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Viola Davis visits Central Falls Class of 2012

May 24, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS — 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. “Central Falls makes up in heart what it lacks in size,” she told an auditorium filled with graduating seniors and alumni at Central Falls High School on Thursday, prompting an eruption of applause.

Few turn out to grumble over budget

May 24, 2012

PAWTUCKET — 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.

 

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