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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. Shaw started and played […]


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Red Sox Recall RHP Wright; Option RHP Ramirez

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have bolstered their bullpen by recalling right-hander Steven Wright from Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday. To make room, they optioned Friday’s loser Noe Ramirez to Pawtucket. The 30-year old Wright […]


McCoy Stadium,  Home of the Pawtucket Red Sox. (Bob Joyce/WTIC Photo)

Pawtucket Mayor Asks To See PawSox Study On McCoy Stadium

Lawmakers and the public deserve to see why the Pawtucket Red Sox say that renovations to McCoy Stadium would cost $65 million, the Pawtucket mayor said in a letter to the team.


McCoy Stadium,  Home of the Pawtucket Red Sox. (Bob Joyce/WTIC Photo)

Economists: Stadium In Providence Wouldn’t Be Economic Boon

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have said moving the team to Providence — and building a new ballpark there — would stimulate the local economy. But sports economists are dubious, saying new stadiums are rarely the boon investors claim.


Director Woody Allen at the French premiere of "Blue Jasmine" in Paris on August 27, 2013. (THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Woody Allen Adds Handprints To Walk Of Fame — In Pawtucket

Legendary director Woody Allen has added his handprints to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but not the one in California.


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Birthday Party Brawl Leaves 4 Injured In Stabbings

A melee at a birthday party in Pawtucket has led to four people being stabbed, one critically.


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Police: Teacher Assaulted Student For Eating Cookie In Class

A Rhode Island teacher has been arrested on allegations he assaulted a student for eating a cookie in the classroom.



I-95N To Close In Pawtucket In Early-Morning Hours

Interstate 95 North through Pawtucket is scheduled to close during the early-morning hours for much of July as crews work on a new bridge.


Heroin, Cocaine Ring Snagged By Feds Moving Operation Out Of Connecticut

A 37-year-old Rhode Island man has been arrested by federal authorities who say they have broken up a heroin and cocaine distribution ring that was in the process of moving from Connecticut.


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Namesake Bridge Between Hometowns Honors Couple’s Love

The Lynn Goodchild and Shawn Nassaney 9/11 Remembrance Bridge that helped bring a young couple together is now going to keep their memory alive forever by connecting their Massachusetts hometowns.