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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 10-11-2018

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BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE October is pumpkin time, and ELOISE WENSUS, 4, of Cumberland, uses a pumpkin as a chair at Butterfly Farm in Lincoln on Saturday. See more photos on page 12. CUMBERLAND – The departure of Jason Parmelee as Cumberland's finance director is expected to be one of a number of exits of department heads in town. Parmelee, a man Mayor Bill Murray said has provided great ser- Finance director first of several expected departures By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor CUMBERLAND – Advocates for the "Lost 74" are hoping the unpre- dictable nature of President Donald Trump will bring them the answer they've long desired. They say they've heard through the grapevine that their petition to the president to have the names of those who died in the 1969 crash of the USS Frank E. Evans near Vietnam properly honored might be making its way up the chain of com- mand. Two of the sailors on the USS Frank E. Evans during its deadly crash were from Rhode Island. One, Cumberland native Frederic C. Messier Jr., died. A second, Pawtucket native Bill Thibeault, lived to tell the tale and has been Proponents of 'Lost 74' honor appeal to Trump By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See LOST 74, Page 20 Pumpkin patch pause See DEPARTURES, Page 17 LINCOLN – A pair of recent injuries to cyclists along a local sec- tion of the Blackstone River Bikeway DEM promises bike path improvements after injuries By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer See BIKE PATH, Page 14 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE OCTOBER 11-17, 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 No fee for initial consultation. Learn how to potentially minimize market risk and create a comprehensive income strategy for your future. Call today for more information. 401-333-8000 Investment advisory services offered only by duly registered individuals through AE Wealth Management, LLC (AEWM) and Massey and Associates, Inc. are not affiliated companies. AND ASSOCIATES, INC. Oil | Propane | Bioheat | Generator | Boiler Service 401.333.0665 Visit our new website: Maryellen Malloy Photography T.H. Malloy is now DELIVERING PROPANE throughout Rhode Island

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