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Mayor’s speech marks 100 days in office

March 13, 2014

Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt gives a speech Thursday evening while listing improvements in city operations as well as her plans for more. Baldelli-Hunt outlined her plans to update the city’s animal shelter while using a Powerpoint presentation to highlight her goals. (Photo by Joseph B. Nadeau)

WOONSOCKET – Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt struck a tone of cautious optimism as she recapped her administration’s accomplishments last night in a speech marking her first 100 days in office.

With the aid of Power Point visuals, Baldelli-Hunt embarked on a detailed, hour-long synopsis that covered a bit of old ground, but also contained a few surprises. Most controversially, perhaps, the mayor reaffirmed her commitment to all-day kindergarten and announced that she is ready to begin consolidating police and fire dispatching services in a move expected to save the city $630,000 a year.

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