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June 14th

Top two Chariho seniors teamed up for success

June 14, 2013

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — In the Class of 2013, not only are Chariho seniors Hannah Baker and Madeline Neff good friends, they have also helped each other achieve the highest academic rankings: Baker is valedictorian and Neff is salutatorian. And, because they’re used to teaming up on class projects and homework, the two have decided to write one speech together and will deliver it side by side at the podium on graduation day.
“We’re mostly going to swap paragraphs. I think I’m saying the first two and she’s saying the next two,” said Baker.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

166 pick up diplomas Sunday

June 14, 2013

PROVIDENCE — Donned in the traditional white and maroon caps and gowns, the 166 members of the East Greenwich High School Graduating Class of 2013 were lauded by school faculty, administration, friends and family inside the historic Veterans Memorial Auditorium Sunday afternoon for their achievements both academic and extracurricular throughout their four-year journeys at the campus located at 300 Avenger Ave.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Teachers’ union secretary arrested at Harborside

June 14, 2013

Rhode Island’s largest teacher’s union took a hit on Tuesday when it confirmed its secretary, 58-year-old Louis Rainone of Cranston, had resigned following his arrest at a union meeting at a waterfront East Greenwich restaurant and bar last Friday.
According to published reports, police reports from the East Greenwich

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK Class of 2013 looks to future, grateful for opportunities given

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—With excited minds and a single red rose in hand, students of the North Kingstown High School Class of 2013 processed into the Ryan Center in order to cap off their four years of hard work, a diploma waiting at the end. Family members crowded into their seats this past Friday evening as students fixed tassels and talked about what they’ll miss, where they’d be going to college.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bronk presents need for town market analysis

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - On Monday evening, Director of Economic Development Paige Bronk presented a proposal to the town council to conduct a market analysis of the the town. The study, which will cost approximately $75,000, will aim to assess the town’s current economic climate and what can be done in the future to expand business.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town to move fire maintenance to old Stanley-Bostitch building

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - A new fire maintenance building will be going into the old Stanley-Bostich location on Callahan Road after the town council voted this past Monday evening in executive session. Council members have been discussing options for a new home for fire maintenance, which currently resides at Power Street in Quonset.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council concerned about high school air conditioning issues

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—The North Kingstown Town Council spoke with representatives from the school department on Monday evening to discuss the ongoing heating and air conditioning issues which have impacted North Kingstown High School since it was built in 2001. Members of the Facilities Subcommittee were on hand to discuss the school committee’s request of $72,300 in reimbursement for a study which they will conduct to address the high school’s problems.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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