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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 03-06-2019

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©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE MARCH 6-12, 2019 BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON JANET TOWNER, of Pawtucket, waits in the snow beneath the American and Irish flags, before joining the annual Pawtucket St. Patrick's Day Parade last Saturday. The parade marched through the city, despite the snowy weather, with a post-parade party at the Pawtucket Armory on Exchange Street. See more photos on page 14. The parade must go on PAWTUCKET – At a special City Council meeting planned for tonight, March 6, officials will decide whether to extend a lease for the Blackstone Valley Regional Transfer Station on Grotto Avenue or shut the facility down for good. The extension up for debate is for an undetermined period to allow officials further time to consider the long-term operations of the facility. It would follow up an earlier two- week extension. A second resolution, from Councilor Tim Rudd, instructs that the current operations at the trans- fer station be shut down and trash Pawtucket City Council will decide on transfer station extension or closing By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See TRANSFER, Page 12 PAWTUCKET – Work to make way for one of Pawtucket's largest redevelopment projects ever is ahead of a timetable previously provided to city officials. Representatives for management company Carpionato Group have not City's new lifestyle center proceeding By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See PROJECT, Page 13 PAWTUCKET – At a time of transition for the Pawtucket Housing Authority, Paula McFarland is the McFarland embracing new role as head of Pawtucket Housing By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See MCFARLAND, Page 15 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. NEW! Pay only $10 for ads for Items for Sale valued at $200 or less. 3 weeks, only $25. Visit, or call 334-9555 weekdays. Deadline, Tuesday at Noon. Looking to Sell Your Stuff? Let us help.

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