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November 10th

Honoring our Veterans

November 10, 2010

Local Veterans, South Kingstown and Narragansett Police and Fire Departments as well as Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and various other civic organizations will be marching in this year's Veteran's Day Parade.

November 9th

Chariho again discussing all-day Kindergarten

November 9, 2010

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee is again at tonight's meeting looking at the possibility of offering an all-day kindergarten program.

Local campaign workers volunteer to educate voters

November 9, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although Election Day can be seen as a relaxing day off for some people, for others it is a day to work hard for what you believe in either by working at the polls or campaigning for a favorite candidate.
Campaign workers manned their polling places to support their candidates and to exercise their right to vote.

November 8th

Wind proposal to go through zoning, planning

November 8, 2010

CHARLESTOWN -- The Whalerock wind power project, which was proposed to be a partnership with the town, looks like it could be moving in another direction.

Student Action for Sustainability links students with environment

November 8, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN–A small but strong group on URI's campus is working to solidify the tenuous link between students and their natural environment. This week URI's Student Action for Sustainability is hosting an art contest with a theme entitled "Forests in the Fall." Heather Lewis, a biology major, and the current president of the five-year old group said, "We are hoping to raise awareness about the URI North Woods and why it is important to this university."

November 7th

Minor change to Chariho locator cards

November 7, 2010

WOOD RIVER JCT. - The recently controversial topic of the Chariho Regional School District administration's use of “locator cards” to verify home-schooled students continued at the school board's Oct. 26 meeting.

This matter, which has apparently been brought up in the past, came to a head when parents who use home instruction attended a School Committee meeting in September.

Voters re-elect incumbents South Kingstown

November 7, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although nationally the favor was against Democratic incumbents, in South Kingstown voters chose to reelect all the current town council members to another term on Tuesday.
About 11,144 of 20,883 registered voters in South Kingstown turned out to vote yesterday. Town Council President Kathleen Fogarty, a Democrat was reelected with 5,214 votes or 10.9 percent of the vote. Democrat Ella Whaley was reelected with 5,190 votes or 10.9 percent of the vote.

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