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City of Pawtucket Announces Warming Centers

The City of Pawtucket announced today that several sites will be available as warming centers beginning today, February 12th through Sunday, February 14th, to help cope with the predicted extreme cold.

The following local buildings will be open to the public Thursday through Saturday during the times listed below:

•             The Pawtucket Police Department Headquarters lobby at 121 Roosevelt Avenue is available 24 hours-a-day, Saturday and Sunday.

•             The Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main Street is open from Monday through Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

•             The Pawtucket Public Library at 13 Summer Street is available on Saturday from 9:00AM to 4:45 PM

Non-emergency telephone numbers for police (727-9100) and fire (725-1424) are available for people affected by the cold to call if they may need to arrange for transportation.

Seniors with heat-related concerns may also contact the staff at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center at 401-728-7582 or the City’s Senior Liaison, Beth Roberge, at 728-0500 ext. 241.

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