Skip to main content

Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Senator in Congress

October 31, 2012

Name: Sheldon Whitehouse
Address: Newport, RI
Date of Birth: October 20, 1955
Phone Number: (401) 489-2501
E-Mail Address: HYPERLINK "mailto:sheldon@whitehouseforsenate.com" sheldon@whitehouseforsenate.com
Office Sought: U.S. Senate
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: U.S. Senator
Education: Yale University (B.A.), University of Virginia (J.D.)
Political Background: Rhode Island Attorney General
Community Activities (Five or fewer): I’ve enjoyed participating in coastline cleanups and other ocean conservation activities, as well as volunteering at soup kitchens.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview the Standard-Times today!

October 31, 2012

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, one question remains in communities up and down the east coast: How bad is the damage?
In this week's Standard-Times, we bring you an in-depth look at the local impact of the storm which, while severe, left both North Kingstown and Exeter in relatively good shape.
In addition, we have wall-to-wall coverage of Tuesday's election, complete with full 'Meet the Candidate' profiles in all the major, contested races.
All that and much, much more in this week's Standard-Times. Pick up a copy today!

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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 30, 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 29, 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
Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes