PAWTUCKET â As dusk settled over Slater Park early Monday evening, Cub Scout Pack 3 leader Caroline Strange asked her boys to âplace your seatsâ on the grass outside the playground and beging stretching out their arms and legs.
After all, she told the contingent, you can't sprint a few 25-yard jaunts without a proper warm-up.
âIs this a race?â asked one cub, to which Strange responded, âYes, it is.â
âWhat's the prize?â queried the same boy.
âYou can stay in the troop,â replied Strange, obviously holding in a chuckle.
PAWTUCKET â With no discussion or debate, the City Council on Wednesday gave final approval to proposed changes in the cityâs zoning ordinances that have to do with parking, dimensional requirements and permitting in the downtown.
The zoning amendments, drafted by the Planning Department and based on recommendations from a consultantâs study, are designed to provide more flexibility for developers and business owners who have projects in the commercial downtown district.