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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 10-31-2019

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4 LINCOLN OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 6, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION LINCOLN – Portions of the Blackstone River Bikeway may be closed beginning Thursday, Oct. 31, for significant repairs. The Valley Breeze first published reports of a series of injuries that occurred along the bike path last year. Seasoned riders refer to a section of the path just north of the Ashton Mill parking area as "the washboard." A series of tree roots have grown under the pavement and created a bumpy roller coaster for riders. The Department of Environmental Management painted over the raised pavement in white as a temporary measure. Now more significant repairs are planned for a 6.3-mile stretch of the bike path through Cumberland and Lincoln this fall. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation and RIDEM announced the $1.4 million repair project this summer. The plan is to repair 6.3 miles of the path where the tree roots have pushed up the pavement, running from 300 feet south of the Willow Way Bridge (near the Front Street bike path park- ing lot in Lincoln) to 500 feet north of Maple Street (near the Manville bike path parking lot off New River Road in Lincoln). This is the oldest part of the Blackstone Valley Bikeway, with construction beginning in 1998. Use of this part of the bikeway may be restricted from time to time to accom- modate the repair work, according to RIDOT. The first phase of work will begin on a 1.5-mile stretch of the bike path from the Manville parking area to the Albion parking area on School Street in Lincoln. Closures are expected to occur on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the path will be open on weekends and holidays. RIDOT and RIDEM said they'd coordinate with the contractor to minimize disruptions where possible. Only the sections being worked on will be closed, not the entire 6.3-mile portion. When that area is complete, RIDOT will move south. The project includes the removal and replacement of damaged sections of the path, select tree cutting and root pruning to hinder further root intrusion and damage. Next spring, RIDOT will place an asphalt emulsion – a type of durable pavement sealer – along the entire 6.3-mile stretch, which will also be re-striped. Similar repairs were con- ducted along the East Bay Bike path in 2018. Sen. Thomas Paolino commented, "This has been a concern for many in the area. It is important that we are moving forward to encourage this type of transportation and making it safer to do so. The letter sent out by my colleagues and I encouraged RIDOT to use the $47 million from the green economy bond to make these repairs and they have listened. I look forward to seeing the the com- pleted project." Bike path repairs may begin this week By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer IN BRIEF Learn to protect yourself from frauds and scams at Lincoln library LINCOLN – Alison O'Brien, an investigator in the Consumer Protection Unit of the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, will give advice at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. The talk will be about protecting yourself from frauds, scams and identity theft. Register online at www.lincolnli- to reserve a spot or call 401-333-2422, ext. 22. IN BRIEF Pasta supper at Lime Rock Saturday LINCOLN – The Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Road, is holding a Pasta Supper on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door: $10 for adults and $5 for ages 5-10. For more information, visit . Christian Zen Meditation program Tuesday LINCOLN – The Christian Zen Meditation program returns to the Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Road, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. The group takes an interfaith approach to contemplative prayer, using a Zen Buddhist format. The group meets on Tuesdays bi-weekly. The program was initially organized by the Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski, who is trained in the Tibetan meditation tradition. Dyszlewski will provide an orientation to contemplation for people unfamiliar with the practice. The session will include a sitting medi- tation, a walking meditation and a dharma teaching. There is no cost associated with this program. All are welcome. For more information, visit or contact Dyszlewski at rev.Gene@ or 401-345-7291. ABOUT US The Valley Breeze is a locally owned newspaper Office location: 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865 Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Closed weekends and holidays. 