Pawtucket

Nearly all 13,000 warnings given in school zones

Newport Avenue and Smithfield Avenue prove the busiest
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PAWTUCKET – Nearly every warning sent to motorists since new red light and school speed zone cameras began monitoring traffic Aug. 28 has been for speeding in a school zone. According to police data... more

New commissioner: No problem with Pawtucket’s reading program

PAWTUCKET – Some questions about whether local schools’ new $1 million reading program aligned with best instruction practices were seemingly answered this week when new Education Commissioner... more

Huge Freight Street project’s tax agreement up for vote

PAWTUCKET – A first-of-its-kind 20-year tax stabilization agreement between the city and the developer of a $21 million housing project off Freight Street is up for a vote of the City Council tonight... more

House of Hope happy to be part of revived shower program

PAWTUCKET – Details of a restored shower program for the homeless residents of Pawtucket are still being worked out, but two organizations have confirmed they’re part of it. House of Hope, which... more

Teacher of the Year Wilbur giving back to her native city

PAWTUCKET – A city native and Tolman High School gradudate was named Pawtucket’s Teacher of the Year for the 2018-2019 school year at a back-to-school event held Aug. 26. Lori Wilbur, a special... more

Annual Photo Contest entries on display in the Visitor Center

PAWTUCKET – More than 500 submissions have been received for the city of Pawtucket’s 21st annual Photo Contest and are on display throughout the month of September in the Visitor Center Gallery, 175... more

Opening reception for Simeonov exhibit set for Sept. 19

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket’s Arts and Culture Commission hosts a major exhibit of the work of 90-year-old internationally acclaimed artist Mihail Simeonov, in the City Hall Art Gallery, from... more