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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 08-08-2019

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE Living THE VALLEY BREEZE AUGUST 8-14, 2019 Calendar 7 Entertainment 2 Movie 7 Parenting 2 Real Estate 9 Recipe 4 Classifi eds 12 QUICK INDEX valleybreeze.com @ My Life RHEA BOUCHARD POWERS A bad day for baking Tuesday of last week started out like any other day, with no reason to expect it would be otherwise: Out of bed way too early, got the outdoor watering done before the heat had a chance to crank up any higher, and harvested/trimmed some of the splendiferous-beyond-belief basil to prevent it going to seed and dying before its time. That done, the day was mine to do with as I saw fit. That's one of the joys of being retired. Other than necessities like the occasional medical appointment or scheduled fun times like bowling and playing pitch on leagues, I am free to enjoy plenty of what the presi- dent likes to call "executive time." On this particular day, with my sister Bev's birthday being celebrated the next day, her husband Marcel's birthday having passed just nine days See RHEA, Page 8 CUMBERLAND – The 29th annual CumberlandFest promises a new and improved experience for visitors of all ages, from a bigger selection of amusement rides and a beer and wine garden to bet- ter staging for music and a beefed-up fireworks display. The festival runs Friday, Aug. 9, from 6 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 10, noon to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 11, noon to 10 p.m. at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road. The goal this year is to reframe the event "in a new way to be more appealing to Revamped CumberlandFest offers new attractions By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer melanie@valleybreeze.com See FEST, Page 8 840 Cumberland Hill Road | Woonsocket, RI 02895 www.countertopsbysuperior.com CALL TODAY! (401) 765-5533 New England's choice for granite, marble & quartz countertops Passion For stone. Passion For service. F s . P F s Superior Countertops By Call Today for a FREE In-Home Sales Quote! All Your Concrete Needs: Walkways • Stairs • Patios • Driveways Basement Floors & Walls FREE Estimates – Call RI LIC. #30457 Insured Bobcat Services Available CONCRETE Liberty's 401-390-4976 Stamped Concrete

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