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July 20th

Town recognizes Cranston as official historian

July 20, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—At the insistence of many town officials and local residents, the town council presented a proclamation on Monday evening to establish G. Timothy Cranston, North Kingstown’s go-to historical resource, as the town’s first official historian. Cranston has published and spoken widely about North Kingstown’s historic people and places, and takes up the role with pride.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CRMC and South Kingstown reach agreement

July 20, 2013

NARRAGANSETT — At a public hearing on Wednesday night, the Coastal Resource Management Council (CRMC) announced that it had come to a consensus with the town of South Kingstown on five points of agreement relating to proposed program amendments to add a new Section 980 Experimental Coastal Erosion Control to the Salt Pond Region Special Area Management Plan.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Exeter FD receives $40,000 federal grant

July 20, 2013

EXETER—State legislators announced this week that the Exeter Volunteer Fire Department, No. 1, will be receiving approximately $40,000 in grant monies to help purchase new equipment for the 47-member force. The grant award was the result work done by state and local officials to procure funding for the department.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 19th

Cooling centers a bit quiet

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Whether it’s going over to nearby Goddard Park Beach for a little swim or heading further south to catch some waves, local residents are trying to find ways to remain cool from the recent sweltering temperatures that have enveloped not just East Greenwich, but the entire state and region.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Westminster Unitarian to host emergency preparedness seminar

July 19, 2013

A free emergency preparedness seminar entitled “Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst: How you and your congregation can prepare for hurricanes and tornadoes” will be held at Westminster Unitarian Church, 119 Kenyon Avenue, East Greenwich, on Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preserving the past? Local community group asking Town Council to form historical cemetery committee

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — History throughout the town comes in many forms. Whether it’s old buildings or old streets, many detailed signs and elements of a time gone by are still in existence today.
Those elements also include old gravesites, where residents and important figures from many generations ago that helped East Greenwich become the town that it is now lay in peace.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

RIDE gives two schools ‘warning’ status

July 19, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The strong reputation of the East Greenwich School Department took a little bit of a hit this past week when two institutions received some low marks from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) for this most recent school year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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