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Pawtucket Announces Cooling Centers to the Public

PAWTUCKET – Due to the anticipated high heat for the coming days, Mayor Donald R. Grebien has announce that Pawtucket's Cooling Centers will be open to the public. The Cooling Centers will consist of the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center, the Leon Mathieu Senior Center, the Pawtucket Police Department Headquarters lobby, and The Pawtucket Public Library. In addition to these locations, the Emergency Management Agency will have a mobile cooling center on Roosevelt Avenue on days expected to be 90 degrees or higher.


The Blackstone Valley Visitor Center

175 Main Street First Floor

Monday through Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm


The Leon Mathieu Senior Center

420 Main Street

Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm


The Pawtucket Police Department Headquarters Lobby

121 Roosevelt Avenue, Lobby

24 Hours 7 Days a Week 


The Pawtucket Public Library

13 Summer Street

Monday through Thursday 9:00am - 8:45pm

Friday and Saturday 9:00am – 4:45pm


EMA Mobile Cooling Center

Roosevelt Avenue

Days expected to be 90 degrees+ 1:00pm – 4:00 pm



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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