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September 26th

Teens give back to Nikki Trupiano

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — There are people who are giving. There are people who sacrifice their own needs in favor of those who are in need, no matter what the situation is. There are people who take the term ‘selfless’ to a whole new level.

And then there’s Nikki Trupiano.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

WWII vet to soar this weekend

September 26, 2013

A local World War II veteran will be spreading his proverbial wings down to the Nation’s Capital this weekend.

Raymond Anderson, a 93-year-old East Greenwich resident who once served with the United States Navy before being honorably discharged in December of 1945, will be on a plane flying south from T.F. Green Airport to Washington, D.C. as part of the ‘Honor Flight,’ an event held by the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs (RIAFC), this Saturday morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hodgson running for Attorney General?

September 26, 2013

Could a local state senator be in the running for the Office of Attorney General in 2014?

According to previously published reports, District 35 Sen. Dawson Hodgson (R – East Greenwich, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett) recently expressed interest in throwing his name into the ring for the state’s attorney general position, a job currently being held by Peter F. Kilmartin, next election season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

KCWA rep: 'This hasn't happened before'

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Just one day after it issued a county-wide, boil-water advisory, Peter Masterson, the East Greenwich representative for the Kent County Water Authority, gave the East Greenwich Town Council and Interim Town Manager Thomas Coyle Monday evening an update on the status of the temporary mandate.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK Town Council continues tax incentive discussion

September 26, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—After a lengthy discussion, the North Kingstown Town Council decided to continue the first reading of newly proposed amendments to the town’s tax incentive program to include retail. The ordinance changes, proposed by the Economic Development Advisory Board, aim at attracting more retail ventures into the town’s more depressed areas, such as Post Road.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Stony Lane recognized as Blue Ribbon school

September 26, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the 2013 selections of 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools, of which Stony Lane Elementary School in North Kingstown can be counted. The elementary school is one of 286 nationwide who have been chosen based on its dedication to academic excellence and improving student achievement.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EWG sending students on Texas field trip

September 26, 2013

EXETER – The School Committee approved a Fine Arts field trip to San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday night. The trip will be for students in the drama, art, technology, dance and music department, they will be performing in the Fiesta Flambeau Parade on April 26, 2013.

Elizabeth Lind and Ron Runner of the Fine Arts department are in charge of organizing the trip. It will include day trips to Six Flags, The Alamo, Tower of the Americas and Sea World. This would be the first group from RI to ever perform in the Fiesta Flambeau Parade.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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