Officials must release minutes from 'unlawful' discussion
PAWTUCKET - The Office of the Attorney General has ruled that the Pawtucket School Committee violated the Open Meetings Act for the second time in six months when members participated in an "unlawful... more
PAWTUCKET - A reconstruction project inside Pawtucket City Hall will help officials improve the experience for residents who use the building and make space for a major new business to come into the... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Police Department is reporting an increase in the number of reported thefts from autos. Police are warning residents and visitors to protect themselves and their valuables... more
PAWTUCKET - After initially saying there were no arrests for setting off illegal fireworks this year, police now say that two people, one an employee of the Pawtucket School Department, were nabbed... more
PAWTUCKET - The Samaritans of Rhode Island has announced "Listening Beyond Words," a new program designed to promote active and non-judgmental listening.
"At the Samaritans, we practice a... more
PAWTUCKET - Representatives from Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation and Realty Endeavors for Affordable Community Housing Inc. announced last week that the two companies merged on July 1,... more
PAWTUCKET - The Dogapalooza Summer Festival returns this Saturday, Aug. 2, and Sunday, Aug. 3. The Pawtucket Dog Park Committee is sponsoring the annual fundraiser at Slater Memorial Park. The fun is... more
NORFOLK, Va. - Military personnel confirmed on Friday that Morgan Louis Hayman, a 21-year-old sailor from Pawtucket, died after falling off a sixth-floor balcony at Naval Station Norfolk.
Hayman, an... more
PAWTUCKET - Rock the City, a concert put on by TK Ministries, is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Our Lady of Consolation Church, 211 Sabin St.
Come for free live... more
PAWTUCKET - Residents and visitors looking for keepsakes, unique gifts and items from Rhode Island and the historic Blackstone River Valley have a new location to buy such items. The Blackstone Shop... more
PAWTUCKET - A blood drive in memory of Specialist Dennis Poulin will be held on Monday, Aug. 11, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Comfort Inn, 2 George St.
Poulin, a former Cumberland resident and... more
PAWTUCKET - A new ranking of the top vegetarian-friendly Triple-A ballparks puts McCoy Stadium at number three.
"McCoy Stadium has really stepped up to the plate and made all Pawtucket Red Sox fans... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Library will present Dave Marchetti's Animal Experiences on Monday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m.
Children and their families are invited to meet turtles, snakes, lizards, some small... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will host Fizz Boom Read Fun! Marble Races on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Using materials such as ramps, tubes, and pool noodles, kids ages 3 and up... more
PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Public Library will host a Family Movie Night on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m.
The movie features an ordinary Lego construction worker who is recruited to join a quest to... more
PAWTUCKET - Representatives from the Pawtucket Parks Department have scheduled a Thimble Island cruise bus trip for Aug. 15. A lunch of baked scrod or Italian lemon chicken is included. The cost for... more
The Blackstone River Coalition is looking for volunteer water-quality monitors in Rhode Island to collect data at two sites in the watershed.
In Pawtucket, a volunteer is needed for the Blackstone... more