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June 12th

KDMF to hold annual Run/Walk and Family Fun Day June 12

June 12, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The streets of Narragansett will be filled with family and friends, walking and running for a great cause. The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation is holding its 12th annual Run/Walk and Family Fun Day this Sunday, June 12.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Narragansett High School, participants of all skill levels will have the opportunity to compete in a friendly manner on a predetermined and beautiful course throughout town.
“Aside from the opportunity to celebrate Katie’s life, we wanted a social event which brought together the community and to have fun,” said John DeCubellis, Katie’s father.

June 11th

Local principal charged with DUI

June 12, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The 60-year-old principal of Fishing Cove Elementary School has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
Edna M. “Edie” Dunn, of 50 Pine River Dr., was stopped by North Kingstown police at 12:20 a.m. on June 3, after an officer observed a silver SUV drifting from lane to lane and then driving in both lanes simultaneously on Post Road near Namcook Road.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Check out photos from both NK and EWG's graduations this weekend!

June 11, 2011

Hey Standard Times' readers, we've got a special treat for you today. Get a special sneak peek at the photos editor Paul J. Spetrini took at this weekend's graduation ceremonies for North Kingstown and Exeter-West Greenwich High School by visiting the Standard Times' new Facebook page.

Here are the links:

Exeter-West Greenwich High School(Saturday, June 11th)->
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.179296528792463.60922.179295922...

North Kingstown High School (Friday, June 10th)->
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.179476142107835.61004.179295922...

Charlestown voters approve beach upgrades, budget

June 11, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – It's official – the town beaches will be improved with new facilities.

Stars and Stripes will fly to commemorate Flag Day

June 11, 2011

WAKEFIELD—Flag Day has often been an overlooked side note to the solemn celebrations of Memorial Day and D-Day, yet it still serves as a reminder to the country of the sacrifices of past and present citizens which have made the United States so great. Numerous events will be held this weekend to commemorate the Stars and Stripes.

The first official flag of the United States was adopted in 1777 by the Continental Congress during the tumult and battles of the Revolutionary War. The flag carried thirteen stars then, symbolizing the thirteen original colonies. Today, the United States flag has become the starkest symbol of American patriotism.

June 10th

The Class of 2011: EWG Valedictorian Claudia Heaney found a way to stand out

June 11, 2011

WEST GREENWICH—If there’s one thing that annoys Claudia Heaney the most, it’s being constantly compared to her twin sister Joanne.
Sure, the two may have a similar sense of humor, a similar group of friends and, oh, they look exactly alike, but Claudia prides herself on her individuality. So much so, in fact, that she’s spent the past four years working as hard as she could on every test, homework assignment and class project just to distance herself academically from Joanne.

The Class of 2011: Graduation has special meaning for EWG Salutatorian Trevor Tougas

June 11, 2011

WEST GREENWICH— When Trevor Tougas stands before the Exeter-West Greenwich High School class of 2011 this afternoon and delivers his speech as class salutatorian, he’ll think about those closest to him that helped shape him into the student he is today.
Sadly, one of his biggest influences won’t be in attendance.
Just eight days before what is suppose to be the happiest day in any high school senior’s life, Tougas had to say goodbye to one of the most important people in his life, his grandfather Thomas Caramatro, who passed away last Friday at the age of 95.

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