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June 21st

Council wants tri-town meeting on Chariho Act

June 21, 2013

RICHMOND – The Richmond Town Council is calling for a tri-town meeting to discuss possible revisions to the Chariho Act.
On Tuesday, councilors expressed their disappointment with the Charlestown Town Council’s seeming opposition to a review and possible revision of the Chariho Act, a statute drafted in 1958, which created the Chariho Regional School District and governs its operations.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Third strike for Chariho school budget

June 21, 2013

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Voters rejected the Chariho school budget in a third referendum Tuesday night. At 1,358 to 376, the final count sent a clear message that $54,100 of further cuts from the last budget’s level-funded amount were not enough to satisfy the residents of the Charlestown, Richmond and Hopkinton.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tefft pleads no contest to murder charge

June 21, 2013

WAKEFIELD – A Hopkinton man accused of murdering Peter E. Newman in 2011, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge in Washington County Superior Court Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett High School graduates ready for new challenges

June 21, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Graduates from the Narragansett High School Class of 2013 took one more step into their future as they accepted their diplomas Thursday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New storefront for Narragansett Bikes

June 21, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- After two years of planning, Narragansett Bikes celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 922 Boston Neck Road on Thursday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 20th

Two additional Whalerock hearings scheduled

June 20, 2013

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

Nicholas Gorham, attorney for Whalerock, continued Whalerock's presentation, introducing expert witnesses Dr. Jay Singer, a professor of audiology at the University of Rhode Island, and Michael Lenihan, a licensed real estate broker and certified general appraiser with more than 40 years of experience.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Welcome House shake-up in South County

June 20, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The same week the new executive director of the Welcome House of South County was scheduled to begin full-time work, he vacated his position, according to Welcome House staff.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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