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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 02-22-2018

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 PHOTOS BY BILL MURPHY The plot thickens JULIEN AYOTTE, of Cumberland, above right, chats with JEANINE SPIKES, an author from Cranston, at the third annual Book Lovers' Local Author Expo, held last Saturday at the Cumberland Public Library. Ayotte was sell- ing his four books at the event. At right, SIMON AYDIN, 11, of Cumberland, sells copies of his book, "Did You Know? Jesus Spoke Aramaic" Simon, a 5th- grader at Blackstone Valley Prep, was one of the many local authors from Rhode Island and Massachusetts showcased at Saturday's event. See more pho- tos on page 8. Almond on budget: Schools can't keep adding spending LINCOLN – Town administra- tor T. Joseph Almond presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to the Lincoln Budget Board last Thursday, call- ing for a 1.4 percent municipal spending increase and 1.7 per- cent school spending increase from last year. That 1.7 percent increase to schools has educators warning of coming By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer New Mendon Road condos up for review CUMBERLAND – A plan to con- struct six buildings containing 115 new condo units off Mendon Road, By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ALMOND See BUDGET, Page 21 See CONDOS, Page 2 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE FEBRUARY 22-28, 2018 AUTO BODY 725 7725 Locally Owned & Operated David Bourdeau & Bruce Martins Falamos Portugues Since 1963 All Work Guaranteed WALKER ST., LINCOLN Collision Specialists AT YOUR SERVICE INSIDE Local Business Advertising Supplement AT YOUR SERVICE INSIDE Local Business Advertising Supplement The Faces of Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Kevin and Rita Beck, owners of Cumberland Kitchen Bath & Design Center, love to design and build kitchen and bath remodels. Our goal is to ensure that our customers have a good experience. When shopping for a kitchen or bathroom remodel, our process is easy. Our talented designers work one on one with you throughout the entire design and construction process, making it a better experience. Your designer will work with you to create a functional design as well as the aesthetics of your space. We understand that your house is your home and when shopping for a new kitchen or bath, making sure you are comfortable with the designer and the company is extremely important. At Cumberland Kitchen and Bath Design Center we pride ourselves on hand picking both our designers and our contractors. We look forward to working with you and being able to create your dream kitchen or bathroom. 1764 Mendon Road (McDonald's Plaza) Cumberland RI 02864 401-334-7317 Hours: Mon. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue.-Thurs. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Kevin, owner • Sandra, designer • Valerie, designer • Thomas, designer • Rita, owner & designer ©2017 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Name: Valley Floor Covering Width: 9.5 in Depth: 7.3 in Color: Black plus one Ad Number: p171344 144 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864 phone: 401-724-8650 web: email: Floors you love - Service you expect Our 2nd generation family owned and operated business has been dedicated to meeting all of your flooring and custom tile needs since 1986, when the company was first started by Fernando Almeida. Now, 30 years later, Valley Floor Covering Inc. continues with the same exceptional customer service and success under the new president, his son, Marco Almeida. We take pride in providing our customers with the best personal attention from design to installation. All installations are completed by our experienced, professional installers, lead by Rui Almeida, while never using subcontractors. Stop by our newly expanded and redesigned showroom and meet with our General Manager, Jennifer Germani for your one-on-one, personalized design and sales consultation. We are open Monday-Saturday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and additional hours available by appointment. A oduct of Serving Pawtucket Breeze THE VALLEY Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY Serving North Smithfield, Blackstone and Woonsocket Breeze THE VALLEY Serving Smithfield, Scituate, Foster and Glocester Observer THE VALLEY BREEZE & A Valley Breeze Newspaper Breeze THE NORTH PROVIDENCE CUMBERLAND AND LINCOLN EDITION ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC.

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