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Rehab center helps put bodies, lives back on track

October 8, 2015

PAWTUCKET – Felicia Delgado, 51, of East Providence recently suffered a vertigo episode and afterwards, she had difficulty with walking. When she learned she needed treatment at a rehabilitation facility, her first reaction was a mixture of fear and frustration.

“Who wants to be in a nursing home at my age?” Delgado said she thought to herself. “It’s like, ‘Oh God, oh no’ when I arrived here without knowing the facility.”

Hertzberg to exit as Pawtucket Foundation head

October 8, 2015

PAWTUCKET – Aaron Hertzberg, executive director of the Pawtucket Foundation, will resign later this month after seven years with the organization, including the last three at his current post.

Mayor in E.P. a real possibility

October 7, 2015

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council Tuesday unanimously voted to put a strong mayor form of government question on the ballot for a city-wide vote next year.
If voters pass the referendum, city’s first-ever mayoral election would take place in November 2018.

City to choose from three designs for George Street overpass art installation

October 6, 2015

PAWTUCKET – A national call for artists that received more than 100 responses has been whittled down to three finalists' proposals for an art installation along the George Street overpass.

Cumberland’s Tenreiro named Principal of the Year

October 5, 2015

CUMBERLAND – The National Association of Secondary School Principals has named Cumberland High School Principal Alan Tenreiro as their Principal of the Year. 

Tenreiro was awarded the 2016 title on Monday morning in a surprise assembly attended by staff, students and officials including Gov. Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken Wagner, Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline.