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C.F. teen mom earns $1,000 scholarship

September 7, 2012

CENTRAL FALLS – Cristina Robalo, a 19-year-old student at Central Falls High School, is the recipient of $1,000 scholarship award from Rhode Island Community Action Scholar (RICAS) Scholarships.
A senior at the high school, Robalo is a member of the Youth Success Program at Blackstone Valley Community Action Agency in Central Falls, a program that helps pregnant and parenting teens succeed.

Arts Festival kicks off tonight

September 7, 2012

PAWTUCKET — They'll be rockin' by the river tonight, as the 14th annual Pawtucket Arts Festival gets underway with its Gala and “Taste of Pawtucket” events.
The opening night Gala and “Taste of Pawtucket” will start at 6 p.m. along a portion of Roosevelt Avenue near the intersection with Main Street and on the grounds of Slater Mill (rain or shine). It promises to be an evening of delicious restaurant samplings served with an ample portion of zydeco music, dance and refreshment, all by the banks of the mighty Blackstone River and historic Slater Mill Museum site.


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