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The North Providence Breeze 09-12-2018

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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©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Members of the LITTLE STRIKERS youth soccer team respond to their coach Johhny Vieira's instruction to start kick- ing the ball on Saturday morning, opening day of the North Providence Youth Soccer Association on the field at Ricci Middle School. See more photos on Page 14. Eyes on the ball NORTH PROVIDENCE – A new doctor's office is now open in the lower level of the North Providence Mancini Center, fulfilling a two-fold goal of providing a valuable service to local senior citizens and generat- ing new income for the town. Mayor Charles Lombardi and senior center leaders last Friday welcomed Dr. Ibrahim Elgabry as a new tenant at the 2 Atlantic Blvd. facil- ity, saying they're excited about what Elgabry brings to the table with his emphasis on preventa- tive health and wellness. Elgabry told The North Providence Breeze that he looks forward to creat- ing a health and wellness program to promote improved fitness and nutri- tion plans designed to help seniors live longer and healthier lives. A board-certified cardiovascular specialist and cofounder of Ocean State Cardio and Vein Center, Elgabry is the director of the Cardiac Rehab Program at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket, and is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Brown University The doctor is in at Mancini Center By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town's long and winding path to host- ing a large-scale solar farm is coming to a conclusion, and the result is a 12-acre solar array expected to gener- ate $5 million in savings and revenue to the town over the next 25 years. Representatives from Boston-based Southern Sky Renewable Energy said the town's new solar array, located on the former North Providence Landfill off Smithfield Road, next to North Providence Animal Control, was completed a couple of months ago. Solar farm set to power up, generate revenue for the town By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See DOCTOR, Page 4 See results from today's primary election online at valleybreeze.com after polls close at 8 p.m. Look for complete coverage of the results in next week's print edition. Election results See SOLAR, Page 2 ELGABRY Breeze THE NORTH PROVIDENCE A Valley Breeze Newspaper FREE SEPTEMBER 12-18, 2018 Lombardi Medical Associates LLC Wellesley Medical Building 1515 Smith Street, Suite M, North Providence, RI 02911 401-228-8775 Anthony J. Lombardi, Jr., MD Internal Medicine REMNANT CLEARANCE SALE Carpet Hardwood Vinyl Ceramic Area Rugs Check out our Fall Home & Garden Business Directory INSIDE Check out our Fall Home & Garden Business Directory INSIDE fa ll Home & Garden Business Directory 2018 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. SEPT-13-2018-FHID.indd 1 9/6/18 10:05 AM

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