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November 30th, 2012

Casey's closing after 30 years; will reopen in 2013

November 30, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After 30 years an iconic Wakefield restaurant is closing its doors and changing hands.

Casey’s Bar and Grill on Old Tower Hill Road is closing Dec. 16.

New co-owners Charlie Samaras and Jamie Laplume plan to renovate the space and turn it into Rare Steak and Fish, a combination of a steakhouse and seafood restaurant.

“It happened very quickly, over a matter of three weeks,” Charlie Samaras said Thursday of his recent acquisition of the restaurant.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

RI Climate Change Commission releases 2011-12 progress report

November 30, 2012

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Climate Change Commission, established in 2010 through legislation to reduce the risks of climate change across the state, has released its 2011-12 progress report. The 38-page document outlines the overall mission of the commission in assessing the state’s and municipalities’ needs in order to mitigate the present and future impacts of climate change.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 28th

POLITICS AS USUAL: What happened to respecting the will of voters? (OPINION)

November 28, 2012

Give people a choice between freedom and dictatorship, and they will pick freedom every time.
That is what happened in Michigan in the Nov. 6 election. In a referendum, voters repealed that state’s Emergency Manager Law.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 26th

Dancing at Disney a dream come true for Exeter troupe

November 27, 2012

By ANGELENA CHAPMAN
Special to the Standard

EXETER–Performing at Disney would be a dream come true for any young dancer so when one local group found out they were selected to perform they were totally surprised—literally.
Unbeknownst to the group of 30, made up of three different classes at Rhythm Dance Center in Exeter, their dance teacher had submitted video of their most recent recital and they were accepted.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Newly elected SK officials sworn in

November 26, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The newly elected members of the South Kingstown Town Council and the South Kingstown School Committee were sworn in Monday night at the town hall.

The members of the town council, Ella Whaley, Margaret Healy, Carol Hagan McEntee, Jim O’Neill and Paul Donnelly took their oaths and will each serve a two-year term.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Dept. of Health cites Bayview Pharmacy for state law violation

November 26, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Rhode Island Department of Health recently found that Bayview Pharmacy on Tower Hill Road has been compounding medications in violation of state law and ordered it to stop doing so immediately.

When Bayview Pharmacy was unable to produce an environmental test result from its sterile room at a follow-up inspection Nov. 13, the Department of Health ordered Bayview to temporarily cease production of sterile medications until an outside company retests the sterile room and the Department of Health reviews the results.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Pier council, school committee members take oath

November 26, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - On Monday evening, a full audience watched at Town Hall as the new Narragansett Town Council and School Committee members were sworn into their positions. After the swearing, the new council members sat down to conduct their first pieces of business, including listening to the public in open forum for the first time and approving the consent agenda.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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