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Preview today's The Narragansett Times

December 30, 2011

In today's Narragansett Times, we have an update on the pending litigation between South Kingstown and Village Liquors. The brief hearing dates have been set.

We also have the story of how state police arrested a retired URI finance employee who allegedly stole $475,000 in tuition and fees from the University.

To ring in the new year, we have a 1,600-word tribute to the tumultuous year that has just passed.

All and more inside today's Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town councilman says new districts bad for Hopkinton

December 30, 2011

HOPKINTON - The new district maps that were approved by the Rhode Island Reappointment Commission on Monday, Dec. 19, would have a trickle down affect on most of the state’s 39 cities and towns if passed into law. Hopkinton could potentially see some significant changes, such as the addition of a new town polling location.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Award-winning photographer Ray Clayton dies at 69

December 30, 2011

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ray Clayton, 69, an icon in the world of local news photography who mentored and inspired a generation of youngsters in the newspaper business, has died.
Clayton, who retired in 2008 after 32 years with Southern Rhode Island Newspapers – only to return almost immediately as a regular freelance contributor — lost a brief battle with lung cancer just after midnight on Christmas Day.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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