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The Valley Breeze & Observer 10-12-2017

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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©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. BREEZE PHOTO BY BILL MURPHY KAYLEE LUCHKA, 19, left, of Scituate, and ANDREA AMARAL, 18, of Cumberland, perform on the street leading into the Scituate Art Festival. The festival was held on the Village Green in North Scituate last weekend. See more photos on page 12. Night lights With new lighting in, Ponaganset teams play first late games Tuesday GLOCESTER – Over the past five years, the Ponaganset High School athletic complex has gone through many renovations, and soon, it will host night games under lights. Last year, while the school was renovating its tennis courts, Athletic Director Tom Marcello said concrete bases were poured for the lights' poles around the football/soccer field. Because that foundation was laid By KAYLA PANU Valley Breeze & Observer Sports Writer Officials from multiple communi- ties are now in talks with Smithfield town officials concerning the potential of partnering on a regional animal shelter. North Providence Mayor Charles Multiple options being considered on regional animal shelter By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See LIGHTS, Page 10 See SHELTER, Page 4 Sounds of Art Fest weekend SMITHFIELD – Smithfield High School band teacher Kelly Chartier is accustomed to the stage, but later this month she'll be sitting in the audience for a change. The reason is bittersweet – mem- bers of the community have orga- nized a benefit concert to cover medical costs associated with Chartier's life-threatening illness. Chartier, of Rehoboth, Mass., is the first to tell you that she has a lot to be thankful for, whether it be her husband and their four children, her job as the Smithfield High School band teacher, or the community she considers family. "I'm not ready to give that up yet," Chartier says. She began to experience health Band teacher marches on despite medical issues By JACKIE ROMAN Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer See CHARTIER, Page 9 Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester FREE OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & Name: Anderson-Winfi eld Funeral Home Width: 3.0753 in Depth: 3.8 in Color: Black plus one Ad Number: p175562 (401)949-0180 Joan Winfield in front of Anderson-Winfield funeral home in 1959. Throwback Thursday Are you looking Are you looking for a for a Check out the back Check out the back of our of our Classified section where Classified section where you'll find our advertisers' you'll find our advertisers' most current job offerings! most current job offerings!

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