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November 18th

Hundreds pay tribute to Ted Whittaker

November 19, 2011

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – On Tuesday night, close to 400 people came to the Quonset “O” Club to toast, roast and celebrate former Town Council member Edward “Ted” “Santa” Whittaker’s life and accomplishments.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG Deputy Fire Chief won't be further disciplined

November 18, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — East Greenwich Deputy Fire Chief Russell McGillivray, suspended for two days with pay following an incident two weeks ago at a state Fire Marshal's Office training class, will not face further disciplinary action from the district's Board of Fire Commissioners.

Meeting in executive session Thursday night, the board refused to divulge any vote taken on further disciplinary action against McGillivray in the wake of an NBC10 I-Team report alleging that he had dropped his pants during a training session.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

November 18, 2011

In today's The Narragansett Times, we have a story about why the Ocean Mist and Tara Joyce's Family Pub oppose South Kingstown's application to put up a bulkhead wall on Matunuck Beach Road.

The Narragansett School Committee reappointed Superintendent Sipala for another three years.

We also have a story on the new wind turbine installed at Fishermen’s Memorial Campground in Narragansett.

All and more inside The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hunting may be solution to deer overpopulation

November 18, 2011

CHARLESTOWN - The Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex (RINWRC), a division of the National Fish and Wildlife Service, is in the process of constructing a White-tailed Deer Management Plan for the Block Island and Ninigret National Wildlife Refuges. A public workshop was held at the Kettle Pond Visitors Center on Thursday, Nov. 10, to collect public input on the plan and to answer questions.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 17th

Judge denies Fry's request for a new trial

November 18, 2011

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Over a month since a grand jury found former North Kingstown resident Kimberly Fry guilty of second-degree murder of her daughter Camden, a judge denied her request for a new trial Monday afternoon in Washington County Superior Court.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK supports pension reform

November 17, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Knowing that without pension reform, South Kingstown faces an unfunded liability of $19.7 million for its municipal employee retirement system, the Town Council supports pension reform and last week's amendments to the state pension bill.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tourism Council sets up shop in Connecticut

November 17, 2011

In an effort to distribute South County-related tourism materials, the South County Tourism Council (SCTC) has acquired space at the Pilot Travel Center at Exit 93 off Route 95 in Connecticut. The move was a direct result of the closing of the Rhode Island Welcome Center.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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