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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 11-19-2020

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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10 WOONSOCKET NOVEMBER 19-25, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION 10 BREEZE PHOTOS BY CHARLES LAWRENCE JACKIE DAIGLE, of Woonsocket, paints her multi-colored birdhouse at a "Take It Outside" event at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library last Thursday. The event was one of a series of outdoor events supported by a $90,000 "Take It Outside" grant from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation to the city of Woonsocket. KEMI ADETOLA, of North Providence, paints a birdhouse, fea- turing the cartoon character Tweety bird, at the Harris Public Library last Thursday. DORIS PARISEAU, of Woonsocket, puts the finishing touch- es on a birdhouse she has painted under a tent at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library. Tiny house painting Woonsocket Historical Society receives funding WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Historical Society has been awarded funding from the June Rockwell Levy Foundation in the amount of $2,000. This grant will help the Society to contribute to the educational, cultural, and artistic fabric that anchors Woonsocket as a contribu- tor to the legacy of the Blackstone River Valley, according to a press release. The Woonsocket Historical Society's long-range goal is for the spotlight to be shown on the histori- cal and cultural assets throughout Woonsocket and the Blackstone River Valley while at the same time inviting residents throughout sur- rounding areas and from around the state to explore Woonsocket's treasures. The June Rockwell Levy Foundation award will be uti- lized in assisting the Woonsocket Historical Society to re-establish a website for the genesis of renewed community outreach, allowing the public to have access to resources and utilizing the website as a con- duit for public notices and special events initiated by the Woonsocket Historical Society, its commu- nity partners, and fellow historical societies. The WHS will also be purchasing archival storage equip- ment for preserving historical documentation. Remaining funding will be used for protective film to be applied to the windows of the Woonsocket Historical Society to help protect antiquities that are on display from harmful UV-rays. The Woonsocket Historical Society is located at the back of the Museum of Work & Culture at 42 South Main St., parking is located on Island Place. Hours are Wednesday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Before you finance your next automobile purchase, please check out the deal below! If you finance your automobile with us before December 31, 2020 we will make your first payment for you, up to $400. Don't miss our on this limited offer. Refinances from other lenders eligible as well. is cannot be combined with any other promotions. Rate based on credit score of primary borrower. Call 401-767-1990 or 401-333-0780 or apply online at SERVING SMITHFIELD, GLOCESTER & SURROUNDING TOWNS 2-8 yards for Commercial Service • Dumpsters, 4-30 yds. Recycling Available • Bulk Pick Up • Curbside Trash Removal Family Owned Since 1955 508-883-2980 Mention this ad and receive $ 15 OFF Roll Off Customers Only. Not valid with other offers. Expires 11/30/2020. RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL

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