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December 4th

Schneier speaks on the golden age of surveillance

December 4, 2014

KINGSTON – We’re living in the golden age of surveillance.
Or at least that’s the opinion of Bruce Schneier, an author and fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. Schneier is often touted as the “guru of computer security.”
“It’s surprising, it’s incidental, it’s largely a side effect of having computers so pervasive in our lives and in our environment,” Schneier told attendees at the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

December 3rd

Pier council addresses concerns over salt shed

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – During the Monday evening town council meeting, council members received a briefing on the status of the new salt shed recently erected by the state Department of Transportation (DOT) off Route 1 by Community Development Director Michael DeLuca. DeLuca, recognizing that many residents were surprised by the suddenly erected structure, explained the background of how it came about.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Ambiguity found in single family home ordinance

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – A Subcommittee of the Ad Hoc Committee on Student Rental Problems convened on Monday evening to discuss a town ordinance on the number of unrelated relatives living in a single household in Narragansett. The committee recently divided into subcommittees to address particular issues in the URI student rental problem situation.
In numerous other cities and towns around the country, the code of ordinances dictates that no more than three unrelated individuals may reside in the same single family home, but Narragansett’s ordinance on the matter is not as clean cut.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Opposition to RhodeMap RI gains momentum

December 3, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN - A “town hall” style meeting in protest of RhodeMap RI, a controversial economic development and land use plan for Rhode Island that will be voted on Dec. 11, brought more than 100 people to the Carriage Inn and Saloon on Monday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett man killed in three-car crash on Thanksgiving

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – A Narragansett man involved in a 3-car crash on Thanksgiving night in North Kingstown has died. The victim was identified as Cranston Adult Correctional Officer Jeffrey Golding, 41. Golding, the only passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he died from injuries sustained during the crash the next morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council approves bond issuance for athletic complex

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The Narragansett Town Council voted on Monday evening to approve the bond issuance of $1,800,000 for the proposed Community Athletic Complex. Finance Director Laura Kenyon explained the details of the long-term financing for the project, including in her discussion the proposed amendments to the Public Safety Complex and bond issuance of an additional $2,000,000.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 26th

Jamestown to send students to Narragansett

November 26, 2014

JAMESTOWN—Last Thursday evening, the Jamestown School Committee unanimously voted to give high school students the option to attend Narragansett High School, beginning in September 2015. The decision comes after a long discussion between the two school districts, one which Jamestown School Committee Chair Cathy Kaiser has said does not affect the town’s relationship with North Kingstown, where high school-age students from Conanicut Island currently attend public school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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