Two arrested in Pawtucket shooting

UPDATE Sergio Garcia was apprehended Thursday with the assistance of the Violent Fugitive Task Force. He was located in a house in North Providence. He is being charged with assault with intent to... more

Collette expanding to revived Morrison Thread mill

PAWTUCKET – City-based travel provider Collette is set to expand into the old Morrison Thread mill behind Tolman High School at 65 Blackstone Ave., the next significant step in the successful revival... more

Grebien: Hasbro, state officials all willing to meet

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PAWTUCKET – The next step in the city’s bid to retain global toy maker Hasbro, after Mayor Donald Grebien’s impromptu press conference last Wednesday calling for a coordinated effort to retain the... more

Council rejects Apex plea, declares property blighted

PAWTUCKET – After hearing from a steady stream of downtown investors and business owners about the need to take stronger action on redeveloping the landmark Apex property, the City Council voted... more

Spotlight on an educator

Boucher settles in as principal of Varieur
PAWTUCKET – Bridget Boucher, the new top administrative face of Varieur Elementary School, says taking over leadership of her own school was the next logical step in her career as she seeks to ensure... more

Winter Wonderland starts early this year

PAWTUCKET – The city’s 20th Annual Winter Wonderland will kick off Dec. 1 at 3:45 p.m. with Santa’s Parade beginning at Daggett Farm and proceeding down the hill to the old Looff Carousel. Ushering... more

Pawtucket students cast in ‘A Christmas Carol’

PROVIDENCE – Trinity Repertory Company’s 41st anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol” continues the long tradition of featuring young local actors performing alongside professionals. This year... more

Holiday bazaars and craft fairs

Wednesday, Nov. 14 Holiday Craft Bazaar at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., Pawtucket, Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafts, bake sale, gift raffles and more. Call 401-728-7582. Weekend of... more

November Book Club for Kids starts Saturday morning

PAWTUCKET – Young readers are invited to sign up for the November Book Club for Kids program at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., with the meeting being held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 11... more

Mathieu Senior Center partners with youngsters for fun

PAWTUCKET – Local 4th and 5th-graders will visit the Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., on Friday, Nov. 16, to participate in “getting to know you” games including bingo, karaoke, arts and... more