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November 2nd

CRMC works to assess extent of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy

November 2, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The Coastal Resources Management Council and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will have much work to do in the upcoming days after Hurricane Sandy. From insurance claims to rebuilding the coastline, both state agencies will be assessing damages and communicating with local governments regarding areas such as Matunuck Beach and the Narragansett Pier area.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Main Street businesses contend with power outage in SK

November 2, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—As of Thursday morning, power remained out for the businesses and properties along Main Street and High Street in downtown Wakefield. While National Grid has been working throughout the day and night hours to restore power, business owners have been doing their best to preserve product and cope with the issues associated with a prolonged power outage.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chafee, state officials tour south coast to assess damage

November 2, 2012

WESTERLY—Governor Lincoln Chafee addressed the media Tuesday afternoon after taking a tour of the towns on Rhode Island’s southern coast hit by Hurricane Sandy. Having visited Narragansett Pier in the morning, Chafee then traveled to assess the damage at locations such as the Charlestown Breach way and Misquamicut Beach.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 1st

Sandy leaves her mark on NK, Exeter

November 2, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

A North Kingstown Department of Public Works employee narrowly escaped serious injury when the vehicle he’d driven to the scene of a downed tree was crushed by another falling tree.
A Jamestown woman, who couldn’t reach a neighborhood near Mackerel Cove because police had the road blocked, drove as far as she could and parked. When she returned she found that surging water had crossed the road, sweeping her car into Sheffield Cove.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 31st

MEET THE CANDIDATES: North Kingstown School Committee

November 1, 2012

Name: Lynda Avanzato
Address: 29 Collins Court, North Kingstown, RI
Date of Birth: October 1, 1963
Phone Number: (401) 294-1164
E-Mail Address: joeandlynda@cox.net
Office Sought: North Kingstown School Committee
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: Attorney
Education: BA: Boston University; JD: Washington College of Law
Political Background: Incumbent School Committee member, four years; Elected in 2008.
Community Activities (Five or fewer): Involvement in the school's PTOs, the NK5K.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Exeter-West Greenwich School Committee

November 1, 2012

Name: Valerie Zuercher
Address: 99 Brookridge dr Exeter, RI
Daytime Phone Number: (401) 294-3034
Cell Phone Number: (401) 447-8489
E-Mail Address: vjzuercher@cox.net
Office Sought: Exeter-West Greenwich School Committee
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Education: Masters of Social Work.
Political Background: EWG school committee for four years
Community Activities (Five or fewer): school support activities, fundraising various activities, PTA, past treasurer of EWG LL.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Exeter Town Council

November 1, 2012

Name: Arlene Hicks
Address: 25 Brookridge Drive, Exeter, RI
Date of Birth: July 3, 1948
Daytime Phone Number: 401-295-0102
Cell Phone Number: 401-924-3049
E-Mail Address: abhicks@cox.net
Office Sought: Exeter Town Council
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: Retired
Education: B.A., U.R.I.; M. Ed., Boston University
Political Background: Exeter Town Council (2008-present); Council President (2010-present)

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

MEET THE CANDIDATES: North Kingstown Town Council

November 1, 2012

NORTH KINGSTOWN TOWN COUNCIL

Name: Richard A. Welch
Address: 8 Arrow Lane, North Kingstown, RI
Date of Birth: October 16, 1945
Phone Number: (401) 641-5576
E-Mail Address: HYPERLINK "mailto:rawelch911@live.com" rawelch911@live.com
Office Sought: North Kingstown Town Council
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: Owner, Apple Construction Corp.
Education: B.S. in Business Administration, Roger Williams University.
Political Background: Currently serve on the North Kingstown School Committee, past chair and vice chair.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Representative in General Assembly

November 1, 2012

REPRESENTATIVE IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, DISTRICT 31

Name: Steve Anthony Campo
Date of birth: April 20, 1958
Address : 23 Austin Road, North Kingstown, RI
Education: Bachelors - Managerial Economics, Rhode Island College, 1980; MBA - Specialization in Management , Bryant University, 1983.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Senators in General Assembly

November 1, 2012

SENATOR IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, DISTRICT 34

Name: Catherine Cool Rumsey
Address: 30 Jeannette Court, Exeter, RI
Date of Birth: January 22, 1961
Daytime Phone Number: (401) 268-7220
E-Mail Address: ccr991@gmail.com
Office Sought: State Senate, District 34
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Occupation: AIPSO, Johnston RI, Non-profit service provider for the automobile insurance industry
Education: BS Sociology, Nazareth College, Rochester NY; MS Quality Management, Anna Maria College, Paxton MA; Project Management Professional, PMP Certified

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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