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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 11-05-2018

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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12 LINCOLN NOVEMBER 8-14, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION one, two or three months. It's at the point now where the people have been put on hold for almost two years with no answers." Jahnz added that he would sup- port expanding home delivery into Albion, but noted that decision is not his to make. He said his constituents in District 4 would ask about home delivery "now and then" before the fire, but there was never a large groundswell for it. Now, more are wondering about the possibility. The residents do not have post office boxes in Manville, mean- ing they must wait in line and ask for their mail at the counter. While some residents can go a few days or a week without checking for mail, Jahnz said that's not a possibility for everyone. "I can't wait to check the mail if I'm someone waiting on a mortgage bill, tax return, social security or even a paycheck," Jahnz said. Tiffany Forte, a representative for the U.S. Postal Service, told The Breeze this week that there is "no timetable for when the work will be complet- ed" on the Albion Post Office. "Since the building is at the cor- ner of a rotary in the center of the Albion village, they are currently waiting for power to relocate service to the front of the building in order to complete the exterior siding and windows. There is no timetable for that work at this moment," she said. "We understand that once the exte- rior work is completed, the interior work will begin." The contractor, Jeff Piette, said the bulk of that work was completed as of last Tuesday, when power was moved so his crews could complete exterior siding near and gabled roof. "Things are back in our control, so we're moving along now," Piette said, adding that third-party holdups have impacted the project timeline. He said the HVAC system is com- plete, and that he's waiting on a shipment of post office-grade glass windows for the first floor. Piette would not provide an updat- ed timeline for completion, but said things are moving forward now after a series of delays. When finished, the building will include the post office, Albion Food Mart and three town- houses. ALBION From Page One BREEZE PHOTO BY NICOLE DOTZENROD It has been nearly two years since the ALBION POST OFFICE was lost to a fire in February 2017, leaving Albion residents questioning when a new post office will be complete. GET BACK IN THE GAME! We offer rehabilitation and therapy services for patients of all ages. CUMBERLAND, RI 2295 DIAMOND HILL ROAD ROUTE 114 (off Exit 11, Route 295) CUMBERLAND, RI 401-305-3858 Haven't Been to Lou's Lately? Come check out our recent upgrades: • Remodeled Restrooms • New TV's • New Bar Stools & Tables • New Menu: KITCHEN IS OPEN • Daily Food & Drink Specials • NFL Game Day Specials Lou's is a great spot to catch a game, listen to a great band or catch up with friends! Now accepting credit cards & Gift Cards are available! 47 Summer St. Manville, RI Friday, November 9 IDYLL MINDS Saturday, November 10 UNCLE SPINY Sunday, November 11 RUN'N WILD BAND Friday, November 16 FULL CIRCLE Saturday, November 17 PURE DISSONANCE Sunday, November 18 LOBSTER, TURKEY & MEAT RAFFLE to benefit Sons & Daughter of Erin Scholarship Fund. Early tickets for sale 11 a.m. Raffle starts at 1 p.m. 19TH NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Rolling Stones Tribute Band Wednesday, November 21 THANKSGIVING EVE WITH RADIO BADLAND Thanksgiving Day, November 22 Open for Breakfast Friday, November 23 LEADFOOT Saturday, November 24 THE NOYZ Sunday, November 25 THE DELOREAN'S Friday, November 30 CARTUNE HEROS OPEN HOUSES Founders Academy 1 Social Street 3rd floor Woonsocket Thursday, Nov. 8 @ 5:30 p.m. Beacon Charter High School 320 Main Street Woonsocket Thursday, Nov. 8 @ 7:00 p.m.

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