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June 14th, 2013

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

NHS top students ready for commencement

June 14, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - Seniors Eliza DeCubellis and Heather Dorich are finally seeing their four years of hard work pay off as they prepare to graduate from Narragansett High School with the titles of valedictorian and salutatorian.
DeCubellis said she has been working for the title of valedictorian since the beginning of her freshman year, but didn’t realize that it could actually become a reality until her junior year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 13th

East Greenwich High School Class of 2013 Graduates

June 13, 2013

Due to an error in the East Greenwich Pendulum today, the list of 2013 high school graduates is not complete. The Pendulum apologizes for the error and the full list will run in next weeks issue on June 20. The following is a complete list of the 2013 East Greenwich High School graduates.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 7th

State tries to help find solution for SRP dilemma in Coventry

June 7, 2013

PROVIDENCE— It was made quite clear during Thursday night’s informational session that state government officials are astounded that neither the Coventry Town Council nor School Committee want to take responsibility for the severely underfunded School Related Personnel pension plan.
Members of the RI Pension Study Commission held a roundtable discussion to try and initiate conversation between Coventry’s school related personnel (SRP), their board of trustees, the school committee and the town council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry voters have a lot to ponder

June 7, 2013

COVENTRY – No matter how the coin is flipped, Coventry residents are either looking at a 3.5 percent increase in property taxes or vital services will be cut.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Weygand stepping down as URI vice president, will serve as teacher

June 7, 2013

KINGSTON – Robert A. Weygand, the University of Rhode Island’s vice president for administration and finance, is stepping down from his position as of June 30.
However, he will not be leaving the university.
Weygand, 65, who announced his plan to step down in October, will be assuming a teaching position, serve as the director of the master’s of public administration program and teach in the university’s honors program.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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