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Stories with place: Pawtucket
  • Overdose deaths in Rhode Island climb to 85 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:17 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - Seven more people in Rhode Island have died of accidental drug overdoses, bringing the total this year to 85, state health officials said Thursday, as they announced some new initiatives to deal with the crisis.

  • Raimondo: Losing pension case would be catastrophe 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:59 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - General Treasurer Gina Raimondo said Monday that it would be catastrophic for Rhode Island to lose the legal challenge over the state's pension overhaul but that she has a "high degree of confidence" that won't happen.

  • Raimondo unveils plan to help small businesses 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:19 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo unveiled a plan Monday to help small businesses in Rhode Island that would eliminate what she calls "regulatory rigmarole" and encourage startups.

  • Pawtucket mayor to kick off re-election campaign 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:40 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien plans to kick off his campaign for a second term.

  • Man wanted in RI killing arrested in Maine 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 11:40 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - A man wanted in connection with a Christmas Eve killing in Rhode Island has been ordered held without bail, a day after he was arrested in Maine.

  • Ex-Army captain launches RI congressional campaign 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:17 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - A former Army captain from Pawtucket who served two 15-month tours in Iraq has launched his campaign to challenge Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline for the Democratic nomination in this year's election.

  • 1st woman to serve on Pawtucket City Council dies 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:44 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - The first woman to serve on Pawtucket's city council and the only woman to ever run for mayor of that city has died.

  • RIPTA offering PawSox bus service on Sundays 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:12 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is offering express bus service to and from McCoy Stadium when the Pawtucket Red Sox play on Sundays.

  • Home opener at McCoy for Pawtucket Red Sox 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 10:55 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - The Pawtucket Red Sox are kicking off the 2014 season at McCoy Stadium with fanfare and special guests.

  • Cops: RI teacher assaults student over cookie 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:31 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island teacher has been arrested on allegations he assaulted a student for eating a cookie in the classroom.

  • Hasbro asks Facebook fans for their Monopoly rules 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:10 pm
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - Hasbro knows that Monopoly fans play with their own rules, from negotiating to co-own properties to collecting a pile of cash if you land on 'Free Parking.'

  • RI US Sen. Reed wants more domestic manufacturing 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:44 am
  • PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island - Rhode Island U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is adding his voice to calls for the military to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers, saying boosting domestic manufacturing will strengthen national security.