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June 14th, 2013

166 pick up diplomas Sunday

June 14, 2013

PROVIDENCE — Donned in the traditional white and maroon caps and gowns, the 166 members of the East Greenwich High School Graduating Class of 2013 were lauded by school faculty, administration, friends and family inside the historic Veterans Memorial Auditorium Sunday afternoon for their achievements both academic and extracurricular throughout their four-year journeys at the campus located at 300 Avenger Ave.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Teachers’ union secretary arrested at Harborside

June 14, 2013

Rhode Island’s largest teacher’s union took a hit on Tuesday when it confirmed its secretary, 58-year-old Louis Rainone of Cranston, had resigned following his arrest at a union meeting at a waterfront East Greenwich restaurant and bar last Friday.
According to published reports, police reports from the East Greenwich

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK Class of 2013 looks to future, grateful for opportunities given

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—With excited minds and a single red rose in hand, students of the North Kingstown High School Class of 2013 processed into the Ryan Center in order to cap off their four years of hard work, a diploma waiting at the end. Family members crowded into their seats this past Friday evening as students fixed tassels and talked about what they’ll miss, where they’d be going to college.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bronk presents need for town market analysis

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - On Monday evening, Director of Economic Development Paige Bronk presented a proposal to the town council to conduct a market analysis of the the town. The study, which will cost approximately $75,000, will aim to assess the town’s current economic climate and what can be done in the future to expand business.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town to move fire maintenance to old Stanley-Bostitch building

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - A new fire maintenance building will be going into the old Stanley-Bostich location on Callahan Road after the town council voted this past Monday evening in executive session. Council members have been discussing options for a new home for fire maintenance, which currently resides at Power Street in Quonset.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council concerned about high school air conditioning issues

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—The North Kingstown Town Council spoke with representatives from the school department on Monday evening to discuss the ongoing heating and air conditioning issues which have impacted North Kingstown High School since it was built in 2001. Members of the Facilities Subcommittee were on hand to discuss the school committee’s request of $72,300 in reimbursement for a study which they will conduct to address the high school’s problems.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

The Mews Tavern completes renovations to kitchen, bar

June 14, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After closing for six days to complete renovations the Mews Tavern in Wakefield has reopened and is at its best yet.
The new, improved Mews has a larger, consolidated kitchen space and has expanded the tavern, which includes additional seating.
The Mews closed June 2 and reopened last Saturday as renovations to the tavern and kitchen were completed.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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