Pawtucket

Veliz, Konte named valedictorian, salutatorian at Tolman High

PAWTUCKET – The valedictorian and salutatorian of Tolman High School’s Class of 2021 both say they’ll remember their time at the high school fondly, particularly the diversity of the student... more

Rising property values mean larger taxes on residents

PAWTUCKET – Single-family homes in Pawtucket have seen an average increase of 28 percent in value in the latest citywide and state-mandated revaluation, helping to fuel a shift of the city’s property... more

Pawtucket police seek suspect in shooting

PAWTUCKET – Police are asking for help in identifying the suspect involved in an April 15 shooting incident on Chaplin Street. At around 9:51 a.m. that day, police responded to the area of Mendon... more

Three running for vacant District 5 council seat

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PAWTUCKET – Two Democrats and an independent candidate are taking a shot at the empty District 5 City Council seat, with local attorney and Clovis Gregor, 56, winning the endorsement from the... more

Caribbean Delights gets permission to expand

PAWTUCKET – The owners of Caribbean Delights received plenty of support in their bid to open in a new location at 560 Mineral Spring Ave., successfully convincing City Councilor Tim Rudd to back... more

Developer asks to rescind tax treaty for Freight Street project

PAWTUCKET – The developer behind a previous plan to build 180 residential units over a trio of four-story buildings off Freight Street is scaling back the project, and in doing so has asked to... more

Council considers penalties for after-hours operation

PAWTUCKET – The City Council, at its meeting tonight, May 5, will consider a resolution establishing guidelines and penalties for liquor license holders that stay open beyond allowable hours. The... more

Cleanup planned for Drummond Memorial May 15

Ceremony will be livestreamed May 23
PAWTUCKET – Before hosting a service to honor World War I nurse Henrietta Isabella Drummond, volunteers plan to clean up the park where a monument is dedicated to her, including picking up litter and... more

Grant helps PCF Development in mission to bring people home

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket Central Falls Development, at 204 Broad St., was one of 12 nonprofits recently awarded grant money from Citizens Bank to support financial empowerment across the state. PCF... more

City plans new safety complex on east side, reopened station on west side

PAWTUCKET – With city officials and their consultants now agreeing that the east side of the Blackstone River is the right spot for a new public safety complex, members of Mayor Donald Grebien’s... more

City to vaccinate eligible high school students at events

PAWTUCKET – Officials have announced that they will be working on “fun and engaging events” with the Pawtucket Youth Commission to vaccinate the city’s eligible high school students interested in... more

Nursery school closing, selling items

PAWTUCKET – Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church Nursery School has closed its doors. They are selling off all the contents of the school classrooms. Those interested in purchasing items are... more

Kallman, Felix look to make bus fare free

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Meghan Kallman, of District 15, Pawtucket and North Providence, and Rep. Leonela “Leo” Felix, of District 61, Pawtucket, last week introduced legislation that would provide free... more