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July 26th

After many generations, family’s bond remains strong

July 26, 2013

EXETER — Some members of the Riccio/Zenga family still can smell the wine fermenting from oak barrels that were stored in the shed near the home of Rosario Riccio and Filomena Zenga, located at 67 Queen St. in East Greenwich, after the entire family spent a whole day pressing and churning the grapes.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Firefighters give chief ‘no confidence’ vote

July 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — It’s been a situation that has been building and building over the last few years within the East Greenwich Fire Department and members of the East Greenwich Firefighters Union Local 3328 finally took a stance in hoping that will result in dramatic change within the department’s hierarchy.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG lieutenant pleads not guilty

July 26, 2013

An East Greenwich police lieutenant accused of assaulting a suspect in custody stood before a judge Tuesday and entered ‘not guilty’ pleas at Kent County Courthouse.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Richmond resident Vickers is ready to rock

July 26, 2013

RICHMOND – According to Jim Vickers of Wood River Junction, there have always been two loves in his life; newspaper and music. In 2004, he founded Motif Magazine, a Rhode Island arts & entertainment publication for which he acted as editor and publisher until selling the magazine earlier this year. “It was time to do other things”, he said. Those other things included focusing on live music.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Conn. cyclist dies after accident on Route 1

July 26, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – An 84-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday when he was struck by a motor vehicle while biking on Route 1 south.
The incident occurred at 4:58 p.m. in the Green Hill and Shannock Road section of Route 1, police said.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kingston Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 years of classical music

July 26, 2013

KINGSTON – The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The festival kicked off Wednesday night at the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center with a sold out concert.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Despite wrath of Sandy, Skip’s Dock stays afloat

July 26, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - After overcoming heavy damage from Hurricane Sandy, Skip’s Dock is open for the season. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, the Trager family owned and operated retail seafood market on Succotash Road in Jerusalem has overcome similar adversity in the past to remain loyal to generations of customers.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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