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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

Young people leave their legacies

July 31, 2014

KINGSTON — Design your Destiny; Join the Journey; Leave your Legacy.
Three phrases written down on a piece of paper may seem simple. Yet, when that trio of three-word statements is acted upon, especially by exuberant youth, the impacts they have will last a long time.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Residents file new Rolling Greens complaint

July 31, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—A group of 24 residents have submitted a new complaint to Rhode Island Superior Court last Wednesday, disputing the town council’s approval of comprehensive plan and zoning amendments to allow the Rolling Greens development at the intersection of Route 102 and 2 to move forward. The town has been at loggerheads for the past several months with residents whose properties abut the site and officials from the Town of Exeter who feel that the development violates the rural character of the area.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Wilson’s staves off closure

July 31, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—With the threat of closure hanging close, Wilson’s of Wickford was able to scrape together the $148,000 needed to pay for its fall inventory, among other necessities. Operator James Wilson was pleasantly taken aback by the community’s response in helping support the 70 year-old clothier.
“It is awesome and humbling, and we are very grateful,” said Wilson on Tuesday. “The community and the support was so strong and so inspiring. We probably had somewhere between 900 to 1000 people make contributions online and here in the store.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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