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The North Providence Breeze 05-22-2019

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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4 NORTH PROVIDENCE MAY 22-28, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION motorists should expect road clo- sures from 11:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. next Monday (see below for the road list). Members of the parade commit- tee previously sought the public's help in honoring town residents who have served in the military and are no longer with us. Names are being added to a memorial wreath to be displayed throughout the parade route. The wreath will then be placed at the Memorial Stone in Notte Park. In the event of rain, the ceremo- ny portion of the event will take place at 2 p.m. at the Overlook at Meehan, 2 Governor Notte Park Way. The Kids Fun Run, for children age 14 and younger, starts at 11:30 a.m., and the 5K road race starts at noon. The start location for the races, according to an announce- ment for the event, is the RE/MAX Preferred Offices at 1417 Douglas Ave. Individual awards will be present- ed to the top three men and women ages 39 and under, as well as the winners of the ages 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70-plus divisions. The entry fee on the date of the race is $35. The fee for the Kids Fun Run is $15, and individual awards will be presented to the top three boys and girls who finish the race. For more information and to reg- ister in advance for the race, visit . All entrants will receive T-shirts. Local police have announced that they'll support military veter- ans during the 2019 Memorial Day events. Road closures are expected to begin at approximately 11:15 a.m. and conclude at around 2:30 p.m. Douglas Avenue will be closed to ensure safety to all participants who attend the events. "We ask that if you do plan on attending, please arrive early," said police in a statement. Roadways will be shut down com- pletely. The Memorial Day Parade will start immediately after the con- clusion of the road race, at approxi- mately 1 p.m. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Mineral Spring Avenue will be completely closed for travel from Smithfield Road eastbound to Douglas Avenue to allow the parade participants to organize. Other roads and areas also due to experience closures are Amelia Court, Brookfarm Road, Hawthorne Place, Lowe's at Douglas Avenue, Marconi Street, Spring Avenue, Northview Condos, Rockwell Street, Twin River Condos, Andover Street, Douglas Common Apartments, Hawthorne Street, Malcolm Street, Meadow View Boulevard, Plympton Street, Tanglewood Lane, Twins Lante, Barrett Avenue, Fitzhugh Street, Longue Vue Avenue, Marblehead Avenue, 1801 Mineral Spring Ave., Puritan Street, Timber Street, and West River Parkway. PARADE From Page One You can place a Classified Ad anytime at do you know? Birchwood Middle School stu- dents and sisters MEGHAN WITT, left, and MOLLY WITT, along with classmates Christiana Smith and Logan Giuliano, won third place in the Junior Division of the National History Day in Rhode Island event at Rhode Island College in March. The theme was Triumph and Tragedy in History. Their exhibit was titled The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Cheryl Cicerone is the History Day advisor at Birchwood Middle School. Making history ABOUT US The Valley Breeze is a locally owned newspaper Office location: 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Closed weekends and holidays. Call us: 401-334-9555 Fax: 401-334-9994 Online: READER SERVICES DO YOU HAVE A STORY IDEA? Contact Managing Editor Ethan Shorey at or call 401-334-9555, ext. 130. 24-hour, 7-day voice mail. 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News aggregators that solicit advertising may not link Valley Breeze offices to close for Memorial Day HOLIDAY DEADLINES The Valley Breeze office in Lincoln will be close on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. The news display advertising deadline will move forward to Friday, May 24 at 3 p.m. The classified line advertising deadline will remain Tuesday, May 28 at Noon. North Providence Memorial Day Parade and Celebration Please join Mayor Lombardi for the Town of North Providence's 12th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Celebration Monday, May 27, 2019 Parade begins at 1:00 p.m. at North Providence High School's Front Lot marching eastward on Mineral Spring Avenue turning north onto Douglas Avenue ending at Govenor John A. Notte, Jr. Park with a Celebration. For more information, to volunteer, or to be involved in planning this event, please call the Recreation Department at 719-1633. Hamburgers Hot Dogs Lemonade Ice Cream and so much more! 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