-Known as "the Bucket" for its rundown, generally dirty atmosphere, ghettos and abandoned mills. Only city with any real diversity along with Providence
. High school, tolman
, is severely overpopulated and under-achieving, has a 50% dropout rate, 60%+ minority population, their own daycare for its students' children, and even a couple of bullet holes in the cafeteria's walls.
Some Quick Facts:
-Borders Providence, Nort Providence, East Providence, Central Falls, Seekonk Ma, and South Attleboro Ma.
-Only 8.6 square miles in size. City isn't big enough to drive through anymore than 10 minutes before crossing into another city (or state).
-Home of the first textile mill of the Industrial Revolution. (Slater Mill)
-Pawtucket Redsox- Boston's AAA affiliate.
-Home of Hasbro Headquarters, where GI Joe and Mr. Potato Head were created