Renovations moving along at Nathanael Greene

Roof costing $100,000 more than expected
PAWTUCKET – Six months into a $13.7 million renovation of Nathanael Greene Elementary School, the interior of the school has been gutted, windows have been removed, new wall framing and drywall is... more

Pawtucket moving toward installing red light cameras

PAWTUCKET – Officials are again contemplating a potential plan to install cameras on traffic signals to catch and ticket motorists running red lights. The Pawtucket Purchasing Board, at its Jan. 25... more

Board validates Norton signatures

Debate between three Democrats called off
PROVIDENCE – The Board of Elections last Wednesday dismissed Senate District 8 candidate Matt Fecteau’s challenge of opponent David Norton’s signatures, validating the fact that Norton has the 100... more

Kiwi cleaner thought to have caused allergic reactions

PAWTUCKET – Three of the 34 Rhode Island students suffering allergic reactions after eating kiwi fruit last week attended Nathanael Greene Elementary School, said Supt. Patti DiCenso, in what is... more

Stillwater Books, across from Slater Mill, approved for occupancy

PAWTUCKET – The dream of opening a book store in downtown Pawtucket has been a long time coming, says Steve Porter, but it’s finally nearing reality. He and his wife Dawn, both Glocester residents,... more

City calendars available

PAWTUCKET – The official 2018 City of Pawtucket Calendar is now available at Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Ave., and various municipal sites across the city. “The calendar is a valuable resource... more

Karsulavitch: I want to make a difference

PAWTUCKET – Richard Karsulavitch, Republican candidate in the Feb. 27 primary for the Senate District 8 seat, said he’s looking to “make a difference in the way the city of Pawtucket views politics... more

Fecteau promises to be independent leader

PAWTUCKET – Matt Fecteau, Army veteran, Pawtucket resident, and Democrat running for Senate District 8, says the city is at a crossroads in the special election. “I am running to reform our broken... more

Pawtucket representatives: Rep. Coughlin strikes out with his doomsday scenarios

Like the ‘Mighty Casey’ from Ernest Thayer’s epic baseball poem “Casey At The Bat,” our colleague Rep. David Coughlin has mightily struck out with his Feb. 6 opinion piece. Mr. Coughlin paints an... more

Norton: Let’s focus on truth, not baseless charges

Ethan Shorey of The Valley Breeze, misled readers last week by publishing accusations against me that are blatantly false. Specifically, an opponent accused me of harassing and intimidating voters... more

Suggest a theme for city calendar

PAWTUCKET – Leave your creative mark on the 2019 Pawtucket City Calendar. Photo contest organizer Patricia S. Zacks and the city of Pawtucket are calling for suggestions on next year’s theme. The... more

Ocean Inno Tech Fest 2018 coming to McCoy in May

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien, Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, the Pawtucket Foundation, the Pawtucket Red Sox and event organizer Red DWG Library gathered last Thursday to announce the... more

Pawtucket library closed Monday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents Day. The library’s Passport Acceptance Office will also be closed for the day. Most library... more