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Baby falcons headed home after being nursed back to health

June 11, 2013

PAWTUCKET — Vivian Maxson calls them “The Twins,” two six-week-old Peregrine Falcon siblings just learning how to fly – that is when they’re not gorging themselves on fresh quail meat or preening themselves in their 40-foot flight cage.
Maxson, who runs the Westerly-based Be Wild Nature Center, a wildlife rehabilitation center that specializes in the care of raptors, has been caring for the two falcon fledglings for the past week, ever since they were found on the ground not far from their nest on top of Pawtucket City Hall.

Positive feedback on hospital merger

June 11, 2013

PAWTUCKET — A half-dozen speakers, all positive, came out to comment publicly on the proposed merger of The Memorial Hospital and Care New England Health System on Tuesday night.
A public informational meeting was sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General and Department of Health at Jenks Junior High School concerning the proposed transaction.


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