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Coventry High sends out Class of 2013 at Ryan Center

June 24, 2013

More than 350 graduate as 78th class says good-bye

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – “Don’t change who you are, because that’s what matters most and that’s the type of diversity that can change the world,” said Coventry High’s 2013 valedictorian, Jennifer Haley.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Landmark gets a little TLC thanks to city firm

June 24, 2013

COVENTRY — Members of the Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society (WRICHS) were thrilled to have employees of a Providence company volunteering their time at the Paine House last Friday morning as a way to help out non-profits throughout the state.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sunset Farm named to National Historic Register

June 24, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - A historic farm in the Point Judith Neck area of Narragansett recently received federal recognition for its contributions to the history of agriculture, architecture, community development, entertainment and recreation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South Kingstown crime rate down in 2012

June 24, 2013

DUI arrests in South Kingstown up from 78 in 2011 to 130 in 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Crime in South Kingstown was down overall in 2012 from the previous year, according to the South Kingstown Police Department’s 2012 annual report.
The recently released report outlines crime and accident statistics, which allows the department to identify crime trends in the community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Philbrick to be sentenced this afternoon

June 24, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Dean C. Philbrick, 48, of South Kingstown, is scheduled to be sentenced in Washington County Superior Court today at 2 p.m. for the Feb. 15, 2012 death of 23-year-old Erica Knowles.

Philbrick is charged with one count of driving under the influence - death resulting and one count of driving to endanger - death resulting. A Washington County Grand Jury indicted Philbrick on the charges in May 2012.

Knowles, 23, of 95 Wood Lane, South Kingstown, died after the vehicle Philbrick was driving struck a tree on Torrey Road in the early morning hours of Feb. 15.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho High School graduates move on to new experiences

June 24, 2013

KINGSTON — Proudly clad in the school’s green and white colors, the Chariho Class of 2013 paraded into the Ryan Center for graduation ceremonies Friday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Residents concerned about WES zoning changes

June 24, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN — At Tuesday evening’s planning commission meeting, residents expressed their concerns regarding proposed Comprehensive Plan and zoning changes which would allow Wickford Elementary School to be renovated as a hotel and conference staging structure.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Summer performances at Odeum to be postponed

June 24, 2013

The curtain at the Greenwich Odeum Theater, at least for the time being, will close and the stage will be in the dark.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town welcomes Fire Department

June 24, 2013

Local officials honor past service and history of Fire District, usher in whole new beginning

EAST GREENWICH — When Nicholas Montville pinned the Captain’s badge on the coat of his father, Kenneth Montville, the look of pride and joy on the elder Montville’s face symbolized the tremendous excitement about the future he now has with the East Greenwich Fire Department.
However, he wasn’t the only one possessing that feeling.
The other firefighters were sharing that same joy.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council discusses alcohol policy alterations

June 24, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Members of the East Greenwich Town Council, other local officials and the public discussed their thoughts and ideas regarding possibly amending the alcoholic beverage ordinance Monday evening at Swift Community Center.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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