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November 10th, 2011

Girls’ hockey coming to EG

November 11, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — East Greenwich’s first venture into the world of co-op interscholastic sports may put five local girls on the ice for R.I. Interscholastic League hockey this winter.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

World War II through the lens of a soldier

November 11, 2011

“I hope you’re saving these photos mom, they’re priceless,” reads a letter home from England during WWII, dated May 28, 1945. I found the note in an old oak box full of amazing photographs that my Grandfather, Cpl. John H. Clancy took while serving as a photographer for the Mighty 8th Air Force, 303rd Bombardment, 358th Squadron. It finishes, “Don’t worry Mom, everything is good and we’ll all be home before you know it, and won’t that just be swell. That big kiss in the sunrise. Love, My John.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Planning Board concerned about service facility

November 10, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The Planning Board was hoping to see and hear a little more about Flood Auto Group's plan to build a tire and oil change facility at the northeast corner of South County Trail and Frenchtown Road, across from its auto dealership.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Embury asks town to finance Festival

November 10, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN - Despite the rough economic times Rhode Island is still facing, the show that is the 26th Annual Festival of Lights in Wickford will go on.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry man arrested for cocaine possession

November 10, 2011

COVENTRY—After two months of investigations, the Coventry Police Department arrested a man on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Guerrilla Goodness is spreading acts of kindness

November 10, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Pumpkins on doorsteps, gift cards in library books and chalking up sidewalks outside of schools with good wishes on the first day of school are some ways Guerrilla Goodness is spreading intentional, anonymous acts of kindness.

These simple acts of kindness have already started popping up in Wakefield after Jo Anne Mixner started a Wakefield chapter of the national movement to make the world a better place.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CJOC looks back at Rhode Island's 'good time' law

November 10, 2011

PROVIDENCE – When news broke that convicted child killer Michael Woodmansee would be released 12 years early due to good behavior, his release sparked a debate on whether Rhode Island’s current good time law should be examined.

The result of that debate, a six month study of the current system by the Criminal Justice Oversight Committee (CJOC) is underway after the committee held its first meeting Monday morning to review the good time credit for Rhode Island prisoners before making a final recommendation in January.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

November 10, 2011

Friday's paper was released one day earlier today and to honor of our veterans, The Narragansett Times has a special photo tribute to World War II veterans.

Inside The Times, we have what one woman is doing to make a the world a kinder place through Guerrilla Goodness. We also have what the Narragansett Town Council is planning to do to make up the costs for police to break up loud parties.

Pick up a copy of today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Serra resigns from Chariho School Committee

November 10, 2011

RICHMOND - Terri Serra, who has been charged with two separate offenses related to an Oct. 23 car crash that injured four teenage boys, has resigned from the Chariho Regional School Committee.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 9th

Council requests repeal of tour tax

November 9, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The town council voted unanimously on Monday evening to request a repeal of the state tax on tour operations. The Rhode Island General Assembly passed the law for the upcoming 2012 fiscal year budget, and applies a sales tax upon local businesses who operate tour vehicles in the state.

“I co-sponsored this request with Susan Cicilline-Buonanno,” said Councilman Christopher Wilkens. “It is a state tax on things like tour boats and trolleys, working to our disadvantage.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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