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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 06-14-2018

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Diamond Hill water line work starting soon CUMBERLAND – Residents who've worried about the com- bined impact of a major round- about construction project and water line installation work hap- pening all at once along Diamond Hill Road may be relieved to learn that the projects won't over- lap much. Water Supt. Chris Champi, updating the Town Council last week, told them that the first phase of the planned 2.25-mile replacement of a 10-inch water line from Route 295 to Nate Whipple Highway – a short stretch from Route 295 to Raymond Drive – will start by the end of June and last for about three weeks. By the time the project to bring two new roundabouts to the Route 295 exits and a realignment of Chapel Four Corners is set to get going in earnest, tentatively in August, the pipe replacement work should be advanced to the area of Phantom Farms, nearly another mile down Diamond Hill Road from Raymond Drive, said Champi. The remaining mile from Phantom Farms to Nate Whipple will then begin, putting a "substan- By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com BREEZE PHOTO BY ROBERT EMERSON Seniors JEFFREY FERREIRA, left, and LUKAS EATON react to something on their cell phone as they wait to enter Cumberland High School's graduation cer- emony at PPAC on Monday night. Ferrerira is entering the U.S. Navy and Eaton will attend New England Tech. More photos and coverage on pages 12-18. BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE Students file out of the school to the gymnasium, as commencement cer- emonies begin at Mount St. Charles Academy, in Woonsocket, on Sunday. See WATER LINE, Page 10 CHAMPI Congrats, 2018 grads Connected CHS class urged to engage in life CUMBERLAND – Caps flew into the air, and the band led a rousing rendition of "Sweet Caroline" as Cumberland High School's 256 graduates prepared to file out of the Providence Performing Arts Center Monday night, diplomas in hand. The students were clearly present in the moments that evening, said their leaders, who encouraged them to stay engaged for the long haul, whether it be in their com- By ETHAN SHOREY Valley Breeze Managing Editor ethan@valleybreeze.com See CHS, Page 12 At Mount: Pursue more than success WOONSOCKET – Students of Woonsocket's Mount St. Charles Academy, dressed in flowing red and royal purple caps and gowns, paused on the stone stairwell of their alma mater to exchange hugs and By DIANDRA MARKGRAF Valley Breeze Contributing Writer See MOUNT, Page 19 ©2018 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Serving Cumberland and Lincoln Breeze THE VALLEY FREE JUNE 14-20, 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 www.GeorgeMPrescottLaw.com No fee for initial consultation. Wishing You A Very Happy Father's Day! Call us for a "FREE market analysis" MeMber 300 Front St., Lincoln 724-8660 WWW.LAMONTAGNEREALESTATE.COM CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL 2018 GRADUATES! AUTO BODY 725 7725 Locally Owned & Operated David Bourdeau & Bruce Martins Falamos Portugues Since 1963 All Work Guaranteed WALKER ST., LINCOLN Collision Specialists

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