Pawtucket

Absorbent Specialty Products expanding, moving to Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – Absorbent Specialty Products has been in an upward growth pattern since Carol Dancer founded it in 2004, and her company is set to see another big expansion as it moves to the former... more

Firefighters, nursing home residents bear brunt of virus

PAWTUCKET – A city firefighter was fighting for his life early this week and residents of a local nursing home were reeling at the loss of several of their members as the coronavirus continued to... more

City will seek damages over slow streetlight conversion

PAWTUCKET – Two weeks beyond the end of a six-month timeline for the city’s streetlight conversion to be complete, officials now say they’ll seek damages against the company responsible for the... more

Lorraine Mills gets new lot; R.I. Monthly is in

PAWTUCKET – The Lorraine Mills mill redevelopment project at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. has a new tenant and new parking lot as its ongoing restoration continues to improve the look of the area and draw... more

City expects to close on 14 small business loans this week

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Commerce Department has received about 20 applications under a new emergency loan program through the Pawtucket Business Development Corp., and officials expect to close on... more

Company waives city’s speed camera fees for April

PAWTUCKET – The company that operates the city’s traffic light and speed camera program is waiving the city’s monthly speed camera fees for at least the month of April as the impacts of the... more

Volunteers build new deck and ramp at Gatchell Post

PAWTUCKET – When local veterans do start congregating again at the Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306, they’ll walk through a much more accommodating entrance after a group led by Ray Tanguay... more

Easter Mass with bishop on Channel 10 Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, will celebrate Easter Mass at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on Sunday, April 12, 11 a.m.... more

Autism Project offers webinars

JOHNSTON – The Autism Project is offering the following Spring 2020 webinars: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder;Visual Supports in Practice; Positive Behavior Supports; Creating the Connections... more

Alcoholics Anonymous reminding residents it is available for help

The Rhode Island branch of Alcoholics Anonymous is reminding residents of its contact information, at 401-438-8860 or 401-739-8777. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women “who share... more