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August 9th

Branch ready to lead at Rocky Hill School

August 9, 2013

It didn’t take long for Peter Branch to get accustomed to his new surroundings at Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich.
And it won’t take long for both Branch and the school, itself, to feel optimistic about the future.

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Seen in South County

August 9, 2013

Weekend of fun at the Charlestown Seafood Festival

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HUD denies grants for Hopkinton town generators

August 9, 2013

HOPKINTON— Although Hopkinton was approved for $96,000 in grants to mitigate the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the funds are now in question because Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is currently denying the generator portion of the applications.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cole resigns from school committee

August 9, 2013

RICHMOND – The Richmond Town Council regrettably accepted the resignation of Michelle Cole from the Chariho Regional School Committee Tuesday.

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Prism of Praise raises $14,000 during Allison Taylor memorial

August 9, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The community gospel choir Prism of Praise raised more than $14,000 for the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence during the love offering for Allison Taylor on Saturday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 5th

Deepwater Wind to withdraw application

August 5, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - Deepwater Wind will withdraw its application to bury a cable beneath Narragansett Town Beach at tonight's Narragansett Town Council meeting.

Deepwater and the Narragansett Town Council have been at odds regarding the cable, which would connect Block Island to the mainland.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Missing father and son found alive in Great Swamp

August 5, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - After more than 17 hours of searching, rescue crews located a 47-year-old man and his 12-year-old son Monday.

Darin Pierce and his son, Logan, disappeared Sunday after launching their 12-foot Zodiac inflatable raft from Taylor's Landing into the Chipuxet River around 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

The duo then planned to boat to Worden Pond, a three mile trip, where they were to meet Christine Pierce, Darin's wife and Logan's mother, at 4 p.m.

When Darin and Logan didn't arrive on time, Christine called South Kingstown Police at 6 p.m.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 2nd

Kelly dancers stepping to world championships

August 2, 2013

COVENTRY— Dancers from The Kelly School of Irish Dance traveled to New Jersey last weekend for their annual national championships and the school found success, bringing home a plethora of awards.

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Camp Fuller in full summer sail

August 2, 2013

On Thursday, some happy campers enjoy some time on the water at Camp Fuller in South Kingstown.
For more than 125 years, Camp Fuller in South Kingstown has been a go-to place for kids ages 7 to 16 for summer resident camp.

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Kahan sentenced to 10 years in fatal DUI crash on Moonstone Beach Road

August 2, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A Cranston man pleaded no contest Tuesday to a charge of driving under the influence – death resulting in connection with a September accident in South Kingstown.

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