BY REGINA FOSTER
Special to the Standard
EXETER â€“ The sun is beating down on Sheila Reynolds-Boothroyd as she sets up a table in front of the newly restored Woody Hill School. Sheâ€™s preparing for the open house organized by the Exeter Historical Association which she heads.
At Saturdayâ€™s event, part of a two-day celebration of the townâ€™s one-room schools, Virginia Barber Laiho and her sister Alice Barber Boynton, who lived at the farm across the road, share memories.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ The town council authorized the town tax assessor Monday night to abate taxes for people participating in the elderly tax abatement program in the amount of $326,000.
CHARLESTOWN - There will be a new face behind the town administratorâ€™s desk at the Charlestown Town Hall for the next three weeks. Town Treasurer Patricia Anderson will be ascending to the roll of Town Administrator in the absence of Bill DiLebero.