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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 06-24-2020

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THE VALLEY BREEZE | SUMMER 2020 5 5 5 Yard sales salvaged with social distancing For anyone looking to host a yard sale this summer, Sharon Sullivan and her husband Darrell suggest wearing masks and washing or sanitizing your hands after each cash transaction. (Breeze photo by Melanie Thibeault) With cars parked along the roads and people wandering from yard to yard, the scene in a Cumberland neighborhood during a multi-family yard sale at the beginning of June looked almost normal except for the chalk arrows encouraging folks wearing masks and gloves to maintain social distance. Lorraine Picard, of Womantam Lane in Cumberland, coordinated the multi-family yard sale on June 6, and made sure to include in her online post that masks and social distancing are encour- aged, she said. This summer yard sales are still allowed in Rhode Island, according to Joseph Wendelken, public information officer for By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer See YARD SALES, Page 6

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