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November 13th

New faces in Narragansett

November 13, 2012


NARRAGANSETT—In a night that was marked by constant vigilance by televisions screens and websites, checking for election results on the national and state levels, Narragansett came out with a number of new faces on the town council and familiar ones remaining in the Senate and House races.

Three new members were voted to the Narragansett Town Council, which will meet next on November 19. James Callaghan was the top vote getter with 3,404 votes, or 14.6 percent. Traditionally, the candidate who captures the most votes is named as council president.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 12th

Rafanelli, Zuercher earn another term

November 13, 2012

By ANGELENA CHAPMAN
Special to the Standard

After the polls had closed in both Exeter and West Greenwich on Tuesday night, it was clear that the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School Committee would see no changes this election. The two incumbents up for reelection, a Democrat and an Independent, both kept their seats despite a challenge from a Republican newcomer.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 11th

Costa, Sheehan and Hodgson heading back to State House

November 12, 2012

By PAUL J. SPETRINI
pspetrini@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN— Sharon Gamba stood in a small crowd of supporters at Sonoma Pub in North Kingstown Tuesday night with a smile on her face.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 10th

Tell Me Your Story: Ethan Oatley won’t steer you wrong

November 11, 2012

EXETER – The name Oatley, which is synonymous in Exeter with breakfast, is also synonymous with beef, as in prize-winning steers including the most recent standout – the Grand Champion of the Eastern States Exposition, raised by 16-year-old Ethan Oatley and shown earlier this fall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Be sure to check out our exclusive Election Day 2012 photo gallery

November 10, 2012

Standard-Times' readers, to see an exclusive gallery of Election Day photos, log on to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StandardTimes.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 9th

BREAKING NEWS: Johnson in, Patterson out on Exeter council following mail-in ballots

November 9, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Official mail-in ballot counts are in and we have a major change in Exeter!
Despite leading by four votes after votes were tallied on Election Day, Exeter's Dan Patterson lost his bid for re-election, falling to challenger Bob Johnson by a final tally of 1,474-1,469. That means Johnson will join the quartet of incumbents Arlene Hicks, Cal Ellis, Raymond Morrisey and William Monahan in his return to the council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 8th

Giarrusso wins District 30 seat

November 8, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — For the last 20 years, a Republican has held the District 30 House of Representatives and that trend will continue after the final votes were tallied at the state’s Board of Elections on Thursday afternoon.

Anthony Giarrusso, an East Greenwich resident who is the CEO of a jewelry company in Johnston, officially won the District 30 seat that was held by Robert A. Watson for two decades in what was an extremely close race.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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