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The North Providence Breeze 12-12-2018

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. "Operation Be Claus We Care" from the popular "Shop with a Cop" initiative elsewhere. Police departments traditionally raise funds and partner with a local store to have officers shop for toys with children who might not otherwise receive presents around the holidays. A stately Christmas concert BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON THE NORTH PROVIDENCE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND, comprised of students from both Ricci and Birchwood middle schools, under the direction of Gregory Berger, performs a holiday concert at the Rhode Island Statehouse on Dec. 4. See more photos on Page 23. NORTH PROVIDENCE – Joseph Goho, longtime principal of North Providence High School, will be the next superintendent of schools in town, multiple sources in local government confirmed this week. Goho, who is a member of the Lincoln School Committee, has served as principal of North Providence High School since 1999. While the news of Goho's promo- tion was not official as of press time, search consultant Joseph Erardi told The Breeze on Monday that, "the hiring committee and School Committee are in a position to name their new superintendent on By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer See GOHO, Page 4 NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department, through its Community Policing Unit, is spear- heading a new town-wide commu- nity outreach initiative focused on holiday spirit and giving back. Chief of Police David Tikoian told The North Providence Breeze that he got the idea for the new 'Operation Be Claus We Care' takes kids shopping By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor TIKOIAN See SHOPPING, Page 16 Wednesday at their regularly scheduled School Committee meeting," set for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the high school. School Committee member Stephen Palmieri, who was not present for interviews last Saturday, said he will support Goho's appointment on Wednesday, but noted he has not seen the other candidates. He said Goho has done a great job as principal, and interim superintendent when called to the duty over the years. "He knows the district," Palmieri said. "I think he'll do a good job." Goho confirmed that he did apply for the position, but could not con- GOHO Breeze THE NORTH PROVIDENCE A Valley Breeze Newspaper FREE DECEMBER 12-18, 2018 OPEN DAILY 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Swan Road, Smithfield 231-9043 JASWELL'S FARMSTAND & BAKERY Gourmet Apples Fruit & Gift Baskets Delivery & Shipping Available Send your loved ones a piece of Smithfield Over 20 varieties available place your orders early! OPEN DAILY UNTIL DECEMBER 24TH Try Our Own Gourmet Apples featured on Food Network and in Yankee Magazine. Fresh Pastries, Cider Donuts And Much More! CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH JASWELL'S HOLIDAY PIES 1541 Mineral Spring Ave. North Providence, RI 401-383-8828 OPEN 7 DAYS: Mon.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1440 Hartford Ave. Johnston, RI 401-272-8818 FREE PaRaFin Wax TREaTmEnT with any manicure Service O Gift Ctificates Make The Best Gift F Family, Friends Or Co-Wks O Gift Ctificates Make The Best Gift F Family, Friends Or Co-Wks Goho set to be named school superintendent

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