By David Pepin
The recent rescue of a kayaker from a Narragansett Bay buoy wasnâ€™t quite all in a dayâ€™s work for the East Greenwich Fire Districtâ€™s Marine 1 crew.
â€śIt was two guys with binoculars, looking for a needle in a haystack,â€ť Deputy Chief Russell McGillivray said of the June 9 rescue of a North Kingstown kayaker whose boat capsized during a vicious thunderstorm that ripped through the bay.
HOPKINTON â€“ A significant chunk of undeveloped land off of Route RI-3 in Hopkinton could potentially be re-zoned to accommodate a manufacturing or industrial business.
When Charles E. â€śChuckâ€ť Brennan Jr. is hard at work in the deli at Daveâ€™s Market on Tower Hill Road, he gets to cut through the baloney on a regular basis â€“ a feat thatâ€™s not as easy in his other job as a town councilman.
While, technically, his meat-cutting involves bologna â€“ spelled a different way â€“ you get the point.
â€śI cut the baloney every day,â€ť says Chuck, who has been working at Daveâ€™s since May. Heâ€™s following in a family tradition: daughter Andrea Mumford worked at Daveâ€™s through high school and college; another daughter, Kaitlin, works now at the Quonset market.