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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 02-27-2019

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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©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 5, 2019 BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Dancers and musicians from the Rhode Island Kung Fu Club performed the traditional Chinese Lion Dance to an audience to cel- ebrate the Chinese New Year at the Leon A. Mathieu Senior Center, in Pawtucket, last Friday afternoon. ABBY LEITE, of East Providence, above, is covered in lettuce during the celebration, a sign that she will have good luck. See more photos on page 24. Officials expect 10 traffic cameras to start Special meeting set for tonight, Feb. 27 PAWTUCKET – It's crunch time for the city's plan to install new traffic light and speed zone camer- as, with first-phase implementation likely set for early April. The City Council will host a special meeting for a presentation and discussion on the red light and speed cameras tonight, Feb. 27, starting at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The meeting, say representatives for Mayor Donald Grebien, is to inform the council and the public of the plan. Wilder Arboleda, spokesman for the mayor, said the initial plan for the first phase of implementation is to install cameras in 10 locations to begin with, five each in school zones and red light intersections, but officials aren't yet disclosing those locations. They're also not ready to disclose the locations for up to 10 or more additional camer- By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor PAWTUCKET – A newly cre- ated business neighborhood group has a goal of creating a better sense of community and cohesion along Central Avenue in Pawtucket. Founder Maureen McCarthy Lachapelle, of A Maureen McCarthy Salon, 583 Central Ave., said there has been increasingly strong atten- dance at the first three meetings of the Darlington District, one at TD Bank, another at Pawtucket Credit Union, and a third at Teknor Apex. New businesses are represented at each meeting, which are held every two months, she said, with about 20-25 people now attending. Darlington District targets renewed Central Ave. By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See CAMERAS, Page 10 Lucky lettuce for Chinese New Year See DARLINGTON, Page 6 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. 1530 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI In the Luca Building • 401-353-3805 & Music Learning Center 1 FREE INTRODUCTORY LESSON New clients only. Restrictions apply. LESSONS FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS WINTER BLOWOUT SALE! AT YOUR SERVICE INSIDE Local Business Advertising Supplement AT YOUR SERVICE INSIDE Local Business Advertising Supplement ©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. ©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Name: Valley Floor Covering Width: 9.5 in Depth: 7.3 in Color: Black plus one Ad Number: p171344 144 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864 phone: 401-724-8650 web: email: Floors you love - Service you expect Our 2nd generation family owned and operated business has been dedicated to meeting all of your flooring and custom tile needs since 1986, when the company was first started by Fernando Almeida. Now, 30 years later, Valley Floor Covering Inc. continues with the same exceptional customer service and success under the new president, his son, Marco Almeida. We take pride in providing our customers with the best personal attention from design to installation. All installations are completed by our experienced, professional installers, lead by Rui Almeida, while never using subcontractors. Stop by our newly expanded and redesigned showroom and meet with our General Manager, Jennifer Germani for your one-on-one, personalized design and sales consultation. We are open Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and additional hours available by appointment. A oduct of Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY Serving North Smithfield, Blackstone and Woonsocket Breeze THE VALLEY Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & A Valley Breeze Newspaper Breeze THE NORTH PROVIDENCE The Hallenbeck family, of Cumberland, purchased Broadway Tire in 2014. Family members, James (Jim) Hallenbeck, Kathy Hallenbeck, James Hallenbeck Jr., and Casey Hallenbeck run the business. Broadway Tire and Auto Service has come a long way from its beginnings to be the top auto repair and service shop in Pawtucket, RI. When we first started out, it was a passion for a better tire buying and auto repair experience, which drove us to develop the model of Broadway Tire and Auto Service and gave us the conviction to turn hard work and inspiration into to a booming tire and auto repair provider. We now serve customers all over RI and are thrilled to be a part of your family's trusted brands for all auto repair and tire needs. We understand that getting your car fixed or buying new tires can be overwhelming. Let us help you choose from our large selection of tires . We feature tires that fit your needs and budget from top quality brands, such as Michelin®, BFGoodrich®, Uniroyal®, and more. We pride ourselves on being your number one choice for any auto repair. Let us earn your business. PAWTUCKET EDITION

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