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Pawtucket and Central Falls Work Together for Safety and Well-being of Residents

Curfew to be implemented June 5th out of an abundance of caution 

Pawtucket – Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa have announced that both Cities will be implementing a curfew from 9:00 p.m. today, June 5, 2020 until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow, June 6, 2020 out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of residents both communities.

“The City of Pawtucket is proud of our residents who continue to peacefully protest. We ask our Pawtucket community to continue remaining calm, showing restraint, and advocating for peace as we all deal with the pain and grief of the recent tragedy of George Floyd's death,” said Mayor Grebien. “I want to thank Mayor Diossa for his leadership and partnership as well as the Pawtucket Police Department who continues its community-based initiatives to protect and serve our great city.”

“I want to acknowledge and thank our community that continues to peacefully protest the unnecessary death of George Floyd, as well as our residents and business owners for their continued cooperation as we work to ensure the safety of all Central Falls residents,” said Mayor Diossa. “Additionally, I am appreciative of the hard work and dedication from Mayor Grebien and the Central Falls Police Department who are all working to protect the well-being of our residents.”

Both Cities will continue to assess the ongoing situation together.



May 5, 2020
Contact: Wil Arboleda
401-728-0500 ext. 358

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