Turkey Express + car stolen from Meadow St. home still missing


Welcome back, Pawtucket! It’s Saturday, so let’s start with everything you need to know that’s going on in town today.

First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Sunny to partly cloudy. High: 48 Low: 35.

Here are the best stories from Pawtucket today:

  1. Stop and shop associated with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rhode Island to help local families this Thanksgiving with their Turkey Express an event. Starting today (November 20) at 10 a.m., volunteers from the Stop and shop to chalet street in Pawtucket will load over 20,000 pounds of turkey and side dishes into Boys & Girls Club trucks from all over the state. The program will deliver 21,500 turkeys to 25 community partners and organizations fighting against hunger through New England. (ABC 6)
  2. A Pawtucket man whose car was stolen Rue des Prairies domicile asks for help to find his vehicle. Last weekend, Will amaya left his black Hyundai Tuscon to warm up in the driveway when a “light-skinned man with a red hoodie and black shoes” was caught on camera by a home security camera hopping into the car without surveillance and walk away. So far the Pawtucket Police have no clue in the matter. (ABC 6)
  3. Federal and local investigators are increasingly concerned about the growing level of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine entering Rhode Island. The office of Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha Says He’s “Prosecuting Significant Number of Cases Involving Counterfeit Prescription Pills Containing Fentanyl”, Including Two High-Profile Pawtucket cases in the past two years. According to the RI Health Department, more than 380 people suffered a fatal overdose last year in Rhode Island, the most of any year since at least 2014. (WPRI)
  4. Registrations are now open for the Pawtucket Boys and Girls ClubTeenage basketball league. The league runs from January to March and is open to youth ages 13 to 15. To register your child, go to club (1 Place Moeller) Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket)

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Nicole fallon-peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a graduate journalist and writer in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has been a freelance journalist, editor, editor and editorial director for various B2B media. She is currently the co-owner and operator of the content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.


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