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Police charge two area men with armed robbery

October 2, 2012

WOONSOCKET – Two men who were already facing charges in connection with a string of house breaks in Lincoln and North Smithfield have been linked to the armed robbery of a Social Street liquor store in July.
Max Charlemagne, 26, of Pawtucket, and Christopher Noel, 31, of Lincoln, were arraigned Tuesday in District Court on charges of first-degree robbery and conspiracy. They were ordered held without bail at the Adult Correctional Institutions.
Police say the men robbed JB Liquors in broad daylight on July 11, making off with $600 in cash.

Doherty unveils new energy plan

October 2, 2012

PAWTUCKET — Flanked by several local business leaders, Brendan Doherty, Republican candidate for Rhode Island's First Congressional District, held a press conference on Tuesday to unveil an energy plan based on a bipartisan legislative initiative aimed at reducing energy costs and building a more skilled manufacturing work pool.

All in a day's work for photo contest winners

October 2, 2012

PAWTUCKET — The winners of the 14th annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest were announced at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center on Saturday.
This year's theme was “All in A Day's Work,” and the winning entries reflected the different interpretations that each photographer had of that idea.
The photographs will be reprinted on a 2013 City of Pawtucket calendar that will be published by the city administration.

Cash-strapped CF gets bucket truck from AT&T

October 2, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS — The Department of Public Works is offering up a bucketful of thanks to some friendly folks at the AT&T Corporation who gave the cash-strapped city a used bucket truck free of charge.
Joseph Nield, Central Falls Director of Public Works, said that about six months ago, it was discovered that the city's lone bucket truck, a 1989 model, was going to need about $15,000 in repair work to its extension boom to pass the annual safety inspection. Given that the truck is 18 years-old, Nield said it didn't seem worth fixing even if the city did have the available funds.


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