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Unforgettable Characters: Remembering Archie MacLaughlin

October 14, 2011

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – It was with a bittersweet mix of sadness and warm memories that I learned of the passing of Archie MacLaughlin, 88, longtime resident caretaker – with his wife, Elizabeth – of Casey Farm.
They had celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past April.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK partners with YMCA for Healthy Places By Design Program

October 14, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The town of South Kingstown is taking steps to be healthier as it partners with the South County YMCA and engages in the new Healthy Places By Design Program with the community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NEASK and Stringfellow finally face off

October 14, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The teachers of South Kingstown believe the district is in danger of falling backwards, becoming less high performing and losing its respect in the state. They expressed that fear seven weeks ago on Aug. 30 with a vote of no confidence against the leadership of their boss, blaming the Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kristen Stringfellow for their worries.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

October 14, 2011

Inside today's paper, the long wait is finally over. Find out exactly what has gotten South Kingstown teachers so upset with Superintendent Dr. Kristien Stringfellow.

Also, South Kingstown Police have been very busy this week, dealing with a High Street resident who was held at gun point in his own home and the vandalism of gas tanks at Seaview Marketplace in Matunuck.

We also have a story about the unveiling of a new art mural at the University of Rhode Island by Depression-era artist Gino Conti.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho parents chat with Ricci

October 14, 2011

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - The library at Chariho High school is a place where students can work and study to help further their education. However, on Thursday night, October 6, it was a place where their parents could educate themselves on the issues that affect their children in school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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