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July 12th, 2013

A guitar store in town that’s fit for a ‘King’

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH – A very, large comfortable sofa awaits any and all customers who shop at King Guitar, 176 Main St. It’s a ‘king’, of course, for relaxation purposes.
In other words, there is no pressure.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police investigating possible break-in on Main Street

July 12, 2013

East Greenwich police are investigating a possible breaking and entering that resulted in alleged thefts of some high-priced art items.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Annual drug report released

July 12, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Bob Houghtaling, the director of the East Greenwich Drug Program, released last Friday an official report detailing the total number of individuals that were seen regarding both substance abuse and mental health issues over the course of the last 12 months.
The information, dated as of June 30, in the report shows that 202 total clients went through the Drug
Program this past year – 100 of them under the age of 21 – and compares what occurred within the 2013 fiscal year to a three-year average dating back to 2011.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 11th

Charlestown Town Council violated Open Meetings Act

July 11, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – The Charlestown Town Council violated the Open Meetings Act when it voted by secret ballot during an open session meeting in March, according to a recent finding by the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hopkinton’s trails get a proper mapping

July 11, 2013

HOPKINTON— On Tuesday evening, the Hopkinton Conservation Commission (HCC) discussed its mapping project of area trails that will soon be available on the town web site.
The trails are part of Hopkinton’s Land Trust, a municipal land trust whose mission is to “protect the Town of Hopkinton’s rural character and natural heritage,” according to www.hltri.org.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Charlestown council examines affordable housing options

July 11, 2013

CHARLESTOWN — On Monday evening, Evelyn Smith, chair of the Charlestown Affordable Housing Commission, and Geoffrey Marchant, executive director of the Washington County Community Development Corporation (WCCDC), updated the Charlestown Town Council regarding ChurchWoods and Shannock Cottages, which are proposed elderly and low-income housing construction projects.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council seeks to revisit Chariho Act

July 11, 2013

RICHMOND – The Richmond Town Council continues to vie for the reopening of the Chariho Act for discussion and possible amendment, and plans to pursue potential legal avenues to do so. The council discussed the recent report of Charlestown’s Chariho Funding ad hoc Subcommittee at the council meeting Tuesday, which alleges that Richmond requested a single taxing district be formed for Chariho.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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