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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-10-2019

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©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Living THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER JANUARY 9-15, 2019 valleybreeze.com @ Calendar 7 Entertainment 3 Real Estate 6 Recipe 2 Classifi eds 9 QUICK INDEX Traditional Parenting JOHN ROSEMOND Less micromanaging equals happier parents "So, anyway, after they take show- ers I lay out their school clothes for the next day. And then…." "Hold on right there," "How old are your girls again?" "Um, they're 7 and 5," she answered, being the thirty-something mother of the girls in question. "Why?" "I guess I need you to explain to me why you're doing that." "You mean laying out their clothes the night before?" "Yes. Why are you doing that?" "Well, I, well, if I didn't, I don't know, they might pick out something inappropriate." "Like what? T-shirts with satanic messages on them?" (Laughing) "Oh, no, not that! I mean like tops and bottoms that don't match." "Like stripes and polka dots togeth- See PARENTING, Page 4 Photo finish Newly acquired treasure trove of photos depicting Narragansett Park Racetrack is highlight of Valley Talks WOONSOCKET – An "invaluable" collection of photo negatives newly acquired by the Rhode Island Historical Society, depicting the life and times of Pawtucket's famous Narragansett Park Racetrack, will be the hot topic at the kickoff of this year's Valley Talks series, set to come to the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St. in Woonsocket, this Sunday, Jan. 13, at 1:30 p.m. "It's a huge Rhode Island story," says Richard Ring, deputy executive director for collections and interpretation at the Rhode Island Historical Society, speak- ing of the state's acquisition from a local photographer. Those photos will now need to be pro- cessed in a long and painstaking – but very exciting – process, he said. Ring will give attendees at By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See RACETRACK, Page 5 NEW! Pay only $10 for ads for Items for Sale valued at $200 or less. 3 weeks, only $25. Visit valleybreeze.com, or call 334-9555 weekdays. Deadline, Tuesday at Noon. Looking to Sell Your Stuff? Let us help.

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