Archive - May 24, 2012
CENTRAL FALLS â€” Although her current Hollywood lifestyle is a far cry from the hardscrabble neighborhood where she grew up, Viola Davis credits this place and its people with making her the highly successful actor that she is today. â€śCentral Falls makes up in heart what it lacks in size,â€ť she told an auditorium filled with graduating seniors and alumni at Central Falls High School on Thursday, prompting an eruption of applause.
PAWTUCKET - Mildred L. Pitera 77, passed away Monday May 21, 2012 at Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Woonsocket where she was a resident for the past 5 months.
Born in Pawtucket she was a beloved daughter of the late Stanislaw and Julia
Before retiring Mildred was employed as a Metal Products Coordinator for Texas Instruments of Attleboro for 40 years.
She leaves one loving sister Adella O. Porada of Cumberland, nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Walter Pitera.
A private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family.
PAWTUCKET â€” Despite a lot of concerns and grumbling by residents about a proposed budget that could result in an 80-cent per $1,000 property tax increase, only a small number of people turned out Wednesday night to speak to city officials about it.