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June 28th, 2012

Future of Post Road may include big-box stores

June 28, 2012

By TRACEY O'NEILL
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN– Monday night’s regular meeting of the North Kingstown Town Council began in joint work session with the Planning Commission.
They tackled economic development issues, focusing on the town’s vision for the future and the revitalization of the Post Road corridor. At the heart of the discussion were the issues of multi-level, mixed-use development and the possible integration of big-box stores into development plans.

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June 27th

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June 27, 2012

It's been a busy week in North Kingstown!
As the NK Town Council begins preparing for the future of Post Road, the November elections are slowly beginning to take shape and, oh yeah, the NK School Committee has finally settled its budgetary issues for the next school year.
These are a few of the many stories you can find in this week's action-packed Standard-Times.
In addition, we'll update you on the latest informational tool provided by the NK Police Department to the public as well as bring you an in-depth look at Ed Tarbox's brand-new location on Post Road.

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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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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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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