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The Valley Breeze & Observer 4-3-14

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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BY GERRY GOLDSTEIN Valley Breeze & Observer Correspondent gerryg76@verizon.net SMITHFIELD – Most town residents aren't mourn- ing the arrival of spring and the departure of ice – except for those who use the indoor municipal ice rink, which shortly will lose its skating sur- face for more than a month. The rink will shut down from May 5 to June 9 for replacement of the glass- topped side boards surround- ing the 85-by 200-foot skating area, and for renewal of the ice, which has been augment- ed but not totally replaced since 1999. According to Recreation Director T. J. Tullie, the improvements will also include installation of Game on Choose your adventure at 5 Wits at Patriot Place. LIVING ©2014 Breeze PuBliCatiOns inC. Carnival Class Winsor Elementary School celebrates hard work with fun and games. PAGE 12 Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester Observer ThE VALLEY BREEzE & FREE valleybreeze.com @ APRIL 3-9, 2014 By MEGhAN KAVANAUGh Valley Breeze staff Writer meghan@valleybreeze.com SCITUATE – Lillian Zarli laughs at the thought of retirement. "Why do I want to get up in the morning and sit and just watch 'The Price is Right'?" she asked, sit- ting behind her desk in the North Scituate Elementary Scituate secretary Zarli celebrates 90th birthday By GERRY GOLDSTEIN Valley Breeze & Observer Correspondent gerryg76@verizon.net SMITHFIELD – The town's two Democratic state repre- sentatives voted differently in the recent election for House speaker, but there was more to the apparent divergence than meets the eye. Eleven-term veteran Thomas Winfield eventually supported the victor, former majority leader Nicholas A. Mattiello, while first-term Rep. Gregory Costantino was one of a handful in the chamber stick- ing with Scituate's Michael J. Marcello. While Winfield backed Mattiello, he and Costantino remain cautious Ice rink to close May 5 through June 9 for repairs see LEGISLATORS, Page 10 Valley Breeze & OBserVer PhOtOs By DaViD Wuerth North Scituate Elementary School secretary LILLIAN zARLI goes over the morning announcements with 1st-graders hOPE CLEMENCE and MIChAEL CORREIRA before they read them over the PA system at the school. see RINK, Page 9 see zARLI, Page 11 "Like" us on "Follow" us on

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