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Gathering at JMW School protested administrative leave decision

October 2, 2015

PAWTUCKET — A group of students at the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts picketed outside the school Tuesday in support of a teacher who they say was placed on administrative leave after he allegedly discussed sex and birth control during a conversation in class.

About 10 students gathered outside of the school and held signs at the protest, at one point chanting “Bring back Ashton!” in support of English teacher Bill Ashton.

A LEGEND, LAID TO REST: Family, friends, colleagues say farewell to John Martins

October 2, 2015

PAWTUCKET – John Martins was recalled as a loving family man, a generous personality, a hard-working self-made success, and a caring father, grandfather, husband, brother, and uncle during a funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Parish Friday.

VIDEO: 21 Can’t-Miss Pumpkin Desserts

October 2, 2015

Slater Park presents The Haunted Tunnel

October 2, 2015

PAWTUCKET – Chills and thrills will be on display this month at Slater Memorial Park as exhibits for families and guests of all ages are sure to provide a scary good time for visitors.

Holy Spirit gets a facelift

September 30, 2015

Workers from Veterans Scaffolding, of Blackstone, Mass. remove scaffolding at Holy Spirit Church in Central Falls on Tuesday after a six-month project of refacing the facade of the church spire of the historic Dexter Street house of worship, also known as St. Matthew’s Church. The imposing French-Gothic style church was built in 1929 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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