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Students head to class at Winters Elementary following delay – Brospar Daily News

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PAWTUCKET, RI (WLNE) — Students in Henry J. Winters Elementary School Pawtucket will return to class on Tuesday.

Pawtucket Director Dr. Cheryl McWilliams announced Saturday The department received an occupancy certificate and started classes after a six-day delay.

“We are very excited for the first day of the Winters community on Tuesday. We are ready to move forward together and have a great school year at this new, state-of-the-art elementary school,” McWilliams said in a statement.

Schools were supposed to start on Wednesday, but that date had to be pushed back. The Pawtucket School Board said earlier this week, Fire alarm battery failure is the cause of the resistance.

Mayor Don Grabin He told ABC 6 News on Wednesday that he regrets not having a back-up plan for school reopening.

“We were supposed to come out last week and say, hey, the parts aren’t there or we’re not going to plug it in, and by the way, it’s going to take us three days to get it, so parents are frustrated in that. right now, worried as we leave and get up this morning, I have nothing planned for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. What do I do, that’s the challenge,” the mayor said.

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