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October 8th, 2014

Three Narragansett residents arrested on drug charges

October 8, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Three Narragansett residents were arrested last week on drug distribution charges by members of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Alternative Food Co-op moving to Kenyon Building

October 8, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The Alternative Food Co-op has foregone the opportunity to expand into the soon-to-be vacated Marc One Coin Company building in favor of a more fiscally charming move across the street into the Kenyon Building.
The Co-op will be open in the new building Jan. 1 and has plans to offer public, inexpensive farm-to-table dinners in the front cafe area.
At an afternoon meeting on Sunday, members and friends of the Co-op met in the new location, the former home of Drift Surf Shop, to discuss the reasoning behind the move and the potentials that the new space has to offer.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

ARLSRI close to fundraising goal of $2 million

October 8, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island (ARLSRI) is getting very close to their $2 million fundraising goal to complete the new shelter that has been under construction since late 2013.
As of Monday, the private non-profit had raised $1.4 million of their goal.
The new shelter, boasting energy-efficient heating and handicap accessibility, includes plans for a cat colony room, where the cats can stretch their legs and spend time together outside of their cages and large indoor dog kennels separated from the cat rooms by several walls.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 6th

ACLU hits out at Coventry PD reporting

October 6, 2014

COVENTRY— If filing a complaint with the police department has been more difficult than it should, don’t be surprised. According to a study completed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island, the Coventry Police Department is one of several in the state reported to be in violation of a law requiring the online posting of police complaint forms and complaint procedures.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry man in court for kidnapping, sexual assault

October 6, 2014

WEST WARWICK — A pair of men, one from West Warwick and the other from Coventry, was arraigned yesterday in Third Division District Court on Quaker Lane and charged in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl last month.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kettle, fire union’s Gorman at odds over political signage

October 6, 2014

COVENTRY — After two days of back and forth accusations and arguments between Coventry Professional Firefighters Union President David Gorman and District 21 Senate incumbent Nick Kettle over a political sign, according to Coventry Police Lieutenant John Shields, peace has been restored.
According to Kettle, when he passed by his sign located on Knotty Oak Road on Monday, he found it destroyed. He repaired it that night and placed it out in the same spot only to discover on Wednesday the sign was gone altogether.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals

October 6, 2014

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals
Ephraim Salaam breaks down the Patriots' strong performance.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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