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SK animal noise ordinance hearing to be held Oct. 15

September 19, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The public hearing regarding potential amendments to the town's animal noise ordinance will not be held this Monday, Sept. 23.

Ella Whaley, South Kingstown Town Council president, said the hearing will be held Tuesday, Oct. 15.

At that time, residents will have the opportunity to come before the council to discuss the keeping of noisy animals, such as roosters, in residential neighborhoods.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Gist speaks on state of education in RI

September 19, 2013

KINGSTON – The state’s educational leaders gathered Tuesday at the University of Rhode Island for a panel discussion on the state of education in Rhode Island.

Eva-Marie Mancuso, chair of the Rhode Island Board of Education, Deborah Gist, commissioner of education, David Dooley, president of the University of Rhode Island, Nancy Carriuolo, president of Rhode Island College and Scott MacKay, political analyst for Rhode Island Public Radio, participated in the discussion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hank’s Down South bringing a different flavor to Galilee

September 19, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- There’s a new guy in town. Today, Sept. 20, is the grand opening for Hank’s Down South, a new barbecue restaurant and bar in Galilee.

Located at 33 State St., Hank’s Down South bar and barbecue restaurant is not your average venue in Narragansett. Instead of focusing on seafood, owner Amy Mason said that she wanted to use her experience with barbecue to bring authentic southern cuisine to the fishermen.

Mason said one of the best features of Hank’s is the smoker.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

An historic visit to The Tower House

September 19, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- After having a unique upbringing in Narragansett, Vicki DeKleer has returned to the town after more than 25 years to revisit her past.

While drinking coffee and eating scones on a late summer morning, Vicki lounged in the local bed and breakfast, The Tower House, on Wednesday with owner Marybeth Kreger.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cross-town battle goes to Crusaders

September 19, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Aside from the obvious proximity between South Kingstown and Prout, Wednesday’s Division I-South girls volleyball game was a critical contest given the path each squad had worn through the first third of the season.
The Rebels (1-2 D-I South) and Crusaders (2-2 D-I South) each entered the game having beaten Chariho but lost to both North Kingstown and Coventry, meaning third place – and potentially playoff seeding down the line – was up for grabs.

ON THE EDGE: Surf up for contest at Misquamicut

September 19, 2013

Waves have been hard to come by for the past two months.
Contest organizers kept their fingers crossed, in hopes of having surf for the 2nd Annual “Catch A Curl” ESA contest, held this past Saturday. ESA kids had a great time in some fun surf, with the event held at the Westerly Town Beach.
“We were very fortunate to get sunny skies, warm air temperatures, and nice surf for the second straight year,” contest director Mistral Dobson said. “The level of surfing was up several notches this year for sure.”

’Gansett no match for Lions

September 19, 2013

NARRAGANSETT–The deck was certainly stacked against the Narragansett girls soccer team as it entered Tuesday afternoon’s contest with a veteran Lincoln squad.
Not only were the wounds of an 8-2 loss to Burrillville fresh but the Mariners also had a littany of injuries to deal with – including one to starting goalkeeper junior Ceili O’Connnell.
For 40 minutes Narragansett more than held its own as replacement keeper freshman Finnian Duncan and the Mariner defense – particularly Sarah Lubic and Grace Castro – kept the Lions off the board in the first half.

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