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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 07-30-2020

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CUMBERLAND LINCOLN EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | JULY 30-AUGUST 5, 2020 CUMBERLAND 11 photos with the husband and wife. Gabriela said the day brought a lot of smiles. "It was refreshing and heartwarm- ing to see people come out for us. I know people have been feeling down since this pandemic struck, and I realized I haven't seen this amount of people smiling at once in so long. I've been feeding off that energy for days," she said. Simplifying their plans allowed the couple to focus on what truly mat- tered – their love for one another. "That was huge for me," Gabriela said. "Scott and I were just happy to be getting married. We have been talking of marriage and family for over a year. We love each other and didn't want to wait or change our plans again." To engaged couples anxious about wedding planning during a pandem- ic, she said her advice would be to "relax, be cautious, and be creative. You can still pull it off. You can still get it done." She has zero regrets about her low-key wedding day, saying, "Everything happens for a reason." People may come to weddings to dance, drink or eat, but the couple's guests "were willing to drive over just to smile, take a picture and say hello. If you're wondering whether there are still good people in this world, the answer is yes," she said. WEDDING From Page 7 BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON FRANK GONSALVES escorts his daughter GABRIELA to his front door, where she will be married in an outdoor ceremony at 147 Highland Ave., in Cumberland, last Sunday afternoon. It was a drive-by, social- distanced wedding, where cars would pull up one by one after the brief ceremony and one member of the newly-wedded couple would go to the car and receive a congratulatory gift or card. Newlywed SCOTT CROWELL chats with SONNY DUONG, of Central Falls, following his mar- riage to Gabriela Gonsalves last Sunday afternoon. After the brief ceremony, cars pulled up one by one and offered congratulations. Newlywed GABRIELA GONSALVES shares a moment with her mother ROBERTA after her marriage to Scott Crowell on Highland Avuenue last Sunday afternoon. FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS AND FAMILY MEMBERS gather on a hot summer day to witness the marriage of Gabriela Gonsalves and Scott Crowell last Sunday. MARIA TOURINHO, of Taunton, Mass., drives up to talk to newlywed GABRIELA CROWELL after her mar- riage to Scott Crowell last Sunday after- noon. Consumers Propane 762-5461 BOUSQUET OIL 769-0146 139 HAMLET AVE. WOONSOCKET, RI 02895-0628 Service – SALeS – iNSTALLATiON Of gAS & OiL heATiNg equipmeNT • Boilers • Furnaces • Hot Water Heaters WWW.consumerspropane.com WE FILL GAS GRILL TANKS Trusted Service & Repair Since 1953 Paul • Alternators/Starters/Interstate Batteries • Brakes • Oil Change • Exhaust • Struts & Shocks • Tires • A.C. Service & Repairs • Computerized Wheel Alignment & High Speed Balance • Timing Belts • Radiators, Heater Cores, Water Pumps & Coolant Flush Service RHODE ISLAND EMISSIONS & SAFETY TESTING INSPECTION STATION SERVING YOUR DRIVING NEEDS SINCE 1953 401-769-1967 90 Winter Street, Manville, RI Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CLASS LD: Light Duty Inspection Station, (Trucks 8,501 – 15,000 GVW) INSPECTION STATION FULL SERVICE GAS ISLAND Tired of Working from Home? Single Office Spaces for Rent Short or Long Term Lease Contact Anne for More Info 401-334-8900 COVID SAFE

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