Pawtucket

Shea grads persevere to walk graduation stage

PAWTUCKET – For many in Shea High School’s Class of 2019, the path they took to get to the commencement stage was full of challenges, said those who addressed the crowd at commencement ceremonies... more

Tolman grads celebrated for persistence, acceptance

PAWTUCKET – Perseverance was the key word during Tolman High School’s 91st graduation exercises held last Thursday, June 13, in the school’s auditorium. “Your journey has taught you to persevere (... more

St. Raphael Academy names fourth quarter honor roll

PAWTUCKET – The following students have been named to the 2019 fourth quarter honor roll at St. Raphael Academy. Grade 12 Highest Honors: Beatriz Almeida, Michelle Ariza, Xiaozi (Yvonne) Chen,... more

Armory owner buys Times building

Plans to bring it back
PAWTUCKET – The Times building will be lit up once again. The vacant structure at 23 Exchange St., long seen as one of the biggest dominoes in the downtown’s redevelopment efforts, towering over the... more

Burbage Theatre announces expansion to a permanent downtown location

PAWTUCKET – After two years of renting space at Ten31 Productions on Roosevelt Avenue, the Burbage Theatre Company will move directly across the Blackstone River to its new permanent home in the city... more

Visible construction of new train station to begin next spring

PAWTUCKET – Noticeable construction of the new Pawtucket/Central Falls Commuter Rail Station off Pine and Main Streets is set to begin during the construction season beginning next spring, says... more

Time runs out on bid to save Woodlawn Catholic

PAWTUCKET – The longshot effort to save Woodlawn Catholic Regional School ended with the close of the school year last week, and the school will not reopen for the 2019-2020 year. Jenn Fantasia, the... more

JMW graduates 43-member Class of 2019

PAWTUCKET – Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Arts awarded diplomas to the 43 students of its 10th graduating class during a ceremony on June 12 in the school’s Jenks Auditorium. Featured speakers... more

Shea High School Class of 2019

Elizabeth T. Ahwireng Bryanna N. Allen Kassia C. Almeida *+^# Sylvia A. Amefia *+ Kendra V. Andrade Da Silva +# Licia P. Andrade Semedo Cassidy Anusiem Scharen M. Avello Andrade +# Manar M. Ayesh +... more

Tolman High School Class of 2019

Faruq Ademola+ Amanda B. Afriyieb+ Oluwatomiwa Ajshola*+ Julia Al-Amir*+ Enrique Aldana Kira Almada*+ Valeria Alvarado*+ Marco Alves Rodry Alves+ Gabrielle Lindzy Amadon Allen Anane+ Marcel Depina... more

Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Arts Class of 2019

Mickenzie Aldridge, art ** Elimelec Aponte, music ** Abraham Arbelaez, music ** Megan Arno, theater Olivia Badwa, dance John Cameron Baxter, art ** Benjamin Broadley, art Christian Chestnut, art Tess... more

Neighborhood health center opens

CENTRAL FALLS – Blackstone Valley Community Health Care’s Neighborhood Health Station officially opened to the community on Monday, marking an end of nearly two years of construction and the... more