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Times reader interviews ‘Guy the Rock Guy’

August 16, 2013

The rock formations near the Coast Guard House in Narragansett have been admired by locals and tourists for years. The photos and story were submitted by Times reader Michael Bottari.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Washington County Fair a fun family tradition for 47 years

August 16, 2013

The 47th Washington County Fair, the state’s largest agricultural event, runs through Sunday, Aug. 18 at Washington County Fairgrounds, Route 112, Richmond. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.washingtoncountyfair-ri.com.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Galilee Advisory Committee sorts details of Fund 43

August 16, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - The Galilee Advisory Committee discussed the special revenue fund, Fund 43, during a meeting Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Providence Police Officer Reposa had ties to South County

August 16, 2013

JAMESTOWN – A Providence Police Officer and former Narragansett resident was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday while he was off-duty in Jamestown.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Biscuit City Road residents speak out on neighborhood issues

August 16, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Several residents of the Biscuit City Road neighborhood attended Tuesday’s South Kingstown Town Council meeting to seek the council’s assistance on issues including roosters, traffic and the long-debated emergency access road.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Floodplain management amendments approved

August 16, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt proposed amendments to the town code relating to floodplain management.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council recognizes Eagle Scout

August 16, 2013

The South Kingstown Town Council recognized Colin Graham Murphy Monday for attaining the Eagle Scout Award.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

RIDOT purchases Native American site in Narragansett

August 16, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Wednesday the purchase of 52 acres along Salt Pond in Narragansett, which have been discovered to hold significant, pre-colonial Native American material.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI researchers use new technologies to examine watershed health on Hunt River

August 16, 2013

KINGSTON—Scientists at the University of Rhode Island will be collaborating with colleagues from across the state and country in the coming weeks to learn more about the state’s watershed health.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

King proposes report on school roofs

August 16, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—On Tuesday evening, the North Kingstown School Committee held a brief work session to discuss a number of administrative items.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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