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November 12th

New business hopes for ‘fresh’ start in NK

November 13, 2010

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A new business in town will be opening just after the first of the year that will offer locals fresh, homemade bread made with the freshest ingredients, deli sandwiches and more.
Great Harvest Bread Co., which will be located at 6679 Post Road, next to the AT&T store, is still under construction but soon it will be a place where people can come and get fresh, out of the oven bread and relax with a cup of coffee and a muffin.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week's Standard Times.

Fire destroys mobile home in NK

November 13, 2010

NORTH KINGSTOWN –A late afternoon fire completely destroyed an unoccupied mobile home on Boston Neck Road, last Thursday, just north of Waldron Avenue in the Hamilton section of town. Multiple calls came in from motorists and North Kingstown fire personnel responded at 3:57 p.m. and upon arrival, the mobile home was “heavily engulfed”. According to some eye witnesses, flames could be seen shooting up to 40 feet in the air.

Local singer poised at edge of stardom

November 13, 2010

HOPKINTON, R.I. – For a singer whose career is just starting to gain national and international attention, it is ironic that Juliana Fraioli’s favorite place to sing is a place called “The Bitter End.” Fraioli, 25, who grew up in North Kingstown and now lives in Hopkinton, in between stops of New York City, Boston and Providence, has just released a new CD called, “Juliana.” The Italian-American, classically trained songstress brings a fresh, new sound to contemporary music. She writes and performs songs of passion and angst, fantasy and fun, all through the eyes of a wise young person.

TELL ME YOUR STORY: Veterans Cemetery: A sacred place of perpetual remembrance

November 13, 2010

EXETER – On a raw and windy Tuesday, David Kirchner makes his rounds of the Rhode Island Memorial Veterans Cemetery, picking up small grave-site flags that have blown over. As director of the cemetery – he started working with the veterans’ program in 1998 – he considers overseeing this hallowed ground a privilege. “I’m very proud to serve, to preserve the dignity of the whole place,” he says. “It is fulfilling and humbling.” For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week's Standard Times.

PAST TIMES: Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden passionate about Jamestown’s history

November 13, 2010

JAMESTOWN – Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden sit in the Jamestown Museum, built in 1885-86 and talk about their passions: history. Both active in the Jamestown Historical Society, they’re showing off the latest example of their mission to tell the story of this special place – a handsome, recently-published book titled JAMESTOWN: A History of Narragansett Bay’s Island Town. The two women have collaborated on a number of projects; both write and Rosemary also edits.

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

November 13, 2010

Winter's coming and you need look no further than this week's Standard Times Newspaper to see just that. In this week's paper, we examine the issues you care the most about. From the latest proposal for Beechwood House to an in-depth look at a local ghost-hunting crew, we've got the stories you want to read.

November 11th

URI Pharmacy building 'on time and on budget'

November 12, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Republican Governor Donald Carcieri grinned like an overfed cat as Vice President of Administration Robert Weygand told an audience at a topping out ceremony that URI’s Pharmaceutical Building was “on time and on budget.” Rhode Island recently approved (by 62 percent) a ballot measure for $65 million in state bonds on for the new 148,000 square foot building.

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