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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 09-16-2020

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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©2020 THE VALLEY BREEZE Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE SEPTEMBER 16-22, 2020 BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE Sitting on the hood of their car ready to enjoy their very first drive-in movie are ATHENA and ISIS GRAFALS, of Pawtucket, during the Pawtucket Film Festival's Drive-in showing of "The Princess Bride" last Saturday night at Jenks Junior High School. See more photos on page 10. PAWTUCKET – Don Grebien remembers being the outsider pro- gressive, or "change agent" running against Mayor James Doyle in 2008. Two years later, he'd build on the results to win higher office. Grebien ready to get back at it after win By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor See GREBIEN, Page 9 PAWTUCKET – Alexis Schuette said her time on the campaign trail had given her clues on how the mail balloting would turn out. As she Mail ballots show it ain't over until it's over By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor See BALLOTS, Page 14 PAWTUCKET – Back in June, The Breeze shared the story of how Tom Rogers had used his chainsaw to clean out stumps in Slater Park to plant flowers in them. Rogers soon found another cre- ative endeavor, bringing many more smiles to visitors at the park with his red painted hobbit door and a pair of carved stump seats. The door has been deemed everything from a fairy door to a gnome entrance. "Call it what you want," says Rogers, as long as it's making people smile. He said he can't believe how many people he sees stopping by the door, which doesn't open but is painted red to appear so. Many visitors take pictures with their children or pets. "Every day people are adding things around the base of it," he said, including two more painted rocks on Monday. "It's incredible." He treated his two wooden stump chairs for termites and bugs last week, he said, and he planned to Rogers loves that red hobbit door has become such an attraction By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor See DOOR, Page 15 401-431-2816 Tabeley's ROOFING Factory Certified Installer 20 years of perfection Insured • RI Reg. #18045 • MA Lic. #172793 • Member RI From roofs to windows Tabeley's has your needs covered Discount on Windows & Siding Call for details. We offer a variety of quality vinyl siding systems. 562 Newport Avenue Pawtucket, Rhode Island Email: NOW OPEN EAT • DRINK • LAUGH YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD ESTABLISHMENT 401-335-5700 LAUGH LAUGH YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD 562 Newport Avenue Email: All Pawtucket City Employees & Military Personnel Receive a 10% Discount on Food. Please present ID Wills & Trusts Estate Planning & Settlement The Law Office of George M. Prescott Esquire Rhode Island does not have a procedure for the certification or recognition of specialization by lawyers. 300 Front Street, Lincoln, Rhode Island 02865 Telephone – 401.726.5577 No fee for initial consultation.

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