The Corner

Not So Stimulating

If the stimulus package fails to create any jobs, at least it will guarantee that there’s a place for all of Pawtucket’s unemployed teenagers to go during the summer.

In this city burdened with one of Rhode Island’s highest home foreclosure rates and a $10-million current-year budget deficit, $550,000 in federal stimulus money is coming to build a skateboarding park and renovate tennis and basketball courts at Jenks Junior High School.


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