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October 16th, 2014

Hop Arts Studio Trail returns for ninth year

October 16, 2014

HOPKINTON–Autumn’s here – time to celebrate by hiking the HopArts Studio Trail! In its ninth year, HopArts has become a Southern Rhode Island tradition and a vibrant opportunity for the public to meet local artists and view their original work.
This year 32 artists will show their creations in 15 studios, galleries, and homes dotted throughout the villages of Hope Valley, Ashaway, Carolina, Wyoming, Rockville, and Richmond. The art on view and for sale spans a variety of media: oil, wood and metal sculpture, photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, and textiles.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 15th

Pier zoning approves changes to laundromat

October 15, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The owners of the Shell Gas Station located at 88 Point Judith Road came before the Narragansett Zoning Board on Thursday evening to obtain a special use permit to convert the station’s existing laundromat into two separate units within the existing commercial structure. Applicants Domenic Ciunci and David Cavallaro informed the board that half of the structure would remain as the existing laundromat, while the other half would be converted into an ancillary convenience store to support the on-site Shell gas station.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kingston Hill Academy seeks to expand

October 15, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The Kingston Hill Academy, a charter school in South Kingstown, recently requested an amendment to their charter through the Board of Education that would allow the school to expand the building to accommodate more elementary school students.
Currently, the charter allows for 260 students with a condition that any students beyond what the school currently serves must be middle school students. The amendment to the charter would not change the fact that the Kingston Hill Academy is a K-8 school, but would allow the 260 students to be at any grade level.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tax free sailing for paddleboarders

October 15, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A new interpretation of tax laws in Rhode Island now allows for the tax-free sale of paddleboards, now considered a vessel when used to travel through water outside of the designated surfing and swimming areas of the beach.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Softball tournament honors Howard Chadwick

October 15, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A softball tournament in honor of Howard Chadwick, the locally-famous volunteer who kept the score in West Kingston for more than forty years, brought eight teams to Howard C. Chadwick Park to raise more than $2,000 for a new scholarship-granting organization.
The organization of the Howard C. Chadwick Memorial Scholarship was spearheaded by Erick Lindewall, who runs the Grandolfi Builders team, and his teammate Jordan Novak.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 14th

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

October 14, 2014

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

VIDEO: CDC Director Urges Hospitals to 'Think Ebola'

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 10th

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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