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Local bank robbed

May 31, 2013

East Greenwich Police is searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery that transpired at a local bank Friday afternoon.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire District bids adieu to East Greenwich

May 31, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The real sun was hiding behind the overcast skies within the town last Thursday evening.
But for the East Greenwich Fire District, the proverbial sun had officially set for good a little after 8 p.m.
After serving as its own government within East Greenwich since the days where John Adams was elected president, the Fire District’s time in the town officially drew to a close following the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting inside the conference room at Town Hall last Thursday evening.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Memorial Day parade celebrates 145th year

May 31, 2013

HOPKINTON – Occasional sprinkles of cold rain may have seemed threatening to the fate of the annual Memorial Day parade sponsored by the Gordon Greene Post 27 American Legion. But those dedicated to honoring fallen military heroes didn’t let the bad weather stop them. The parade snaked down the main road between Hope Valley and Wyoming just as it has for 145 years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BOE approves motion to arm campus police

May 31, 2013

KINGSTON–The Rhode Island Board of Education voted eight to one Thursday to approve the motion to allow the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Community College of Rhode Island to make individual institutional decisions to arm the campus police. Board member William Maaia voted against the motion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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