The 35-ton fountain in front of the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts was erected in 2002.
The 35-ton fountain in front of the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts was erected in 2002. Chuck Williams chwilliams@ledger-enquirer.com
The 35-ton fountain in front of the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts was erected in 2002. Chuck Williams chwilliams@ledger-enquirer.com

RiverCenter fountain a community asset despite being butt of jokes, criticism

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