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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 08-08-2019

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10 WOONSOCKET AUGUST 8-14, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION NEW ENGLAND TEAM TOP GUN, top, pulls ahead of the BOSTON 1 DRAGON BOAT TEAM, bottom, during their race at the 3rd annual Woonsocket Dragon Boat Festival at the River's Edge Complex last Saturday. The festival featured 300-yard races between teams of seven rowers vying for either an $800 first-place or $500 second-place prize. Team Top Gun was the eventual winner of the race. BREEZE PHOTOS BY BILL MURPHY KAC LUANGLATH, of Woonsocket, plays guitar with the "Gulap Daeng Band" at the fes- tival. Authentic Southeast Asia culture was on display dur- ing the festival, held along the Blackstone River at the River's Edge Complex, last Saturday. Race to the finish line The BOSTON 1 DRAGON BOAT TEAM makes their way down the Blackstone River during the 3rd annual Woonsocket Dragon Boat Festival. LEONA PARADA, 7, of Cranston, her father, MARCO, and her brother, MARCO JR., enjoy the races at the 3rd annual Woonsocket Dragon Boat Festival. Members of the Century Dragon Boat Club of Rhode Island gather together for a picture. From left, are DEVON DING, of Groton, Conn., COLLEEN CRANSHAW, of Swansea, Mass., LIZ MCNULTY, of Lincoln, KENDRA KOPECKY, of Cranston and SHERYL QUARTOCHI, of Fall River, Mass. We're close, just 15 minutes from Providence off Rt. 146. 152 School St., North Smithfield Open 6 days: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Our philosophy: (401) 762-2400 • We're attentive, grateful, well-behaved (mostly), and always happy to see you. Visit our full-service animal hospital with a team approach to quality veterinary care. 401-769-9125 165 Poplar Street Woonsocket, RI 02895 Storage Units available 5x10's 10x10's 10x15's 10x20's DISPOSAL and Store your stuff with Gladu you'll be glad U did! Specializing in 10-15-20-25 yd. Roll-off Containers

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