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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 07-12-2018

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CUMBERLAND – Family and friends held a vigil at Diamond Hill Park on Monday evening in sup- port of 17-year-old Cameron Faria, of Cumberland, who sustained seri- ous head trauma and has been in a coma since a rollover accident last Thursday, July 5, on Route 495 in Middleboro, Mass. Gregory Salvatore, an 18-year-old from Lincoln, was also seriously injured in the crash. Salvatore gradu- ated from Lincoln High School in June and plans to attend boot camp, and then college, once he recovers, his mother said. Salvatore's mother, Tammy Gannites Bourgeois, told The Breeze her son was home resting as of Tuesday morning after being flown by MedFlight to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment. "Greg is hurting but doing well. ... He was the luckiest out of all of them. Someone was watching over him," Bourgeois said. "We are all taking this pretty hard. Praying for all of them," Bourgeois added. Faria's former wres- tling coach at Cumberland High School, Steve Gordon, said Faria is "mentally and physically strong. ... I'm confident he'll get bet- ter." "He's respectful on and off the By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer nicole@valleybreeze. com FARIA BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE A large gathering of friends and supporters holds lighted candles Monday night at a VIGIL FOR CAMERON FARIA in Cumberland's Diamond Hill Park. Faria is in a Boston hospital after a serious accident last Thursday. Residents voice concerns about roundabouts CUMBERLAND – The pending double roundabout project at Route 295 and Diamond Hill Road has residents worried about everything from daytime traffic flow, to loss of vegetative buffers, to whether they'll have enough time to turn in or out of their streets. Representatives from the Rhode By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com Community rallies around Cumberland teen Lincoln teen also hurt in Rte. 495 crash Cumberland Fire Dept.'s message: We're going to be fine CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Fire Department is bet- ter off today as one combined district than it was years ago as four separate ones, say some fire officials, and By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See ROUNDABOUTS, Page 9 See TEENS, Page 6 See FIRE, Page 12 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE JULY 12-18, 2018 Wills & Trusts Estate Planning & Settlement The Law Office of George M. Prescott Esquire Rhode Island does not have a procedure for the certification or recognition of specialization by lawyers. 300 Front Street, Lincoln, RI 02865 Telephone – 401.726.5577 www.GeorgeMPrescottLaw.com No fee for initial consultation. AUTO BODY 725 7725 Locally Owned & Operated David Bourdeau & Bruce Martins Falamos Portugues Since 1963 All Work Guaranteed WALKER ST., LINCOLN Collision Specialists

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