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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 07-13-2017

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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You've been flocked! American Cancer Society fundraiser spreads smiles LINCOLN – They approach the front lawn, stealthily walking with a sign and flock of plastic flamingos in tow. Quietly and swiftly, they jab each of the pink birds into the ground. If they're lucky, they're not caught. Tracy and Will Cheney, a husband and wife team from Lincoln, have "flocked" more than 100 homes with these pink plastic lawn ornaments, but it's all in good fun, they say, and for a good cause. Since April, the two have been run- By BRITTANY BALLANTYNE Valley Breeze Staff Writer New water lines, pavement coming to Diamond Hill Road in Cumberland CUMBERLAND – Town officials say they've reached an agreement with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation to partner on a water line replacement and road repaving project for a lengthy stretch of Diamond Hill Road. The 2.3 miles of roadway, from roughly Route 295 to Nate Whipple Highway, will first get new water lines to replace the old lines in the ground, said Water Supt. Chris Champi, super- intendent of the Cumberland Water Department. The town is typically responsible By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See FLOCKED, Page 28 BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON JAMES BARIBEAU, of Cumberland, returns a beach ball at last Saturday's Interfaith Family Picnic at Lime Rock Baptist Church in Lincoln. See more photos on page 10. BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Signs and plas- tic flamingos fill the back of Lincoln resident Tracy Cheney's car, awaiting their next "home." Road work ahead LINCOLN – A section of Route 116 between Lincoln High School and the state's salt shed near Mendon Road is already seeing some cracking, one year after it was repaved. Newly repaved section of Route 116 in Lincoln cracking already By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See DIAMOND HILL, Page 18 See ROUTE 116, Page 18 Grass grows out of cracked paving along ROUTE 116 in Lincoln. BREEZE PHOTO BY ETHAN SHOREY ©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE @ JULY 13-19, 2017 725 7725 725 7725 Locally Owned & Operated David Bourdeau & Bruce Martins Falamos Portugues Since 1963 All Work Guaranteed AUTO BODY WALKER ST., LINCOLN Collision Specialists

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