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Residents asked to postpone Halloween until Saturday, Nov. 3

October 31, 2012

The following is an announcement that came through at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from the Town of South Kingstown Emergency Management Agency:
"Residents are asked to postpone the celebration of Halloween until Saturday because of downed trees and power lines from Hurricane Sandy and the lack of
electricity throughout our community.
The combination makes it unsafe for children to trick or treat at this time.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience."

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Residents asked to postpone Halloween until Saturday, Nov. 3

October 31, 2012

This following is an announcement that came through at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from the Town of South Kingstown Emergency Management Agency:
"Residents are asked to postpone the celebration of Halloween until Saturday because of downed trees and power lines from Hurricane Sandy and the lack of
electricity throughout our community.
The combination makes it unsafe for children to trick or treat at this time.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience."

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 30th

CURMUDGEON'S CORNER: Questions remain surrounding Campo’s residency (OPINION)

October 31, 2012

Questions have persisted over the years about whether or not Steven Campo, the Democratic candidate for House District 31, is a resident of North Kingstown. Campo’s campaign literature states that he is and that he owns a small business here. His campaign website claims “Steve has lived in and built his business in North Kingstown for over 25 years. He is a local resident…” (Full disclosure: I have financially supported Campo’s previous campaigns.)

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hurricane Sandy blows through

October 30, 2012

The Coast Guard House in the Pier was one of many structures damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Monday. For complete storm coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's and Friday's The Narragansett Times.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 29th

Friends, family mourn the loss of Ted Whittaker

October 30, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The air this holiday season will be a little less jolly without the presence of the town’s official Santa and all-around genuine guy Edward “Ted” Whittaker , who passed away Saturday at the age of 66.
The former North Kingstown town council and school committee member leaves behind his wife of 40 years Meredith and his two sons, Tyler and Todd, of Providence and Greenville, respectively.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hurricane Sandy hits South County

October 29, 2012

Waves come crashing over the rocks at Point Judith as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore.

For full hurricane coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's The Narragansett Times.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 28th

Burdick sentenced to 12 years for robbery

October 29, 2012

By PAUL J. SPETRINI
pspetrini@ricentral.com

Warwick resident Frederick Burdick, 26, who pleaded guilty two months ago to one count of Hobbs Act Robbery, was sentenced last week to 12 and a half years in federal prison for robbbing a North Kingstown restaurant employee at gunpoint earlier this year.
Called a ‘career criminal’ whose record includes more than two-dozen arrests and convictions in state court, Burdick was sentenced to 151 months for the January crime in which he attempted to steal the proceeds his victim was dropping off into a bank night deposit box.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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