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Pawtucket's Business Development Corporation

Established in 1993, as an independent non-profit corporation, Pawtucket’s Business Development Corporation (PBDC) provides loan funding to businesses expanding in or relocating to Pawtucket and will be creating jobs.

Meeting Dates

Pawtucket’s Business Development Corporation generally meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m., on the second floor of Slater Mill at 67 Roosevelt Avenue.  Please check RI Secretary of State for next meeting date.


David Gold - President Linda Dewing - Secretary
Richard Lavallee - Treasurer, Director Richard Goldstein - Director
Richard Sugerman - Director Agnelo H. Alves, Jr.
Isaac Amponsah  
Moshe Berman Aime Brissette
Allen Chatterton Derick Daley
Scott Davis Stephen Hardy
Jennifer Hennigan Jason Hogue
Kevin Kazarian George Kelley
Michael Laznik Leonard Lopes
Ryan McIntyre Roger Messier
Brian Murtha John Neary
Norma Soares Carlos Tobon


Sue Mara - Acting Planning Director Herb Weiss - Economic & Cultural Affairs Officer
Rick Lefferts - Loan Analyst, Commonweal Collaborative Attorney Keith Fayan - Fayan Law

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Mayor Grebien Reminds Residents of Free Monthly Mattress, Box Spring,& E-Waste Drop Off

  • March 28, 2017
  • Event

Mayor Donald R. Grebien is reminding Pawtucket residents that the City of Pawtucket is providing an added service to Pawtucket residents seeking to get rid of old electronics, as well as mattresses...  Read More >

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"The City has a long history with and commitment to the PawSox, a team that is woven into the fabric of our community… I am committed to maintaining the affordable family friendly brand of PawSox baseball in Pawtucket."

- Don Grebien

New Event

Free Monthly Mattress, Box Spring, & E-Waste Drop Off Moved to March 11

  • February 27, 2017
  • Event

Due to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and 5K road race on March 4th, Roosevelt Avenue will be shut down to traffic. Because of this we are moving the monthly drop off for Mattresses/Box Springs and...  Read More >