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September 4th

Candidates primed for primary election

September 4, 2014

As the trek toward the November election continues, the six Republican candidates vying for spots on the East Greenwich Town Council, such as Town Council President and lone incumbent Michael Isaacs, Robert Bolton, Sean Todd, Edward Field, Suzanne McGee Cienki and Gene Dumas, have been pounding the pavement and talking to residents to gain a sense of what the issues are within East Greenwich and how they would be handled if they were elected to the five available seats.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Jewelry thieves wanted by EGPD

September 4, 2014

East Greenwich police is currently investigating a robbery that took place at a local jewelry store and officers are searching for the suspects involved.
According to the Rhode Island Most Wanted website, a theft took place at Wood Jewelers, located at 40 Main St., where several thousand dollars of diamond rings were taken on Aug. 21.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 3rd

VIDEO: Brady- "Let it rip and see where we're at"

September 3, 2014

VIDEO: Brady- "Let it rip and see where we're at"
Brady discusses the upcoming season opener against the Miami Dolphins

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Basil’s in Narragansett closing after 31 years

September 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – After 31 years of serving Narragansett residents some of the areas highest quality French-style cuisine, Basil’s Restaurant of Narragansett will be closing its doors for the final time at the end of this summer.
“It was a nice run,” said owner and executive chef Vasilios Kourakis who opened the restaurant with wife Kathy on Mother’s Day in 1984.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tetzner versus Tanzi

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The row over debates between incumbent Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D - Dist. 34, South Kingstown, Narragansett) and challenger Stephen Tetzner appears to be in deadlock as Tetzner claims that Tanzi refuses to schedule a solid date for a debate; Tanzi claims that she is working out the details.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Highland Farm’s “Trails to Terror” construction complete

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The annual tradition of pulling a group of terrified children, teenagers and adults in an open wagon through a horror movie-like set complete with actors in professional makeup continues this year in South Kingstown with Highland Farms’ Trails to Terror.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 28th

Gamba, Costa criticized for edited poster

August 28, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—District 32 candidate Sharon Gamba has received a fair share of criticism over the past week by placing her name on a poster promoting North Kingstown resident and country music artist Tim Charron’s free concert, which took place last night. The poster was originally designed and approved by the concert organizer, the North Kingstown Arts Council, and distributed in the Aug. 21 edition of The Northeast Independent, a move which was not approved by the council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tempers flare at school committee meeting

August 28, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Frustration boiled over at Tuesday’s North Kingstown School Committee meeting as members had to wait for a quorum before commencing the voting portion of the agenda. With only three other members present, committee member William Mudge left the meeting without explanation.
Committee chair Kimberly Page asked Mudge to return, but he left the auditorium. Because committee members Robert Jones, Cheryl Clarkin, and Lynda Avanzato were not present, Mudge’s absence left the committee without a quorum through which votes could be passed or denied.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGFD retirees suing Town over health care

August 28, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — A fire is now brewing in the courts between retired firefighters and the Town of East Greenwich regarding the health coverage switch that took place last month.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lehoullier withdraws from SC candidacy

August 28, 2014

EAST GREENWICH — There will be one less name on the November ballot, particularly involving the East Greenwich School Committee.
Kristin Lehoullier, who was planning on running for one of the four available seats on the School Committee this election year, said Monday that she withdrew herself from consideration for a spot on the governing body for the East Greenwich School District, citing work-related reasons would have hindered her ability to properly participate on the School Committee if elected.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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