PAWTUCKET â While the wintery landscape looked like pretty as a postcard, dealing with the heavy white stuff was anything but a walk in the park for both the city's residents and its municipal workers.
PAWTUCKET â Pope Benedict XVI caught Blackstone Valley Catholics by surprise when he announced his retirement for health reasons Monday, but most said they supported and even admired what must have been a difficult decision.
âI was proud of him,â said the Rev. Edward St-Godard, pastor of Holy Family Parish. âWhen they say theyâre stepping down because they can no longer function, I think itâs a wonderful thing.â