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September 10th, 2012

Klotz to serve eight years for kidnapping attempt

September 10, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Matthew Klotz, 27, of 244 Hempstead St., New London, Connecticut, pleaded no contest on Wednesday to a number of charges stemming from his attempted kidnapping of a Narragansett woman last October. Klotz, who was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Melanie Thunberg, will serve over 30 years between prison time and probation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Campaigns wind down for GOP candidates

September 10, 2012

One owns his own insurance agency. One is a technical writer. One owns a jewelry manufacturing company in Johnston.

But all will be united on a ballot for both the Town of East Greenwich and a small portion of the Town of West Greenwich to decide which GOP member will challenge for the District 30 seat in the state’s House of Representatives this coming Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Prostitute arrested by EG Police

September 10, 2012

East Greenwich police recently made an arrest of a woman who was involved in a prostitution act on Long Street.

Marissa Rose Anderson, 21, of 296 Lincoln Ave., Fall River, Mass., was placed into custody on Aug. 28 by officers after she was caught in an undercover sting after receiving the initial call from an acquaintance in Massachusetts a couple days prior.

Read all about it in the Sept. 6 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School renovations progressing

September 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — School Superintendent Victor Mercurio knew that a lot of work needed to be done in a short amount of time when it came to the first stage of the renovation process with Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School.

But the veteran educator, who is entering his third year in charge of the East Greenwich School District, was pleasantly surprised – bordering on shocked – as to how much progress was made at the old institution on Chestnut Drive.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 9th

Planning discusses affordable housing

September 10, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
Special to The Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A public hearing was continued from July to Tuesday’s Planning Commission meeting for the Master Plan of a proposed two-lot major subdivision for low and moderate income housing on Boston Neck Road and Elm Drive.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 8th

RNC trip memorable for Costa

September 9, 2012

By TRACEY O’NEILL
Special to The Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN– State Representative Doreen Costa (Rep. D-32), who will face off against Democrat Stephen Campo in the general election in November, is back in the district knocking on doors after her return from the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa last week.
Attending the RNC as one of 19 delegates from Rhode Island, Representative Costa joined Mayors Allen W. Fung of Cranston and Scott Avedesian of Warwick, Mark Zaccaria, Chair of the RI GOP and former

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 7th

Exeter's celebrated architect Bill Warner dies

September 8, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

EXETER – While William D. “Bill” Warner, the visionary architect whose designs included reviving Providence’s riverfront – and earned him 50 national and regional awards – is mourned throughout the state and beyond, Exeter residents remember him as a man committed to his community.
Warner died Aug. 27 at age 83 after a six-month illness.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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