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The Valley Breeze & Observer 12-14-2017

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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©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. When the final Benny's store, in Greenville, closed its doors Monday night, it closed a chapter in Rhode Island retailing history. Greenville was the last of the 31 Benny's stores to close. BOB SPIRITO, of Lincoln, above, checks out plastic hanging signs from a wall display. He said he would miss Benny's reasonable prices the most. See more photos on page 19. BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON End of an era: Greenville Benny's is final store to close KAREN MAEFOSTER, of Glocester, at right, takes a video of her last trip to Benny's on Monday evening. She said, "It was my childhood place to shop in the 1970's. I would go to the store with my parents who would let their five kids just roam unattended through the store. It was great." SMITHFIELD – A pair of newly completed bridges represent more than just ways to get from here to there, say town officials. The new Stillwater Road pedes- trian bridge in Georgiaville and Mountaindale Road bridge in the Two key bridge projects completed By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See BRIDGES, Page 22 SCITUATE – Scituate High School Academy of Engineering students are almost ready to deliver a holiday gift: Engineering students create prosthetic arm for 9-year-old By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor See PROSTHETIC, Page 8 Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester FREE DECEMBER 14-20, 2017 Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & 949-3200 949-3200 949-3200 Accepting New Patients FAMILY DENTISTRY FAMILY DENTISTRY FAMILY DENTISTRY Dr. Scott B. Klimaj Dr. Scott B. Klimaj Dr. Scott B. Klimaj 7 Smith Avenue, Greenville, RI Our Patients' smiles say it all! Our uplifting environment and special approach to Alzheimer's and Dementia Care have created a quality of life you simply can't get any place else MEMORY CARE ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE CALL 401-944-2450 FOR A PERSONAL TOUR Conveniently located off Central Avenue, near US 5 in Johnston, RI 49 Old Pocasset Rd. HOLIDAY PIES Over 20 varieties available place your orders early! OPEN DAILY UNTIL DECEMBER 24TH J A S W E L L ' S F A R M S T A N D & B A K E R Y w w w . j a s w e l l s f a r m . c o m O P E N D A I L Y 8 a . m . - 4 p . m . CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH JASWELL'S Gourmet Fruit & Gift Baskets Delivery & Shipping Available Send your loved ones a piece of Smithfield Try Our Own Gourmet Apples featured on Food Network and in Yankee Magazine. Fresh Pastries and Cider Donuts 50 Swan Road, Smithfield 231-9043

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