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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-12-2018

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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2 SMITHFIELD JULY 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION Smithfield Eco-Depot set for Saturday SMITHFIELD – Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation and the Smithfield Public Works Department are partnering for a household hazardous waste collec- tion on Saturday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Public Works Department, 3 Spragueville Road. The Eco-Depot program is a free service that provides for the proper handling, packaging, storage, trans- portation and disposal of household hazardous waste. Household hazardous waste is anything labeled with a skull and crossbones, or words like "toxic," "poison," "flammable," "combus- tible," etc. These materials include fluorescent light bulbs, gasoline, pes- ticides, oil-based paints, disinfectants, used motor oil, and lawn and pool chemicals. For a full list, visit www. ecodepotri.org. In addition to household hazard- ous waste, properly prepared sharps (needles, lancets) are also accepted at Eco-Depot collections. For sharps to be accepted for disposal, they must be secured either in a sharps contain- er or a puncture-proof plastic bleach, detergent or coffee container that is taped shut and labeled "SHARPS." Sharps containers prepared in this method can also be disposed of with regular trash collection. Eco-Depot is available to Rhode Island residents only. Appointments should be made in advance. Visit www.ecodepotri.org or call 401-942- 1430, ext. 241. 'Meet the Pirates' at Smith-Appleby House Museum on Sunday SMITHFIELD – On Sunday, July 15, at the Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, there will be a "Meet the Pirates" event. Find hidden treasure and make a pirate ship to compete in sailing races. This is a free event for children that begins at 1 p.m. House tours are also given 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. IN BRIEF Laura's Pleasant View Diner to re-open Monday SMITHFIELD – Laura's Pleasant View Diner, 132 Pleasant View Ave., closed July 2 for kitchen, ceiling and floor renovations and expects to re-open Monday, July 16. Co-owner Jay Dunlea said reno- vations to the diner "would keep things going and improving." do you know? You're holding 1 newspaper, but we fi ll 5 every week! They're all at valleybreeze.com

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