Fill-a-truck spots will help make Holiday Basket Drive the biggest ever

PAWTUCKET – Laureen Grebien and her team are switching things up as they attempt to make her ninth Holiday Basket Drive the biggest one yet, planning a fill-a-truck initiative at certain spots on various dates and having area businesses fill up a DPW truck with goods. Grebien told The Breeze she... more

Town receives proposal for Brayton School building

A separate fundraiser is intended to go toward structure
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Historic District Commission has received a confidential letter of interest for the adaptive reuse of the old E.A. Brayton School building on Thomas Street, forwarding the proposal to Mayor Charles Lombardi for review. On Oct. 8, the commission declined to... more

Seniors left waiting for late, no-show transportation

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Residents of Centredale Manor describe three weeks of some of the worst transportation services they’ve ever seen... more

Pit bull attacks on the rise since ban overturned

PAWTUCKET – Local attacks by pit bulls have trended sharply upward since a judge tossed out the city’s ban on the breed back in 2013... more