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The North Providence Breeze 03-03-2021

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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BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Despite the rain, a line of people forms at NORTH PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL last Saturday for COVID-19 shots. See story on page 4. Ready for the vaccine NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rather than just adding more stop signs or speed humps to a town already littered with both types of devices, town officials are trying to take a more common-sense approach to chronic problems with speeding through neigh- borhoods. Ordinance Committee Chairman Stefano Famiglietti was planning a "speed hump sum- mit" on Tuesday, March 2, to bring everyone into the same room to discuss strategies for cutting down on speed- ing, including talking to police about their vari- ous approaches. One area that should be explored, said Famiglietti, is the science of strategic line paint- ing on roadways, giv- ing drivers the illusion that they're going faster than they are or tricking them into thinking that a speed bump is there no matter how many times they might drive a cer- tain route. In addition to Tuesday's meeting, By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor Officials: Lining is an alternative to speed humps, stop signs See SPEED, Page 7 NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials are taking steps to address safety and noise complaints at Shiloh Gospel Temple, 974 Charles St. A neighbor of the church last month complained of late-night noise coming from the church on multiple occasions, but the pastor of the church, the Rev. Eric Perry, says those complaints are all related to a series of events held from a Wednesday to Sunday in January to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Town seeks to resolve noise, parking complaints at local church By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor PERRY See NOISE, Page 6 NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police Chief Arthur Martins said this week that a thorough review of two finalist architectural firms that are bidding to design the new North Providence Animal Shelter on Smithfield Road should be done and a winner announced within two weeks. Martins and Mayor Charles Lombardi, responding to Animal Shelter Committee member Cathy Lanni's assertions at last Saturday's Coffee with a Cop forum that offi- cials are taking too long to get this Officials doing final review of animal shelter architects By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Editor See SHELTER, Page 6 THE NORTH PROVIDENCE ©2021 THE VALLEY BREEZE A Valley Breeze Newspaper THE NORTH PROVIDENCE Breeze FREE MARCH 3-9, 2021 Roofing by ROOFING SPECIAL GOING ON NOW! STAMPED CONCRETE and FLAT WORK WE HANDLE ALL INSURANCE CLAIMS • Siding • Decks • Dump Trailer Service • Unbeatable Prices • Fully Insured • No Job Too Small • FREE Roof Inspections (401) 225-9422 "Everything For Your Home" Please Call for a Free Estimate 100% FINANCING Free Estimates • RI Lic # 29424 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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