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PAWTUCKET â First came concerns about trailer-like taco stands. Now, city officials are raising questions about some of the other vendors that have been allowed to sell wares under a city-issued peddlerâs license.
Two Providence-based vendors, Mustafa Lynch and Roger Fudge, recently requested the renewal of their peddlerâs license allowing them to sell âpictures, toys, tapestry, rugs, and general merchandise.â Under âlocation,â they both wrote, âAll of Pawtucket.â
Both vendors had been licensed previously, reportedly for a number of years. Yet, the description of the items being peddled caught the attention of City Councilor John Barry at a recent meeting of the Board of License Commissioners. âPictures of what?â he inquired with some amusement during last monthâs meeting, and other councilors agreed they werenât that comfortable with the types of merchandise being sold.
Full story appears on page A1 of Wednesday's Times.