PRA intends to sue Apex owners

PAWTUCKET – Representatives from the Pawtucket Redevelopment Agency say they intend to sue the owners of Apex for continuing to obstruct their efforts to acquire the downtown property for public and... more

School officials stand by decision on distance learning

PAWTUCKET – Saying history will look favorably on their decision last week to keep students in a consistent remote learning environment, Pawtucket School Committee members are rejecting what member... more

Some upset by school decision, others support it

PAWTUCKET – Opinions over whether the Pawtucket School Committee made the right decision in being the only district in the state to stick with distance learning were both strong and wildly... more

Revenues from camera ticketing program short of projections

Some school zone cameras coming back online
PAWTUCKET – Revenue from the city’s traffic camera enforcement program is projected to come up short of budgeted amounts for the 2020-2021 fiscal year ending in June, but not by as much as one might... more

Pawtucket saw decline in fires, police activity in 2020

PAWTUCKET – The city saw a dramatic decline in fires in 2020, and criminal activity also dropped off during the pandemic year. According to data provided to The Breeze in response to requests, there... more

Win money for your preservation project

Preservation Society of Pawtucket hosting second reward program
PAWTUCKET – Historical preservation doesn’t have to be a daunting task, such as restoring a whole house, say the organizers behind a Preservation Reward Program in Pawtucket, but could be as simple... more

McKee sees great opportunity to help people

COVID-19 response, help for business are top priorities
PROVIDENCE – As former Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee sees it, being governor of Rhode Island presents a tremendous opportunity to help the state and people he loves. As a former mayor and local... more

Board approves move to seek transfer station work

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Purchasing Board has approved a request for qualifications for design and construction services for the capping of the existing Grotto Avenue landfill. After a nine-month... more

Liaison, health and public safety leader to work with community

PAWTUCKET – Amid ongoing national concerns and a pandemic that has affected Pawtucket communities disproportionately, city officials say they’re pleased to announce the appointment of a new... more

St. Raphael Academy awarded grants to enhance STEAM education

PAWTUCKET – Saint Raphael Academy announces the recent awarding of two grants that will enhance technology at the academy and will further support STEAM curriculum for years to come. The academy was... more

Christmas tree collection ongoing until last week of January

PAWTUCKET – To better serve the residents of Pawtucket, the city of Pawtucket has announced that Christmas trees will be collected until the last week of January. Trees must be bare and free from... more

Irresistible Beats and Melodies featured at library

PAWTUCKET – Irresistible Beats and Melodies, a film series about popular music, is running through the Pawtucket Public Library on Wednesdays, Jan. 20 and 27, from 7 to 8 p.m. Movies play via Kanopy... more