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City of Pawtucket to Begin Harm Reduction Station Program

Starting January 1, 2022, the City of Pawtucket will have a harm reduction station in each fire station across the city in an effort to reduce incidents related to substance use disorders. Since 2014, the opioid overdoses and drug abuse has increased dramatically to epidemic-level numbers across Rhode Island, with[Read More…]

by October 26, 2021

ACLU Calls On Cranston, Pawtucket, & Woonsocket to Halt ALPR Camera Program

  The ACLU of Rhode Island today called on the city councils in Cranston, Pawtucket, and Woonsocket to direct their respective police departments to halt the use of automated license plate reader (ALPR) technology leased from the company Flock Safety. In a letter sent to the city council and mayor[Read More…]

by September 7, 2021

It’s A Heat Wave! The City of Pawtucket Announces Cooling Centers!

Due to the extreme heat anticipated for the area today, Wednesday, August 11th and Thursday, August 12th, Pawtucket’s Cooling Centers will consist of the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center, Senior Center, and a mobile Cooling Center on Roosevelt Avenue. Please share this information and encourage everyone to stay safe. Pawtucket Cooling[Read More…]

by August 11, 2021

Mayors Grebien & Rivera Announce Kick-Off Of Joint 2021 Restaurant Weeks

  Today Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Mayor Maria Rivera announced that Pawtucket and Central Falls would be partnering once again to host joint Restaurant Weeks from August 27th to September 19th. Following in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, both cities will work to support the local restaurants and celebrate the[Read More…]

by August 11, 2021

The City of Pawtucket & The Elisha Project Form Official Partnership

The City of Pawtucket and the Elisha Project have announced their official partnership to make the Elisha Project the official food rescue and food insecurity partner of the city. The partnership was memorialized through the Mayor’s Executive Order 2021-0001. “The City is always looking for ways to partner with our[Read More…]

by July 28, 2021

Pawtucket RI Planning Commission Votes To Approve Preliminary Soccer Stadium Plan (Video Included)

In a Planning Meeting held virtually, Tuesday Evening, members of the Pawtucket Planning Commission voted unanimously, 4-0, to approve, per Jay Rosa (Pawtucket Planning and Redevelopment) the preliminary plan associated with the soccer stadium component of the proposed Tidewater Landing mixed-use development project Mr. Rosa went on to explain: “Referred[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021

Pawtucket-Central Falls BEAT COVID-19 Hotline Update

Cities to Continue Targeted Multilingual Efforts to Increase Vaccination Rates  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Health, have worked with community partners to best serve the two highly impacted communities including the establishment and maintenance of a call center[Read More…]

by June 29, 2021

Pawtucket City Hall Can’t Handle Their Own Internal Fireworks, So They Will Dispatch Additional PoPo To Police Yours: Adding New Snitch Line So You Can Rat Out The Neighbor That You Know Called LEO On Last Year’s Christmas Party

The Pawtucket Police Department is asking residents to report any illegal fireworks they may observe this year to the Department following approximately 1,300 calls for service regarding fireworks in 2020. The Department announced that it will be deploying additional resources this year for a zero tolerance approach to the use[Read More…]

by June 8, 2021

Pawtucket Police Department Bicycle Patrols to Begin This Week

The Pawtucket Police Department will be launching the Bicycle Patrol again this year to starting this week and will continue through October. The Bicycle Patrol program enables officers to be more present in Pawtucket’s neighborhoods. The patrols are conducted at a slower rate of travel and allows for officers to be[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

Mayor Grebien Announces Opening of City Hall to Public Without Appointments

Mayor Grebien announced that City Hall will be opening to the public Monday through Thursday without the need to schedule an appointment for any department starting on May 17th.   “As our COVID-19 rates have steadily declined and more and more of our residents are getting vaccinated we feel comfortable with[Read More…]

by May 7, 2021