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The cost is $189 per year, or $4 per week. Phone 401-334-9555 for details. COPYRIGHTS – or its content may not be linked to any other Web site without the written permission of the publisher. News aggregators that solicit advertising may not link TOWN OF LINCOLN - Board of License Commissioners Alcohol Beverage License List e Lincoln Board of License Commissioners hereby give notice that the following persons, firms, corporations, and organizations have made application for retail beverage licenses to keep for sale and to sell alcoholic beverages in the Town of Lincoln from December 1, 2019, to November 30, 2020, in- clusive under the provisions of Section 3-5-17 of the General Laws of Rhode Island 1956 as amended. Class A Phul Spirits LLC, d/b/a Lincoln Spirit Shops 10 Higginson Avenue One Stop Liquors, Inc. 97 Railroad Street, Manville Vanderlay Liquors Inc., d/b/a Washington Hill Liquors 616 Washington Highway Lincoln Liquors LLC 182 Front Street Class BV Asia Restaurants, Inc.,d/b/a Asia Grille 622 George Washington Hwy. Breakneck Food Corporation, d/b/a e Lodge Pub & Eatery 40 Breakneck Hill Road Chipotle Mexican Grill of Colorado LLC d/b/a Chipotle Mexican Grill 622 George Washington Hwy. Cinemaworld of Florida d/b/a CW Lanes and Games 622 George Washington Hwy. Pepper Dining, Inc., d/b/a Chili's Grill & Bar 622 George Washington Hwy. ENN Inc. d/b/a ENN Japanese Cuisine and Sushi Bar 600 George Washington Hwy. Enrico Caruso Society d/b/a Enrico Caruso Club 105 Bouvier Avenue, Manville Fairlawn Golf Course LLC d/b/a Bogey's 3 Sherman Avenue e Lucky Chen's Corp No. 2, d/b/a Frank's Family Restaurant 614 Smithfield Avenue Rosita LLC, d/b/a Curry Kitchen 259 Front Street Harrys Lincoln Burger LLC d/b/a Harry's Bar & Burger 200 Front Street Kirkbrae Country Club Inc. 197 Old River Road Kirkbrae Country Club Pool Club 208 Old River Road Lincoln Country Club Inc. 31 Dexter Rock Road PE Harvey LLC, d/b/a Lou's Café 47 Summer Street, Manville Neal's Harmony Cafe Inc., d/b/a Harmony Cafe 3 Main Street, Manville Lucky Chen's Corp., d/b/a Dragon Villa 609 Smithfield Avenue Torre Corp., d/b/a/ Trattoria Romana 3 Wake Robin Road Brito's Restaurant & Grill 48 School Street, Albion STAS Inc, d/b/a Brooksie's Sports Pub 616 Smithfield Avenue Sarkis Hagopian Ent. LLC, d/b/a Hercules Pizza Works 1525 Old Louisquisset Pike R1 Indoor Karting LLC d/b/a Fuel Restaurant 100 Higginson Avenue Chef Mama's Pizza & Grille LLC 100 Higginson Avenue Class BVL Jacky's Galaxie Lincoln Inc 100 Twin River Road Pulcinella LLC, d/b/a Pizzeria Romana 3 Wake Robin Road Saptagiri LLC, d/b/a Sbarro 1st Fl 100 Twin River Road Saptagiri LLC, d/b/a Sbarro 2nd Fl 100 Twin River Road New England Authentic Eats d/b/a Papa Gino' 622 George Washington Hwy. Class B-C UTGR Inc., d/b/a Twin River 100 Twin River Road Class BT Buffalo-Lincoln Associates LLC, d/b/a Courtyard by Marriott 636 George Washington Hwy. Class BH Buffalo-Lincoln Associates LLC, d/b/a Courtyard by Marriott 636 George Washington Hwy. Class D - Full Columbus Club of Lincoln d/b/a Knights of Columbus Council #4005 171 Jenckes Hill Road Manville Sportsmen's Rod & Gun Club Inc. 250 High Street, Manville Remonstrants are entitled to be heard before the granting of such license at a public hearing of the Lincoln Board of License Commissioners to be held at the Lincoln Town Hall, 100 Old River Road, Lincoln, RI, on November 19, 2019 at 7:00pm. All persons interested may be heard at that time. Monique L. Clauson Town Clerk

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