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The Valley Breeze & Observer 05-23-2019

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. BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Chef FRANK TERRANOVA gets some help from Apple Blossom Garden Club members JANET FRANCIS, center, of Greenville, and MELANIE KOHLER, of Pascoag, while he gives a cooking demonstration at the club's monthly meeting, held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Smithfield last Tuesday. See more photos on page 10. SCITUATE – With graduation earlier than ever this year on May 31, Scituate's highest- performing seniors are ready to begin the next chapter of their lives. Due to a tie for eighth place in the student rank- ings, this year Scituate is honor- ing its top 11 students from the Class of 2019. In order, the students are Max Pierce, Justin Andreozzi, Lyndsey Cairone, Katie Grenon, Daniel Costello, Sydney Austin, Valerie Zammarelli, Lauren Malouin (8), Michael Reynolds (8), Aidan Nolan, and Logan Yena. After years of dedication and com- mitment to education, the top 11 students reflected on their time at Scituate High School. Valedictorian Max Pierce, 18, son of Jennifer and Larry Pierce, is set to attend Wheaton College to study physics and astronomy. The captain of the basketball, baseball and soccer teams, he earned the All- Division awards in basketball, soc- Scituate High announces Class of 2019's top 11 See SHS, Page 9 PIERCE ANDREOZZI Smithfield's worst road? Greenville Avenue keeps crumbling SMITHFIELD – The 1.4-mile stretch of Greenville Avenue from Route 5 over to Route 44 in Greenville, along the Johnston line, is likely in the worst condition of any roadway in town, says Town Manager By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See ROAD, Page 8 Paolucci: Handing council power is dangerous School board considers a number of potential cuts SMITHFIELD – Local school officials may now be on a "slippery slope" to giving up too much author- ity on budgetary matters, says Supt. By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See SCHOOLS, Page 15 Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester FREE MAY 23-29, 2019 Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & Memorial Day Service Monday, May 27th at 10:30 a.m. Veterans' Memorial at Deerfield Park by The American Legion of Foreign Wars Post 2929 and its Auxiliary. (401) 949-0180 OPEN DAILY 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 50 Swan Road, Smithfield 231-9043 JASWELL'S FARMSTAND & BAKERY Try our Fresh Made Pastries & Apple Cider Donuts Our Own Fresh Picked Asparagus Plus Our Own Fresh Baked Pies, Muffins & Cookies OPEN FOR THE SEASON

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