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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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8 IN OUR SCHOOLS / THE VALLEY MAY 22-28, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION Farina has a long history of con- flict with the town, including a dis- pute over a tax treaty he was seek- ing, accusations about the town using his building without his per- mission for fire training exercises, and heated court proceedings over whether his vacant building would be demolished. As the building was knocked down last November, Lombardi held a press conference on the sidewalk where he accused Farina of "gross negligence" related to the building. As he spoke, with cam- eras running, a worker for Farina pulled back a plastic sheet to again unveil the caricature of the mayor. TAX SALE From Page 7 Woodlawn Catholic School invites alumni to year-end events PAWTUCKET – Alumni of Woodlawn Catholic Regional School are invited to attend the school's year-end events. An outdoor concert and arts night will be held on Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m., at the school, 61 Hope St. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at St. Mary Church, 103 Pine St., Pawtucket, and the arts night will move to Thursday, June 6, at 6 p.m., at the school. Meet the 8th-grade class as they graduate Tuesday, June 11, at 7 p.m., at Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Church, 195 Walcott St., Pawtucket. For more information, email Gatchell Post will host pasta dinner May 30 PAWTUCKET – The Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post #306 and its auxiliary will hold a spaghetti and meatball dinner at the post home, 171 Fountain St., on Thursday, May 30. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person with tickets available at the door. The menu includes salad, spaghet- ti, meatballs and sausage, bread, coffee and dessert. For more information, call 401- 722-7146. IN BRIEF Career Day at Birchwood Middle MAJOR ROBERT JACAVONE explains military policing as a career choice. Birchwood 8th-graders TATIANA PEREIRA, left, and ARIELLE BEY, right, learn the proper way to take a blood pressure from NANCY BRAZEAU, a retired hospice nurse, during Birchwood Middle School's Career Day on Thursday. BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON VERONICA MEDEIROS, left, and ZELLIE WEST, both Birchwood 8th- graders, practice braiding techniques on a mannequin after listening to informa- tion on hairstyling and cosmetology as careers by staff mem- bers of the Toni&Guy Hairdressing Academy in Cranston. JOE AMADO, who works as a chef, explains to Birchwood Middle School students the variety of job opportunities in the culinary arts during Career Day. REPAIRS FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS & Music Learning Center 1530 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI – 401-353-3805 1 FREE INTRODUCTORY LESSON New clients only. Restrictions Apply. LESSONS FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS Now Enrolling for Summer Band Camp! Be Part of a Real Band! VOX GUITAR AMPS

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