WEST WARWICK â€” Football is looked upon as the ultimate team sport. You canâ€™t do your job correctly unless the person lined up next to you does his. Everyone must be on the same page.
Sometimes, though, there are individuals that are so crucial to a teamâ€™s vitality, their influence so great, that you start recalibrating expectations â€“ if Player X isnâ€™t his usual spectacular self, chances are the team will find itself running in quicksand. After all, thereâ€™s a reason why heâ€™s viewed as the straw that stirs the drink.
Dancers from the Colombian American Society of Pawtucket perform during the Bright Future Festival at Jenks Park in Central Falls Saturday. The event is part of the Pawtucket Arts Festival.
CUMBERLAND â€” After more than a year of study, the Town Council next month will be presented with a final report on the plan being proposed to consolidate the town's four independent fire districts.
The final report by Donald I. Jacobs of Holden-based D.I. Jacobs Management Consulting Services will be submitted to the council on Oct. 3, followed by the council's formal vote on the plan on Oct. 17.