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The North Providence Breeze 07-11-2018

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4 NORTH PROVIDENCE JULY 11-17, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION The exits, which will be numbered Exit 10 for both Route 295 north and south drivers when the black cover- ings come off the signs, are being paid for through $3 million from the state and another $3 million from Citizens Bank, which is nearing completion on its new corporate campus just off the highway. The opening of the new exits is expected to have a significant impact on local traffic patterns. Residents along Greenville Avenue have had a much smoother ride of late, after repaving was done as part of the final phase of a Narragansett Bay Commission pipe project, which coincides with the addition of the cor- porate campus. Representatives for Citizens Bank couldn't be reached for comment this week. Polisena said these are the first exit ramps "I've ever owned," and he doesn't intend on the town accepting them until a "punch list" of items is complete. "As soon as the punch list is done, we'll take it from Citizens and then give it to the state," he said. Among the items still remaining to be done early this week were the installation of chatter strips along the edge of the road and the painting of new lines, said Polisena. In a way, he said, the town is "being held hostage" by some last items still not being done, but he said he won't take the exits and then be forced to try to have issues corrected later. The state must first sign off that everything's completed, he said. Pettengill said that since RIDOT is not the entity responsible for complet- ing all certifications, but rather the one making sure everything is completed, "we are not in a position to issue com- pletion dates." RAMPS From Page One BREEZE PHOTO BY JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD The new exit ramps off Rte. 295 at Greenville Avenue, in Johnston, may not open for another month. Snodgrass elected vice chairman of Zoning Board NORTH PROVIDENCE – Brendan Snodgrass was elected vice chairman of the North Providence Zoning Board of Review. The board voted unanimously April 26 in favor of his nomination. He has served on the board since 2012. "I am humbled and honored to serve the town of North Providence in this capac- ity," he said in a release. "I will always serve with honor and respect." SNODGRASS • Stuffed Shrimp • Clams Casino • Scallops/Bacon • Stuffies • Crab Cakes • Mushrooms • Stuffed Scrod • 1/2 Stuffed Lobster • Stuffed Sole Quality Seafood Since 1982 Full Line of Bake & Serve Appetizers and Entrées NORTH PROVIDENCE 1702 Mineral Spring Ave. 353-6350 WARWICK 1 Centerville Road 738-6762 EBT OPEN 7 DAYS CLAM BAKES with LOBSTER! Just add water & steam! Advance Orders LIVE HARD SHELL LOBSTERS! All sizes available. Cooked & stuffed. Quality, Certified SHELLFISH •Steamers •Quahogs •Littlenecks •Oysters FISH & CHIPS Take Out Every Friday Whole Belly Clams, too! We're close, just 15 minutes from Providence off Rt. 146. 152 School St., North Smithfield Open 6 days: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Our philosophy: (401)762-2400 • nriah.com We're attentive, grateful, well-behaved (mostly), and always happy to see you. Visit our full-service animal hospital with a team approach to quality veterinary care. The North Providence Board of Canvassers will meet in preparation for the 2018 elections as follows: Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Town Hall, Assembly Room 2000 Smith Street, North Providence For the purposes of: • Conducting hearings, if needed, on the eligibility of local candidates; • Certifying nomination papers for state and federal candidates; • Certifying candidates for local office; • Certify local referendum, if any, for November ballot. Laurence K. Flynn, Director of Elections Questions may be directed to the Board of Canvassers at 232-0900 extensions 235 or 243, or boc@northprovidenceri.gov TOWN OF NORTH PROVIDENCE BOARD OF CANVASSERS MEETING Klibanoff Eye Associates Welcomes Dr. Mona Aoude Klibanoff Now accepting New Patients 55 Broad Street Pawtucket, RI 401-723-3400 Dr. Klibanoff specializes in primary eye care including comprehensive eye exams, treatment of ocular diseases, glasses and contact lens service, and the pre and post operative management of cataract and LASIK surgery patients. Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Closed Sunday & Monday

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