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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-02-2020

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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | JULY 2-8, 2020 SPORTS / LETTERS 11 Verity: Council has big role in decision making Regarding the article in The Observer on June 18, "Commission proposes elected administrator, no FTM," Mr. Costantino repeats again and again, "We're putting it up to the voters to decide ..." It is my understanding that the Charter Review Commission forwards their recommendations to the Town Council. And it is the Town Council who decides which, if any, recom- mendations go before the voters on a ballot. Mr. Costantino appears to forget about the Town Council's role in this decision-making. The com- mission is not putting it up to the voters to decide. The commission is simply making recommendations to the Town Council. The council decides which will go on a ballot. I hope Mr. Costantino and the com- mission members are reminded of this very important step in their deliberations. JEANNE M. VERITY Smithfield IN BRIEF Scituate Youth Soccer Association begins signups for fall season SCITUATE – Online signups are currently open for the Scituate Youth Soccer Association's fall recreational season, and boys and girls who live in Scituate, Foster, or out of town are invited to play. The fee is $100 per player, who must be born between Jan. 1, 2005 and Dec. 31, 2016, and includes a T-shirt, socks, and for the U6 players, a ball. The league's 11th annual Soccer Kick Off is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29, at Tasca Field. All registered players and their families should attend. Teams will gather to meet coaches, hand out uniforms, and have their first practice/game. The league will play until Saturday, Oct. 31. Visit www.scituatesoccer.net to register or serve as a coach. The dead- line to sign up is Wednesday, July 15. Glocester's Fourth of July road races are virtual runs this week GLOCESTER – Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, the Glocester 5.5-Mile Road Race, which was plan- ning to celebrate its 47th annual event on the Fourth of July, will instead be a virtual run that will feature race dis- tances of one, two, and five miles. The virtual run, which is $5, can be done anytime until Saturday. Once participants finish their races, they should post their times on the town's website. Everyone who signs up will receive a race shirt, and the first 150 registrants will also be presented with a race medal. Race shirts and medals will be distributed to all registered participants on Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Town Hall's rear parking area. Visit www.glocesterri.org to register for the run, post your times, or receive more information. head coach Tyler Duffy and assistant coach Anthony SanMartino Sr. Zach Lavallee and Chris Harvey are the two pitchers on a roster that also includes catchers Ryan Flynn and Nick Tsonos, catcher-first baseman Ryan Pallotta, infield- ers Bradyn Shadoian, Anthony SanMartino, Nick Collins, Chris Lopez, and Ryan Kennedy, and out- fielders Tom Ferri, Rob Squillante, Jared Salema, Cam Corriveau, and Connor Guilfoyle. "They have a good balance of players on that club," added Zammarelli, who noted that Salema, Squillante, and Collins are also among the pitchers on the staff. "They're covered in a lot of areas." BASEBALL From Page 9 Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor are welcome from readers. Please: • Limit to 500 words. 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