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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 05-24-2018

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Tops in the Class of 2018 BREEZE PHOTO BY NICOLE DOTZENROD DEV RAMESH, left, valedictorian of Cumberland High School's Class of 2018, is joined by salutatorian CAROLINE SQUIZZERO. BREEZE PHOTO BY LAUREN CLEM LINCOLN – Daniel Hasegawa has been named valedictorian of Lincoln High School's Class of 2018, and classmate Alexa Labossiere is the salutato- rian. The top two students were honored, along with eight of their classmates, last Wednesday, May 16, at the annual top 10 breakfast at Hasegawa, Labossiere lead at LHS By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer Berkeley Mill gets special zoning But legal challenge likely of planned new housing PAWTUCKET – Jason Macari got the go-ahead from the Town Council last Wednesday, May 16, on a mixed- use special overlay district for the Berkeley Mill, where the developer is planning further improvements including a brewery and living spac- es. But the approval by the Town Council came with the threat of a legal challenge by a neighbor of the property based specifically on the proposal to construct one-bedroom residences in the mill. The overlay designation allows a broader range of uses for the mill at 30 Martin St. The Breeze reported in April that the Planning Board had approved the overlay district, limiting the number of bedrooms in the planned residen- tial spaces in part because members knew that the council would want the limit in place due to concerns about rising school enrollments. Attorney Nicole Martucci, of Kelly & Mancini and representing Redwood Realty II of 24 Martin St., said it would be "irresponsible and By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor CUMBERLAND – Dev Ramesh is valedictorian, and Caroline Squizzero the salutatorian for the Class of 2018 at Cumberland High School. Ramesh, son of Ramesh Mohan and Chandini Sankaran, will attend Brown University in the fall, where he hopes to study data sci- It's Ramesh, Squizzero at CHS By NICOLE DOTZENROD Valley Breeze Staff Writer WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles Academy has announced its top students and graduation speakers for the class of 2018. Mount's top 3 students all from Cumberland By LAUREN CLEM Valley Breeze Staff Writer HASEGAWA LABOSSIERE From left are seniors RACHEL BREITENBACH, MATTHEW MELMYCHUK, and JULIA DISPIRITO. See CHS, Page 14 See LHS, Page 16 See BERKELEY MILL, Page 36 See MOUNT, Page 17 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE MAY 24-30, 2018 Wills & Trusts Estate Planning & Settlement The Law Office of George M. Prescott Esquire Rhode Island does not have a procedure for the certification or recognition of specialization by lawyers. 300 Front Street, Lincoln, RI 02865 Telephone – 401.726.5577 No fee for initial consultation. AUTO BODY 725 7725 Locally Owned & Operated David Bourdeau & Bruce Martins Falamos Portugues Since 1963 All Work Guaranteed WALKER ST., LINCOLN Collision Specialists 1985 Mendon Rd. Cumberland, RI Call Dave Serpa (401) 639-2351 Cell RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE CUMBERLAND 35 Summer St: This home is the AFTER on an HGTV episode! No detail overlooked - exceptional craftsmanship throughout this 4 bed 3 bath New England farmhouse style home. Light, bright and cheerful, this open floor manages to maintain the feel of its Arts and Crafts roots, but the home has been expanded and upgraded for comfort, function and design. Highlights include tasteful built-ins, a mahogany wet bar, a gourmet kitchen, 3 stylish full baths, hardwoods throughout, generous mudroom/laundry area, stamped concrete areas inside and out, 2 car garage, brand new septic to be installed! Set on a quiet dead-end street. $389,000 Must See Interior

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