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August 16th

2013 Guard Games

August 16, 2013

The Rhode Island Guard Games took place last week with a variety of teams of lifeguards from beaches like Narragansett, Scarborough, Westerly and East Matunuck.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

100 years of service at Cross’ Mills Library

August 16, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The Cross’ Mills Public Library is celebrating 100 years of service to the Charlestown community this weekend. The library has a rich history, which began in 1913.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 15th

Verdi Productions set to film Vinny Paz biographical movie

August 15, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The first six films Verdi Productions created within the last four years were, seemingly, the pre-fight hype.
Come this fall, the main event will commence for the local movie-making firm based on Main Street.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EWG School Committee hires new principal

August 15, 2013

WEST GREENWICH — On Tuesday evening, the Exeter West Greenwich Regional School Committee announced its selection of a new principal. Susan Chandler, formerly assistant principal at Coventry High School, will now take the reins from former principal, Brian Butler, who resigned earlier this summer.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Charlestown Town Council grants continuance to Copar

August 15, 2013

CHARLESTOWN — Despite protests from town residents, the Charlestown Town Council decided to continue the Copar Quarries and Westerly Granite Company (WGC) hearing until the council’s September meeting.

On Tuesday’s night’s council agenda was the discussion and potential action of a resolution that would ask the Rhode Island Attorney General to look into whether WGC is in compliance with state laws.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South County Museum celebrates 80 years

August 15, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - The South County museum recently celebrated its 80th anniversary of preserving the history and heritage of rural and coastal life in Southern Rhode Island.

Founded in 1933, South County Museum (SCM) was not always at its present location within Canonchet Farm. The museum was originally housed in a barn in Wickford and then moved to its current location in 1985.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK, Narragansett to receive HUD funding

August 15, 2013

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund Program recently awarded a total of $11.7 million in federal funding to 25 Rhode Island cities and towns.

According to U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, public housing agencies that will receive funding include Bristol, Burrillville, Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Jamestown, Johnston, Lincoln, Narragansett, Newport, North Providence, Pawtucket, Portsmouth, Providence, Smithfield, South Kingstown, Tiverton, Warren, Warwick, West Warwick, Westerly and Woonsocket.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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