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November 3rd, 2011

Technology vastly improving at SK Schools

November 3, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Technology Director for South Kingstown Schools wants to make South Kingstown a world class school district by bringing in innovative technology to help students learn and teachers educate.
At Tuesday night’s school committee work session, technology director Douglas Snow said the school district has come far in its technological capacity and can go even further.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire destroys historic mill in Ashaway

November 3, 2011

ASHAWAY–Flames lit up the night as a historic mill in Ashaway caught fire late Sunday, Oct. 30, and continued to burn into the early hours of Monday morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 2nd

Nor'easter sinks barge near Pell Bridge

November 2, 2011

NEWPORT— A barge responsible for repairs to the Pell Bridge sank between Saturday evening and Sunday at noon during the past weekend’s nor’ easter. The barge, hired by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA), was re-painting and conducting repairs to the steel structure of the bridge.

The United States Coast Guard, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Clean Harbors, Newport Harbormaster’s Office and the Newport Navy Base were all notified of the incident.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

November 2, 2011

In today's issue of The Narragansett Times, find out how this weekend's nor'easter impacted the Newport Pell Bridge and how South Kingstown aims to improve in technology in the classroom. Also, after the local chambers of commerce annual membership meetings were held last week, find out what changes are taken place in the local business community.

All and more inside today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 31st

Chargers give ’Canes a black eye

November 1, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT.—Chariho football coach Mike Kelly is not the kind of guy who will brag about how good his team is, even if they are clearly one of the top contenders in Division II this year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS puts on Cabaret show

November 1, 2011

EAST GREENWICH – The auditorium at East Greenwich High School was turned into Le Chat Noir for two nights last week, as the drama department wowed an audience of about 250 with their 10th Annual Cabaret.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Quonset museum faces costly repairs, sells bricks

November 1, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – At a time when the Quonset Air Museum, a non-profit organization committed to honoring aeronautic – particularly military – history is making unexpected and expensive repairs to its new $50,000 roof, a fundraising effort is falling short.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Domestic fowl issue still up for debate in South Kingstown

November 1, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The chickens can stay in the coup for now.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sandwiches sold at Walmart recalled

November 1, 2011

Consumers who purchased a sandwich known as the Nike All-American should be advised that the product was recalled, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH).

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho honors Andrew Polouski

October 31, 2011

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - “Chariho forever.”

Those were the words of Andrew Polouski as he stepped down from the podium at a Charlestown town council meeting a few years ago, recalls current Chariho School Committee Member Deborah Carney.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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