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June 22nd, 2012

Two NHS teachers retire after 20 years of service

June 22, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The halls of Narragansett High School have seen many students come and go, graduating into the adult world and facing challenges that have never before been met. A quiet indebtedness remains, however, when those same students hearken back to the lessons that they received during their high school years. Only then do they often realize that their teachers had influenced them in ways of which they were never aware. NHS will lose two such stalwarts in English teacher Jean Nardone and Guidance Specialist/Social Studies teacher Robert Shuman, who are retiring this year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CCMS promotes nearly 300 students to high school

June 22, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Curtis Corner Middle School held its largest-ever eighth grade promotion ceremony Wednesday morning.

Nearly 300 students received their certificates on the school’s field and administrators wished them success as they continue on to high school.

The ceremony kicked off with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by graduates William Trager and Keegan Hart, who are Rhode Island Middle Level Educators Scholar-Leaders.

Sara Demoranville, Olivia Rich and Rachel Curran then sang the national anthem.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Quest School and nearby condominiums a perfect fit together

June 22, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—A new mixed development is going up in the north end of Narragansett which the town and its owners hope will make the local community more accessible and diverse. The Quest Montessori School broke ground on June 13 at what is now 1150 Boston Neck Road after a drawn out permitting and re-zoning process. Narragansett Highlands, an affordable and market value housing complex, is also scheduled to be built on the same site.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Zoning Board approves live music at Phil's

June 22, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Following a hearing of comments from the public Wednesday night, both in support of and against allowing Phil’s Restaurant on Main Street to have live music on its newly constructed roof deck, the South Kingstown Zoning Board voted 4-1 to allow the restaurant to provide entertainment during a test period of one year, with conditions.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Renovations coming to Narragansett Schools

June 22, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The School Committee discussed and approved three bid awards on Wednesday evening for improvements to various sections of Narragansett schools. At Narragansett Elementary School and the Pier School, the gymnasium floors will be refinished, and at the High School, the greenhouse will be the subject of a needs study in order to determine what renovations the structure must receive to become a more functional learning environment.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council addresses Town Manager position

June 22, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The Town Council discussed a number of agenda items Monday evening which involve the hiring of a new town manager. Grady Miler, the former town manager, agreed to a separation pact with the Town Council at the June 1 meeting because of criticism leveled by Council members for perceived procedural missteps, namely his decision to unilaterally appropriate $3,000 from the Wastewater Enterprise Fund last year as a donation for the Narrow River Preservation Association (NRPA) to conduct water testing activities.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 21st

EWG graduates prepared for life's next test

June 21, 2012

By ANDREW MARTASIAN
Special to the Standard

KINGSTON - There were cheers, tears, and beach balls as the Exeter-West Greenwich Class of 2012 graduated at URI’s Ryan Center last Saturday.
Graduation speakers advised students that just because they were done with high school doesn’t mean they’re finished with tests as their characters will be challenged time and again when they went go out into the real world.
Outgoing EWG Superintendent Dr. Thomas J. Geismar congratulated the students on their hard work and told them to remember three important words: “You never know.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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