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Pawtucket Veterans

Thank you for your service to our country and for the sacrifices you have made so we can live freely in our great city. The City makes tax exemptions available for eligible veterans.

Click to see Upcoming Events for Veterans.

  • New England Student Veteran Virtual Lounge (Spring 2021- Wednesdays, 4pm-5pm via Zoom). More information here.
  • Chapel of Four Chaplains Memorial Service (March 21, 2021). More information here.

 

 

Click to see Current status of Veterans' Legislation introduced in the RI General Assembly

Leon A Mathieu Senior Center

Our Senior Center hosts a liaison from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs the first Thursday of every month from 9 am - 2:30 pm by appointment. Please call 401-728-7582 to schedule your appointment. 

RI Office of Veterans Affairs

The Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs frequently hosts outreach events in the city and are always available to help. Please call them at: 401-921-2119.

The Pawtucket Veterans Council

The Pawtucket Veterans Council coordinates with the various veterans’ groups within the city, works on various issues and organizes events such as Veterans and Memorial Day ceremonies. They are looking to involve more Pawtucket veterans. If you are interested in joining a legion post or veterans’ group, please contact our office 401-728-0500 ext. 281 or MayorsOffice@pawtucketri.com.

In addition, the Honor Flight Network that transports our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials, has reached out regarding Pawtucket World War II, Korean War, and terminally ill veterans. Please reach out to us if you or a family member are eligible and interested.

 

Other Helpful Resources for Veterans

Veterans of Foreign Wars Rhode Island Department Website
American Legion Rhode Island Department Website
American Veterans (AMVETS) RI Department Website
Vietnam Veterans of America State Council Website
Italian American War Veterans National Website
Disabled American Veterans National Website
Jewish War Veterans National Website
Military Women Across the Nation National Website
Korean War Veterans Association National Website

Economic Development Work Force Plan Survey

  • April 12, 2021
  • Press Release

Pawtucket and Central Falls Planning and Economic Development Departments are developing an economic development and work force plan.  They are looking for feedback from businesses in Pawtucket...  Read More >

City Speak
"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

- Mayor Donald R. Grebien

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Voter-Approved Citywide Paving Continues

  • May 29, 2020
  • Event

PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien, the Pawtucket City Council, and the Department of Public works have announced the citywide repaving of streets and roads.“Quality of life for our residents is of...  Read More >