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Night of remembrance to be held for murder victim this Saturday

July 31, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - Members from the community have planned an evening of peace and remembrance for Allison Taylor, on Saturday, Aug. 3, as a way to surround her family with love, fellowship and support.

The community gospel choir, Prism of Praise, will be performing music ministry during the love offering at Saint Peter’s by the Sea. This gospel choir is a multiracial, ethnically diverse Christian choir that was founded originally in 1991.

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July 26th

Strolling through the heat

July 26, 2013

Despite the extremely warm temperatures during the recent heatwave, local residents filled the sidewalks along Main Street in East Greenwich for the latest Main Street Stroll.

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EGFD to void deal for new lot

July 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The prospects of a new East Greenwich Fire Station 1 are going to be put on the backburner for the foreseeable future.

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Local carrier indicted for destroying mail

July 26, 2013

A local U.S. Postal Service letter carrier was formally indicted in connection with the missing mail incidents that have transpired recently in both North Kingstown and East Greenwich.

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After many generations, family’s bond remains strong

July 26, 2013

EXETER — Some members of the Riccio/Zenga family still can smell the wine fermenting from oak barrels that were stored in the shed near the home of Rosario Riccio and Filomena Zenga, located at 67 Queen St. in East Greenwich, after the entire family spent a whole day pressing and churning the grapes.

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Firefighters give chief ‘no confidence’ vote

July 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — It’s been a situation that has been building and building over the last few years within the East Greenwich Fire Department and members of the East Greenwich Firefighters Union Local 3328 finally took a stance in hoping that will result in dramatic change within the department’s hierarchy.

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EG lieutenant pleads not guilty

July 26, 2013

An East Greenwich police lieutenant accused of assaulting a suspect in custody stood before a judge Tuesday and entered ‘not guilty’ pleas at Kent County Courthouse.

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Richmond resident Vickers is ready to rock

July 26, 2013

RICHMOND – According to Jim Vickers of Wood River Junction, there have always been two loves in his life; newspaper and music. In 2004, he founded Motif Magazine, a Rhode Island arts & entertainment publication for which he acted as editor and publisher until selling the magazine earlier this year. “It was time to do other things”, he said. Those other things included focusing on live music.

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Conn. cyclist dies after accident on Route 1

July 26, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – An 84-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday when he was struck by a motor vehicle while biking on Route 1 south.
The incident occurred at 4:58 p.m. in the Green Hill and Shannock Road section of Route 1, police said.

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Kingston Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 years of classical music

July 26, 2013

KINGSTON – The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The festival kicked off Wednesday night at the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center with a sold out concert.

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