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Pawtucket, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Pawtucket, RI include 02860, 02862, and 02861. The median home price in Pawtucket is $169,900 which is roughly $126/per square foot. More Pawtucket information.

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7 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

Report: Woman helped police bust RI sex trafficking ring

A Rhode Island woman was instrumental in helping Pawtucket police bust a sex trafficking ring earlier this year, The Providence Journal reported.

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20 hrs ago | Go Local

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Don't Miss: Third Annual Arts Marketplace Pawtucket

The third annual Arts Marketplace: Pawtucket will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 & 21, from 10am to 4pm at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St. The Fine Art and American-made Crafts Show & Sale will feature the work of over 50 artists from throughout the region, who will display their work in individual booths. Categories include Art and Sculpture, Jewelry, Wearables, and Accessories.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

One hurt in crash on 95 North in Pawtucket

By Jennifer Petracca news@abc6.com One woman was sent to the hospital after a car accident on Route 95 North in Saturday night. It happened at approximately 10:22 pm when troopers received a report of a single vehicle crash just north of Exit 29. Police say the combination of wet, slick roads and poor visibility caused the operator to lose control of the vehicle and crash into a light pole on a curve near the Broadway overpass.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Poll worker arrested for offering sex act for $5

A man volunteering at a Pawtucket polling place was arrested after another poll worker told police he offered to perform a sex act on him for $5. The Pawtucket Times reports that 38-year-old William Seiler of Pawtucket was volunteering at a polling place in a public housing development during Tuesday's primary elections.

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Go Local

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - September 12, 2014

As summer festivals segue into fall fests, we're featuring some great outdoor music on "5 Live Music Musts." Read on for some of the best in area music this weekend.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Pawtucket crumbling brick concerns

Public Works Director, Lance Hill said, "[The bricks] interact with the steel structure. They are putting some type of compression and they're breaking and cracking."

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WIGM-AM Medford

Bayside Are Touring This Fall

Bayside are touring this fall, with I Am the Avalanche and Seaway. It's a short but quality tour.

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The Phoenix

At Slater Mill, Steampunk, beer, and 'rattlesnake rock'

"If it's giant clockwork robots, it's Steampunk. If it's giant engine-powered, Nazi robots, it's Dieselpunk," Melissa Honig explains between bites of her picnic sandwich.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Foolproof to launch beer sales in Vermont

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com Rhode Island's own Foolproof Brewing Company will now be selling its beers in Vermont. The Pawtucket-based company announced Wednesday that its beers will be distributed state-wide in Vermont exclusively by g.housen beginning September 24. "Vermont is a pinnacle market for craft beer in New England and a perfect fit for Foolproof," said Nick Garrison, Foolproof's president and founder.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Patch.com

Raimondo Cruises to Victory in Democratic Primary for Governor

Expectations for a close race in the Democratic primary for governor Tuesday night dissolved early on as Treasurer Gina Raimondo stormed to a decisive victory with 42 percent of the vote and 16,000 more votes than runner up Angel Taveras, who finished with 35,803 votes to Raimondo's 51,770. "Thank you Rhode Island!" Raimondo said to an adoring crowd of energized supporters in a victory speech at The Met in Pawtucket.

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Go Local

GoLocalProv | News | NEW: Early Reports Show Statewide Turnout Varies

Reports on voter turnout vary among the statewide campaigns, as candidates and staffers spend morning talking to voters around the state. The consensus among the gubernatorial campaigns is that it is too early to tell how turnout this year compares with previous election cycles, with internal turnout data expected later in the morning.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | Politics | RI Primary Countdown: Who the Candidates Need Votes From to Win

Rhode Island primaries are now just days away, and the campaigns are laser-focused on the biggest task at hand -- getting out the vote. What does each of the campaigns need to do win? On Tuesday, GoLocal took at look past primary results to see if history could repeat itself.

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Turnto10.com

Fire, Hazmat and DEM on-scene after a hazardous material found in Pawtucket

Fire and rescue crews responded to Saratoga Avenue by Hasbro shortly after where it is believed a substance containing hazardous materials was dumped into the garbage truck. Shortly after, the Department of Environmental Management and Hazmat crews were called to the scene.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Police: Man Charged in Kidnapping of Cheerleader

Police tell The Providence Journal that 24-year-old Matthew Barlow told detectives he was "overcome by an urge" when he saw the 17-year-old student walking down the street in Pawtucket last month. The judge set a $50,000 surety bail and issued a no-contact order.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Gamm Opens Season 30 with Northeast Premiere of GROUNDED Tonight

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre opens its 30th Anniversary Season with the New England premiere of Grounded, American playwright George Brant 's suspenseful one-woman drama about an ace fighter pilot reassigned to fly drones over Afghanistan after she becomes unexpectedly pregnant. Gamm Resident Director Judith Swift directs Boston-based actor Liz Hayes in her Gamm debut as "The Pilot".

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WLNE-TV Providence

Pawtucket man pleads guilty to video voyeurism

The Attorney General's office announced that John Gomes, 44, was sentenced to six years with three to serve on two counts of video voyeurism of a person under 18 years of age.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Girl's attempted kidnapper arrested in Pawtucket

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com A Pawtucket man has been arrested after police say he assaulted a 17-year-old girl who was on her way to a high school function.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Rhode Island man dies in Attleboro crash

Police said Tuesday that 37-year-old Nuna Veiga of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was the driver of a car that struck an SUV from behind at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Culinary arts museum features local food businesses

By Alana Cerrone acerrone@abc6.com The Johnson & Wales Culinary Arts Museum re-opened Tuesday after cooking up some brand new ideas and exhibits.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

In These Times

Labor History: The First Factory Strike

What the bosses failed to foresee was that the women workers could not be as easily controlled as the children.

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