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Public hearings continue on Whalerock

June 27, 2013

URI audiologist debunks theory of low frequency infrasound from wind turbines

CHARLESTOWN - The Charlestown Zoning Board held a third public hearing last Wednesday night, June 19, and scheduled two more, as the zoning board determines whether to allow Whalerock Renewable Energy LLC to erect two wind turbines in the town.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Art Smith retiring after 17 years as NPD Animal Control Officer

June 27, 2013

NARRAGANSETT-After 17 years of service, Narragansett animal control officer, and lifetime Narragansett resident, Art Smith, is retiring from the police department. Smith previously worked as a police dispatcher for the South Kingstown Police Department for 10 years but said he was influenced to pursue his current position by his father who had been an animal control officer in Narragansett.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Welcome House in disarray

June 27, 2013

Former board members, employees share their stories

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Staff members have quit. Board members have been ousted. Residents have picketed.
The alleged incidents plaguing the Welcome House of South County began in December, according to a former board member.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Champs At Last!!

June 27, 2013

Great pitching, timely hitting propels ’Gansett to first title in baseball in school history

PAWTUCKET—Over the years a number of great baseball players have come through Narragansett but in that time the Mariners had never won a championship in the spring’s marquee sport – until now.
A six-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth inning helped ’Gansett beat Westerly 7-2 Thursday in the second game of their best-of-three series to lock up the Division II Championship.
“It’s just awesome, especially for me, Ross [Hodnett], Zack [McKanna], Taylor Fleet and Connor Butler,” senior shortstop Jimmy Kershaw said. “It’s just awesome to go out with a bang in your senior year.”

Mariners are baseball champs!

June 27, 2013

The Narragansett Mariners baseball team celebrates a 7-2 victory over Westerly on Thursday to win the Division II state championship, the first ever in the history of the Mariner baseball program.
For the complete story, visit the Local Sports section of RICentral.com.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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