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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-13-2019

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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | NOVEMBER 13-19, 2019 PAWTUCKET 3 PAWTUCKET – After a decade or longer of sitting under heavy plastic, the Miss Lorraine Diner on Mineral Spring Avenue got some fresh air last week. Workers pulled away the last shreds of wood and plastic to reveal what will be Pawtucket's second functioning dining car, joining the Modern Diner on East Avenue. Jonathan Savage, owner of the mixed-use Lorraine Mills redevelop- ment at 560 Mineral Spring Ave., has said he expects to open the new diner by early December. The diner will serve the mill's many tenants and the public at-large. The Miss Lorraine, as revealed last week, is perched on a founda- tion of brick, seamlessly melding it with the façade of the mill complex, and has a set of two brick stairways joining together at the front to let customers in. A look inside finds the classic dining car look, with refurbished appearance, and a kitchen space just off it on the inside of the build- ing. Workers were busy putting the finishing touches on the restaurant space, which brings a splash of color to the front of a mill complex that has a vibrant base of artists and other businesses inside but a drab exterior in a mill area. It is located around the corner from Foolproof Brewing and the city's waste transfer station. A 1941 Worcester Streamliner Diner, the former Zeke's Diner of Connecticut has its new name cour- tesy of Savage, who is in the process of trying to get it on the National Register of Historic Places. The Miss Lorraine comes from the same dining car family as Lamy's Diner, previously restored and relocated from Massachusetts to the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan. Covering comes off Miss Lorraine Diner By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com BREEZE PHOTOS BY ETHAN SHOREY The new MISS LORRAINE DINER is now visible out in front of the Lorraine Mills at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. in Pawtucket. The diner is expected to open in early December. The inside of the mostly restored MISS LORRAINE DINER dining car. Fire ruled accidental PAWTUCKET – Firefighters were being praised for their quick response to a three-alarm fire in the basement of the New England Paper Tube Company mill complex on Weeden Street last Thursday morn- ing. The fire was officially ruled acci- dental, according to Fire Chief William Sisson. It was started due to sparks from cutting metal. Workers are renovating the building into a new residential complex. Mayor's community meeting set for Tuesday PAWTUCKET – The next Mayor's community meeting will be held this Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Varieur School, 486 Pleasant St. This is an open meeting for city residents and business owners who may have questions or suggestions either for the mayor or the city's departments. Residents have the opportunity to have face-to-face conversations and ask questions to department heads including public safety, finance, public works, and commerce. For more information, call 401-728- 0500, ext. 281. Michael's Meats Family Owned and Operated Since 1972 This Week's Specials Good From Thursday, November 14 TH -Wednesday, November 20 TH , 2019 Find out what's on sale at www.Michaels-Meats.com CUMBERLAND 2130 Mendon Road, 401-305-5555 Now takiNg thaNksgiviNg orders For Faster service, phone in orders • Fresh Grade a Turkeys (avg. wt. 10-26 lbs.) • Frozen norbesT Turkeys (avg. wt. 12-30 lbs.) • Grade a Turkey breasTs (avg. wt. 6-16 lbs.) • Triple M budaball haMs (whole 12-21 lbs. or halves 7-10 lbs.) • Triple M boneless budaball haMs (whole 7 lbs. or halves 3 lbs.) • boar's head sweeT slice haMs (whole 5 lbs. or halves 2.5-3 lbs.) • seMi-boneless or boneless rib roasTs • Tenderloin roasTs • Michael's Freshly Made iTalian or breakFasT sausaGe MeaT For sTuFFinG • Fresh Ground beeF, pork and veal For sTuFFinG – any coMbinaTion • sTuFFed shriMp or cockTail shriMp • Fresh baked FruiT pies • our own sTore-baked MeaT pies Fresh ProdUce FroM oUr deli 69 ¢ ea. $ 1 .79 ea. caliFornia navel oranGes 2 lbs. all purpose yellow onion Fresh blueberries 5 lb. baG, easTern white potatoes $ 7 .99 lb. Freshly sliced, boar's head blazinG buFFalo chicken breasT saturday special saturday, November 16 tH , 2019 only. usda choice, TriMMed eye round roast tuesday/wedNesday special tues. & wed., November 19 tH & 20 tH , 2019 only. usda choice exTralean beeF round shaved sTeak $ 4 .59 lb. Fresh, Grade a chicken Tenderloins exTralean sirloin pork cuTleTs $ 3 .39 lb. Fresh asparaGus cerTiFied anGus, boneless shell sirloin sTeak $ 2 .99 lb. $ 6 .77 lb. Freshly sliced boar's head iMporTed swiss cheese $ 1 .99 lb. $ 2 .29 lb. $ 5 .99 lb. exTralean beeF round cubed sTeak bay scallops exTralean, boneless pork spareribs $ 5 .99 lb. $ 1 .69 lb. seasoned/breaded oven ready bay scallops skinned/deveined beeF liver $ 6 .99 lb. $ 4 .99 lb. $ 6 .88 lb. Freshly sliced, kayeM, exTralean pasTraMi round or corned beeF pint HOURS: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; (Wed. closing at 6 p.m.); Saturday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $ 2 .99 lb. Michael's all whiTe MeaT chicken salad $ 5 .88 lb. $ 1 .29 lb. $ 3 .99 ea.

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