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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 07-24-2019

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE JULY 24-30, 2019 Dancers from the Valiant Arts Studio, in Pawtucket, prac- tice their perfor- mance at the Mixed Magic Theatre, in Pawtucket, last Saturday. A perfor- mance was sched- uled for that date, but due to the heat, it will be resched- uled for some time in the fall. KIKI EMMANUEL, of North Providence, front left, and KNADAI WITTER, of Providence, perform a Haitian folklore dance. See more photos on page 28. BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE The joy of dance PAWTUCKET – It was the case some thought might never be solved. But Det. Susan Cormier, the key figure behind the arrest of a suspect in the 1988 killing of 10-year-old Christine Cole, never ruled out the possibility of finding the answer to a question that had perplexed detec- tives over the years. "It means everything to me," said Cormier, answering what it felt like to apparently solve this case featured alongside others in cold case playing cards she helped introduce last year. Cormier said she was able to connect the murder to Joao B. Monteiro through DNA and a federal database match relating to a piece of evidence. "As a Pawtucket police detective, I am proud to serve this community," Cormier told The Breeze. "The work that this department does is a team effort. I am pleased that the deck of cards that we introduced played a Cormier says arrest in Cole case was a team effort By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See ARREST, Page 14 PAWTUCKET – No Community Development Block Grant funding from the city went toward the con- struction of recently closed showers for the homeless at 185 Dexter St., say officials. City Councilor Terry Mercer, at a July 10 meeting, asked for information on whether the CDBG funds went toward the shower facilities previously located at 185 Dexter St. He was responding to a Breeze story a week earlier detailing how House of Hope's ACCESS-RI program had to leave the property, Grant funding not part of showers for homeless By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com Marchetti: We're back to the 'Little House' days PAWTUCKET – City officials are in the process of finalizing discus- sions with two companies as they prepare to bring new rental scooter Rental scooters expected to hit city streets this summer By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See SHOWERS, Page 7 See SCOOTERS, Page 4 CORMIER 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, Rhode Island 02865 Telephone – 401.726.5577 No fee for initial consultation. www.Tabeleys.com 401-431-2816 info@tabeleyconstruction.com Tabeley's ROOFING Factory Certified Installer 20 years of perfection RI REG. #18045 MA REG. #172793 - Member RI From roofs to windows Tabeley's has your needs covered We offer a variety of quality vinyl siding systems NEW! Pay only $10 for ads for Items for Sale valued at $200 or less. 3 weeks, only $25. Visit valleybreeze.com, or call 334-9555 weekdays. Deadline, Tuesday at Noon. Looking to Sell Your Stuff? Let us help.

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