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The Valley Breeze & Observer 04-23-2020

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | APRIL 23-29, 2020 SMITHFIELD 5 be "churning out millions of one of the most important weapons in this historic fight," speaking about the masks that workers need in this battle. Navarro said what the Smithfield facility did in weeks "is nothing short of miraculous." Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell chairman and CEO, said it was due to the dedication of employees and suppliers that the Smithfield facility is up and running so quickly. "Honeywell is proud of the role we are playing in providing critical equipment for the fight against the coronavirus, and I am especially pleased with how quickly we have started our new mask production line in Rhode Island," he said. Rachel Silberman of Honeywell said the masks will be supplied to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Strategic National Stockpile used to support the health and safety of emergency workers. Honeywell's Smithfield facility, established in 1980, produces eye protection products, including safety glasses and goggles and face shields. Town Manager Randy Rossi said he is beyond excited to see what Honeywell is doing and is happy about the national recognition for its efforts. He said Honeywell is not only creating equipment, but is creat- ing 500 new jobs for immediate hir- ing and training. "It is truly uplifting to see the cre- ation of jobs during these difficult times and proud to see it is happen- ing in our great community," he said. HONEYWELL From Page One Honeywell announced the production of millions of N95 MASKS at the Smithfield location will begin this week, months earlier than anticipated. Masks move along the production line at the Smithfield location of HONEYWELL. The masks will be used to protect front- line workers during the coronavirus pandemic. 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Please consider supporting The Valley Breeze today – Visit and click the support button TOWN OF SMITHFIELD VOTER INFORMATION PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY ELECTION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020 Final day for unregistered voters to register to vote is Sunday May 3, 2020 and the deadline for voters to disaffiliate from party for the Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election is Monday, May 4, 2020. Voter regis- tration forms are available at the Smithfield Board of Canvassers, 64 Farnum Pike and the Smithfield Police Department, 215 Pleasant View Avenue, Smithfield, R.I. 02917. Mail ballots are also available through our website at Final day to apply for a Braille or Tactile Mail Ballot is Monday, April 20, 2020. Prior to Sunday, May 3, 2020, registrations are received daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through the drop-box to the right of the front door of the Smithfield Town Hall for processing. Also, you can download a voter registration form by visiting to fill in, mail in or drop off. Mailing address is: Smithfield Board of Canvassers, care of the Smithfield Town Clerk's Office, 64 Farnum Pike, RI 02917. You may access additional information such as your precinct designation and voter history through the Secretary of State's website. Online voter registration is also available at As an existing registered Smithfield voter, who has had a recent change of address or a recent name change, you may wish to update your voter registration form. Carol A. Aquilante, MMC, Town Clerk/Clerk to Board of Canvassers TOWN OF FOSTER PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY HAS BEEN MOVED TO JUNE 2, 2020 and will be conducted predominantly by mail! VOTERS WILL BEGIN RECEIVING MAIL BALLOT APPLICATIONS IN THE MAIL THE WEEK OF APRIL 20TH, 2020. DEADLINE FOR MAIL BALLOT APPLICATIONS TO BE RETURNED IS MAY 19, 2020. FINAL DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS MAY 3, 2020. DEADLINE TO DISAFFILIATE FROM PARTY IS MAY 4, 2020 EMERGENCY MAIL BALLOT PERIOD WILL START ON MAY 20, 2020 Voter Registration forms as well as Mail Ballot Application forms, if needed, are available in the box at the front door of the Town Hall at 181 Howard Hill Rd. Completed forms may be le in the Tax Payment Drop Box THERE WILL BE ONLY ONE VOTING LOCATION FOR BOTH PRECINCTS – STAY TUNED FOR LOCATION Please sign up for News and Notices on the Town of Foster Website for updates and information. Or call 392-9201 with questions Susan M. Dillon Town Clerk/Board of Canvassers

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