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November 3rd, 2011

Friends of Kingston Station: preserving railroad history

November 4, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – As they work to maintain the Kingston Station, to keep its doors open and provide South County with a viable option for transportation, the Friends of the Kingston Station are preserving a piece of history, a land mark of southern Rhode Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Draft for plan just about set

November 4, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — With the final draft virtually complete, the town’s new comprehensive plan may be ready for both review by the public and approval by the Town Council before the holidays.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Belleville House celebrates groundbreaking

November 4, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The building that used to house St. Bernard’s Church, 410 Tower Hill Road, is being transformed into 40 affordable apartments for the elderly in a joint partnership between the Washington County Community Development Corporation and Church Community Housing.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Humbyrd ready for next chapter

November 3, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A North Kingstown resident and an educator for over 34 years, Dr. Michele Humbyrd has always aspired to become an education administrator.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Budget season starting early for 2013

November 3, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — Just as white Christmas may have arrived early last weekend, fiscal 2013 has knocked on East Greenwich’s door a little earlier then usual.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Nor’easter sinks barge near Pell Bridge

November 3, 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.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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

 

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