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Red Sox Recall INF Shaw From Triple-A; Option RHP Aro

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox recalled infielder Travis Shaw from Triple-A Pawtucket for Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

To make room, Boston optioned right-hander Jonathan Aro to Pawtucket. 95 more words

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Pawtucket bank robbed by male suspect

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are searching for a suspect after a bank was robbed Friday morning.

The Citizens Bank on Newport Avenue was held up at about 9 a.m. 99 more words

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Mayor hopes redevelopment will revitalize downtown Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Pawtucket is considering some big changes to try and improve its downtown area. Mayor Donald Grebien knows a lot of work needs to be done, but said he’s optimistic about the city’s future. 233 more words

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Soup kitchen offers free meal for return of Jesus statue

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — “Have you found Jesus?” That’s what employees at a Rhode Island soup kitchen are asking after a religious statue disappeared from the kitchen’s garden. 109 more words

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Pawtucket man charged in car thefts

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket Police have charged a man in a series of car thefts.

After a tip Wednesday night that someone was going through vehicles in the 1000 block of Central Avenue, police say officers spotted Andrew McIlmail, 20, nearby throwing a bag over a fence. 36 more words

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Financially-strapped cities plan to merge emergency services

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two financially-strapped Rhode Island cities have agreed to merge their emergency management agencies.

Pawtucket and Central Falls announced Monday that they signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a two-year, cost-sharing pilot program. 97 more words

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