Cranston holds candlelight vigil to honor lives lost during the pandemic

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — A candlelight vigil was held on Friday night in Cranston to honor lives lost during the pandemic.

Councilwoman Aniece Germain started the tradition in 2021, with the support of the mayor’s office.

“In the United States, more than 967,769 people have lost their lives to COVID-19, including 3,429 people in Rhode Island,” said Germain.

Sen. Jack Reed joined other community officials in front of Cranston City Hall at 6:30 p.m.

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