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Video- Sharknado 2 Viewers React

July 31, 2014

Video - Sharknado 2 - Viewers React Viewer Reaction: Sharknado 2

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho Junior State All-Stars eliminated

July 31, 2014

CUMBERLAND-Going into the weekend championship series against Barrington in the Jr. League All-Star State Championship Tournament, Chariho had an undefeated record of 6-0 through the district and state tournaments. With just one more victory, Chariho would win the entire state championship, and would mark one of the most incredible playoff runs in the junior league.
However, there was just one team standing in their way of this incredible accomplishment, and it was Barrington’s junior league team.

Chariho wins big against East Greenwich

July 31, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - In the 7th and 8th grade division of the Narragansett Youth Basketball’s Summer League, Chariho Green has enjoyed quite the start to the season. In the team’s first seven games, they had gone 6-1 and were looking to have a big game against East Greenwich Tuesday night at Christafaro Park in South Kingstown.
Chariho Green came out and made a statement against East Greenwich, winning big, 54-28.

Big turnout for Blessing of the Fleet road race

July 31, 2014

NARRAGANSETT—On Friday, a combined group of just under 4,000 walkers, runners, and wheelchair participants were brought together for a special Rhode Island tradition of the Blessing of The Fleet Road Race, which began at the Narragansett Pier School and finished at Veterans’ Memorial Park by Narragansett Town beach.

Developer creates a sportsman’s private oasis

July 31, 2014

WYOMING — Tucked along Route 138 behind stone gates, the Preserve at Boulder Hills is a private sporting club in the making. Though part of the property will continue its history as a golf course, owner Paul Mihailides has added to the original acreage and has a vision for developing facilities for a variety of outdoor activities.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho grad starts aspirational toy company

July 31, 2014

CHARLESTOWN — When Janna Eaves was a senior at Chariho High School, she thought she’d pursue acting as a career, but the encouragement of one teacher changed her life direction.
“I was in drama club, I thought I wanted to be an actress for a while – I was really into acting then. It wasn’t until late in my senior year that I thought I should try engineering,” Eaves said.
“It was Lori Kilmartin and her AP (Advanced Placement) chemistry class. She pushed the idea that I was good at it and I could pursue it as a career, and I should try and go farther with science,” she said.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CRMC, URI publishes new guide to help coastal homeowners

July 31, 2014

When purchasing property on the Rhode Island Coastline, buyers must often consider the unique challenges associated with living in a home or operating a business in an area that will likely be subject to harsh coastal conditions.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Emergency personnel earn promotions

July 31, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — Four emergency service members not only rose through the ranks of their respective departments, but the majority of them also continued family traditions in the process.
In front of friends, family and proud residents at Town Hall Monday evening, Stephen Garrett and Michael Monaghan each were sworn in as lieutenant for the East Greenwich Police Department and the East Greenwich Fire Department, respectively, while Glen Terilli was promoted to sergeant of the EGPD and Andrew Campbell became a permanent member of the EGFD.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Raptakis announces quest for re-election

July 31, 2014

Making it official by means of a press release issued last week, District 33 Senator and local business owner Lou Raptakis announced his intent to run for re-election this November.
A Democrat representing East Greenwich, Coventry and West Greenwich, Raptakis is the owner of Venus Pizza in Coventry and a longtime legislator.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

A park going to the dogs?

July 31, 2014

Stephen Bartlett is hoping that one day, one part of East Greenwich will go to the dogs.
Literally.
The former commissioner of the East Greenwich Fire District has been in discussions with Town officials over the last few weeks regarding his idea of potentially setting aside some land to construct a dog park in East Greenwich, very similar to the Kayla Jean Ricci Dog Park that was recently built in North Kingstown in memory of the young resident who suddenly passed away.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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