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New solar array coming to Quonset

February 21, 2014


NORTH KINGSTOWN—At its monthly board meeting Tuesday, the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) entered into an agreement with Bella Energy, Inc., a Colorado-based solar energy company, to construct a new solar panel array in the area of Camp Avenue at the Quonset Business Park. The lease agreement, which gained approval to be signed Tuesday, will potentially bring in a 1.5-acre solar array and provide electricity to customers through National Grid.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Seaport Village residents ask council for town sewers

February 21, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The town council voted unanimously Tuesday to direct town staff to investigate the potential installation of sanitary sewers in Seaport Village neighborhood.

About 30 residents of the area, which includes Wandsworth Street, Tern Road, Snipe Road, Osprey Road, Marten Street, Kingfisher Road and Gull Road, signed a petition indicating that they would like to pursue a cost and feasibility analysis for sewers to be constructed in the neighborhood.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Special use permit granted for new bed and breakfast

February 21, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Mark and Margaret Tebbets are one step closer to their dream of opening a bed and breakfast on Post Road near the CANE Child Development Center after a unanimous vote by the zoning board granted them the special use permit they needed to approach a bank for a loan.

The Tebbets family, which does not currently own the house at 234C Post Road, has been looking at this location for quite awhile.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tanzi says it is too early for proposed marijuana bill

February 21, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Last week, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Joshua Miller and House Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Edith Ajello announced that they will introduce a bill to make marijuana legal for adults 21 and older and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed like alcohol.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

No reserved parking spot for former cabana lessees

February 21, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - Cabana lessees of the units destroyed in Hurricane Sandy will not be guaranteed a numbered parking space in the cabana lot and a beach pass this year.

The town council voted 3-2 Tuesday against offering a guaranteed spot and beach pass for a fee of $700 to the principal lessee of destroyed cabana units 31A through 42B for the 2014 beach season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett snow budget dwindling

February 21, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – After the recent rash of winter storms, the town of Narragansett only has about $20,000 remaining in its budget for salt, sand, and snow removal materials, according to David Ousterhout, director of the Narragansett Public Works Department.

Ousterhout said the department also only has 11 percent of its overtime budget remaining, with still five months left in the fiscal year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK Planning hears Larchwood architects

February 21, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A pre-application hearing on Tuesday evening for the Wakefield Alzheimer Care facility, proposed to be built where the historic Larchwood Inn currently stands, brought several comments and concerns before the South Kingstown Planning Board from the public, as well as clarifications from the engineers, architects and administrators.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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