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June 13th

East Greenwich High School Class of 2013 Graduates

June 13, 2013

Due to an error in the East Greenwich Pendulum today, the list of 2013 high school graduates is not complete. The Pendulum apologizes for the error and the full list will run in next weeks issue on June 20. The following is a complete list of the 2013 East Greenwich High School graduates.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 7th

State tries to help find solution for SRP dilemma in Coventry

June 7, 2013

PROVIDENCE— It was made quite clear during Thursday night’s informational session that state government officials are astounded that neither the Coventry Town Council nor School Committee want to take responsibility for the severely underfunded School Related Personnel pension plan.
Members of the RI Pension Study Commission held a roundtable discussion to try and initiate conversation between Coventry’s school related personnel (SRP), their board of trustees, the school committee and the town council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry voters have a lot to ponder

June 7, 2013

COVENTRY – No matter how the coin is flipped, Coventry residents are either looking at a 3.5 percent increase in property taxes or vital services will be cut.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Weygand stepping down as URI vice president, will serve as teacher

June 7, 2013

KINGSTON – Robert A. Weygand, the University of Rhode Island’s vice president for administration and finance, is stepping down from his position as of June 30.
However, he will not be leaving the university.
Weygand, 65, who announced his plan to step down in October, will be assuming a teaching position, serve as the director of the master’s of public administration program and teach in the university’s honors program.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

WTT to host Seaside Village Fair on Sunday

June 7, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Local residents have joined together to bring back the sense of community in Narragansett. A resident of Narragansett for more than 40 years, Marie Younkin-Waldman created the organization Where’s the Town? (WTT) in Fall 2011, in hopes of rejuvenating the Pier.
WTT will do its part on Sunday, June 9, as the organization holds its second annual Seaside Village Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pier Marketplace.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Graduation a bittersweet end for Prout seniors

June 7, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Prout School graduated 146 seniors Tuesday at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center.
The Class of 2013 received their diplomas at the school’s 45th graduation ceremony, which marked the bittersweet end of their four years at the Catholic school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Seaside Fair rescheduled

June 7, 2013

Readers,

The Seaside Fair at Pier Marketplace in Narragansett has been re-scheduled, because of rain, from Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 9. The event, sponsored by 'Where's The Town,' will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Best to all!

The Narragansett Times Staff

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 6th

Weapon permitting bill presented to House committee

June 6, 2013

PROVIDENCE—Rep. Larry Valencia (Dist. 39—Richmond, Exeter, Hopkinton) presented the latest version of House Bill 6160 to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, legislation which would remove the town clerk in Exeter from being responsible for approving concealed weapons permits to residents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Anusavice pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

June 6, 2013

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—North Kingstown resident Gary Anusavice pleaded guilty on Monday in a federal courtroom to charges of health care fraud and tax evasion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lusi, Payette reflect on high-school experience

June 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Relief. Anxiousness. Excitement. Bittersweet feelings. Optimism.
There are many emotions and senses that seniors experience in the waning days and weeks of their high-school careers leading up to when they make that long walk, dressed in the traditional cap and gown, to receive their much-deserved diplomas.
Those same emotions are swimming through the minds of valedictorian Christina Lusi, salutatorian Jack Payette and their fellow friends and classmates whom make up the East Greenwich High School Class of 2013, which will share the bright spotlights hanging down from the rafters at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence on Sunday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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