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Meet the Sun: Giselle Rivera-Flores

Welcome to the initial installment of an occasional series that introduces readers to the faces — and talents — of those who make the Worcester Sun your first choice in local media. 

Suspected heroin abuser rams Worcester Police cruiser

Police arrested a 24-year-old Worcester woman on Friday afternoon, Feb. 9, for allegedly crashing into a parked police car at Main and Chatham streets.

Police were responding to a disturbance call at 531 Main St. when they were told a car had crashed into one of the cruisers. The officers saw that a blue Ford Escape had smashed head-on into the driver’s door of one of the cruisers.

The officers rushed toward the Ford and observed the woman slumped over in the driver’s seat and all the doors locked. One of the officers smashed a rear window to gain entry.

SNAP judgment belittles those in need of food aid

A Trump administration proposal to replace part of the nation’s food assistance program with deliveries of government-selected, shelf-stable items is an idea devoid of value — nutritionally and otherwise.