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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


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


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


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


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


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