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July 26th

Despite wrath of Sandy, Skip’s Dock stays afloat

July 26, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - After overcoming heavy damage from Hurricane Sandy, Skip’s Dock is open for the season. With a rich history dating back to the early 1900s, the Trager family owned and operated retail seafood market on Succotash Road in Jerusalem has overcome similar adversity in the past to remain loyal to generations of customers.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Whalerock public hearing continued to Aug. 28

July 26, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The Charlestown Zoning Board approved a request by the town last Wednesday, July 17, to continue the public hearing on the request of Whalerock Renewable Energy, LLC, to develop two wind turbines off King’s Factory Road.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Water bugs cause a stir at area beaches during heat wave

July 26, 2013

Those seeking relief from the heat last week with a cool ocean swim, may have found themselves sharing the refreshing waters with some bug-like critters.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK Council approves food trucks for upcoming concerts

July 26, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Town Council announced Monday that local food trucks will be invited to attend upcoming concerts at the Village Green and at Marina Park next month.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Couple arrested on drug charges

July 26, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – An ongoing investigation into the alleged trafficking of crack cocaine in South Kingstown and Narragansett resulted in the arrest of a Narragansett couple Thursday.
South Kingstown Police, Narragansett Police, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Rhode Island State Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Damon Graham, 33, and Ashley Sekator-Graham, 30, and the seized crack cocaine, cocaine powder and two firearms, from the couple’s Narragansett residence.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 25th

East Beach/Ninigret Sand Trail to reopen to vehicle traffic tomorrow

July 25, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail will reopen to vehicle traffic beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26, the Department of Environmental Management announced.

The reopening of the trail will provide access to the campground and back track trail.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 22nd

A do it yourself oyster farming program

July 22, 2013

BRISTOL - Coastal homeowners can now grown and harvest their own oysters with the help of a new program at Roger Williams University.
Individuals who own Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) registered docks located in Rhode Island waters that are approved by the Department of Environmental Management for harvesting shellfish for human consumption, are eligible to participate in the program.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Skate contest returns to Old Mountain Field

July 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The annual Old Mountain Field Skate Contest is returning to the park this Saturday.
For the seventh year, the contest will serve as a fundraiser for the park, but for the first year, the contest will also include an art show.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI professor leads digital literacy program

July 22, 2013

PROVIDENCE – Fifty educators, media professionals and graduate students participated in the state’s first Summer Institute in Digital Literacy this week, which focused on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Special use permit approved for Bank Rhode Island

July 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Zoning Board approved a special use permit and variance to allow Bank Rhode Island to construct a drive through window and allow two parking spaces between the building and front property line at its proposed site at 290 Main St. in Wakefield.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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