Pawtucket

Expert delivers his verdict on what downtown needs

PAWTUCKET – Two of the city’s greatest needs in its downtown area, says nationally known tourism and downtown expert Roger Brooks, are for more activities people want to do and a cohesive signage... more

DiCenso filled with pride, sadness as she announces retirement

District looking to promote from within
PAWTUCKET – Patti DiCenso, the superintendent credited with changing the educational game for Pawtucket students, says she wants to be remembered for working with others to make the city a better... more

St. Cecilia School announces third quarter honor roll

PAWTUCKET – The following students have been named to the St. Cecilia School's third quarter honor roll. Grade 8 High Honors with Distinction: Evan Jackson, Ava Tavares High Honors: Timothy Breen,... more

St. Raphael Academy announces third quarter honor roll

PAWTUCKET – The following students have been named to St. Raphael Academy's third quarter honor roll. Grade 12 Highest Honors: Michelle Ariza, Morgan Collins, Ryan Deschene, Tyler Descoteaux-... more

Council seeks guarantee on McCoy police details

Administration emphasizes $113,000 did not come from taxpayers
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PAWTUCKET – The city agreed to cover the cost of $113,000 in police details around McCoy Stadium last summer because officials strongly believed the Pawtucket Red Sox team would stay here, say... more

City continues to borrow through Infrastructure Bank, saves big money

PAWTUCKET – Last week’s announcement that the city will receive another $1.9 million loan through the Rhode Infrastructure Bank to resurface local roadways marked another milestone in a partnership... more

Council approves train station zoning, minus affordable component

PAWTUCKET – The City Council last week agreed to the Planning Department’s request to get the ball rolling on further development of the Conant Thread District around a coming new train station.... more

City will run bin inspections after $61,000 in unexpected costs

PAWTUCKET – The Department of Public Works is reminding residents of the city’s recycling ordinance as officials make plans to run inspections on bins to minimize rejected loads and additional... more

Kaufmans honored with the 2019 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award

PAWTUCKET – The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, along with friends and supporters, celebrated the many ways that the club helps youth open doors at its 7th annual Opening Doors event. At the... more

McCoy RFP, Apex redevelopment in holding pattern

PAWTUCKET – State and local officials are conducting preliminary discussions to review plans from six bidders on the reuse of McCoy Stadium and surrounding areas, including meetings and conference... more

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee seeks nominations

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 Pawtucket Hall of Fame. This annual signature event is a celebration to recognize those individuals whose efforts... more

Pawtucket Soup Kitchen names award winners

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen announces the recipients of the 7th annual Ernie Marot Humanitarian Awards. Honored for their exemplary service and commitment to the soup kitchen are: Dr.... more