Business

RI Legislative Black and Latino Caucus Calls For Accountability

Demands A Commitment To Minority Owned Businesses After Report Details Years Of Non-compliance The Rhode Island Black and Latino Caucus, chaired by Rep. Karen Alzate (D-Dist. 60, Pawtucket), is calling for a commitment from the governor to uphold state law by awarding 10 percent of state contracts to minority and[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Haven’t Visited The Wakefield Village Association RiverFire Summer Event Series Yet? There’s Still Time!

  The Wakefield Village Association (WVA) is proud to host the rekindling of the 2021 Wakefield RiverFire Summer Event Series. From the first fire lighting on June 24th, on the Saugatucket River in historic, downtown Wakefield, till it’s conclusion on Thursday evening August 19th, the Series features performers, local artisans,[Read More…]

by July 25, 2021

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC warns Of Salmonella Infections Linked To BrightFarms Brand Sunny Crunch Salad

  A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-07-21/index.html  Key points: Eight people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from two states (Wisconsin and Illinois). No hospitalizations or deaths have been reported. Interviews with ill people and traceback information show that BrightFarms brand[Read More…]

by July 15, 2021

Grand Opening of Charlie O’s Tiki Tavern! Eat Fish! Love Life!

  This Friday, July 16, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm, George’s of Galilee will be unveiling the new Charlie O’s Tiki Tavern.  Charlie Samaras, know as Charlie O, is very excited to resurrect the charm and hospitality that he brought to Charlie O’s when he first purchased it in 1990.[Read More…]

by July 14, 2021

Give Thanks! Celebrate! Island Thursdays Are Back! Alchemy! July 3rd!

 

by June 28, 2021

PAWTUCKET PARKS & RECREATION FREE SUMMER PERFORMANCES!

The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer beginning Tuesday, July 6 and are tentatively scheduled to end Sunday, August 22, weather permitting.  All performances begin at 6 p.m. and are open to the public. There are seven children’s performances taking place at[Read More…]

by June 15, 2021

Pawtucket & Central Falls Petition Jointly For The Appointment Of A Special Master For The Old Pawtucket/Central Falls Train Station

  The Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls are taking action to appoint a Special Master for the property at the old Pawtucket/Central Falls Train Station on Broad Street through a filing in Superior Court. The cities hope that this move will allow the Special Master to take control of[Read More…]

by May 20, 2021

Reality star and entrepreneur to support BlockFi’s mission of cryptocurrency adoption, financial literacy, and democratized access to investing

BlockFi, a financial services company dedicated to tying the knot between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products, today announced a partnership with the most recent contestant on the hit ABC series “The Bachelor,” Matt James. BlockFi and Mr. James will collaborate on a number of initiatives to educate the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2021

Vicente’s: A New Supermarket To Serve The Residents of Pawtucket!

New Supermarket to Serve the Residents of Pawtucket  PAWTUCKET- The City of Pawtucket is happy to announce that a new supermarket will be coming soon to serve the residents of Pawtucket and will be opening its doors in the City’s Woodlawn neighborhood, this summer. For several years, the 15,000 sf, former Ocean State[Read More…]

by May 10, 2021

Governor McKee, Fidelity Investments Announce 500 New Jobs Coming to Rhode Island

New Jobs Will Be Based Out of the Company’s Smithfield Campus In his first jobs announcement since becoming Governor, Governor Dan McKee today announced that Fidelity Investments will create 500 new jobs at their Smithfield, Rhode Island campus over the next few quarters. The 500 new jobs will be part of a[Read More…]

by May 3, 2021