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October 2nd, 2013

McNeieces appeal notice to remove fencing material

October 2, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Zoning Board of Review voted to continue the motion to appeal the town building official’s notice to remove all fencing material located at 50 Lambert Street during the meeting last Thuresday.
Owners of the property Brian and Tammy McNeiece were present at the meeting and stated that they wanted to appeal the notice to remove the fencing material from their property because it is not considered as storage.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School officials explain Wakefield Elementary partial lockdown

October 2, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A lockdown was implemented at Wakefield Elementary School Sept. 20 after a 9-year-old male student allegedly stabbed a teacher in the eye with a stick.
According to a memo sent the same day from Principal Lynn Dougherty to students’ parents and guardians, the “partial lockdown” was implemented to “ensure the safety of an individual student.”
Dougherty said, “This procedure was used out of an abundance of caution.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Wounded Warrior Project honored

October 2, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Residents and veterans of Narragansett joined together to honor the Wounded Warrior Project during the flag raising ceremony in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Friday.
Resident Karen Shabshelowitz presented both the wounded warrior flag and the flag raising ceremony to the Narragansett Town Council. According to Shabshelowitz, the flag serves as a lasting reminder of the sacrifices that our military is making on our behalf in these dangerous times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 27th

Bagelz presents work from artist Susan Gold Purdy

September 27, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Bagelz of Wakefield is presenting the work of Connecticut artist Susan Gold Purdy during the open art show on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Although this will be the Purdy’s first time displaying her work in Rhode Island, she is a well-known cookbook author, illustrator, and painter.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NPD members recognized for stellar service

September 27, 2013

Family, friends and the town council gathered in the Narragansett High School auditorium to celebrate the outstanding efforts of Narragansett police officers during the police department’s awards and promotion ceremony Wednesday.
Chief Dean Hoxsie introduced each officer as he or she approached the stage and was sworn in by Town Council President James Callaghan.
Chief Hoxsie also thanked the families for showing their support to the NPD on a daily basis.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Former Narragansett Times Editor Marcia Grann-O'Brien remembered by her peers

September 27, 2013

WAKEFIELD–Former Narragansett Times Editor Marcia Grann-O’Brien, 72, of Wakefield, died Tuesday.
O’Brien was a lifelong journalist and writer who won numerous awards during her career. In addition to her work at The Narragansett Times, she founded the Three Village Times on Long Island, served as editor of the Warwick Beacon, worked for former Gov. Lincoln Almond and was inducted into the Rhode Island Journalism Hall of Fame.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 26th

Wind turbine ordinance draft discussed

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Could one of those wind turbines that have recently popped up around the state possibly find a home in East Greenwich?

That idea was kicked around by members of the East Greenwich Planning Board last Wednesday evening at Town Hall, where the six-member quorum spend a little over an hour discussing the topic of having the alternative energy source find a home in the small community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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