Teacher reported woman made "shooting" gesture at her through a window.
A local woman is due in Sixth District Court today at 2 p.m. to answer a disorderly conduct charge after she allegedly made threatening "shooting" gestures with her hands at a Pothier Elementary teacher though a window. According to a release sent out this afternoon by Woonsocket Police Information Officer Det. Jamie Paone, at about 8:10 a.m., four officers responded to the school at 420 Robinson St. for a report of a woman making threatening gestures at a teacher. Paone said police have extra patrols assigned to the city's schools following the recent school shooting in Newtown, CT. Pothier School, a public school for students in pre-K through second grade, has about 450 students. The teacher told police she was in a conference room …
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Monday, December 17, 2012
“There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.” – The Dalai Lama When unthinkable tragedy strikes, we grapple for a way to come to terms with the how and the why. We search for ways to make sense of what happened, even when it doesn't make sense. The horrific shooting that took place at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, CT, on Friday, Dec. 14, stunned a nation as the news broke that not one child, but 20 six- and seven-year-old children and six of their teachers had been shot and killed by a gunman who then took his own life. Most communities can only begin to imagine the …