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Local bank robbed

May 31, 2013

East Greenwich Police is searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery that transpired at a local bank Friday afternoon.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire District bids adieu to East Greenwich

May 31, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The real sun was hiding behind the overcast skies within the town last Thursday evening.
But for the East Greenwich Fire District, the proverbial sun had officially set for good a little after 8 p.m.
After serving as its own government within East Greenwich since the days where John Adams was elected president, the Fire District’s time in the town officially drew to a close following the Board of Fire Commissioners meeting inside the conference room at Town Hall last Thursday evening.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Memorial Day parade celebrates 145th year

May 31, 2013

HOPKINTON – Occasional sprinkles of cold rain may have seemed threatening to the fate of the annual Memorial Day parade sponsored by the Gordon Greene Post 27 American Legion. But those dedicated to honoring fallen military heroes didn’t let the bad weather stop them. The parade snaked down the main road between Hope Valley and Wyoming just as it has for 145 years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BOE approves motion to arm campus police

May 31, 2013

KINGSTON–The Rhode Island Board of Education voted eight to one Thursday to approve the motion to allow the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Community College of Rhode Island to make individual institutional decisions to arm the campus police. Board member William Maaia voted against the motion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

May 30th

In today's Standard Times

May 30, 2013

Hello readers!

Every Thursday, we will bring you a run-down of the news in our latest weekly edition of The Standard Times. This week, the town council has approved a purchase agreement with a local developer for the Wickford Elementary School. The North Kingstown School Committee has begun its new plans for the Davisville Elementary School, and the RI Board of Education seeks to arm campus police. All of these stories in more in this week's The Standard Times!

Thank you for your readership!
The Standard Times staff

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Prout names valedictorian, salutatorian

May 30, 2013

Valedictorian Becky Chinn, of Wakefield, and Salutatorian Catherine Orszulak, of Middletown, will conclude their journey at The Prout School in Wakefield Tuesday. Prout celebrates the graduation of the Class of 2013 June 4 at 7 p.m. at the University of Rhode Island's Ryan Center.

Read more in Friday's Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

May 29th

Cause of death released in Taylor murder case

May 29, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – Asphyxia and blunt force injuries caused the death of Allison M. Taylor, 65, earlier this month in Narragansett, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health.

Dara Chadwick, public information officer for the Department of Health, said Wednesday that the medical examiner listed asphyxia and blunt force injuries as the causes of Taylor’s death and that no other information about her death is available.

Robert M. Taylor, 45, is accused of choking and inflicting the injuries that caused his mother’s death in a Caswell Street apartment.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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