Pawtucket

Group offers to help restore hero graves at Walnut Hill

PAWTUCKET – Vandalized gravestones in a section of the Walnut Hill Cemetery have been lost to years of overgrowth, the names of the Civil War heroes and others on them mostly invisible except to... more

Riverfront development advances ahead of schedule

Next big step: Site control
PAWTUCKET – Based on the significant progress made by Fortuitous and the other parties on the $400 million Tidewater Landing project, the City Council has begun the process of granting site control... more

Pawtucket plans virtual graduations for Class of 2020

PAWTUCKET – School officials in Pawtucket say they’ve come up with an alternative plan for graduation for the city’s three high schools that’s as special as possible while following the current... more

Mirror Image offers ‘Here for Good’ line to stay open, help other businesses

PAWTUCKET – Rick Roth’s plan gets his company some work during a tough time while also benefiting other small businesses. Those businesses, say Roth, include artists, musicians and bands with a Rhode... more

Shea alum’s future plans: Help make education more equitable

PAWTUCKET – After Sean Richardson graduates from Boston College with his master’s degree in higher education student affairs, the Pawtucket native says he hopes to spend his career making education... more

Charbonneau: BVP loan shows inequity

PAWTUCKET – The chairman of the Pawtucket School Committee is not faulting representatives from the Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academies for pursuing available grant funds, but he is calling for... more

McCoy hosting milk giveaway today

PAWTUCKET – Dairy Farmers of America national dairy cooperative, and its New England farm family members are donating 4,300 gallons of milk to families in need in a drive-up event at McCoy Stadium... more

Girl Scouts of Southern New England to hold alternative camping

WARWICK – After careful consideration and keeping in mind the health and safety of its girls, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England has made the difficult decision to not move forward with... more

Volunteer tax preparation sites offering free drop-off services

PROVIDENCE – Amos House and other Providence-based volunteer income tax preparation sites are sponsoring free income tax preparation at a joint drop-off location for the remainder of the 2019 tax... more

OSDRI offers unemployment help to veterans

PROVIDENCE – As the state grapples with record unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island is ramping up employment efforts for veterans. OSDRI is urging all veterans... more

Pet care assistance available to those experiencing hardship

PROVIDENCE – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on the economy and its workforce, financial assistance for pet care is being made available to owners experiencing... more

Write Rhode Island announces writing project

PROVIDENCE – Write Rhode Island announces Our Lives Now, a flash nonfiction writing project for Rhode Island students in grades 7-12. Students are invited to submit a reflection on their current... more