The week that was

The week that was

Fire on Front Street

A fire last Friday has damaged an abandoned Chinese restaurant at 700 Front St., Woonsocket. No injuries were reported in the blaze that's under investigation. The building is at the corner of Transit Street and Globe Street.

Woonsocket resident charged with neglect.

The host of a party that police said turned violent has been charged with child neglect.

Police, who were responding to a report of screaming and glass breaking, are saying that Pamela Perez, 36, left her two minor daughters in a potentially dangerous situation inside the 65 Morton Ave. apartment

She was found in the backyard bleeding from a puncture wound. And, according to reports, was also arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after attempting to strike Police Sgt. John Scully at Landmark's emergency room.

Walnut Hill heading for auction

After suffering financial setbacks for years, the Walnut Hill Plaza is heading for the auction block, according to reports last week. Acadia Realty Trust was pushed to foreclosure by the investors that hold the mortgage, according to reports. The sale is set for 10 a.m. on Jan. 14. It's expected that surviving tenants should be able to continue as usual.

The plaza, at 1500 Diamond Hill Road, spans 15.3 acres and has been valued at $14.3 million.

Woonsocket man charged with domestic assault

A 21-year-old Woonsocket man, Emmanuel Algaria, was charged with domestic assault after his 24-year-old girlfriend landed at Rhode Island Hospital in critical condition, police were reporting. The Manville Road man allegedly inflicted severe neurological damage to the young woman. Bail was set at $10,000.