Pawtucket and Woonsocket schools found to be worst funded
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island legislative task force says schools in Woonsocket and Pawtucket are badly underfunded.
WPRI-TV reports that the special Senate task force said...
Retired bishop, army chaplain dies at 90
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A retired Roman Catholic bishop and military chaplain has died in Rhode Island.
The Diocese of Providence says Bishop Francis X. Roque died Thursday at the Jeanne...
Rhode Island man gets 25 years in fatal shooting
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who shot and killed another man with whom he had been arguing has been sentenced to serve 25 years in prison.
Talks on starting bike share in Pawtucket put on hold
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Discussions about possibly introducing a bike share program in Pawtucket have been put on hold.
Pawtucket Police Chief Tina Goncalves said Wednesday that the Jump...
Attendance drops as PawSox prepare to depart Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Attendance at Pawtucket Red Sox games has dropped as the team prepares to depart Rhode Island for Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe reports the PawSox are averaging just...
Costs rise for planned commuter rail station in Pawtucket
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The expected cost of a planned Rhode Island commuter rail station has risen by about $11 million.
The Providence Journal reports the price for the Pawtucket station...
16-year-old Rhode Island boy dies in motorcycle crash
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The victim of a motorcycle crash in Massachusetts this week has been identified as a 16-year-old Rhode Island boy.
Pedestrian struck and killed on highway onramp
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — State police are investigating a highway onramp accident that killed a pedestrian in Pawtucket.
Troopers say 76-year-old Joao Daveiga, of Pawtucket, was struck while...
Governor to ceremoniously sign childhood sex abuse bill
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor is planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a bill to give victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Three Rhode Island firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat-related issues while battling a business fire in Pawtucket.
Hasbro: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro Inc. (HAS) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $13.4 million.
The Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based company said it had profit of 11 cents per share....
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A decision to have President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the...
Police make arrest in 1988 death of 10-year-old girl
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police have made an arrest in the 1988 killing of a 10-year-old girl.
Pawtucket police on Thursday said they have charged 59-year-old Joao Monteiro with...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket's mayor says he'll announce by the end of September how McCoy Stadium will be reused after the Pawtucket Red Sox leave town.
Worcester breaks ground for minor league stadium
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Red Sox executives joined officials from the state and the city of Worcester on Thursday to break ground on a 10,000-seat stadium for the ballclub's Triple-A...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The city of Worcester says it's breaking ground on a new ballpark for the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate.
A ceremonial groundbreaking for Polar Park is planned for...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Rep. David Cicilline is planning a barbecue for veterans with the head of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.
The Rhode Island Democrat announced Thursday that...
Lawmakers recess for summer passing a range of bills
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers have recessed for the summer by approving a range of bills, including one that would move up the state's primary elections.
Roger Clemens inducted into PawSox Hall of Fame
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Roger Clemens only pitched in seven games for the Pawtucket Red Sox during a six-week stopover on his way from the Texas Longhorns to the major leagues.
Police: Man dies when car he’s in crashes into tree
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police say the passenger in a car that struck a tree in Rhode Island has died and the driver has been charged.
Pawtucket police say 37-year-old Steven Dalomba was...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state of Rhode Island has recognized several public sector groups for their renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say a Massachusetts woman who flipped her car onto its roof after striking a home identified herself to investigating officers as Hello...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says a contract has been awarded to build a new central voter registration system for the state.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in a wooded area near a bike path has been held without bail.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A police officer for the town of East Greenwich is on paid administrative leave following his arrest on domestic violence charges.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressman is helping bring donated books from the Library of Congress libraries and schools in the state.
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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket police have launched a new effort to solve a 2005 fatal shooting.
WPRI-TV reports the police department has included the case of Marcos "Mikey" Cruz in a new...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island say two people have been stabbed in a Pawtucket home and a third person is under arrest.
Pawtucket man pleads guilty to drug charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who fled a traffic stop as federal investigators were about to arrest him during a drug investigation has pleaded guilty to fentanyl and cocaine...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former supervisor at a Rhode Island group home that contracted with the state child welfare agency has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking a...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Pawtucket's mayor says taxpayer money was used to cover more than $100,000 in police detail costs for the Pawtucket Red Sox last year in an effort to keep the team from...
PawSox to unveil sign language jerseys
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox are unveiling special uniforms with "PawSox" spelled out in sign language that they will wear at Deaf Awareness Night at McCoy Stadium next...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police say they chased a woman driving a stolen pickup truck while under the influence through several cities and towns for about 25 minutes before she crashed...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — After luring Pawtucket, Rhode Island's minor league baseball team, the city of Worcester, Massachusetts may be going after its most famous business.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island mayor says he thinks the governor misspoke when she said he criticized toy company Hasbro.
Gov. Gina Raimondo told WPRO-AM on Monday that Massachusetts...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says Massachusetts officials are "aggressively courting" Pawtucket-based Hasbro, to lure the toy company across the border.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Six groups have come forward with proposals for the reuse of the McCoy Stadium property after the Pawtucket Red Sox leave town.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police say a 4-year-old child found unresponsive at the bottom of a Rhode Island hotel's swimming pool remains in the hospital.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Firefighters say an unconscious 4-year-old was pulled from a hotel pool in Rhode Island.
Firefighters responded to the Hampton Inn in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on Friday...
Massachusetts makes its play for toy maker Hasbro
BOSTON (AP) — State economic development officials in Massachusetts are considering trying to lure Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro across the border.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a student who sued Pawtucket public school officials, alleging they knew about a pattern of sexual harassment and molestations at...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police say they found more than 50 animals living in deplorable conditions at a Rhode Island home.
Pawtucket Detective Sgt. Christopher LeFort says six dogs, 12 birds,...
Ex-state senator sentenced on bank fraud and tax charges
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former state senator has been sentenced to two years in federal prison on bank fraud and tax charges.
Rhode Island's U.S. Attorney, Aaron Weisman, says 47-year-old...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two dancers at a famous Rhode Island strip club have pleaded no contest to misdemeanor prostitution charges.
The Providence Journal reports that 26-year-old Neish...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman from Massachusetts has been sentenced to three life sentences in prison in connection with the shooting death of a man in Rhode Island.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials are asking for proposals to redevelop and operate a stadium when the Pawtucket Red Sox leave.
Man wanted in fatal crash caught in Rhode Island
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man authorities say caused a fatal crash and then fled the scene has been apprehended in Rhode Island.
13 charged following probe of spas in Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Pawtucket say more than a dozen women have been charged following an investigation of two massage parlors in the city.