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July 26th, 2013

Despite wrath of Sandy, Skip’s Dock stays afloat

July 26, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - After overcoming heavy damage from Hurricane Sandy, Skip’s Dock is open for the season. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, the Trager family owned and operated retail seafood market on Succotash Road in Jerusalem has overcome similar adversity in the past to remain loyal to generations of customers.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Whalerock public hearing continued to Aug. 28

July 26, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The Charlestown Zoning Board approved a request by the town last Wednesday, July 17, to continue the public hearing on the request of Whalerock Renewable Energy, LLC, to develop two wind turbines off King’s Factory Road.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Water bugs cause a stir at area beaches during heat wave

July 26, 2013

Those seeking relief from the heat last week with a cool ocean swim, may have found themselves sharing the refreshing waters with some bug-like critters.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK Council approves food trucks for upcoming concerts

July 26, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Town Council announced Monday that local food trucks will be invited to attend upcoming concerts at the Village Green and at Marina Park next month.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Couple arrested on drug charges

July 26, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – An ongoing investigation into the alleged trafficking of crack cocaine in South Kingstown and Narragansett resulted in the arrest of a Narragansett couple Thursday.
South Kingstown Police, Narragansett Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Rhode Island State Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Damon Graham, 33, and Ashley Sekator-Graham, 30, and the seized crack cocaine, cocaine powder and two firearms, from the couple’s Narragansett residence.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 25th

Blessing of the Fleet road race slated for Friday

July 25, 2013

It began as a simple road race 41 years ago.
Since then the Narragansett Lions Club’s annual Blessing of the Fleet Road Race has become not just one of the most recognized races in New England, but also one of the signature events in the state of Rhode Island. On Friday, it is a legacy that will be furthered when the Blessing’s 42nd running takes place.

ON THE EDGE: Surf kicks up for Second Beach contest

July 25, 2013

Sometimes things just fall into place.
This is the best way to describe what happened for the Eastern Surfing Association New England Summer Surfing Championships that ran this past Saturday at Second Beach in Middletown.
For the entire previous week, the surf was hopelessly flat and the surf zone at Second Beach was riddled with an odd form of sea life that resembled small, biting insects.
On the morning of the contest, the winds went strong onshore, kicking up a solid head high swell and blowing away all of the unwanted sea pests from the line-up.

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