By Sean Cahill
Pawtucket is announcing that it has created several "Warming Centers" were people can escape the cold. The following sites have been designated:
- Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2; and 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3 and Saturday, Jan. 4.
- St. Germain Manor Community Room, 475 Mineral Spring Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
- The RIPTA waiting room on Roosevelt Avenue downtown will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
- The Blackstone Valley Visitor Center at 175 Main St. will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Seniors with heat–related issues may also contact the Senior Center at 728–7582 or the city's Seniors Liaison, Beth Roberge, at 728–0500, ext. 241.
The non–emergency numbers for police (726–3911) and fire (725–1424) are available to call for people affected by the cold who may need to arrange transportation.
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