Cybersecurity company makes new home in downtown Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET – A defense cybersecurity company with plans to grow and expand its reach has relocated from Middletown to downtown Pawtucket. Richard Astle, CEO and co-founder at NeQter Labs LLC, said... more

R.I. Supreme Court sides with city in Gannon firing

PAWTUCKET – Members of Mayor Donald Grebien’s administration say they hope a Rhode Island Supreme Court decision affirming the firing of former firefighter Sean Gannon will put an end to continued “... more

Grebien: We must protect ratepayers in face of tunnel project

PAWTUCKET – The burden of paying for the expensive third phase of the state’s Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement Project should not be placed squarely at the feet of city ratepayers who can ill-afford... more

Pawtucket portion of bike path delayed another year

PAWTUCKET – The long-awaited city portion of the Blackstone River Bikeway has been delayed, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. A proposed amendment to the Rhode Island... more

New academy gives Shea High School students sample of computer science

PAWTUCKET – A new academy at Shea High School will give students the opportunity to explore the world of computer science, giving them a boost if they choose to pursue a career in the growing... more

Pawtucket announces 21st annual photo contest

PAWTUCKET – Grab your cameras and snap that picture. The city of Pawtucket and Camera Werks announced the 21st annual city of Pawtucket Photo Contest. Twelve winning photos will be selected by a... more

City losing its branch of freighting company NEMF

PAWTUCKET – The local branch of the New England Motor Freight Inc., at 400 Division St. across from McCoy Stadium, is one of many NEMF locations impacted by the company’s shocking announcement on... more

The Empowerment Factory recognized for excellence in environmental education

PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Environmental Education Association has named The Empowerment Factory as a recipient of its annual Environmental Award. The award recognizes excellence in environmental... more

Library will be closed Monday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents Day. The library’s Passport Acceptance Office will also be closed for the day.... more

Pawtucket Library announces vacation week programs

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., announces the following February vacation week programs, Tuesday-Friday, Feb. 19-22. On Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m., the library will host “... more

Boys & Girls Club receives grant for after-school programs

PROVIDENCE – The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s educational after-school programming has received a financial boost through philanthropy. The organization – which serves an average of 300 youth... more

St. Teresa Senior Group announces events

PAWTUCKET – St. Teresa Senior Group will hold a St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at Davenports on Thursday, March 21, at 1 p.m. Members may make reservations at the Feb. 21 or March 7 meetings. Due to... more

CACD will hold singing audition Sunday

PAWTUCKET – Capeverdean American Community Development will hold auditions for Tudo Mundo Canta (All the World Sings) USA on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m., at CACD, 120 High St. The singing... more