The Davey Lopes pool reopened in Providence’s Southside today.
Dozens of local officials, city council members, and political candidates were on hand to see the pool reopen after being closed for a year.
Notably absent was Providence Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Angel Taveras, who defended the pool’s initial closure last summer.
State Senator Harold Metts of Providence was a critic of the pool closing
, and was influential in its reopening.