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August 2nd

Council hears Boothroyd’s talk on rising sea level

August 2, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – Future major storms combined with sea level rise are a “very large problem,” especially in coastal communities, like Charlestown, Dr. Jon C. Boothroyd told the Charlestown Town Council during a workshop Monday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council pursuing purchase of Whalerock property

August 2, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – The Charlestown Town Council voted unanimously in executive session last week to pursue a proposal to purchase the open space known as the Whalerock property.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

‘Pilot’ lands safely in Bradford

August 2, 2013

The Tokarski family of Bradford welcomed its newest member Wednesday, a labrador retriever named Pilot.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

No Open Meetings Act violation in Daly-LaBelle case

August 2, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Rhode Island Department of Attorney General ruled last week that the South Kingstown School Committee was not in violation of the Open Meetings Act when a “quorum” of school committee members participated in a professional development subcommittee meeting last August.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Raimondo pays a visit to The Times

August 2, 2013

WAKEFIELD — Currently touring the state to promote her financial education program, EmpowerRI, state treasurer Gina Raimondo visited The Narragansett Times office last Wednesday to discuss her goals for the upcoming year regarding Rhode Island’s fiscal health.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 31st

Prout out on basket at buzzer

August 1, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—Brian Lamendola is what summer league basketball is all about.
After graduating a starting center, point guard and 1,000-point scorer Prout coach Jed O’Malley knew he’d have some holes to fill on this year’s roster.
That being said, he also knew he had significant pieces returning in Chris DiClemente, Alex DeLuca and Drew Mace – as well as a freshman who already has three Division I scholarship offers before ever playing a high school game in Tomas Murphy.
Four players do not make a team, however, and that is where Lamendola fits in.

’Gansett no match for Wizards

August 1, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—Run! Run! Run!
It was a simple message West Warwick coach Richard Grenier had for his players Wednesday as the Wizards ran, ran, ran past Narragansett for a 57-30 victory in the opening round of the Narragansett Summer League playoffs.
“Our game at West Warwick for as long I’ve been there is to just push the tempo and run as fast we can up the floor,” Grenier said. “We’ve done a very good job of that. We’ve been very consistent with our fast break and we’ve been very unselfish the entire summer.”

Rebels roll to win over Mariners

August 1, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – Sometimes a team wins in such a dominating fashion that it is hard to put into words. Wednesday night may just have been one of those games for the South Kingstown boys basketball team as it put a 53-37 hurting on Narragansett in the opening round of summer league playoffs at Christofaro Park.
“They got after it on defense. They followed the game plan and were right on defensively,” said Jeff Wosencroft, assistant coach with the Rebels’ varsity team during the winter, currently helping with the summer program. “Guys looked like they were having fun out there.

Wickford 11's move on to state finals

July 31, 2013

BRISTOL – In spite of his team mashing their way to a District 3 championship, winning three of their four games in that tournament by double digits, Wickford 11-Year Old All-Stars manager Joe Walsh left the field the night of the district title match saying it would be his team’s pitching and defense that would lead them to a state title.
“Came true,” Walsh said of his prediction on Monday. “Today was one of those days.”

Sharks eliminated from postseason

July 31, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN – After having to comeback and win game two of a doubleheader just one day prior to force the rubber match, J2 Design Team Sharks found themselves needing another comeback on Monday in game three of their preliminary round series of the Senior American Legion State Tournament against East Bay-Riverside Post 10 to keep their playoff run alive.
Unfortunately, the Sharks were not as lucky this time, falling behind early and eventually dropping a 7-4 decision to Post 10 at Lischio Field.

 

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