Proposal: Ban road races except at Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – A plan to ban all city road races except for those held at Slater Park is drawing criticism from those who participate in and benefit from the races, as well as city residents who say... more

General Assembly approves ballpark proposal

PROVIDENCE — The General Assembly Friday night passed enabling legislation that would allow public support for a new baseball stadium in downtown Pawtucket. The stadium would be the future home of... more

New rule allows sports leagues to bring in ice cream trucks

PAWTUCKET – The city has revised rules on ice cream trucks, allowing local athletic leagues to bring in such mobile purveyors of sweet treats when sports are in session. Parks and Recreation Director... more

Pawtucket City council to take up marijuana legislation

PAWTUCKET – The City Council’s ordinance subcommittee is set to take up an ordinance governing growing and sales of marijuana within city limits. At its meeting tonight, Wednesday, June 20, the... more

Kampper named Pawtucket’s Teacher of the Year

PAWTUCKET– Brian Kampper, a physical education teacher at Slater Middle School, walked into the Slater auditorium last Wednesday and was greeted by hundreds of people chanting his name. Students,... more

Theroux plans run for at-large seat on council

PAWTUCKET – Longtime city resident and retiring police Det. Mark Theroux has announced his candidacy in the at-large race for the Pawtucket City Council, joining an increasingly crowded field.... more

Grant seeks return to school board

PAWTUCKET – Kimberly Grant, the former School Committee member who challenged City Council President David Moran in an election two years ago, says she’ll seek a return to the school board in 2018.... more

Council President Moran will defend his seat again

PAWTUCKET – Veteran City Council President David Moran, of Council District 1, has officially announced his candidacy for re-election to the seat. “I am extremely honored and privileged to be... more

Kallman announces re-election campaign

PAWTUCKET – Meghan Kallman has announced her re-election campaign for Pawtucket City Council in District 5. “I am running for re-election because I believe that local government is the backbone of... more

Mercer announces re-election bid

PAWTUCKET – District 3 City Councilor Terrence Mercer has announced that he will seek a fourth term on the Pawtucket City Council. “It’s been an honor and privilege to represent my neighbors in the... more

DeCiccio leaves Slater, replaced by Lutz in interim

PAWTUCKET – Mark DeCiccio, the Slater Middle School principal selected as the state’s top first-year principal last year by the Rhode Island School Principals Association, was named principal of his... more

Eighteen firefighters sworn in; two officers promoted

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed joined Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien last Friday to swear in 18 new firefighters and promote two officers at City Hall. Funding for 13 of the firefighters came... more

City-based LLB Architects opening branch in Worcester

PAWTUCKET – LLB Architects, Lerner Ladds Bartels, an architecture and interior design firm based on Exchange Street in Pawtucket, announced last week the opening a branch office in Worcester, Mass,... more