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The tragedy of the Budlong Pool

BY: - August 21, 2023

Since 1940, Cranston, Rhode Island has been home to one of the largest public pools in America. That distinction may be about to disappear.  I visited Budlong Pool, as large as two Olympic pools put together, some years after moving to Cranston from Newport. I had finally come to understand that swimming laps in the […]