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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 09-23-2020

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©2020 THE VALLEY BREEZE Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY FREE SEPTEMBER 23-29, 2020 BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Two-year-old JAX MONTALVAN spreads his arms like wings as he kicks the ball during last Saturday morning's indoor soccer camp at the Pawtucket Youth Soccer Association headquarters, 52 Plain St. in Pawtucket. The camp replaces regular season PYSA fall outdoor games. See more photos on page 13. Lonsdale/Mineral Spring is top spot for camera violations School zone cameras coming back online PAWTUCKET – The eastbound (toward downtown) traffic light cam- era at the intersection of Lonsdale Avenue and Mineral Spring Avenue has remained the busiest for tickets generated, with 336 red-light viola- tions captured from Aug. 21 to Sept. 21. The northbound camera at that same intersection was second for total violations over that same period, at 198, proving that this busy intersection with numerous lanes overall and multiple turning lanes is the top spot anywhere in Pawtucket for infractions. Those two cameras at one intersec- tion captured one-third of all red- light violations over the past month. By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See VIOLATIONS, Page 24 PAWTUCKET – The final recount numbers from the Board of Elections on Monday deter- mined that Ama Amponsah beat Janie Seguí Rodríguez by two votes, down from the three-vote margin on election night. Seguí Rodríguez had sought the recount due to the closeness of the results and some irregularities in bal- loting. Registrar Ken McGill said Board of Elections person- nel found some Pawtucket ballots in the Portsmouth box, likely a result of the boxes being right next to each other. Seguí Rodríguez picked up four votes in the recount process, while Amponsah picked up three. The recount found Seguí Rodríguez Amponsah relieved after recount shows two-vote win By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com SEGUI RODRIGUEZ AMPONSAH See RECOUNT, Page 24 PAWTUCKET – City leaders will hear their first in-depth public brief- ing on the progress of the Tidewater Landing riverfront development project this week. A presentation from Fortuitous Partners to the Pawtucket City Council tonight, Sept. 23, will focus on an update of the soccer stadium City set to hear long-awaited details on Tidewater Landing By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See PROJECT, Page 11 Register For Online Courses: valleybreeze.com/learning/ excel.html Improve Your EXCEL Skills! • Take courses from the comfort of your home or on-the-go using your smart phone • "Ask The Expert" feature submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying Find out more, call 401-334-9555 x134 Family Owned Since 1926 $ 100 Off New Gas Boiler or Furnace LIC. #RIMP882 • One Day Gas & Oil Boiler Replacements • Same Day Gas & Electric Water Heater Replacements • Boiler Repairs & Maintenance • HVAC Service & Replacements • All Work Guaranteed Call NOW to get your Gas Boiler or Furnace ready for winter. 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. INSIDE Celebrating all things autumn INSIDE Celebrating all things autumn A u t u m n m n m n m i n th e V a ll ey ©2020 THE VALLEY BREEZE inside Local haunt: Chepachet is said to be home to R.I.'s most haunted place Get creative: Bring home the fun with DIY fall decorations Pumpkin spice: Love it or hate it, the flavor is here to stay Pick perfect: Spend the day at one of the area's many pick-your-own farms

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