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See what you’re missing in this week’s Standard Times

November 18, 2010

Allie’s Donuts: It’s as big a Rhode Island institution as the Big Blue Bug and Rocky Point. In this week’s Standard Times, we profile the life of longtime Allie’s owner Allie Briggs, who recently passed away at the age of 82. In addition, find out how local liquor stores are responded to the recently controversy surrounding caffeinated alcoholic beverages.

Tim Hortons closes 36 locations

November 18, 2010

In its financial report for what was an otherwise strong third quarter for the Canada-based coffee chain, Tim Hortons announced that it effectively closed 36 locations with 34 of those being in the Providence and Hartford, Conn., markets last week.

Gannon heading to Guinea for Peace Corps

November 18, 2010

NARRAGANSETT – Local Sauderstown resident Jacqueline Gannon, 22, is heading to Guinea in West Africa as part of the Peace Corps.
Upon her departure on Jan. 13, Gannon will begin her training as a health educator Peace Corps volunteer. After graduation from volunteer training in March, Gannon will be working to raise awareness and increase prevention of HIV and AIDS and malaria, and to promote nutrition, vaccinations and hygiene.

Swearing in for incumbents in Narragansett

November 18, 2010

ARRAGANSETT–After all five reelected members of the Town Council were sworn in at Monday's meeting, Glenna Hagopian was elected by council members as the new President in a 3-2 vote. Chris Wilkens and Susan Cicilline-Buonnano voted for the latter as President. David Crook was elected as President pro tempe in an identical vote.

 

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