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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 02-07-2019

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4 THE VALLEY FEBRUARY 7-13, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION BREEZE PHOTO BY ETHAN SHOREY A new much larger medical building will soon replace this smaller one on DIAMOND HILL ROAD near Route 295 after the Planning Board approved a preliminary plan for it. CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Planning Board has approved a preliminary plan for a new two-story medical building at 2295 and 2311 Diamond Hill Road, next to Route 295 and a pair of coming new roundabouts. The preliminary plan comes after the more conceptual master plan stage, approved for this project last fall, and before final plan approval. Planning and Community Development Director Jonathan Stevens said all board members were in favor of the proposal at the Jan. 30 meeting. "Everybody loves the project," he said of the plan for a new building that: • Services community medical needs; • Improves the look of the inter- section; • And improves drainage in the area, hopefully helping to mitigate flooding that routinely plagues the area of Industrial Highway. The landscaping for the project is beautiful, said Stevens. J.A.K. Realty, owned by Pauline Khabbaz and husband, Dr. Bassam Khabbaz, will feature a new two- story, 8,400-square-foot addition to the existing medical building, with 4,200 square feet on each floor. The building will offer a total of eight office units suitable for physicians, imaging and lab services. The building at 2295 Diamond Hill Road currently houses medi- cal offices, including the Family Internal Medicine practice of Dr. Bassam Khabbaz and Healy Physical Therapy. That property, with an existing one-story structure covering about 3,100 square feet, is valued at $628,000 in the town's tax database. The taxes are expected to go up significantly with the addi- tion. The Khabbaz family told The Breeze last year that the project is designed to improve the existing medical practices and offer compli- mentary health services to the com- munity, with convenient access and parking. The company has grown a lot from what it was 13 years ago, according to Dr. Khabbaz, who is calling this a prime location for the future of the medical facility. According to Stevens, benefits of the project include a reduction of one entrance point onto Diamond Hill Road and new definition for a corner that's lacked it, including trees that will grow tall over time. Board approves new medical building on Diamond Hill By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com American Cancer Society needs volunteer drivers WARWICK – The American Cancer Society is in need of vol- unteer drivers from across Rhode Island to support the Road To Recovery program, which provides cancer patients with free rides to treatment. The organization screens and trains all volunteer drivers and coordinates the rides for patients. Volunteer drivers donate their time and can provide as many rides as they want. To learn more about volunteering for the Road To Recovery program, visit cancer.org . Warm Thy Neighbor campaign underway PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund announces that its 33rd annual Warm Thy Neighbor campaign, which helps Rhode Island house- holds in financial difficulty with the payment of their energy expenses, is now underway. The United Way of Rhode Island, the administrator of the fund, has received seed money from the fund's sponsoring energy compa- nies – National Grid, Ocean State Power, Pascoag Utility District, Petro Home Services and RISEC LP – so that eligible households can receive assistance immediately. The Good Neighbor Energy Fund's 2018-2019 campaign goal is to raise $350,000 and help more than 750 households. In addition to the sponsoring ener- gy companies, the Good Neighbor Energy Fund campaign relies on the generosity of individuals, families, local corporations and community organizations for support. Yellow donation envelopes are enclosed with energy bills through February. Those interested in donating to the fund can text "WARM" to 91999 on their mobile phone, or send a check payable to "Good Neighbor Energy Fund" to United Way of Rhode Island, 50 Valley St., Providence, RI 02909 or visit www.rhodeislandgood- neighbor.org . IN BRIEF MORTGAGEE'S SALE 81 Rockridge Road Lincoln, RI 02865 The premises described in the mortgage will be sold subject to all encumbrances and prior liens on FEBRUARY 15, 2019, AT 12 p.m. on the premises, by virtue of the power of sale contained in a mortgage by Scott R. Bousquet dated April 17, 2013 and recorded in the Town of Lincoln Land Evidence Records in Book 1853, Page 49, as affected by assignment dated May 31, 2017 and recorded in the Town of Lincoln Land Evidence Record in Book 2068, Page 140, conditions of said mortgage having been broken. $5,000.00 in cash, certified or bank check is required to bid. Other terms will be announced at the sale. PELLETIER MARSHALL & CLARK Attorney for the Holder of the Mortgage 36 Vermont Avenue, Unit 4 Warwick, RI 02888 401-727-4100 RETURN DATE: FEBRUARY 26, 2019 : SUPERIOR COURT PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC : J.D. OF WINDHAM VS : AT PUTNAM THE WIDOW, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND/OR CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF PAUL TAVARES, ET AL : __________________ STATE OF CONNECTICUT NOTICE TO THE WIDOW, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, REPRE- SENTATIVES AND/OR CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF PAUL TAVARES. e Plaintiff has named THE WIDOW, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND/OR CREDIT.ORS OF THE ESTATE OF PA UL TAVARES, as parties defendant in the complaint which it is bringing to the above named court seeking a foreclosure of its mortgage upon premises known as 101-107 WARD AVENUE, (MOOSUP) PLAINFIELD, CONNECTICUT. is complaint is returnable to court on February 26, 2019 and will be pending there- in aer that date. e plaintiff has represented to said court, by means of an affidavit annexed to the said complaint, that despite all reasonable efforts to ascertain such informa- tion, it has been unable to determine the residence of the said THE WIDOW, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND/OR CRED- ITORS OF THE ESTATE OF PAUL TAVARES. Now, therefore, it is hereby ordered under C.G.S. § 52-69 and Practice Book§ 11-6 that notice of the institution of this action be given to each such defendant by some proper officer causing a true and attested copy of this order be published in THE VALLEY BREEZE once a week for 2 weeks, commencing on or before February 14, 2019, and that return of service be made to the Court. (Please Print) Assistant Clerk, Superior Court Judicial District of Windham A Request For Proposal (RFP) will be opened by the North Providence School Department soliciting proposals for Snow Removal Services to be provided over a 3 year school term. The request for proposal will be issued on 2/14/19 for 21 days. The proposal due date and opening tentatively scheduled for March 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the School Department Central Administration Building. It is anticipated that the potential contract will be awarded by the North Providence School Committee during the March 27, 2019 meeting @ 6:30 p.m.

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