Too old for a dog? Local couple say ageism taking them out of play

PROVIDENCE – For 30 combined years, Len Lavoie and his partner Peter Giroux say they were model pet owners, first loving their beagle for 16 years and then a cockapoo for more than 14 years. They’ve lived the majority of that time as renters across from the DaVinci Center on Charles Street in... more

Committee approves submission of Winters School plan

PAWTUCKET – The School Committee last week approved submitting design documents for the new Henry J. Winters Elementary School on Broadway, with members saying they couldn’t be happier with the concepts they saw from the SLAM Collaborative architects. Member Erin Dube said her own daughters... more

Apex out of stadium project, but Grebien promises resolution

Fortuitous forging ahead with denser project
PAWTUCKET – Long-standing attempts by the city to acquire the Apex Department Store site have proven fruitless, but Mayor Donald... more

NP fire captain who was arrested for DUI seeks injured status

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A North Providence fire captain who was arrested for drunk driving in April is now seeking an accidental... more