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Second suspect arrested in connection to Pawtucket murder

Second suspect arrested in connection to Pawtucket murder

NORTH SCITUATE — A second suspect in the murder of a Pawtucket man last week was taken into custody Thursday, Feb. 19. The Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Rolando Brooks, 22, of 3B Indian Meadow Drive, Taunton, Mass., on a Pawtucket Police Department warrant for Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder

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Alleged Pawtucket murder suspect found in Seekonk

SEEKONK — A suspect in a Pawtucket murder was taken into custody by a contingent of law enforcement agencies in town Thursday, Feb. 12. Matthew Marcotte, 21, was apprehended by Seekonk Police, the Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force, the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and the U.S. Marshals Service to


East Providence resident is fatality among injured in I-95 wrong-way driving incident

NORTH SCITUATE — Rhode Island State Police identified city resident Sheng Zhou as the fatality and one of the victims in a wrong-way driving accident which occurred on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket in the early morning hours of Friday morning, Feb. 28. A passenger in the rear operator’s side of the vehicle struck State Police


AAU basketball coach charged with possessing child porn

A youth basketball coach has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography. Members of the computer crimes unit/internet crimes against children task force arrested Jason Elliott, 41, of Pawtucket, on Nov. 15. A clinical social worker working with Mr. Elliott became concerned about his activity and notified the task force, which lead to an

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Pawtucket’s entry into trash collection consortium likely lessens East Providence’s cost

EAST PROVIDENCE — The cost of ridding the city of its rubbish likely just got a little less expensive for East Providence as neighboring Pawtucket completed its privatization plans and will join a local consortium formed to reduce expenses related to garbage collection. The Pawtucket Times reported last week that city had signed a five-year


East Providence Schools Superintendent candidate Mercer answers questions at public forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — A confident, articulate J. Kimberly Mercer answered about a dozen questions Wednesday night, Feb. 27, at a public meeting where she interacted initially with members of the East Providence community for which she may very well serve as the next Superintendent of Schools. School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro delivered the predetermined questions


Mercer is frontrunner for East Providence Schools Superintendent position

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Post and eastbayri.com have confirmed various media reports Kim Mercer is the frontrunner to take over the position of East Providence Schools Superintendent on a permanent basis, though to say she has been hired for the position is premature, according to School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro. Speaking by phone Saturday afternoon,

Bazaar, bake sale among religious events to take place in East Providence area

EAST PROVIDENCE — The following is a list of events being hosted by religious organizations this weekend in the East Providence area: St. Matthew/St. Mark Church hosts bazaar “A Best Gift Bazaar” will be held on Saturday, Nov.17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Matthew/St. Mark Episcopal Church located at 5 Chapel Road