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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 07-19-2018

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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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. Oil | Propane | Bioheat | Generator | Boiler Service 401.333.0665 Visit our new website: thmalloy.com T.H. MALLOY Give us a call today for all your heating needs! BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON CHARLOTTE AMBROSE, 5, of Cumberland, brought a few close friends along to last Friday's Outdoor Family Movie Night at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island Cumberland Clubhouse. The movie "The Sandlot" was shown at dusk. Ten-year-old Grant Fischer, of Cumberland, settles in with a book, water, blankets, and snacks while wait- ing for the movie to start. See more photos on page 6. Movies and stars Mayor reverses course on property sales; Mutter blasts him on issue CUMBERLAND – A disagree- ment over the planned sale of town properties around McCourt Middle School has turned into an issue in the race for Cumberland mayor. Democratic chal- lenger Jeff Mutter said in a news release Monday that Murray's "plan to get rid of the few last green spaces in the Valley (Falls) in order to add more single- family homes is both short- sighted and reckless," saying it goes against the town's comprehensive plan. "Murray's agenda demonstrates a basic lack of understanding of resi- dential and commercial growth and its impact not only on taxes but on our community at large," Mutter said in his release. The mayor, speaking prior to Mutter's release Monday, said he now has "no intention" of selling four lots along Clairmont Street, which tie into school cross-country By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com MUTTER MURRAY Pathway to competition This summer, school districts across northern Rhode Island are jockeying for position as they try to get ahead of the field on developing new educational pathway programs for students. With money at stake as children leave their home districts for other programs, many local education leaders say they're finding school is becoming more of a business than ever. More schools across the state are creating state-of-the-art career and technical education (CTE) pro- grams, designed to prepare students for college or a career after high school. This year, schools applied By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com CTE programs turning schools into businesses See CTE, Page 25 See PROPERTIES, Page 12 LINCOLN – The Lincoln School Committee has appointed James Williamson as principal of Lincoln Middle School. He currently serves as assistant principal of North Smithfield Middle School. Lincoln's new Supt. Larry Filippelli said Williamson was his recommendation to the screening com- mittee, adding that the new principal will "make a great addition to (the) middle school team that we're trying to put in place there. We're happy to have him as part of the team." "I want to thank the School Committee for entrusting me with this Williamson named new principal at LMS By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer nicole@valleybreeze.com See PRINCIPAL, Page 2 IN OUR SCHOOLS WILLIAMSON ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE JULY 19-25, 2018 Anastasia Kaufman ABR, SFR, GRI, CDPE, SRS 401-338-2749 (cell) www.anastasiakaufman.com anastasia@anastasiakaufman.com Lincoln: 32 Suffolk Way Stately & elegant,constructed w timeless quality. 5,000 sq ft home, 4 bedrooms and 6 baths. $829,900 BRIDLEWOOD ESTATES OpEn hOuSE Thursday, August, 9th 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

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