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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 4-11-13

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APRIL 11-17, 2013 Serving North Smithfield, Blackstone and Woonsocket Breeze The valley FREE Uplift your season With our Sprin g & way a to Serving North Smithfield, Blackstone and Woonsocke up, up t @ in the Valley val ley bre eze .co m fairy land By MEGHAN Valley Breeze KAVANAUG staff Writer H meghan@vall eybreeze.com Uplift your season ���A Patchwork of Communities��� on display through April 27. LIVING Consider addin whimsy to your g a little spring by creatingarden this the fairies who g a home for Fairy garden live among us. s have becom something specia e l for people of any age, said eral manager Gary Briggs, genand Home, of Briggs Garden 295 Kelley Blvd. in North Attleb oro, All you need Mass. are a few plies, some creativity and supimagination. your Think small, Briggs said, keep everyt hing in scale. to Look see FAIRIES, Page 14 With our Spring in the Valley special section. INSIDE ���Short on garden space? valleybreeze.com ���Like��� us on n APRI L 11-17 , 2013 New yard trend gardeners to ���thencourages ink small��� a stitch in time @ special sectio Make use of trees by fixing a door to the bark and a der to the side. ladA tree stump can also provide a foun dation from which to fairy commun start a ity. Search for The Valley Breeze Newspapers ��2013 Breez e PuBlicatio ns inc. Bike path set to extend to Uxbridge Baseball���s back DOT schedule includes immediate ���sharrows,��� construction of dedicated path through Woonsocket in 2014 By SANDY PHANEUF Valley Breeze Staff Writer sandy@valleybreeze.com valley breeze photo by david wuerth Players hit the city���s baseball fields once again with the arrival of spring. Team Red Sox, above, walks in the season-opening parade for the East Woonsocket Little League on Saturday. Hundreds of parents and kids walked from Woonsocket Area Technical School to Hartnett Field for the event. See more photos on page 10. WOONSOCKET ��� The Blackstone River Bikeway, a 48-mile dedicated path extending from Providence to Worcester, Mass., has, for many years, been little more than a distant dream for supporters. Sure, the transit departments in both states have made some major progress since the project was first envisioned in the 1980s, and beautiful, if isolated, stretches of pavement along the planned route see plenty of pedestrian and bike traffic daily throughout the warmer seasons. The 11.6 miles of uninterrupted trail stretching from Lincoln to Woonsocket have become a popular summer attraction. But issues with design plans and lack of funding have resulted in long delays, with the See PATH, Page 14 Denny���s Restaurant prepares for Dowling Village opening By SANDY PHANEUF Valley Breeze Staff Writer sandy@valleybreeze.com NORTH SMITHFIELD ��� Hungry night owls rejoice. North Smithfield will soon have its very own 24/7 sit- down dining option with the opening of Denny���s Restaurant at Dowling Village. The building that will house the restaurant sprouted up beside CVS seemingly overnight and ���Now Hiring��� signs were hung on the wall in front of the property and ads found their way onto the pages of local newspapers. ���Join our winning team in North Smithfield, scheduled to open in May,��� they said. But not so fast. A spokesman for the familystyle restaurant chain said the location has not yet set an opening date. He told The Breeze he���s not sure when the store will open but it likely won���t be ���until at least September.��� The answer has become a common theme among the corporate chains that often don���t reveal their plans until they���re fully prepared for a grand opening celebration. Workers at Aldi, the discount grocer that officially opened its doors at Dowling Village last weekend, had told The Breeze their plans for starting up on See DENNY���S, Page 12 WHY WAIT? Woonsocket Urgent Care for ALL Your Acute and Urgent Health Care Needs! Our Dedicated Team Has Built A Brand New Facility To Bring Our Patients The Best In Cardiac & Venous Care! Walid Saber, MD FACC, FSCAI, RPVI Ibrahim Elgabry, MD FACC Nancy Stone, PhD, RNP We are all about you and your heart health! www.oscvc.com Phone: 401-597-6500 Fax: 401-597-6509 191 Social Street, Suite 100 (The Citizens Bank Building), Woonsocket, RI 02895 ��2013 Breeze Publications Inc. Most Insurances Accepted No Appointment Necessary Woonsocket Urgent Care Monday-Friday 8am-8pm; Saturday 8am-4pm 25 John Cummings Way, Woonsocket ��� 401-235-7310 Located in the Bank of America Building

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