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  1. Two families displaced after fire erupts at Pawtucket homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    Firefighters said it only took them ten minutes to knock down the fire, adding that it had traveled to the second floor through the walls. Battalion Chief Joseph Murray said eight children and four adults were living in the home at the time, and all got out safely.

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  2. Classic American station wagonsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... -- be backed down the cul de sac of oblivion. Part of a group of about 30 Hippies arrive in this station wagon in Pawtucket, R.I., on Oct. 13, 1967. People love to pile themselves, children, pets, luggage, you name it in the back of their station ...

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  3. 1829: Sam Patch, daredevil, dies during a Rochester stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Post-Standard

    ... the spurner of heights, and was said to be "half dust, half deity." As a boy, he worked at a cotton mill in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where a popular form of recreation among the workers was leaping from a bridge into the Pawtucket Falls. Some of the ...

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  4. Rhode Islanders prepping for winter a bit early this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... hate this cold weather. And then I heard it snowed this morning and that's even worse," says Jeannette Eddinger of Pawtucket. But then again Rhode Islanders are used to fickle New England winter. For some that means sticking to routine and drinking ...

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  5. Richard T. CharronRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Warwickonline.com

    Born in Pawtucket, son of Patricia A. Charron and the late Richard H. Charron. He had resided in West Warwick before moving to Warwick 12 years ago.

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  6. RIDOT, RIPTA break ground on Pawtucket-Central Falls rail station and bus hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Mass Transit

    Federal and state officials joined Rhode Island Department of Transportation and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority officials to break ground on the Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and Bus Hub in early November. When the new intermodal transit center opens in 2022, it will mark the return of rail service to the area for the first time in nearly four decades.

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  7. 13 displaced by Pawtucket house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | CW28 Providence

    The three-story home on Greene Street caught fire around 2:45 p.m. Neighbors said it appeared the fire started on the second floor. "The street was blocked off when I got here," Treasure Wilkinson said.

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  8. Don't tell new Pawtucket brewers to not be 'Smug' about craftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | CW28 Providence

    ... construction, Smug Brewing Company is now ready to start pouring in a city DaRosa says is making a comeback. "Pawtucket has caught a few stings," DaRosa said. "With the Paw Sox and the hospital, things moving out of this area... We want to make ...

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  9. Second arrest made in Pawtucket shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | CW28 Providence

    Police allege Helton Rodrigues, and Sergio Garcia are responsible for a weekend shooting at a convenience store on the corner of West and Jefferson Avenues where a man was shot four times but survived. On Friday morning, police announced the arrest of Garcia.

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  10. Police arrest 12 in Broad Street prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | CW28 Providence

    Pawtucket and Central Falls police said they launched a joint investigation after receiving complaints from residents, business owners and pedestrians.

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  11. Police arrest 12 in prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Pawtucket and Central Falls Police Departments have made a number of arrests in a joint prostitution sting in the area of Broad Street. Pawtucket Police said Thursday that the sting came as the result of numerous complaints from local business owners, residents, motorists and pedestrians.

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  12. Kurt Michael FoleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Warwickonline.com

    ... and the late William J. Foley, and stepson of Judith Foley. He was born July 21, 1961 at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket, RI. He attended St. Raphael Academy in Pawtucket, RI and graduated from Cumberland High School in Cumberland, RI. He was a ...

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  13. Pawtucket, Central Falls mayors call on GA to brainstorm how to keep HasbroRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. – The Mayors of Pawtucket and Central Falls are turning to the state for help as Hasbro considers whether to move its headquarters. Mayor Don Grebien and Mayor James Diossa are putting the General Assembly on alert, in case state funding or incentives are needed down the road to seal the deal.

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  14. Suspect arrested in Pawtucket shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Pawtucket Police, with the help of the Violent Fugitive Task Force, arrested Helton Rodrigues, 19, at his Central Falls home in connection with a weekend shooting at a convenience store. Police were called to the West Ave Convenience Store at the corner of West Avenue and Jefferson Avenue in Pawtucket around 11:00 p.m. Saturday for reports of a shooting.

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  15. Pawtucket votes to move forward with redeveloping Apex siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | CW28 Providence

    After years of vacancy and indecision, the Pawtucket City Council has taken the first step in approving a plan that would allow the city to buy the Apex site. The declaration opens the door for the city to buy the building outright, though City Council President David Moran hopes that they can work with Apex on the site before it gets to that point.

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  16. Man shot 4 times in Pawtucket; police ID suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | CW28 Providence

    Police have one suspect in custody and are working to track down another after a man was shot and wounded in Pawtucket late Saturday night. Helton Rodrigues, 19, was arrested Wednesday at his Central Falls home on several charges, including assault with intent to commit murder, according to city police.

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  17. Smug Brewing Company of Pawtucket, RI Announces Grand OpeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | PRWeb

    Smug Brewing Company, LLC, manufacturer of quality hand-crafted beer, announces its grand opening on Saturday, Nov 10th at its 100 Carver Street location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Smug Brewing Company, LLC is proud to announce its grand opening on Saturday, Nov 10th at its 100 Carver Street location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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  18. Rhode Island mayors rally to keep toy maker Hasbro in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | TriCities.com

    ... are granted an all-access pass to the website and digital newspaper replica. Please click below to Get Started. PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Two Rhode Island mayors are calling on Gov. Gina Raimondo and state lawmakers to help prevent toy maker Hasbro ...

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  19. Kenneth W. de HertoghRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Warwickonline.com

    ... years. He was also the owner of several successful businesses. Ken enjoyed singing at the German American Club in Pawtucket and the Warwick Senior Center. He was a member of the Brown University Alumni Association. Most of all Ken loved his ...

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  20. Rain brought them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Warwickonline.com

    ... ortunity to properly dispose of paint and hazardous materials at scheduled collections. The next one is Nov. 17 in Pawtucket followed by Dec. 15 at RI Resource Recovery. (Warwick Beacon photos)

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