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September 13th

CRMC reaches agreement with town on erosion

September 13, 2013

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

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BI Tourism Council supports RI Fast Ferry from Quonset

September 13, 2013

The Block Island Tourism Council voted Tuesday to support the concept of the proposed Rhode Island Fast Ferry from Quonset to Block Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Surfers wield the power to heal

September 13, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Surfers Healing foundation will be holding the surf camp at the Narragansett Town Beach this Saturday to help autistic children and their families experience the healing power of surfing.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kelso steps down from chamber

September 13, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—Kevin Mulholland, president of the Narragansett Chamber of Commerce, confirmed on Thursday that executive director Deb Kelso will resign from her position, effective today.

He also stated that the chamber voted on Aug. 20 to rescind its previous motion to intervene against Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s proposed route from Quonset to Block Island.

“Yes, she has decided to move on,” said Mulholland. “She’s been there six years, and it is a tough job answering the questions every day. She didn’t plan to stay there forever.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 12th

Reading Street program assessing student achievement in EWG

September 12, 2013

EXETER – At the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School Committee meeting on Tuesday evening, Deborah Blake, reading supervisor for students in kindergarten through sixth grade, presented data and progress on the students in the district who exceeded the expectations through a new program called “Reading Street.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council debates privatization of NK transfer station

September 12, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—On Monday evening, town council members continued a discussion on the merits of privatizing and sharing services of the North Kingstown Transfer Station at 345 Devil’s Foot Road. During the budget process earlier this year, Councilman Richard Welch had asked Phil Bergeron, director of Public Works, to produce a study on the feasibility of increasing the allowance of commercial hauling at the station, as well as potentially contracting private haulers instead of utilizing town employees.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Human remains found in Exeter

September 12, 2013

EXETER—An investigation is currently underway after Rhode Island State Police were informed this past Friday that human remains were in a wooded area near Purgatory Road in Exeter. A Warwick resident who was walking the area in preparation for deer hunting season made the discovery.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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