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June 27th, 2012

When push came to shove, Ed Tarbox couldn’t leave NK

June 27, 2012

By PAUL J. SPETRINI
pspetrini@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Ed Tarbox stood on the showroom floor of his brand-new car dealership located on Quaker Lane in North Kingstown Friday afternoon and, for a moment, pondered all the obstacles he had to go through over the past nine years to make the 49,000-square foot complex a reality.

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Retiring Narragansett teachers leave legacy behind in classroom

June 27, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—As the students leave for new challenges and summer vacation locales, teachers remain behind a bit longer. Some recap the experiences of the previous year, scrutinizing what could have been done better and what worked well. A select few, however, will pack up their belongings and not return as they retire from the teaching world.

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Former Mews co-owner opens Pop's Pizza

June 27, 2012

RICHMOND – Former Mews Tavern co-owner Steve Grandolfi is finally pursuing his dream of owning a “Mom and Pop” restaurant.

Grandolfi recently purchased a pizzeria, located at 410 Kingstown Road, Richmond, which he renamed Pop’s Pizza. The restaurant is named after his father, who is depicted in the restaurant’s logo.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SKLT granted $50,000 for Browning Farm purchase

June 27, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Town Council granted $50,000 plus an additional $19,500 for fees to the South Kingstown Land Trust at Monday night’s meeting, providing the Land Trust with the means to purchase the development rights to more than 14 acres of Browning Farm in Matunuck.

The motion passed 4-0-0 with one recusal, as Councilman Jim O’Neill Councilman Jim O’Neill recused himself from the discussion and vote on the issue, which he has done at previous meetings.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI professor organizes 'Humanitarian Logistics'

June 27, 2012

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June 26th

Politics as Usual: Life without Robert Watson will be quite different (OPINION)

June 27, 2012

It’s just not going to be the same walking into the House Chamber next January and have Bob Watson not be there.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry HS grad presents to Congress

June 26, 2012

COVENTRY — A recent Coventry High School graduate was given the chance to take her hard work and research on D-Day and present it to Congress in Washington D.C. in May.

Amanda Hoskins, who graduated this month, said it all began when her Advanced Placement History teacher, Lisa Johansen asked her class who would be interested in going to France with her.

She explained that she wrote her teacher a short letter explaining why she wanted to travel to France; Johansen then selected her for the trip.

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