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Archive - Sep 29, 2011

LaPlante Center files lawsuit against RI

September 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – At the Adeline LaPlante Memorial Center in Wakefield, many members dedicate their time to volunteering in the community whether they help deliver bread to people in need or volunteer for Meals on Wheels.

However, the work these members do to make a difference in the lives of those around them may change after the state proposed a $600,000 cut in funds to the LaPlante Center, a budget decision that will directly impact the programs that allows the center to provide volunteer and work opportunities to its members.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Deficient bridges across South County

September 29, 2011

The Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RIPIRG) released a report on Thursday, Sept. 22, stating that 163 bridges, or 21.6 per cent of all bridges in the state, are rated structurally deficient by government standards. According to the these numbers, Rhode Island has the fourth worst bridge conditions in the country.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview this week's Standard Times today!

September 29, 2011

The Kimberly Fry trial entered its second week this week and the Standard Times has you covered on all the latest news.
In this week's edition, we bring you all the most current information from the trial as well as provide you updates on the NECAP science testing in North Kingstown and Exeter-West Greenwich, plus bring you all the features you've come to know and love from our paper each and every week, including an update on the new head of the NK Free Library.
Pick up a copy today!

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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