RIDOT acquires land for parking at train station

PAWTUCKET – City officials confirmed this week that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has acquired a parcel of land near the new train station being built off Pine Street to be used in... more

Another 9 miles of Pawtucket streets to be repaved

PAWTUCKET – Another 9 miles of city roadways are set to be repaved, with 3 on the schedule this fall and another 6 miles next spring. Department of Public Works Business Manager Richard Karsulavich... more

Two candidates prepare to file papers for District 6 seat

PAWTUCKET – At least two candidates are preparing to officially declare their intention to run for the City Council District 6 seat vacated by former Councilor Tim Rudd, though both Patricia DeDora-... more

The old and new at Old Slater Mill

Changes abound, but so do familiar faces
PAWTUCKET – From building improvements to free tours, changes are happening at Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket now that the National Park Service has taken over ownership of the property located on... more

Cuts and conversation

New barbershop offers free haircuts, mentoring for youth of color
PAWTUCKET – When young clients sit in the barber chair at the new Haircuts & Heritage in Pawtucket, they’ll be getting much more than a fresh haircut. The goal of the barbershop at 28 Summer St... more

Preservation Society of Pawtucket gets a makeover

PAWTUCKET – The Heritage Alliance of Pawtucket, formerly The Preservation Society of Pawtucket, has changed its name and mission, all while developing new programs to better reflect the heritage of... more

Breeze wins first-place awards; Shorey elected co-president of RIPA

The Valley Breeze won a trio of first-place awards among its 13 total awards in the Rhode Island Press Association’s annual awards ceremony and banquet last Friday, Sept. 17, two by Staff Writer... more

Senior Center will host General Treasurer Magaziner Friday

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center will host Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and his staff for an informative discussion on Friday, Sept. 24, at 12:30 p.m. Magaziner is... more