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WWII hero's remains arriving home Saturday -- after 74 years lost at sea

(WPRI) — Army Capt. Elwood J. Euart of Pawtucket, previously lost and unaccounted-for from World War II, is returning home Saturday morning, to fanfare at T.F. 226 more words


Police: Man shot son-in-law during fight over bicycle

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A judge set bail at $50,000 with surety for a Pawtucket man Monday morning after he was charged with shooting his son-in-law in the face over an altercation about a bike at a yard sale, police said. 193 more words


Police swarm Fenner Street home after shooting

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Pawtucket police responded to a domestic shooting in the city Saturday morning.

Numerous police officers were dispatched to a home at 83 Fenner Street shortly after 9 a.m. 125 more words


Car fire spreads to Pawtucket apartment building

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a car fire in Pawtucket spread to an apartment building nearby.

City fire officials said crews were returning from a call when they spotted smoke coming from a building on Freight Street. 75 more words


Pawtucket City Council looking to reinstate ban on pit bulls

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Pawtucket is looking to reinstate a “breed specific” ban on pit bulls after a vicious dog panel voted last week to… 356 more words


Geese (and visitors) to blame for Slater pond weeds, mess

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — For the first time ever, Slater Memorial Park’s iconic swan and dragon paddle boats aren’t in the water this summer. The reason they’re out is because of what’s in the water — and the park’s geese are to blame. 290 more words