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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-11-2018

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©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. SMITHFIELD – With three people in attendance, the Smithfield School Committee kicked off the New Year by moving plans forward for an ele- mentary school reconfiguration plan. In the Smithfield High School media center Monday night, the School Committee approved the submission of the Stage II applica- tion to the Rhode Island Department Elementary reconfiguration plans move forward By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com of Education for the Smithfield Public Schools Elementary School Reconfiguration. Supt. Judith Paolucci reminded the committee that the vote was not for the approval of the plans, but rather the permission to submit them to RIDE by the application deadline of Feb. 1. Paolucci gave the committee a report on a discussion earlier in the day by the School Building Committee. CAMERON CAPRIO, 9, right, leads his friend, TYLER GUILFOYLE, 9, center, and his brother, CONNOR CAPRIO, 10, all of Smithfield, down the hill at Stephen Olney Park in North Providence on Sunday. BREEZE PHOTOS BY CHARLES LAWRENCE All bundled up for a cold day of sledding with her children at Cold Spring Park, in Woonsocket, on Sunday, is TONYA ENGLEHART, of Burrillville. See RECONFIGURATION, Page 4 SCITUATE – The Rev. Johanna Marcure is the new rector at Trinity Episcopal Church. Joined by her husband, Rabbi Joe Murray, and high school freshman daughter Leah, she said she has felt welcomed by a vibrant, active parish. "They're incredibly faithful and dedicated. Their love of God and love of the church is evident in almost everything that they do," she said. "And there's a level of excitement, I think, for the com- munity, and people seem to be very excited to have a new spiritual leader and are curious about what we are going to do and how we are going to do it." Coming from her position as a rec- tor of Grace Episcopal Church in Syracuse, N.Y., Marcure said, "God Trinity Episcopal Church welcomes Rev. Marcure By JACQUELYN MOOREHEAD Valley Breeze Staff Writer jackie@valleybreeze.com See MARCURE, Page 9 MARCURE Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester FREE Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & JANUARY 11-17, 2018 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. www.briarcliffegardens.com Dr. Scott B. Klimaj Dr. Scott B. Klimaj Dr. Scott B. Klimaj 7 Smith Avenue, Greenville 949-3200 949-3200 949-3200 www.drscottri.com Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients Family Dentistry New Year... New Home or Sale? Barbara A. Scanlon Broker Associate ABR, CPDE, CRS, e-PRO, PMN, SRES Home Office: (401) 949-1689 Licensed Since 1985 RE/MAX Town & Country barbarascanlon.com | barbara@barbarascanlon.com Take advantage of interest rates and prices in today's real estate market. Contact me for market evaluation of your home and details before they melt away!

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