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April 25th

Preview today's Narragansett Times

April 25, 2012

In today's paper, the Narragansett Town Council votes unanimously to support Governor Lincoln Chafee’s municipal pension package.

Narragansett Town Manager also presented the proposed $51.4 million for FY 2012-2013. This is an increase of $803,432 from the current fiscal budget.

Also, Joe Iacoi, the executive director of the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, has officially resigned from his position.

South Kingstown resident Deborah Bergner also questions a set of new ground rules at the town council chambers.

All and more inside, today's Narragansett Times.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 23rd

New owners hope to get Morning Star Horse Farm back on track

April 24, 2012


SAUNDERSTOWN – Located off Route 1 is 57 acres of pristine landscaping where horse lovers can come and observe the four-legged animals and learn how to ride them.
Formally Freedom Horse Farm, the property has now been taken over by new owners who are feverishly working to erase the past and bring a positive outlook to the once ragged land.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 22nd

New Baykeeper ready to dive into job

April 23, 2012

Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Thomas Kutcher stands in the shimmering sunlight of a very warm spring afternoon, inhaling the distinctly fishy aroma of work boats tied up at the Town Dock, at the end of Main Street.
It is like sweet perfume to this man who has found his greatest delights growing up on Narragansett Bay, specifically the Warren River; he became an accomplished surfer – his favorite spots were off Bonnet Shores and Narragansett Pier – swimmer and boater.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 21st

Tell Me Your Story: Denhoff runs Marathon as tribute to cancer patients

April 22, 2012

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Erica Denhoff chose the hottest Boston Marathon in history to make her running debut – and lived to tell the tale.
While people all around her were falling by the wayside – even last year’s male and female winners dropped out – the pint-size former NKHS athlete kept going.
She finished in six hours, 16 minutes and four seconds.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 20th

Auger pleased with Nadeau Wadovick findings

April 21, 2012


NORTH KINGSTOWN – In the beginning of the year, the North Kingstown town council and school committee signed a consent agreement as a way to control the school district’s spending because of an anticipated deficit. Within that agreement, an independent auditor was tasked with identifying areas in which cost savings could be achieved.
The results are in and the school district is pleased with the findings.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 19th

Accident sends over 30 to hospital

April 20, 2012


EAST GREENWICH – A Cranston teen driver is being blamed for a mid-afternoon accident Monday involving a Providence recreation bus which sent numerous elementary school-aged children and adults to area hospitals and tied up traffic for hours.
Police and fire personnel responded to Route 4 north in the area of the Quaker Lane overpass in East Greenwich, at 3:13 p.m. for the report of a bus off the road.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 18th

Preview this week's Standard-Times today!

April 19, 2012

The results of an independent examination by the accounting firm of Nadeau Wadovick are in and the debate over the NK School Department's funding has reached a new level.
In this week's Standard-Times, we present you with the findings, which seem to indicate that NK Superintendent Dr. Philip Auger was right all along, and help explain what happens from here.
In addition, we bring you the latest news on a bus accident that sent over 30 people to the hospital and profile the newest Baykeeper of Save the Bay. Here's a hint: He's from NK.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers


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