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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

July 20th

Exeter Council concerned about Split Rock conditions

July 20, 2013

EXETER – Amidst concerns from both members of the Exeter Town Council and the Exeter Planning Board regarding the Split Rock Mobile Home Park, the town council said the building inspector is in the process of assessing the situation at the park on South County Trail.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town recognizes Cranston as official historian

July 20, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—At the insistence of many town officials and local residents, the town council presented a proclamation on Monday evening to establish G. Timothy Cranston, North Kingstown’s go-to historical resource, as the town’s first official historian. Cranston has published and spoken widely about North Kingstown’s historic people and places, and takes up the role with pride.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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