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Archive - Oct 2010


October 25th

Eleanor M. Hakanson-Andrews

October 25, 2010

Eleanor M. (Wilkinson) Hakanson-Andrews, 89, of Coventry, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 at Kent Hospital. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Wright Wilkinson and Jennie (Bell) Wilkinson. She was the wife of the late Russell Andrews and Berthel H. Hakanson.

Public hearing tonight on Charlestown wind proposal

October 25, 2010

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council continues its public hearing tonight on the Whalerock Renewable Energy Ninigret Hamlet Wind Project application at Charlestown Elementary School.

October 24th

Wickford Horribles Parade invades downtown

October 24, 2010

The 2010 Wickford Horribles Parade went off swimmingly Sunday afternoon on Main Street and locals from all across Southern Rhode Island were on hand to display their best costumes.
From Optimus Prime to "Duke Vader", locals were dressed to the nines and a real sight to behold.
Pick up a copy of this Thursday's Standard Times Newspaper to see the photos from the annual parade.

Charlestown considering delaying cesspool removal

October 24, 2010

CHARLESTOWN – The ongoing struggle to bring residents relief from the state Department of Environmental Management's requirement for expensive septic system upgrades continues.

October 23rd

Rams lose a heartbreaker to Maine

October 23, 2010

The University of Rhode Island football team was inches, literally, away from a monumental win over Maine Saturday afternoon but a fumble by quarterback Steve Probst on a third-and-goal play from the one-yard line with one second to go ultimately put the final nail in the Rams’ coffin as URI fell to 2-5 on the season with a heartbreaking 28-23 loss on Homecoming Day.
For full coverage of this game, pick up a copy of this Wednesday’s Narragansett Times newspaper.

Georgio runs wild on Sentinels, Knights roll

October 23, 2010

The Al Georgio show continued to chug right through the heart of Division IV Saturday afternoon as the Exeter-West Greenwich senior runner back racked up an impressive 285 yards … on just eight carries as the Scarlet Knights improved to 6-0 in D-IV with a 42-13 win over Smithfield.
Exeter’s Matt Ricard also scored his first career touchdown in the victory.
For more on this game, pick up a copy of this Thursday’s Standard Times newspaper.

Mariners keep playoff hopes alive with win over Lincoln

October 23, 2010

The Narragansett football team needed a win over Lincoln Saturday afternoon to keep pace for the fourth and final playoff spot in Division III and, thanks to a 90-yard touchdown run by Keirnan Kenny, the Mariners did just that, upending the Lions 23-7 to improve to 2-3 in D-III.
For full coverage of this game, pick up a copy of this Wednesday’s Narragansett Times newspaper.


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