Day picnic will be held on the Woodlawn Baptist Church hosts the annual Memorial Day picnic on the lawn Monday, May 25, starting at 2 p.m.
Enjoy a time of fellowship,... more