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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-20-2019

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE NOVEMBER 20-26, 2019 PAWTUCKET – Facing a possible lawsuit from city police officers if they release the names of officers' hometowns to a member of the public, City Solicitor Frank Milos is saying the best course of action is likely to defend against potential legal action from the Office of the Attorney General instead. "If the city releases the cities or towns of residence, we cannot undo that action, and the city faces a suit for damages," said Milos in a memo this week to members of Mayor Donald Grebien's administration. "Therefore, I believe that the best course of action would be to defend a suit filed by the AG's office. If the courts ultimately decide to compel the city to release the cities or towns of residence, the city would have the protection of a court order and would not have to defend against a lawsuit filed by the (Fraternal Order of Police)." By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Community Players cast member CHRISTOPHER MARGADONNA, dressed as Dr. Seuss character "Cat in the Hat," reads the Dr. Seuss book "Oh, The Places You'll Go" during the children's story hour at the Pawtucket Public Library on Nov. 9. The Community Players of Pawtucket will present "Seussical The Musical," Nov. 22-24 at Jenks Junior High auditorium. See more photos on page 16. Not your average story time PAWTUCKET – A state-of-the-art baking facility and corporate head- quarters for Seven Stars Bakery is a big-time building block that could ripple throughout the downtown for decades to come, say city officials. The owners of Seven Stars Bakery, Bill and Tracy Daugherty, are seek- Seven Stars owners seek bakery in Pawtucket's downtown By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com Speeding violations drop in second week PAWTUCKET – Week two of a full-scale camera ticketing program last week saw about 3,300 fewer violations than the week before, but the 5,599 violations were tallied over By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See SEVEN STARS, Page 14 See VIOLATIONS, Page 20 City fights disclosure of officers' hometowns Officers worry about their privacy, safety of families See PRIVACY, Page 21 Wills & Trusts Estate Planning & Settlement The Law Office of George M. Prescott Esquire Rhode Island does not have a procedure for the certification or recognition of specialization by lawyers. 300 Front Street Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865 Telephone – 401.726.5577 No fee for initial consultation. Family Owned Since 1926 $100 Off New Gas Boiler or Furnace LIC. #RIMP882 • One Day Gas & Oil Boiler Replacements • Same Day Gas & Electric Water Heater Replacements • Boiler Repairs & Maintenance • HVAC Service & Replacements • All Work Guaranteed Call NOW to get your Gas Boiler or Furnace ready for winter. Isabel , s & Gift Boutique s & Gift Boutique 565 Central Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02861 Email: isabelsavon@msn.com 401-727-2866 Tues.-Fri. 12-5 Sat. 12-4 Independently owned and operated www.youravon.com/isabelvargas Falamos Portugues & Hablamos Espanol 20% Off JEWELRY SALE 20%-50% OFF EXTENDED HOURS: Dec. 21st 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 22nd 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 23rd 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 24th 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Entire order, plus a free gi with this ad. Expires 12/24/2019.

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