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State OKs Memorial Hospital cuts; adds 'patient-focused' conditions

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) said Friday it has approved Care New England’s proposal to transfer obstetrics services from Memorial Hospital to other facilities in the state. 1,027 more words


Pawtucket firefighters push to keep fire station open

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – The fight over the future of a Pawtucket fire station continues.

On Wednesday night, residents joined for a meeting with members of the fire department and the mayor, to talk about… 260 more words


PawSox to unveil their own version of Yawkey Way this weekend

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Part of the experience of going to a Red Sox game is the stroll down Yawkey Way, taking in the sights, the sounds, and even the smells of historic Fenway Park. 250 more words


Police investigating Pawtucket vandalism as a hate crime

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police continue to investigate after someone spray-painted a swastika outside a synagogue in Pawtucket.

The anti-semitic symbol was painted Sunday morning on a sign for the Kollel Center for Jewish Studies at Congregation Ohawe Sholam on East Avenue. 263 more words


Pawtucket laundromat robbed at gunpoint

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Police are searching for a suspect after a Pawtucket laundromat was robbed at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.

Police tell Eyewitness News the man surprised a female employee in the back room of Laundromax and pointed a gun at her. 85 more words


RI seeks $14.5M from feds for new Pawtucket train station

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Rhode Island has taken its biggest step yet toward building a new train station to serve Pawtucket and Central Falls, requesting $14.5 million from the federal government to cover about a third of the project’s cost. 495 more words


Mayor: Pawtucket will hire lawyer to navigate Memorial Hospital proposal

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien said Monday the city plans to retain the services of a state lawmaker as its attorney to deal with Care New England’s proposal to cut back services at Memorial Hospital. 645 more words