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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-27-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Members of the Davis family, from left, PAIGE, 6, MEAGHAN, CASEY, 4, and KIM, of North Scituate, place a bid on one of the items on display at the Mystery Auction and Appraisal Fair held at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church in Hope last Saturday. Bruneau and Company auctioneers were available to appraise items at the event. See more photos on page 8. SCITUATE – Police Chief Donald Delaere is warning Scituate residents to lock their car doors at night as the department is on the lookout for thieves responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins beginning last week. Delaere said the series of larcenies Chief warns residents after string of break-ins By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com SMITHFIELD – Denise Lafaiver said Alzheimer's disease has taken her mother from her "piece by piece" over five years since her mom, Marie Dionne, moved into her Smithfield home. Caregiver: Alzheimer's has taken my mom piece by piece By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com See BREAK-INS, Page 16 See ALZHEIMER'S, Page 14 Area football teams play underdog roles on Thanksgiving Ponaganset hosts Burrillville under Wednesday night lights; Scituate, Smithfield host holiday rivals GLOCESTER – The area's three high school football teams – Ponaganset, Scituate, and Smithfield – will enter their respec- tive Thanksgiving Day games as underdogs, as the Rhode Island Interscholastic League turns its attention from last weekend's Super Bowls to a 20-game holiday schedule that gets underway on Wednesday night. Six games are on tap for Wednesday, including the first night game in the 34-year history of the Ponaganset-Burrillville rival- ry, which will take place at 6 p.m. on the Chieftains' campus. Both teams fell one victory short of reaching their respective Super Bowls two weekends ago by suffer- ing close losses in their semifinal- round games. The Chieftains lost to the even- tual Division IV champion North Smithfield/Mount Saint Charles See FOOTBALL, Page 16 Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester FREE NOVEMBER 27-DECEMBER 4, 2019 Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & University Orthodontics Bryan F. Beagan, D.M.D. Smithfield (401) 349-4355 Cranston (401) 942-0300 North Smithfield (401) 762-2830 (401) RI-BRACES RI-BRACES.COM 401-949-0180 andersonwinfield.net @twinfield18 Happy Thanksgiving! Your One Stop Source for: HOURS: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. • Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. •CBD Lotions •Healing Balms •Tinctures •CBD Pet Products Samantha Tavares, GM MENTION THIS AD AND RECEIVE 10% OFF YOUR PURCHASE NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2019. At Smithfield & Bellingham stores only. FREE SAMPLES 375 Putnam Pike, Village Plaza Smithfield, RI | 401-757-6872 421 Pulaski Blvd., Dean Brink Plaza Bellingham, MA | 774-460-6084 GIft CARDS 100% LEGAL

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