Pawtucket

Owners seek license for interactive pinball museum

PAWTUCKET – A new attraction called the Electromagnetic Pinball Museum and Restoration is coming to the Creative Commerce Center at 881 Main St., the revitalized former Vitrus Building, where patrons... more

Dimeo will build Pawtucket’s new soccer stadium

Sports-anchored live, work, play community breaking ground this fall
PAWTUCKET – Fortuitous Partners has selected Providence-based Dimeo Construction Company as the construction managers and general contractors for the Tidewater Landing stadium project, following a... more

Police arrest two in killing of Tavares

PAWTUCKET – Police have announced the arrest of two men in connection to the killing of Leonardo Tavares on Randall Street on May 15. On June 5, they arrested Jahcolin Rodrigues, 20, of Providence,... more

Pawtucket police seek missing man

PAWTUCKET – Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who has been missing for nearly two weeks. On June 10l a report was filed for a person who hasn't been seen or heard from since... more

Grant will provide more library books at Agnes Little

Two teachers recognized for environmental and physical ed curriculum
PAWTUCKET – From a library grant to recognition for environmental education, several teachers and staff members in the Pawtucket School District have been honored for their hard work and dedication... more

Distribution center approved at site of former Microfibres

PAWTUCKET – The City Planning Commission last month approved preliminary plans from JK Equities for a large-scale distribution center called Blackstone Distribution Center to replace the former... more

City planning fireworks spectacular July 3

PAWTUCKET – Darkened McCoy Stadium will be bright for one night when the city sets off a one-time fireworks display on July 3, the date the stadium’s largest display was traditionally held when the... more

Police: No further incidents at Punto Final

PAWTUCKET – After hearing about repeated violations related to closing times and pandemic restrictions, the City Council’s Board of License Commissioners in April levied harsher-than-typical... more

Mastalerz receives Good Neighbor Award

PAWTUCKET – The Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors awarded its inaugural Good Neighbor Award to Judy Mastalerz, of Attleboro, Mass., of the Century 21 Stachurski Agency in Pawtucket, for her... more

Shallcross Smith named Early Childhood Fellow

PAWTUCKET – The National Conference of State Legislatures has named Rep. Mary Ann Shallcross Smith (D-Dist. 46, Lincoln, Pawtucket) a fellow in its early childhood program. The endeavor is designed... more

Police offer appointments to pick up guns

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Police Department is now offering to pick up guns from residents who want to turn them over as part of the latest initiative to get them off the streets and reduce the... more

Harvest Kitchen Cafe reopens

PAWTUCKET – Farm Fresh Rhode Island has announced the reopening of its Harvest Kitchen Cafe in downtown Pawtucket after nearly a year of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The cafe will be open... more

Empowerment Factory offering free art classes

PAWTUCKET – The Empowerment Factory is offering free, virtual and in-person art classes geared toward elementary youth beginning in July. The classes are in collaboration with the Rhode Island... more

Slater Park Summer Camp program details announced

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division will be conducting a two-session summer camp program for Pawtucket residents to be held at Slater Memorial Park, starting Tuesday, July 6,... more