Archive - Oct 22, 2012 - News Article
PAWTUCKET â€” Dr. Jerry Fingerut quoted Walt Disney: â€śAll your dreams come true if you have the courage to pursue them,â€ť and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse called it a day where a lot of people were â€śshiny with smiles.â€ť They and a host of other state and local dignitaries were talking happily about the debut of the new Blackstone Valley Community Health Care Center at 39 East Ave.
PAWTUCKET â€” Four women were arrested for prostitution and two men with solicitation on Thursday night following an investigation by Pawtucket Police of complaints of suspicious activity in the Barton Street area.
According to Pawtucket Police, after receiving numerous complaints regarding prostitution taking place, undercover officers were sent to the area.
During the investigation, a female undercover officer was solicited for sex in exchange for money by two males.
PAWTUCKET â€” Some local people who have left a positive mark on the city â€” in recent years as well as the past â€” will be honored Friday with their induction into the 2012 Pawtucket Hall of Fame.
Three â€śliving legends,â€ť Paul Audette, Janice McHale and Jean Stizpeck, will be entered into the Hall, as well as the late John â€śRedâ€ť Pollard, and the late Lt. Colonel Henry Harrison Young, as the historical inductee.
Under a canopy of leaves colored bronze by the autumn chill, Donald Ross kneels over the moist clay soil of the forest floor and studies the upside-down, heart-shaped track of the white-tailed deer.
Kneeling next to him is his young son, also named Donald, who traces the track's muddy indentation with his finger, listening intently as his father describes the difference between the tracks of doe and those of a buck.
LINCOLN â€” The Spurwink School at 365 River Road is about to celebrate a milestone.
The small-setting, private school-based program serving students with a range of behavioral disorders will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a small gathering of staff, clients and friends on Nov. 14, according to Raymond Arsenault, executive director of the schoolâ€™s parent non-profit corporation SpurwinkRI.