Archive - Jul 2011 - News Article
NARRAGANSETT â Many parents enjoy reading bedtime stories to their children. Yet, naval officer and Narragansett resident Robert Flynn took reading to his children one step further; he actually wrote and published a book for them and for any other child who wishes to read about the adventures of Lucky McGuire, the spirited navy jet with big dreams.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â Wakefield attorney, Debra L. Chernick, was lost for words until her life partner resolved a household catastrophe one year ago and she blurted out that he was as wonderful as any para-hubby could be.
From her experience and this domestic interaction came the word Chernick was looking for to resolve and give meaning to a situation that many couples face; Para-Kin.
According to the word's creator, âparaâ means to support or to stand next to, such as para-legal or para-medic might do professionally.
NARRAGANSETTâEnvironmental Day is coming to the Narragansett Town Beach. This Saturday, July 16, the Town of Narragansett and Rhode Island Rivers Council will be sponsoring multiple activities on the beach in order to raise awareness about the oceanâs resources and how to use them in a safe, environmentally conscious manner.
CHARLESTOWN - There is an analogy that people often use to describe something that is out of control. When a certain situation has a person overwhelmed or befuddled, but still provides entertainment value, they will say it is like the circus.
NARRAGANSETTâThe Economic Development Committee (EDC) met with the Narragansett town council in a work session in order to discuss the future implementation of the recently created economic development plan.
âWe look at this as an investment plan,â said Edward Mazze, Chair of the EDC. âWithout the support of the town council, we will be stuck in neutral.â
NORTH KINGSTOWNâThree weeks of speculation over whether or not Superintendent Dr. Phillip Thornton would indeed leave the North Kingstown School Department came to a conclusion Monday night as the NK School Committee announced it had formally received Thorntonâs letter of resignation and, in a quick move meant to speed up the process of finding his replacement, the committee appointed Dr. Philip Auger on an interim basis.
HOPKINTON - For the last two weeks, Town Manager William McGarry has been a very busy man. Aside from his daily business as Town Manager, where he works at the Crandall House on Route 3, he has been acting as Hopkinton Police Chief. While this may seem like a daunting undertaking to most, McGarry is no stranger to the dual responsibility.