ATTENTION: The next regularly scheduled meetings of the City Council and the Board of License Commissioners will be held on MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.  This is in celebration of the Christmas holiday.

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Free Rain Barrel Application

Cleaner, Greener Pawtucket

Installing rain barrels is an easy way for property owners to harvest stormwater runoff on their property, which reduces the stress on the city’s drainage system. The water retained in the barrel can be used to water grass or flowers, and in doing so, the homeowner lessens their impact on the environment and saves money on their water bill. 

DPW also partnered with the Pawtucket Arts and Culture Commission and the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Arts to paint and decorate some of the barrels. 

To receive a free rain barrel for your property, please fill out the online application and send to dpw@pawtucketri.com or call 401-728-0500 ext. 317 by March 15, 2018 

Click Here to Apply for a Free Rain Barrel 

Pawtucket Swears-In Two New Firefighters

  • December 12, 2018
  • Press Release

PAWTUCKET – On Wednesday, Mayor Donald R. Grebien, Acting Public Safety Director Police Chief Tina Goncalves, and Fire Chief William Sisson welcomed Mr. Keith P. Gill and Mr. Zeth E. Tucker to the...  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

New Event

Arts Festival Retrospective Opening Reception

  • September 20, 2018
  • Event

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