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November 13th, 2012

Working together the theme for South Kingstown winners

November 13, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN-It appears the challenges newly elected local politicians face in the coming years include working harmoniously together for the benefit of South Kingstown, and of course, the budget.

Echoing his campaign theme for general assembly, Spencer Dickinson said he wants to focus on changing the ‘business as usual’ feel within Rhode Island’s statehouse.

“We are not at the point where we can solve problems. We have to change the way we do things first,” said Rep. Dickinson, who was re-elected on Tuesday.  

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New faces in Narragansett

November 13, 2012


NARRAGANSETT—In a night that was marked by constant vigilance by televisions screens and websites, checking for election results on the national and state levels, Narragansett came out with a number of new faces on the town council and familiar ones remaining in the Senate and House races.

Three new members were voted to the Narragansett Town Council, which will meet next on November 19. James Callaghan was the top vote getter with 3,404 votes, or 14.6 percent. Traditionally, the candidate who captures the most votes is named as council president.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 12th

Rafanelli, Zuercher earn another term

November 13, 2012

By ANGELENA CHAPMAN
Special to the Standard

After the polls had closed in both Exeter and West Greenwich on Tuesday night, it was clear that the Exeter-West Greenwich Regional School Committee would see no changes this election. The two incumbents up for reelection, a Democrat and an Independent, both kept their seats despite a challenge from a Republican newcomer.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 11th

Costa, Sheehan and Hodgson heading back to State House

November 12, 2012

By PAUL J. SPETRINI
pspetrini@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN— Sharon Gamba stood in a small crowd of supporters at Sonoma Pub in North Kingstown Tuesday night with a smile on her face.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 10th

Tell Me Your Story: Ethan Oatley won’t steer you wrong

November 11, 2012

EXETER – The name Oatley, which is synonymous in Exeter with breakfast, is also synonymous with beef, as in prize-winning steers including the most recent standout – the Grand Champion of the Eastern States Exposition, raised by 16-year-old Ethan Oatley and shown earlier this fall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Be sure to check out our exclusive Election Day 2012 photo gallery

November 10, 2012

Standard-Times' readers, to see an exclusive gallery of Election Day photos, log on to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StandardTimes.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 9th

BREAKING NEWS: Johnson in, Patterson out on Exeter council following mail-in ballots

November 9, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Official mail-in ballot counts are in and we have a major change in Exeter!
Despite leading by four votes after votes were tallied on Election Day, Exeter's Dan Patterson lost his bid for re-election, falling to challenger Bob Johnson by a final tally of 1,474-1,469. That means Johnson will join the quartet of incumbents Arlene Hicks, Cal Ellis, Raymond Morrisey and William Monahan in his return to the council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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