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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 09-14-2017

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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BREEZE PHOTO BY BILL MURPHY GARRETT HOPKINS, 4, of Lincoln, tries on the gear of a Nasonville firefighter at the Johnny Lightning Race Club's annual Touch A Truck event last Sunday at MacColl YMCA. See more photos on page 21. Ready to roll! Plan for 107 condos off Mendon Rd. revived CUMBERLAND – An old plan for a major condo development off Mendon Road appears to be making a comeback. The 2008 plan for the 107-unit com- plex is "suddenly back into focus," said Jonathan Stevens, Cumberland's director of planning and community development, now that attorney Michael Kelly has been inquiring about a previously approved master plan for the project on behalf of an unnamed client. That master plan was approved back in the spring of 2008, but the project has been sitting in limbo. The condos would be built well back from Mendon Road and behind the Chimney Hill Apartments, to the left of Meadowbrook Drive and across from the medical office com- plexes and commercial plazas at or near 2123, 2135, and 2170 Mendon Road. This area of Mendon Road is located north of exit 10 on Route 295. E.A. McNulty Real Estate originally won master plan approval for the Meadowbrook Green multi-family complex. Town officials said there was some litigation between McNulty and Chimney Hill, but that seems to By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor STEVENS See CONDOS, Page 30 School board rejects choice for new LHS baseball coach LINCOLN – Following what some School Committee members described as a "mess" of a situation with the Lincoln High School base- ball program, the board shot down a recommendation for a new coach in a split vote at its meeting Monday night. John Picozzi of the school board, who said the athletic department at LHS has been in "dire need of By BRITTANY BALLANTYNE Valley Breeze Staff Writer Volunteer coaches: We had no involvement in fundraisers LINCOLN – Former volunteer coaches of the Lincoln High School varsity baseball team are clarifying that they had no involvement in the fundraisers now part of the ongoing investigation into Andrew Hallam's alleged embezzlement of fundraiser By BRITTANY BALLANTYNE Valley Breeze Staff Writer See NEW COACH, Page 30 See VOLUNTEERS, Page 29 ©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2017 AS AN INVESTOR YOU DESERVE TO KNOW YOUR FEES Understand what they are, why they're there and how you might be able to lower them CALL TODAY FOR AN INVESTMENT FEE ANALYSIS 401-333-8000 We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of insurance and investment products to custom suit their needs and objectives. Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. Investment Advisory Services offered through Global Financial Private Capital, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance and Annuity product guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing company, and are not offered through Global Financial Private Capital. See our Money Saving Coupon Book Inside! See our Coupon I ©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. COUPS .COM RI Local Money-Saving COUPONS S E L E C T P u b l i c a t i o n 3 Sherman Avenue LINCOLN, RI 334-3937 at Fairlawn Golf Course OPEN TO THE PUBLIC • Indoor & Outdoor Seating •Full Bar • Functions up to 40 People $2.00 OFF GOLF Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-3 p.m. (excluding Glowball) Expires 10/10/2017

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