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Charity road race returning in November

September 24, 2012

Locals will, once again, have the opportunity to burn off some calories from Thanksgiving dinner by running for a good cause.

The Main Street Association will hold its Second Annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race on Saturday, Nov. 24, where more than a few hundred people are expected to walk and run throughout the course within the town.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Land Trust announces trail program

September 24, 2012

In conjunction with the Town of East Greenwich, the East Greenwich Municipal Land Trust recently announced a new Trail Adoption Program (TAP), which is now open for local organizations that are looking to promote community service, as well as engage in the town’s natural beauty within the civic level.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Commercial fishermen wary of relief

September 24, 2012

By SHAUN KIRBY
skirby@ricentral.com

NARRAGANSETT—Local fishermen have expressed concern regarding Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee’s recent appeal for and federal approval to declare the New England groundfish fishery as a disaster. The move will allow Congress to immediately provide emergency financial relief for groundfish fishermen in the New England region, which Chafee deemed necessary in order to help assist the local fishing industry during the current economic downturn.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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