Post Tagged with: "Pawtucket"

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

Kobi Dennis’ Haircuts & Heritage: “It’s More Than A Cut” Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

  While knowing barber shops have served as special places among African Americans since the 19th Century, a dedicated team of community leaders have created a safe space for inner city youth to get a free haircut and life lesson from someone who looks like them. As the Haircuts &[Read More…]

by September 18, 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

Mayor Don Grebien: Revving Pawtucket’s Economic Engine Through the Arts

While many agree that a picture is worth a thousand words, it can also positively impact the economy of a community.  Art and cultural activities, including live music, theater, dance performances and art exhibits, and especially events, prime a community’s economic engine, bringing dollars to local businesses and enhancing the quality[Read More…]

by August 12, 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

Officer Dolan & The Case Of Michael Moreira: The Authorities Were Warned!

In a special edition of  “Eyez On Pawtucket”, video & emails  are provided documenting attempts to notify a variety of law enforcement authorities about dangerous interactions between Pawtucket Police Officer Dolan & the community. The obvious question ? Why Officer Dolan was allowed to continue as an active Police Officer.[Read More…]

by June 26, 2021