Archive - 2010 - News Article
ARRAGANSETTâ€“After all five reelected members of the Town Council were sworn in at Monday's meeting, Glenna Hagopian was elected by council members as the new President in a 3-2 vote. Chris Wilkens and Susan Cicilline-Buonnano voted for the latter as President. David Crook was elected as President pro tempe in an identical vote.
RICHMOND â€“ A Charlestown man was arrested Nov. 6 after police responded to a dispute on Lewiston Avenue in Richmond and found 52 marijuana plants.
RICHMOND -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.
RICHMOND -- The recently Town Council approved draft of the town's hazard mitigation plan could result in future grants for projects meant to increase public safety throughout the community.
CHARLESTOWN -- Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee will be attending Monday night's special Town Council meeting to swear-in the newly elected councilors.
RICHMOND â€“ The Town Council officially established a temporary committee Monday night that will work to provide activities and services to seniors from the town and surrounding communities.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ No decision has been made on the fate of the old Beechwood House, but, the good news is, itâ€™s right around the corner.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) sub-committee has met numerous times, most recently on Nov. 1, to discuss the three RFPâ€™s before them. At Mondayâ€™s Town Council meeting, President Liz Dolan read a memorandum from Wendy Nicholas, Director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Richard Youngken, Board of Directors for the same organization.
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NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ A North Kingstown resident was killed when the SUV he was driving rolled over on Tower Hill Road in front of the First Church of Christ Scientist, 55 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown Tuesday night.
The driver of the vehicle, James Gault, 44, was found unresponsive and itâ€™s unknown at this time if he was wearing a seatbelt or not. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ It was 9:45 p.m. on Saturday night and everything was nice and quiet throughout North Kingstown.
Well, almost everything.
For the Shady Lea Mill, the night was just getting started as a group of ghost hunters, known as the Ghost Hunter Organized Search Teams (GHOST) had taken over the 1820â€™s building, in the hopes of finding abnormal activity.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ A new business in town will be opening just after the first of the year that will offer locals fresh, homemade bread made with the freshest ingredients, deli sandwiches and more.
Great Harvest Bread Co., which will be located at 6679 Post Road, next to the AT&T store, is still under construction but soon it will be a place where people can come and get fresh, out of the oven bread and relax with a cup of coffee and a muffin.
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