Pawtucket

Woodlawn Baptist celebrates 125 years of outreach

PAWTUCKET – While some churches steeped in tradition and history lose sight of their mission, leaders of Woodlawn Baptist Church say they’re taking the best of that past and building on it. The Rev.... more

Pawtucket police raid home, find fake fentanyl, cocaine

PAWTUCKET – Pawtucket police on Wednesday arrested a Prospect Street resident on various drug charges after raiding an apartment and finding counterfeit fentanyl and cocaine. On April 18, the... more

Pawtucket police make arrest in hit-and-run

PAWTUCKET – A suspect wanted in a March 30 hit-and-run incident has been arrested after turning himself in. According to police, Arthur Genest, 58, of 154 Benedict St., turned himself in Monday... more

Police seek to ID man who stole $338 in condoms

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PAWTUCKET – Police are asking for the public's help identifying the man pictured in this surveillance photo. On April 17, the man allegedly shoplifted $338 worth of condoms from the CVS at 835... more

Fewer tickets equates to financial loss in Municipal Court

PAWTUCKET – The city’s municipal court is on pace to lose $58,000 in net revenue for the 2017-2018 fiscal year ending June 30, prompting officials to look at options for collecting unpaid fines.... more

Araujo says he’s definitely in on race for City Council seat

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PAWTUCKET – School Committee member Michael Araujo became the first candidate to officially indicate his intentions to run for the vacant at-large seat on the Pawtucket City Council on Monday. “I am... more

Family YMCA opens renovated kitchen, serving 200 meals per day

PAWTUCKET – Hoping to reach a greater number of families in the community, Family YMCA has re-opened its recently renovated kitchen at 20 Summer St., where it serves nutritious meals to hundreds of... more

Pawtucket high schools launching new academies

PAWTUCKET –  The Pawtucket School Department has released the 2018-2019 program of studies, full of pathway programs, college credit opportunities, and a range of courses and academies focusing on a... more

School Department offers more college-level courses

PAWTUCKET – Students in the Pawtucket School Department now have more ways to get a head start on their higher education careers, while taking high school classes at the same time. The district has... more

Citizens Bank awards $40,000 in grants to local organizations

PROVIDENCE – Citizens Bank has invested $40,000 in grants as part of its Growing Communities initiative in Central Falls and Pawtucket. The initiative is designed to foster neighborhood... more

Dunkin’ Donuts offering six $10,000 college scholarships

PROVIDENCE – Dunkin’ Donuts and its franchisees across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts are participating in the 23rd annual Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship Program. This year, franchisees... more

Woodlawn Catholic plans Open House

PAWTUCKET – Woodlawn Catholic Regional School, 61 Hope St., will hold an Open House on Thursday, April 26, from noon to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, April 29, from noon to 2 p.m. Register for the 2018-2019... more

2018 Shea High School Fashion Show is Friday

PAWTUCKET – The 2018 Shea Fashion Show is set for this Friday, April 27. The theme of this year’s show is “Africa,” and will highlight the people and culture of the continent to which many Shea... more

R.I. Lions Sight Foundation opens free clinic

CENTRAL FALLS – The Rhode Island Lions Sight Foundation is opening a free clinic at the Abby Francis Lawton Memorial House, 92 Summit St., on Saturday, April 28, and will be providing free eye... more

Care New England hosting wellness event Saturday

PAWTUCKET – Care New England Medical Group will host a day of health and wellness at its Primary Care and Specialty Services location, 111 Brewster St., on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m... more

Delta Kappa Gamma Society offering $1,000 scholarship

PAWTUCKET – The Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior this year. Eligible students must live in and attend school in... more

Run with Troops race set for May 4, benefits Tolman JROTC Booster Club

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Run with the Troops RI four-mile race will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4, at the historic Seabee Museum, 21 Iafrate Way, North Kingstown. Profits of the race will... more