Pawtucket

Crowd pelts Pawtucket police with bottles and rocks

PAWTUCKET - Police in Pawtucket say a crowd of young people pelted them with bottles and rocks following a Memorial Day fireworks display at McCoy Stadium Monday night. Police responded to the area... more

Installing GPS trackers in Pawtucket vehicles presents a challenge

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PAWTUCKET - Signing off on buying new GPS trackers for all city vehicles was the easy part. Now Pawtucket officials begin the difficult task of ironing out the details of their move to create greater... more

Pawtucket police say frauds are pretending to represent them

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's DeHoyos and Lapop are top students at Davies

LINCOLN - The valedictorian for the Class of 2015 at William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School is Keyla DeHoyos, and the salutatorian is Cesia Lapop. Both students are Pawtucket... more

RIPTA officials investigating after driver yelled at woman to learn English (with video)

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Officials from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority are investigating after a bus driver was caught on video shouting at a woman to learn English. The incident appears to have taken place on the... more

George Patrick Duffy gone at 94

Calling hours are Wednesday; funeral Thursday
PAWTUCKET - Military veteran and local sports great George Patrick Duffy died last Saturday at the age of 94. He and his wife Helen had been married for 71 years. Duffy was a veteran of the U.S.... more

Piles of trash outside Pawtucket transfer station irk Rudd, residents

PAWTUCKET - The local councilman and residents who live near the city's waste transfer station on Grotto Avenue say they're upset over ongoing issues with big piles of trash being left outside the... more

Raimondo visits Davies, has lunch prepared by students

LINCOLN - On Tuesday, May 12, Gov. Gina Raimondo visited with students at the William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School in Lincoln. Students shared their experiences representing Rhode... more

Police say frauds are pretending to represent them

PAWTUCKET - Police in Pawtucket are investigating people who are fraudulently soliciting donations on their behalf. A city resident contacted police about a telephone call they received soliciting... more

'Church and Main: Pawtucket Networks' set for Wednesday evening

PAWTUCKET -The Pawtucket Commission on Arts & Culture, Machines with Magnets, and Pawtucket Foundation invite you to "Church & Main: Pawtucket Networks" at Machines With Magnets, 400 Main St... more

Police seek man for shooting at Galego Court in Pawtucket

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

Decorated Officer Comella to redeploy

PAWTUCKET - Officer Mario Comella, one of the most decorated members of the Pawtucket Police Department, has been called on to deploy. Comella has received multiple awards for Achievement of... more

Seven from Pawtucket graduate from Bishop Feehan

ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Seven Pawtucket students are among this year's graduates from Bishop Feehan High School. The seven are Meredith Butler, Tyler Costa, Haley Duffy, Cherubin Manokaran, Kyle McMahon,... more

Grand opening celebration for Festival Pier set for June 6

PAWTUCKET - Organizers are planning a huge event to celebrate the grand opening of the new Festival Pier off School Street for next Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Organizer Lewis Soares... more

Living Well Adult Day Care opens at Kellaway Center

PAWTUCKET - Living Well Adult Day Care, a day program for adults with disabilities, is now open in 6,000 square feet of space at the Kellaway Center, 461 Main St. Owner Greg Andrade said he worked... more

'Amelia Bedelia' is Book Club pick

PAWTUCKET - Young readers are invited to participate in the Book Club for Kids program at the Pawtucket Children's Library on Saturday, June 6, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Children's Caidin Room at... more

Two fugitives arrested in CF after trying to sell a gun

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

Newman UCC taking applications for Vacation Bible School

EAST PROVIDENCE - Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in Rumford, announces its Vacation Bible School will be Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m. to noon in the church's Memorial Hall. VBS is... more

Help battle lupus with walk at Slater Park

PAWTUCKET - The 4th annual Rhode Island Walk for Lupus to benefit the Lupus Foundation New England is planned for this Saturday, May 30, in the carousel area of Slater Park off Armistice Boulevard.... more

Music and praise at Park Place Church this Sunday

PAWTUCKET - Park Place Congregational Church, 71 Park Place, is holding a music and praise worship service on Sunday, May 31, at 6 p.m. Pastors Bill and Darlene McMillan will lead the service. Call... more

'Particularly impressive' class of police recruits sworn in

PAWTUCKET - In a ceremony last Friday, city officials welcomed seven new members to the Pawtucket Police Department. The new members are part of a "particularly impressive" Rhode Island Municipal... more

Southern gospel concert Friday in Woodlawn

PAWTUCKET - Tribute Quartet performs a concert of southern gospel music on Friday, May 29, at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Ave. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Call 401-724-6390.