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The North Providence Breeze 6-26-13

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A Valley Breeze Newspaper JUNE 26-JULY 2, 2013 FREE Breeze The north providence Get out and Celebrate Fresh taste of summer Check out our roundup of local Fourth of July activities. SEE LIVING Strawberries are ready to be picked at local farms. PAGE 6 @ "Like" us on valleybreeze.com Search for The Valley Breeze Newspapers Lending a hand for Tri-Town New TD Bank will transform CVS complex By ETHAN SHOREY Breeze Staff Writer ethan@valleybreeze.com Breeze photo by Elise Manahan This fall, Tri-Town Community Action Agency in North Providence will offer a health center at its facility and is accepting new patients now. While no new additions are planned, a grassy lot will now be used for staff parking to open more parking spaces for individuals visiting the facility. Members of Fox Channel 12 News and Serve Rhode Island were on hand on June 15 to help members of Tri-Town prepare the space. Denise Viesta, of East Providence and assistant chief engineer at Channel 12 Fox News, works on applying a coat of paint to a fence. NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Zoning Board of Review approved special permits last week that pave the way for a new TD Bank branch to open at the mostly vacant CVS business complex at 1919 Mineral Spring Ave. The applicants, Revens & St. Pierre for TD Bank and CVS Inc. as owner, received relief from zoning restrictions that previously prohibited drivethrough windows at the site and required smaller signs. Ed Civito, director of zoning and planning for the town of North Providence, told The Breeze that the TD Bank project "is a Civito great one" for the town and a "no-brainer," as it will transform a property that has long been empty of anything but CVS. "We're really excited about this one," he said. "It's a great, great development." The new bank store would See TD BANK, Page 4 Officials budget $1 million for repaving roads None of the money secured; bad road list would go in order By ETHAN SHOREY Breeze Staff Writer $1 million for the repaving of local roadways – but none of the money budgeted is in the hopper yet. Mayor Charles Lombardi said that he plans to be aggres- ethan@valleybreeze.com NORTH PROVIDENCE – The 2013-2014 capital improvement budget approved by town officials this month sets aside JFA S W E L L ' SY & A R M S TA N D BAKER www.jaswellsfarm.com sive in seeking funding to repave a "wish list" of roads during the year starting July 1, even though there is no money in the town's general fund to get started. "It's just a matter of how we're going to fund it," he said. "As we start getting some funding, we plan on addressing roads." Lombardi's administration hopes to apply for $100,000 of the money for the state's potential new Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund, a fund spearheaded by Gen. Treasurer Gina Raimondo and approved for $10 million in start-up See REPAVING, Page 12 NORTH PROVIDENCE 8 a.m.-5 p.m. STRAWBERRIES FRESH PICKED now available CALL FOR INFO. ON PICK YOUR OWN SM ITH FIELD/ GREENVILLE 6 54-410 0 OPEN DAILY 2 33-8 96 6 1818 M i neralSpri Ave. ng 375 Putnam Pi ke Sun.- Thurs., 11AM - 12AM ;Fri & Sat.11AM - 1AM . Now Offering even MORE Local Flavor! PLUS: OUR OWN ~ WRIGHT'S DAIRY: Fresh Baked Pies, Pastries, Milk, Cheese & Ice Cream Muffins, Cookies ~ Fresh STAMP FARM Eggs Gourmet Hot and ~ YACHT CLUB Soda Iced Coffees ~ NETTIE'S Kettle Corn Farm Fresh Fruits & Vegetables! 7 $ 99 50 Swan Road, Smithfield 231-9043 ©2013 Breeze Publications Inc. CARRYOUT ONLY

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