Pawtucket students are state’s representatives for Senate Youth Program

PAWTUCKET – Two city high school students, one from Tolman High School and one from Blackstone Valley Preparatory High School, are the state’s two winners in a competitive national civics scholarship... more


Jim Goff celebrates 40 years of finding people homes
PAWTUCKET – In January of 1980, Jim Goff arrived ready to work at the Pawtucket Housing Authority, charged with keeping the books as an accountant for the agency. Forty years later, the man who’s... more

Opportunity zone designation makes project easier, says Johnson

PAWTUCKET – The federal opportunity zone designation on much of the riverfront land targeted for a new soccer stadium and adjoining amenities changes the game when it comes to attracting investors... more

Vasquez accepts Wildenhain’s apology, will not submit resolution

PAWTUCKET – City Councilor Elena Vasquez says she’s accepted Councilor Mark Wildenhain’s public apology to her at the Jan. 8 council meeting, and will no longer be submitting her proposed resolution... more

Resolutions needed for reimbursement on projects

PAWTUCKET – A pair of resolutions now heading to the City Council will allow the city to be reimbursed for two major future projects: The $400 million Fortuitous Partners redevelopment project on the... more

City prepares for future of 5G

PAWTUCKET – An ordinance going before the City Council this week provides a mechanism for small cells to be installed in the city by wireless carriers, a move that will essentially allow 5G-type... more

Student publishes book with American Reading Company

PAWTUCKET – Shyla Robinson, a 3rd-grade student at Potter-Burns Elementary School, can now check published author off her to-do list. Shyla, whose book “The Adventures of Fonzy the Puppy,” which she... more

Gai-Kah joins College Crusade as adviser

PROVIDENCE – Agi Gai-Kah of Pawtucket has joined the College Crusade of Rhode Island as an adviser at William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School in Lincoln. Gai-Kah graduated from Shea... more

City receives awards from APA RI

PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket received two awards from the American Planning Association Rhode Island Chapter during its 2020 Post-Holiday and Awards Party on Jan. 10. “Thank you to the American... more

Mixed Magic Theatre hosting readings of MLK’s famous speeches

PAWTUCKET – Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., will again host readings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “remarkable” Letter from Birmingham City Jail and Beyond Vietnam speeches this month... more

Senior Center offers computer classes

PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will hold a four-week series on computer basics on Thursdays beginning in mid-January. Learn how to use Google Chrome Box, set up an email... more

Library will be closed Monday

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Public Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The library’s Passport Acceptance Office will also be closed for the day. The... more