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The North Providence Breeze 08-07-2019

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NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | AUGUST 7-13, 2019 NORTH PROVIDENCE 7 Iacono joins Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health as Advisory Board member RUTLAND, Mass. – At its recent annual meeting, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health wel- comed Paula Iacono, of North Providence, as a new member of its Advisory Board. Iacono is executive director of CharterCARE Foundation in Rhode Island whose mission is to serve as a community resource for acces- sible, affordable and responsive health care and related services. Iacono's career has also focused on directing alumni relations and fundraising activities in colleges and universities, and she has served on numerous non- profit boards, includ- ing the Advisory Council of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Pawtucket, and the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of R.I. As a member of the Devereux Advisory Board, Iacono will be supporting Devereux's mission and goals while helping to increase the public's awareness of Devereux's work with individuals throughout New England. She also will be relied upon to expand Devereux's network of friends and colleagues who can help meet our needs in fundraising, pub- lic relations, education, and govern- ment relations. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides individualized treatment for children, adolescents and young adults with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differ- ences. IACONO NORTH PROVIDENCE – Residents on Monticello Street in North Providence and Monticello Street in Providence have seen plenty of mix-ups when it comes to their mail over the years, but town officials are now looking to clear up the con- fusion. At Tuesday's Town Council meet- ing, members were set to take a possible vote, at the request of Councilor Stefano Famiglietti, to change Monticello Street in North Providence to another name. "My goal would be to change the ending to avenue or boulevard," said Famiglietti prior to that meeting. "Something like that so there is a dis- tinction." Keeping Monticello in the name doesn't seem to be an issue, he said. Monticello Street in North Providence is located off Woodward Road north of Mineral Spring Avenue. Monticello Street in Providence is off Charles Street and Branch Avenue, about two miles away near the North Providence line. Both are short residential streets and both are located in the 02904 zip code, creating even more confusion. There is also a Monticello Place in nearby Pawtucket, meaning "Place" is likely out in North Providence. Google Maps automatically defaults to the Providence version of the street when typing in Monticello Street North Providence. "That's part of the problem," said Famiglietti. North Providence has a history of issues with street names. Back in 2014, four town streets were renamed because of duplicate names in other parts of town, a move required to get into compliance with the state's 911 system. The proposed change on Monticello appears to impact about 20 homes. Residents will have to go through the painful process of chang- ing over the address on everything from tax bills to home deeds, credit cards to driver's licenses. Monticello Street needs a new name By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor St. Mary's Home earns Worksite Award NORTH PROVIDENCE – St. Mary's Home for Children was recognized with an Outstanding Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce for effec- tive programs encouraging employ- ee health and well-being in a mean- ingful way. St. Mary's Home for Children was one of close to 60 Rhode Island businesses honored by BCBSRI and the Chamber with a Worksite Health Award at a break- fast attended by hundreds of state business leaders. The event cel- ebrated local businesses that have demonstrated a commitment to improving Rhode Islanders' overall health through innovative wellness programs, as companies and indi- viduals. "By increasing morale and pro- duction, and decreasing healthcare costs and sick leave, worksite health programs are a win for all involved. We applaud St. Mary's Home for Children for making the commit- ment to invest in the wellness of their team and for inspiring more Rhode Island businesses to find cre- ative ways to help their employees live better, healthier and happier lives. "We encourage other compa- nies to follow their lead," said Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. 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