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The North Providence Breeze 03-06-2019

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BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON ED SHADOIAN clears the sidewalk in front of his Olney Avenue, North Providence, house on Monday morning, after the heaviest snowstorm of the season - so far. Town officials are reminding residents and businesses to remove snow and ice from the sidewalks in front of their properties, in accordance with local ordi- nance. See story, more photos on Page 10. Forecast: Clearing School Committee approves elementary redistricting plan NORTH PROVIDENCE – The School Committee will present its plan for the town's new elementary school districts during a community forum this Thursday, March 7, start- ing at 6 p.m. at North Providence High School. The school board approved the plan during a Feb. 30 meeting at the suggestion of a redistricting subcom- mittee, which formed in January to explore the town's options for place- ment of elementary students when two new elementary schools, Stephen Olney and McGuire, open this fall and Marieville Elementary closes down. School Committee member Roderick Da Silva, who led the subcommittee, said the committee was effective and saved the town money. "We went out to bid and it was $60,000 to hire a company that couldn't reach our March deadline," he said. "Here we are at the end of February and we have a plan." The 2019-2020 redistricting plan will impact Marieville and every area across town as the district downsizes By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer nicole@valleybreeze.com See REDISTRICT, Page 6 DASILVA Christiansen's Dairy ends century-long milk run Owners would like to see brewery replace it NORTH PROVIDENCE – Christiansen's Dairy Co., an iconic home delivery brand in North Providence for nearly 100 years, will close its doors for good this Sunday, March 10, ending a milk delivery run its owners say has gone longer than they originally planned. Home customers of Christiansen's are being referred to East Providence-based Munroe Dairy for further service, and are also being asked to pay any unpaid balances to Christiansen's. Debbie Christiansen, an owner of this third-generation family business with her brother Jay, said the own- ers are "so sad" about this closure, but it's probably at least five years overdue. "We're tired, it's time," she told The North Providence Breeze. The two have been active in the company's operation, Debbie answering the phones and Jay delivering milk in By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See DAIRY, Page 2 THE NORTH PROVIDENCE ©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. A Valley Breeze Newspaper THE NORTH PROVIDENCE Breeze FREE MARCH 6-12, 2019 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 www.GeorgeMPrescottLaw.com No fee for initial consultation. WALK-IN SERVICE New Loyalty Program - 10 th Cut FREE 9 Cedar Swamp Rd., Smithfield, RI • 830-5470 Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.•Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hair Cutz $ 16 95 Senior Cutz $ 13 95 Kids Cutz $ 12 95 Buzz Cutz $ 10 00 Shampoo, Cutz & Blow Dry $ 22 95+ Color $ 49 95+ Join Us in Celebrating Our 1 ST ANNIVERSARY Saturday, March 9 th with Coffee & Pastries As we celebrate our 1st Anniversary we would like to thank all our clients and look forward to meeting new clients in 2019! Thank You . . . Kristen Zambarano & Sharon O'Hearn J As we celebrate our 1st Anniversary oin Us in Celebrating Our ANNIVERSARY we would Community forum planned for Thursday

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